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Robert Frazer account book and Fannie Frazer scrapbook, 1813

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69M47 Robert Frazer account book and Fannie Frazer scrapbook, 1813-1815; 1865-1878 69M47 Finding aid prepared by Laura A. Hess University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 September 1 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-07-30T13:35-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Robert Frazer account book and Fannie Frazer scrapbook 69M47 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1 0.27 Cubic feet 1813-1815; 1865-1878 Conditions Governing Use note Collection is available to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in the collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Scope and Contents note The Robert Frazer account book is a daily account book for a general store in Lexington, Kentucky, that dates from December 1813- February 1815. Fannie Frazer, a descendant of Robert, later used the account book as a scrapbook. Newspaper clippings and multiple pictures, including biblical depictions, engravings of presidents, and images from the Vernon Gallery, cover the first third of the book. Items in the scrapbook range in date from 1865-1878. Arrangement note The account book is arranged chronologically, while the scrapbook is arranged by subject. Preferred Citation note 69M47: [identification of item], Robert Frazer account book and Fannie Frazer scrapbook, 1813-1815; 1865-1878, University of Kentucky Special Collections Biographical note Robert Frazer (1759-1851), originally from Ireland, was a silversmith in Lexington, Kentucky. He had a partnership with Thomas Phillips, and was the co-founder of Phillips & Frazer c. 1799. Robert was the uncle of famous painter, Oliver Frazer, and took over his nephew's education when his brother, Alexander Frazer died. Fannie Frazer was a descendant of Robert Frazer. Gaitskill, Elizabeth Redd. "Oliver Frazer." Frontier Folk. n.p. n.d. Web. 1 September 2011. Kentucky Historical Society. The register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Volume 13. Frankfort, KY: The State Journal Company. 1915. Web. 1 September 2011. "Silversmiths-- Foster to Frederick." Sterling Flatware Fashions. n.p. n.d. Web. 1 September 2011. Frazer, Fannie Frazer, Robert Gaitskill, Elizabeth Redd Business records--Kentucky--Lexington. Kentucky--History--19th century. Scrapbooks--United States. Robert Frazer account book and Fannie Frazer scrapbook