Peers, Gordon Franklin,
Collection size: 1.2 linear ft. (ca. 800 items)
Collection Summary: 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.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, educator; Providence, Rhode Island. Taught for many years at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Donated 1980-1981 by Gordon F. Peers.
How to Use this Collection
- Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
- For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.