Oral history interview with Gordon Franklin Peers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.peers81
Creators:
Peers, Gordon Franklin, 1909-1988
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1981 February 17-1982 February 23
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Items
sound tape reels (3 hr., 11 min.)
52 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
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
Biographical / Historical
Gordon Franklin Peers (1909-1988) was a painter and educator from Providence, R.I.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 11 min.

Keywords
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Painters -- Rhode Island -- Providence -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Frazier, James R. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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