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James Earle and Laura Gardin Fraser papers, 1913-1970

Fraser, James Earle, b. 1876 d. 1953
Active in Westport, Conn.

Fraser, Laura Gardin, b. 1889 d. 1966
Active in Westport,Conn.

Collection size: 2.0 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection 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Gardin Fraser; biographical data; letters to Laura Fraser; general correspondence; lists of people and their addresses; unpublished manuscripts and notes, including James Fraser's INDIAN PRAIRIE, recording his childhood memories in the Dakota territory of 1880; financial material; printed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.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptors; Westport, Connecticut.

Lent 1982 by Mrs. Erving Wolf. It is unclear how she acquired the papers.

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