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Creator:
McCray, Porter A., 1908-2000  Search this
Subject:
Paik, Nam June  Search this
Richie, Donald  Search this
Sherfield, Roger Mellor Makins, Baron  Search this
Morley, Grace  Search this
Cutting, Brock  Search this
Thetong, Tenzin  Search this
Rockefeller, John D.  Search this
Kazuko Oshima  Search this
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio)  Search this
Byrd Hoffman Foundation  Search this
Cunningham Dance Foundation  Search this
United States. Foreign Service  Search this
Cathedral of St. John the Divine (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
International Council of the Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Society of Architectural Historians  Search this
Japan Society (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Asia Society  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
UNESCO  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Lectures
Interviews
Paintings
Transcripts
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
12.3 Linear feet
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 6 series. Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1959-1982 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1) Series 2: Correspondence, 1959-1986 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1) Series 3: Writings and Notes, 1960-1983 (1.5 linear feet; Box 2-3) Series 4: Professional Files, 1936-1987 (8.2 linear feet; Box 3-11, OVS 12-13) Series 5: Printed Materials, 1965-1989 (0.5 linear feet; Box 11, OV 14) Series 6: Photographs, 1945-1980s (0.2 linear feet; Box 11, OV 15)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Summary:
The papers of New York City arts administrator Porter A. McCray measure 12.3 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, 1936-1989. 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.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
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 working in New York City, New York.
Language Note:
The collection is in English.
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 boards  Search this
Cultural relations  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6445
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215589
AAA_collcode_mccrport
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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