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A Finding Aid to the Jock Truman papers, 1852-2011

Jock Truman papers, 1852-2011

Truman, Jock C. (Jock Curtis), 1920-2011

Gallery director

Collection Information

Size: 4.0 linear feet

Summary: The papers of gallery director and art collector Jock Truman measure 4.0 linear feet and date from 1852 to 2011. Found within the collection are biographical material; correspondence with friends, family, artists, and others; records of the short-lived Truman Gallery; a few writings by Truman; printed material; artwork by Truman and others; and photographs of Truman, his partner Eric Green, friends, family, and the Truman-Green collection of artwork. A small amount of material documents his work at the Betty Parsons Gallery.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jock Truman (1920-2011) was an art collector, dealer, and gallery owner in New York, New York.

Provenance

The collection was donated in 1982 and 2005-2006 by Jock Truman and 2011 by Truman via Eric Kane, Executor.