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Elliot A. P. Evans East Texas Houses Collection

Identifier: A-0207

Scope and Contents

The collection contains photographs, postcards, correspondence, and newspaper articles pertaining to Mr. Evans' research on East Texas Homes.


  • Creation: 1944-1973
  • Event: Donated 10/1985
  • Event: Photos and negatives of Louisiana houses transferred to Northwestern State University, 1985


Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Biographical or Historical Information

Elliot A. P. Evans was an art professor at Stephen F. Austin State University for the 1947-1948 school year. He became Chairman of the Department of Art at Santa Barbara College of the University of California during the time of his investigation of East Texas Houses. His research was published in 1952 in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Volume 11, no.4.


1.20 Cubic Feet


Part of this collection is described in eight folders and housed with other collections in a clamshell box. This part of the collection is organized at the folder level.

Photographic prints and slides were separated from the collection and incorporated into the ETRC Photo Collection when the collection was first processed.

These prints and slides are cross-referenced in the finding aid. They are arranged in four slide boxes and one oversize box. The prints and slides are organized at the item level.

Related Materials

Evans, Elliot A. P. The East Texas house. Louisville, KY: s.n., 1952. ETRC NA7235.T4 E92 1952x

Guide to the Elliot A. P. Evans East Texas Houses Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository