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

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

Peers, Gordon Franklin, 1909-1988

Painter, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 1.2 linear ft. (ca. 800 items)

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.

Provenance

Donated 1980-1981 by Gordon F. Peers.

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