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Basic Biographical Details

Name: Colin Campbell Fraser
Designation: Architect
Born: 20 May 1913
Died: 14 August 1944
Bio Notes: Colin Campbell Fraser was born on 20 May 1913 the son of John Fraser architect of Dunfermline and younger brother of John Strachan Fraser, architect. He commenced the diploma course at Edinburgh College of Art in October 1936, receiving his diploma in June 1936. During this period he made visits to England to study 'Gothic Architecture and the English Village', and in July 1936 he travelled to France to study housing development and civic design. He was admitted ARIBA on 9 February 1937, his proposers being James Macgregor, John Begg and Frank Charles Mears, and his declaration accepting his admittance was witnessed by fellow architect Frederick Alistair Morrison. Fraser was also an Associate of the Edinburgh Institute of Architects, and his address in the middle and later 1930s was 24 Woodmill Road, Dunfermline. There is a collection of Fraser's student work in the NMRS RIAS Collection.

Fraser was commissioned in the Royal Engineers esrly in the war and attached to the Indian Army. He won the Military Cross in Syria in June 1941. He was wounded in action on Italy in August 1944 and died in a military hospital there on 14 August 1944.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 124, Woodmill Road, Dunfermline, Fife, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1936After 1939 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3John Begg9 February 1937for Associateship
Item 2 of 3James Macgregor9 February 1937for Associateship
Item 3 of 3(Sir) Frank Charles Mears9 February 1937for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1939The RIBA Kalendar 1939-1940 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotsman23 August 1944  Obituary p3

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Additional information from Gordon Smith via website.
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no6277 (combined box 129)


© All rights reserved. RIAS Quarterly no43 Summer 1933 

© All rights reserved. RIAS Quarterly no43 Summer 1933