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Oral history interview with John Ferren, 1965 June 12

Ferren, John, 1905-1970

Painter, Designer, Sculptor, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 2 Sound tapes, Sound recordings, 5 in.; 41 Pages, Transcript

Summary: Interview of John Ferren conducted 1965 June 12, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Ferren (1905-1970) was a painter from Easthampton, N.Y.


These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Use requires an appointment.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with John Ferren, 1965 June 12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.