Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

James Earle and Laura Gardin Fraser papers

Online Media

Catalog Data

Creator:
Fraser, James Earle, 1876-1953  Search this
Fraser, Laura Gardin, 1889-1966  Search this
Names:
Goff, Mary  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Date:
1913-1970
Scope and Contents:
A transcript of an interview with James Earle and Laura Gardin Fraser; biographical data; letters to Laura Fraser; general correspondence; lists of people and their addresses; unpublished manuscripts and notes, including James Fraser's INDIAN PRAIRIE, recording his childhood memories in the Dakota territory of 1880; financial material; printed material, including catalogs, brochures, announcements, scholarship data, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and reproductions; drawings and sketches; Mary Goff's undated sketchbook; and ca. 900 photographs of the Frasers and their works of art.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptors; Westport, Connecticut.
Provenance:
Lent 1982 by Mrs. Erving Wolf. It is unclear how she acquired the papers.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Connecticut -- Westport  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.frasjame
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-frasjame