Gordon Franklin Peers papers, [ca. 1916-1981]

Peers, Gordon Franklin, b. 1909 d. 1988
Painter, Educator
Active in Providence, R.I.

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 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 Note: Painter, educator; Providence, Rhode Island. Taught for many years at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Donated 1980-1981 by Gordon F. Peers.

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