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Oscar Fehrer papers, 1863-1958

Creator:
Fehrer, Oscar, 1872-1958
Subject:
Von Debschitz-Kunowski, Wanda
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.2 linear ft.
Arrangement:
Papers are organized into groups by materials type: biographical and personal documents, correspondence, printed material and publications, and photographs. Within each group the arrangement is chronological.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical and personal documents, including family birth certificates, a family tree, a curriculum vitae, a Who's Who entry, and several brief chronologies of Fehrer's life; correspondence, 1895-1934, including ca. 50 business and personal letters received and letters sent to his daughter Catherine; and 113 photographs of Fehrer, his family (including 1 of Fehrer and his daughter Elizabeth by Wanda Von Debschitz-Kunowski, 1911), friends, homes, studios, paintings and other works of art which Fehrer admired and copied. The remainder of the collection, ca. 1,000 items, consists of printed material, undated and 1890's-1950's, including books, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and exhibition catalogues.
Citation:
Oscar Fehrer papers, 1863-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the possession of Elizabeth and Catherine Fehrer.
Biography Note:
Painter; Lyme, Conn.
Language Note:
Some books, printed material, personal documents and letters are in German.
Provenance:
Donated 1985 by Catherine and Elizabeth Fehrer, Oscar Fehrer's daughters.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists' studios
Exhibition catalogs
Painters
Painting, American
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7069
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209202
AAA_collcode_fehrosca
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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