International Council of the Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Japan Society (New York, N.Y.)
United States.Foreign Service
Society of Architectural Historians
Byrd Hoffman Foundation
Cunningham Dance Foundation
Place of publication, production, or execution:
11.4 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
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The papers of New York City arts administrator Porter A. McCray measure 11.4 linear feet and date from 1936 to 1989. The papers include scattered biographical materials, correspondence, and writings and notes. The bulk of the collection consists of professional files documenting his advisory and consulting work for museums, institutions, organizations, and foundations. Also found within the collection are printed materials and photographs of McCray and artwork.
Porter A. McCray papers, 1939-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Also found at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview of Porter A. McCray conducted by Paul Cummings from September 17 to October 4, 1977.
Porter A. McCray (1908-2000) was an arts administrator based in New York City, New York.
The collection was donated in 1994 by Porter McCray.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001