Joan Paterson Kerr

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Joan Paterson Kerr (1921-1996) was a founding picture editor of American Heritage magazine. She was a co-editor of American Album, published by American Heritage, and The Romantic Egoists, a pictorial history of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. Mrs. Kerr also compiled A Bully Father: Theodore Roosevelt's Letters to His Children (1995).

Articles by this Contributor

December 1973

OF BALLOONS, THE FIRST AIR-MAIL LETTERS, AND THE EVER-ENTERPRISING FRANKLIN FAMILY

August 1975

High on a hill above the Hudson River Frederick Edwin Church indulged his passion for building an exotic dream castle

December 1976

“I … sigh in the midst of cheerful company”

December 1982

From Germany and Switzerland, farmer-potters transplanted their skills to Pennsylvania and produced a distinctive ceramic found nowhere else in America