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



  • Existence: 1841 - 1926

biographical statement

Citation:, Nov. 19, 2010 (John Ferguson Weir; b. 1841; occupation: painter, teacher, director of Yale School of Fine Arts)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Ferguson Weir correspondence, 1873-1920

Identifier: Vault MSS 511 Series 11
Scope and Contents note

Contains correspondence of John Ferguson Weir dated from December 18, 1873 to July 1, 1920 primarily from West Point. The letters concern artwork, family events, and future exhibitions.

Dates: 1873-1920

Weir family papers

 Collection — Box 8: [Barcode: 31197232567112]
Identifier: Vault MSS 511
Scope and Contents

Contains the papers of various members of the Weir family, including Robert Walter Weir (1803-1889), John F. Weir (1841-1926), and Julian Alden Weir (1852-1919). Contains correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, manuscripts, speeches, artwork, clippings, and published material relating to the family, dating from between 1765 to 1929. The bulk of the collection relates to Julian Alden Weir.

Dates: 1765-1929

William Bayard Weir riddle book, 1878 March

Identifier: Vault MSS 511 Series 10
Scope and Contents note

Contains a riddle book belonging to William Bayard Weir, dated circa March 1878. Riddles are collected by famous authors on various subjects including scriptures and anagrams. The joke book was made by William's sister-in-law, Anna C. Weir and six envelopes contain loose papers found between pages of the book.

Dates: 1878 March

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Archival Object 2
Collection 1
Letters 2
Books 1
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
Diaries 1
Drawings 1