John Robinson Frazier papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.frazjohn
Creators:
Frazier, John Robinson, 1889-1966
Dates:
1920-1969
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.52 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, slides, typescripts of writings, and printed materials.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2804: A photocopy of an incomplete typescript, "History of the Rhode Island School of Design Museum," by Frazier, ca. 1965, including photocopies of his notes for this study.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, mostly routine and relating to Frazier's exhibitions and sales, including 1 letter from John Singer Sargent concerning an exhibit and the sale of a watercolor by Frazier to Sargent, and several letters from Edwin Dickinson; photographs of Frazier, group photos, and works of art; and speeches and writings relating to his teaching career and presidency of RISD. Also included are copies of slides of works found in Frazier's studio after his death and of an exhibition of his works held in Newport, R.I., 1969.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art school director, painter, and lithographer; Providence, R.I. President of Rhode Island School of Design, 1955-1962.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1817 and 2804 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Slides: Originals returned to lender, Gordon F. Peers, after copying.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Unmicrofilmed material donated in 1972 by Mrs. John R. Frazier, Fazier's widow. Slides lent 1973 by Gordon Peers, a former colleague of Frazier; typescript on reel 2804 donated 1975 by Peers.

Bibliography
Bibliography
Archives of American Art Journal, 1973, v. 13, no. 1, p. 30.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American -- Rhode Island -- Providence Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Study and teaching -- Rhode Island -- Providence Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art school directors -- Rhode Island -- Providence Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art Schools -- Rhode Island -- Providence Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rhode Island School of Design Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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