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John Ferren papers, 1927-1969

Creator:
Ferren, John, 1905-1970
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
620 items (on 1 microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence, 1932-1969, mostly personal, with Laure Ferren, his first wife, and Inez Chatfield Ferren, his second wife, and others; military papers relating to his service as Chief of Publications Section, Psychological Warfare Branch during World War II; and diaries, 1927-28, 1931-33, and 1939, with both brief and extensive entries on activities and his philosophy. Also found are family photographs; a sketchbook; personal records and résumés from his teaching career; writings by Ferren on art; exhibition catalogs, 1928-1966; clippings; and miscellany.
Citation:
John Ferren papers, 1927-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 371 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals were returned to Mrs. Ferren after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Related Materials:
John Ferren papers also at Syracuse University.
Biography Note:
Painter, sculptor, designer, graver, and teacher.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1972 by Mrs. Rae Tonkel Ferren.
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Diaries
Exhibition catalogs
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8107
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210278
AAA_collcode_ferrjohn
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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