Porter A. McCray papers, 1939-1989

McCray, Porter A., b. 1908 d. 2000
Arts administrator
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 11.4 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of New York City arts administrator Porter A. McCray measure 11.4 linear feet and date from 1936 to 1989. The papers include scattered biographical materials, correspondence, and writings and notes. The bulk of the collection consists of professional files documenting his advisory and consulting work for museums, institutions, organizations, and foundations. Also found within the collection are printed materials and photographs of McCray and artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note: Porter A. McCray (1908-2000) was an arts administrator based in New York City, New York.

The collection was donated in 1994 by Porter McCray.

Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.

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Also found at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview of Porter A. McCray conducted by Paul Cummings from September 17 to October 4, 1977.