Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Biographical information; correspondence; photographs and slides of Kerr and his work; Mrs. Kerr' diary, 1963-1965; writings and notes; address and guest books; financial and business records; awards; two sketches by Kerr and two by his wife; and printed material. (Diary, guest and address books and some other material were not microfilmed).
James Wilfrid Kerr papers, 1918-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 3380-3382 available for use only Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Donated 1984 by James Kerr. Ca. 1 foot of printed material was transferred to NMAA-NPG Library after microfilming.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001