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Porter A. McCray papers, 1939-1989

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Creator:
McCray, Porter A., 1908-2000
Subject:
Paik, Nam June
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio),
Oshima, Kazuko
Cutting, Brock
Richie, Donald
Thetong, Tenzin
Rockefeller, John D.
Morley, Grace
Sherfield, Roger Mellor Makins
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Asia Society
Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, N.Y.)
International Council of the Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Japan Society (New York, N.Y.)
Unesco
United States.Foreign Service
Society of Architectural Historians
Byrd Hoffman Foundation
Cunningham Dance Foundation
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
11.4 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Porter A. McCray papers, 1939-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Related Materials:
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.
Biography Note:
Porter A. McCray (1908-2000) was an arts administrator based in New York City, New York.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 1994 by Porter McCray.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Arts administrators
Cultural relations
Arts boards
Transcripts
Lectures
Interviews
Paintings
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6445
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215589
AAA_collcode_mccrport
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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