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Priscilla Cunningham papers regarding Sue Fuller, 1982-2006

Priscilla Cunningham papers regarding Sue Fuller, 1982-2006

Cunningham, Priscilla

Collector

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear feet

Summary: Priscilla Cunningham papers regarding Sue Fuller measure 0.2 linear feet and are dated 1982-2006. The friendship between Cunningham and Fuller and Fuller's sculpture are documented by letters and photographs. Also included is a written version of Fuller's reminiscences of Atelier 17 in New York City that she presented at the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in 1993.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art historian and art collector Priscilla Cunningham is the daughter of art museum director Charles Cunningham and lives in Hampton Bays, N.Y. Cunningham was a close friend of artist Sue Fuller.

Provenance

Donated 2007 by Priscilla Cunningham, an art collector and friend of Fuller's.

Related Materials

A Finding Aid to the Priscilla Cunningham Papers regarding Sue Fuller,
1982-2006
in the Archives of American Art
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Author
Finding aid prepared by Catherine S. Gaines
Biographical Note
Art historian and art collector Priscilla Cunningham is the daughter of art museum director Charles Cunningham. For over twenty years, she was a close friend of Sue Fuller. Ms. Cunningham lives in Hampton Bays, New York.
Sue Fuller (1914-2006) was a printmaker and sculptor in New York City and Southampton, New York. She served as Stanley William Hayter's assistant at Atelier 17 in New York City in the mid 1940s. Fuller later became known for three-dimensional constructions composed of string and in the 1960s patented a method for embedding thread constructions in plastic.
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as 4 series:
Series 1: Letters, 1982-2006 (Box 1; 0.1 linear ft.)
Series 2: Writing, 1993 (Box 1; 1 folder)
Series 3: Printed Material, 1982-2004 (Box 1; 1 folder)
Series 4: Photographs, 1983-2005 (Box 1; 1 folder)
Scope and Content Note
Priscilla Cunningham papers regarding Sue Fuller measure 0.2 linear feet and are dated 1982-2006. The friendship between Cunningham and Fuller and Fuller's sculpture are documented by letters and photographs. Also included is a written version of Fuller's reminiscences of Atelier 17 in New York City that she presented at the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in 1993.
Provenance
Donated 2007 by Priscilla Cunningham, an art collector and friend of Fuller's.
Related Material
Oral history interview with Sue Fuller conducted by Paul Cummings for the Archives of American Art in 1975.
Processing Information
The collection was processed by Catherine S. Gaines in 2011.

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

Priscilla Cunningham papers regarding Sue Fuller, 1982-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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