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Gordon Franklin Peers papers, [ca. 1916-1981]

Creator:
Peers, Gordon Franklin, 1909-1988
Subject:
Fink, Albert Lewis
Hammer, Alfred Emile
Rhode Island School of Design
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.2 linear ft. (ca. 800 items)
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:
Correspondence; biographical information; photo album with photographs of art works and personal photographs; a sketchbook and loose sketches; writings; a 1957 tape recording of Albert Lewis Fink and Alfred Emile Hammer of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) rehearsing for a television program on drawing and printmaking; printed material; and a 16mm kinescope film (b&w., sd.) of television program "The World Around Us;" and miscellaneous other material. Much of the material relates to Peers' association with RISD, 1934-1960s.
Citation:
Gordon Franklin Peers papers, [ca. 1916-1981]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, educator; Providence, Rhode Island. Taught for many years at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Provenance:
Donated 1980-1981 by Gordon F. Peers.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Educators
Motion pictures (visual works)
Painters
Painting, Modern
Photograph albums
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8839
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211024
AAA_collcode_peergord
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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