0.8 linear ft. (212 items, on partial microfilm reel).
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16 letters; a genealogy; 48 exhibition catalogues; a 1943 newsletter of the War Art Unit; 31 clippings; 41 slides and 35 photographs of paintings; and 28 photographs of Farr and friends. Among them are photographs of Balcomb and Gertrude Greene, Karl Kasten, and John Langley Howard, and one by Imogen Cunningham.
Charles Griffin Farr papers, 1917-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 1436 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter and teacher (San Francisco, Calif.) died 1977.
Donated 1978 by Charles Griffin Farr.
Lives of American Artists
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