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Margaret Potter papers, 1954-1983

Potter, Margaret

Curator, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 7 Linear feet

Summary: Artists' files and research notes, arranged by artist and movement, notably files on Georges Braque and a Braque exhibition, 1954; notes on Braque and Paul Cezanne from a lecture by William Rubin; photographs of work by Juan Gris, and photographs of the Gallery of Modern Art Including the Huntington Hartford Collection; correspondence concerning Potter's job search, Huntington Hartford Gallery, and letters from Douglas Cooper, 1970-1983, with whom Potter worked on a catalogue raisonne of Juan Gris, and with a friend of Cooper after Cooper's death; and printed material including clippings relating to the Huntington Hartford Gallery, and an extensive postcard collection.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art historian and curator at Museum of Modern Art and Huntington Hartford Gallery of Modern Art; New York, N.Y. Died 1992.


Donated by Margaret Potter's sister, Barbara Troyer, 1992.

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

Margaret Potter papers, 1954-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.