Gordon Franklin Peers papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.peergord
Creators:
Peers, Gordon Franklin, 1909-1988
Dates:
[ca. 1916-1981]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.2 Linear feet
(ca. 800 items)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
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.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, educator; Providence, Rhode Island. Taught for many years at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1980-1981 by Gordon F. Peers.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Study and teaching -- Rhode Island -- Providence Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- Rhode Island -- Providence Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hammer, Alfred Emile, 1925- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fink, Albert Lewis, 1921- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rhode Island School of Design Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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