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Fenyes, Eva Scott



  • Existence: d. 1930

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

William Heath Davis Collection

Identifier: MS-623
Scope and contents This collection consists of correspondence, financial documents, and other archival material related to the people mentioned in William Heath Davis’s book, Sixty Years in California, published in 1889. Many of the correspondence are addressed to Edward H. Davis or Guillermo Davis.
Dates: 1840-1910; Majority of material found within 1846 - 1853

Eva Scott Fenyes Collection

Identifier: MS-206
Abstract Eva Scott Fenyes (1849-1930) was an artist who spent more than thirty years traveling from San Diego to Sonoma, California to preserve the history and aesthetic beauty of her surroundings through her artwork. She moved to Pasadena, California circa 1896 where assisted with the founding of the Pasadena Emergency League in 1910 and the Pasadena Music and Art Association in 1912. She was also an active member of the Landmarks Club of California and the Southwest Society. This collection consists...
Dates: 1904-1951

Isabel Lopez De Fages Manuscript Collection

Identifier: MS-646
Abstract Isable Lopez de Fages wrote the introduction and descriptions in the book of Eva Scott Fenyes paintings Thirty-two Adobe Houses of Old California published in 1950. This manuscript collection contains information on almost all of the Fenyes paintings, as well as all of Lopez de Fages' drafts, correspondence, and notes. Materials in this collection are dated from 1935-1949.
Dates: 1935-1949

John Muir Collection

Identifier: MS-670
Abstract John Muir (1838-1914) was a naturalist and philosopher, famous for calling attention to the natural lands of the United States and spurring on the movement to develop the National Parks. This collection spans from 1824-1966 and includes correspondence, an original sketch of Muir by Eva Scott Fenyes, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and a copy of Muir's Yosemite Valley journal.
Dates: 1824-1966