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Louis McClellan Potter papers, 1893-1917

Potter, Louis McClellan, 1873-1912

Painter, Printmaker, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 1.6 Linear feet

Summary: Letters to Potter; an address book; calling cards; sales receipts; legal agreements and copyright certificates; a palm reading of Potter's hand; published and unpublished writings about Potter; a typescript, A GLIMPSE OF TUNIS and poems by Potter; photograph albums of northern Africa and Point Loma, California; miscellaneous photographs of Potter, his studios and works of art; exhibition catalogs, clippings, magazines, and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, etcher; New York, N.Y. Died in Seattle, Washington.


The donor, Lois Potter Hundsdorfer, is a descendant of Potter.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Louis McClellan Potter papers, 1893-1917. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.