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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

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.

Scope and Contents

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.

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