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Orion Frazee papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS85

Scope and Content

This collection contains Orion Frazee's art criticism articles, correspondence, genealogy, and legal documents.


  • 1864-1915, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Orion Frazee (1843-1916) was born in New York to sculptor John Frazee (1790-1852) and his second wife Lydia Frazee (1815-1896). Orion Frazee was also a sculptor as well as an art critic and wrote columns for The American and The Criterion. He married Margaret DuRie (1850-1907) in 1882; the couple lived in Atlanta between 1885 and 1894.


0.417 linear ft. (one document case)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1977

Related Archival Materials

Visual material has been separated from the collection. Please contact an archivist for access to this material.

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2017.
Frazee Orion papers
Leah Lefkowitz
May 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305