Edwin David Porter papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.portedwi
Creators:
Porter, David, 1912-
Dates:
1929-1969
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Linear feet
(on 5 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Family correspondence; personal and professional correspondence relating to Porter's career as a gallery owner, with Caresse Crosby, Eldzier Cortor, Worden Day, Edith Halpert, Adolph Gottlieb, Karl Knaths, Peggy Guggenheim, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, and many others; diaries; notes; financial papers; clippings; publicity catalogs; and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, sculptor, gallery owner; Wainscott, N.Y. Porter opened the G Place Gallery with Caresse Crosby in 1943.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N70-27- N70-31 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Edwin David Porter after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1970 by Edwin David Porter.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Microfilm inventory available at Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gallery owners -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cortor, Eldzier, 1916-2015 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crosby, Caresse, 1892- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Day, Worden, 1916-1986 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Knaths, Karl, 1891-1971 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
G Place Gallery (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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