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John Robinson Frazier papers, 1920-1969

John Robinson Frazier papers, 1920-1969

Frazier, John Robinson, 1889-1966

Painter, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 1.52 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Correspondence, slides, typescripts of writings, and printed materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

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


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.

Location of Originals

  • Slides: Originals returned to lender, Gordon F. Peers, after copying.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 1817 and 2804 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on 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.

How to Cite This Collection

John Robinson Frazier papers, 1920-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.