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Edward Clark Potter papers

Title
Edward Clark Potter papers, 1866, 1890-1923.
Author
Potter, Edward Clark, 1857-1923.

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Details

Description
.4 linear foot (1 box)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Medals.
  • Photographic prints.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Josephson, Dr. Neil D.
Biography (note)
  • Edward Clark Potter (1857-1923) was an American sculptor known for his equestrian monuments.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2474
Author
Potter, Edward Clark, 1857-1923.
Title
Edward Clark Potter papers, 1866, 1890-1923.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, clippings, and ephemera documenting Potter's sculptures. Correspondence includes letters to Potter and members of his family and drafts of letters with sketches by Potter. Photographs are of Potter and his sculptures. Bulk of the collection is newsclippings concerning his work.
Biography
Edward Clark Potter (1857-1923) was an American sculptor known for his equestrian monuments. He collaborated with Daniel Chester French on sculptural groups for the Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. Potter's sculptures of animals included the lions in front of the New York Public Library and the Morgan Library in New York City. He was elected to the National Academy of Arts and Letters in 1906.
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Occupation
Sculptors.
Research Call Number
MssCol 2474
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