Edwin David Porter papers, 1929-1969

Porter, Edwin David, b. 1912 d. 2005
Painter, Sculptor, Dealer
Active in N.Y.

Collection size: 2.0 linear ft. (on 5 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Family correspondence; personal and professional correspondence relating to Porter's career as a gallery owner, with Caresse Crosby, Eldzier Cortor, Worden Day, Edith Halpert, Adolph Gottlieb, Karl Knaths, Peggy Guggenheim, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, and many others; diaries; notes; financial papers; clippings; publicity catalogs; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, sculptor, gallery owner; Wainscott, N.Y. Porter opened the G Place Gallery with Caresse Crosby in 1943.

Lent for microfilming 1970 by Edwin David Porter.

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