The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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.
Edwin David Porter papers, 1929-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels N70-27- N70-31 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Edwin David Porter after microfilming.
Painter, sculptor, gallery owner; Wainscott, N.Y. Porter opened the G Place Gallery with Caresse Crosby in 1943.
Lent for microfilming 1970 by Edwin David Porter.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001