Archives of American Art

Fairfield Porter letters to Eliot Porter

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.portelio
Creators:
Porter, Eliot, 1901-1990
Porter, Fairfield
Dates:
1959-1964
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
7 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Seven letters from Fairfield Porter to his brother, photographer Eliot Porter. Fairfield writes about his own writings on art and photography, science, and the sale of his paintings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Eliot Porter (1901-1990) was a photographer in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His brother, Fairfield, was a painter and art critic.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2017 by Stephen Porter, Eliot Porter's son.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photography Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographers -- New Mexico Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Porter, Fairfield Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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