Summary: An interview of W. Hawkins Ferry conducted 1974 Jan. 17, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.
W. Hawkins Ferry (1913-1988) was an art collector and patron from Grosse Pointe, Mich.
This interview is part of the Archives' 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.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with W. Hawkins Ferry, 1974 Jan. 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.