Edward Clark Potter papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.pottedwa
Creators:
Potter, Edward Clark, 1857-1923
Dates:
1903-1933
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.6 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, 1906-1933, to Edward and his son, artist Nathan D. Potter, from colleagues, primarily Daniel Chester French and James Britton; a contract between Edward Potter and the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company commissions of an equestrian statue of General De Soto, 1903; clippings, primarily obituaries of Edward Potter and French; and photographs of Edward Potter's sculpture.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor, equestrian sculptor; New York, N.Y.; b. 11/26/1857, New London, Conn.; d. 1923 summer, New London, Conn. Daniel Chester Frenche collaborated with him in modeling the Columbus Quadriga and various groups for the Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893; father of sculptor Nathan D. Potter

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1985 by William Dolan Fletcher.

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
Animal sculpture -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Equestrian statues -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- United States Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Britton, James, 1878-1936 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Potter, Nathan D., 1893-1934 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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