Oliver Frazer and Frazer family correspondence, 1823-1865

Frazer, Oliver, b. 1808 d. 1864
Miniature painter, Portrait painter
Active in Ky.

Collection size: 1 microfilm reel (ca. 50 items)

Collection Summary: Twenty-two letters from portrait painter Oliver Frazer to his mother Nancy; two letters from Oliver to his brother James, 1823 and 1828; a letter from Frazer to his uncle, Robert Frazer, 1835; a letter from Robert Frazer to Oliver, 1837; and an account concerning Oliver Frazer's funeral and estate, 1865.

Biographical/Historical Note: Oliver Frazer was a portrait painter. Born 1808 in Fayette Cty., Ky. Studied with Thomas Sully in Philadelphia, followed by four years in Europe, 1834-1838.

Microfilm negative was purchased from the Division of Special Collections and Archives, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington, Kentucky.

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