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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 film of the program; and miscellaneous other material. Much of the material relates to Peers' association with RISD, 1934-1960s.
Gordon Franklin Peers papers, [ca. 1916-1981]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Painter, educator; Providence, Rhode Island. Taught for many years at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Donated 1980-1981 by Gordon F. Peers.
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
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