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A Finding Aid to the Porter A. McCray papers, 1939-1989

Porter A. McCray papers, 1939-1989

McCray, Porter A., 1908-2000

Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 11.4 linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York City arts administrator Porter A. McCray measure 11.4 linear feet and date from 1936 to 1989. The papers include scattered biographical materials, correspondence, and writings and notes. The bulk of the collection consists of professional files documenting his advisory and consulting work for museums, institutions, organizations, and foundations. Also found within the collection are printed materials and photographs of McCray and artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Porter A. McCray (1908-2000) was an arts administrator based in New York City, New York.


The collection was donated in 1994 by Porter McCray.

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Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.