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James Earle and Laura Gardin Fraser papers, 1913-1970

Catalog Data

Creator:
Fraser, James Earle, 1876-1953  Search this
Fraser, Laura Gardin, 1889-1966  Search this
Subject:
Goff, Mary  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2 Linear feet (on 2 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
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Gardin Fraser; biographical data; letters to Laura Fraser; general correspondence; lists of people and their addresses; unpublished manuscripts and notes, including James Fraser's INDIAN PRAIRIE, recording his childhood memories in the Dakota territory of 1880; financial material; printed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.
Citation:
James Earle and Laura Gardin Fraser papers, 1913-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reels 2548-2549 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. Erving Wolf, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Sculptors; Westport, Connecticut.
Provenance:
Lent 1982 by Mrs. Erving Wolf. It is unclear how she acquired the papers.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8128
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210299
AAA_collcode_frasjame
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210299