Evelyn Curro Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a scrapbook with greeting cards illustrated by Evelyn Curro and a note from Dr. Irvin Kerlan, several prints inscribed to Dr. Kerlan, as well as four calendars from the early 1950s illustrated by Curro.
- 1949 - 1955
- Curro, Evelyn Malone, 1907-2005 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Evelyn Curro was an American artist. Born in 1907, she grew up near Wallace, Idaho and later moved to Mexico, then San Francisco where she became well known for her artwork depicting cable cars, trains, and Victorian houses. In 1970 she moved to Portugal where she spent the last 35 years of her life. She died in 2005.
Biographical Source: Guthrie, Julian. "Evelyn Curro -- noted Americana artist lived full, colorful life." San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, CA). March 22, 2005.
.2 Cubic Feet (1 flat box)
Language of Materials
The collection contains various prints and other ephemera illustrated by Evelyn Curro.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Dr. Irvin Kerlan. Note in scrapbook says it was originally presented by Constance Spencer.
- Artists Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Greeting cards Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Illustrators -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Scrapbooks Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- prints (visual works) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Kerlan, Irvin, 1912-1963 (Donor, Person)
- Spencer, Constance (Donor, Person)
- Evelyn Curro Collection, 1949-1955
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- 2017: Finding Aid updated by Kristell Benson and Caitlin Marineau
- October 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library