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Edwin David Porter papers, 1929-1969

Edwin David Porter papers, 1929-1969

Porter, Edwin David, 1912-2005

Sculptor, Painter, Dealer

Collection Information

Size: 2.0 linear ft. (on 5 microfilm reels)

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.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1970 by Edwin David Porter.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Edwin David Porter after microfilming.

Microfilm reels N70-27- N70-31 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.