Margaret Potter papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.pottmarg
Creators:
Potter, Margaret
Dates:
1954-1983
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
7 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Artists' files and research notes, arranged by artist and movement, notably files on Georges Braque and a Braque exhibition, 1954; notes on Braque and Paul Cezanne from a lecture by William Rubin; photographs of work by Juan Gris, and photographs of the Gallery of Modern Art Including the Huntington Hartford Collection; correspondence concerning Potter's job search, Huntington Hartford Gallery, and letters from Douglas Cooper, 1970-1983, with whom Potter worked on a catalogue raisonne of Juan Gris, and with a friend of Cooper after Cooper's death; and printed material including clippings relating to the Huntington Hartford Gallery, and an extensive postcard collection.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian and curator at Museum of Modern Art and Huntington Hartford Gallery of Modern Art; New York, N.Y. Died 1992.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Margaret Potter's sister, Barbara Troyer, 1992.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing 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.

Related Materials
Margaret Potter Papers, 1896-1974, are located at The Museum of Modern Art Archives.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Braque, Georges, 1882-1963 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gris, Juan, 1887-1927 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cooper, Douglas, 1911- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gallery of Modern Art Including the Huntington Hartford Collection Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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