The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Correspondence and administrative materials emanating from Ferry's work with the Detroit Metropolitan Art Association and the Friends of Modern Art of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Also included are: letters from dealers and artists from whom Ferry purchased works of art; photographs; and clippings.
W. Hawkins Ferry papers, 1947-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 569 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals were returned to Ferry after microfilming.
Art collector; Michigan. Born 1914.
Lent for microfilming 1973 by W. Hawkins Ferry.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001