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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

John Ferguson Weir papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 550
Abstract:

Correspondence, addresses and writings, papers relating to the Yale School of the Fine Arts, and other papers of John F. Weir, artist, painter and first director of the Yale School of the Fine Arts, serving from 1869-1913. Correspondents include many persons prominent in the art world between 1870 and 1920. There is also much material on the origins and development of art education in this country and at Yale.

Dates: 1838-1957, bulk 1861-1928

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