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Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), 1841-1926

 Person

Biographical / Historical

John Ferguson Weir (1841-1926) was a painter and teacher. He served as the director of the Yale School of Fine Arts.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Morse Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 358
Abstract:

The principal figures in this collection are Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826) and his sons Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872) and Richard Cary Morse (1795-1868). More than half of the collection is made up of correspondence (1779-1868) among members of the family. Also included are legal and financial papers, sermons by Jedidiah and Richard Cary Morse, travel journals, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and photographs.

Dates: 1779-1868

Woolsey family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 562
Abstract: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921

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