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Charles Griffin Farr papers, 1917-1977

Farr, Charles Griffin, 1908-1977

Muralist, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.8 Linear feet, (212 items, on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: 16 letters; a genealogy; 48 exhibition catalogues; a 1943 newsletter of the War Art Unit; 31 clippings; 41 slides and 35 photographs of paintings; and 28 photographs of Farr and friends. Among them are photographs of Balcomb and Gertrude Greene, Karl Kasten, and John Langley Howard, and one by Imogen Cunningham.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and teacher (San Francisco, Calif.) died 1977.


Donated 1978 by Charles Griffin Farr.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1436 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Charles Griffin Farr papers, 1917-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.