G. Preston Frazer Artwork
Scope and Contents
This collection contains eighteen scketches and drawings created by George Preston Frazer. The majority of the drawings decpict scenes from Blacksburg and the Virginia Tech campus, though several of the drawings depict nude models. This collection also contains a sketchpad that belonged to Frazer.
- 1940-1953, n. d.
- Frazer, George Preston (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.
G. (George) Preston Frazer was born in Davidson, Tennessee, February 4, 1908, to George Augustine and Sadie (Warner) Frazer. He received a BA in Liberal Arts from the Virginia Military Institute in 1929. In 1935, he completed a BS in Engineering at the University of Hawaii, and in 1937, a Masters of Architecture at Harvard University. During World War II, he served with the Second Armored Division in Europe and North Africa. He remained in the Army Reserves until 1968. From 1939 to 1940 and from 1946 to 1974, he taught in the Art Department of Virginia Tech. Following his retirement, Frazer continued to support Virginia Tech, which continues to be among the many institutions to display donations of his work. Frazer died at his home in Catawba, North Carolina, on September 10, 2003.
1 Cubic Feet (1 box)
This collection contains eighteen scketches and drawings created by George Preston Frazer. This collection also contains a sketchbook belonging to Frazer.
Source of Acquisition
The G. Preston Frazer Artwork was acquried by Special Collections and University Archives prior to 1992.
Existence and Location of Copies
Several of the drawings from this collection can be found online at Frazer Collection.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the G. Preston Frazer Artwork by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the G. Preston Frazer Artwork was completed in October 2023.
- G. Preston Frazer Artwork, 1940-1953, n. d.
- Tyler Williams, Student Assistant
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