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Oral history interview with Gordon Franklin Peers, 1981 February 17-1982 February 23

Interviewee:
Peers, Gordon Franklin, 1909-1988  Search this
Peers, Gordon Franklin, 1909-1988  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Frazier, James R.  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- Rhode Island -- Providence -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12925
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212292
AAA_collcode_peers81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212292
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Gordon Franklin Peers

Interviewee:
Peers, Gordon Franklin, 1909-1988  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
Frazier, James R.  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound tape reels (3 hr., 11 min.))
52 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 February 17-1982 February 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Gordon F. Peers conducted 1981 February 17-1982 February 23, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Peers speaks of his training as a painter at the Rhode Island School of Design and under James R. Frazier; the impact of Cezanne on his work; and the educational program at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Biographical / Historical:
Gordon Franklin Peers (1909-1988) was a painter and educator from Providence, R.I.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 11 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Rhode Island -- Providence -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Painters -- Rhode Island -- Providence -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.peers81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-peers81

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