Oscar Fehrer papers, 1863-1958

Fehrer, Oscar, b. 1872 d. 1958
Painter
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 1.2 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Biographical and personal documents, including family birth certificates, a family tree, a curriculum vitae, a Who's Who entry, and several brief chronologies of Fehrer's life; correspondence, 1895-1934, including ca. 50 business and personal letters received and letters sent to his daughter Catherine; and 113 photographs of Fehrer, his family (including 1 of Fehrer and his daughter Elizabeth by Wanda Von Debschitz-Kunowski, 1911), friends, homes, studios, paintings and other works of art which Fehrer admired and copied. The remainder of the collection, ca. 1,000 items, consists of printed material, undated and 1890's-1950's, including books, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and exhibition catalogues.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Lyme, Conn.

Donated 1985 by Catherine and Elizabeth Fehrer, Oscar Fehrer's daughters.

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