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Edward Clark Potter papers

Collection Data

Description
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.
Names
Potter, Edward Clark, 1857-1923 (Sculptor)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1866
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2474
Topics
Monuments -- United States
Sculpture, American
Sculptors
Genres
Medals
Photographs
Notes
Biographical/historical: 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 YorkCity. He was elected to the National Academy of Arts and Letters in 1906.
Ownership: MSS 86M69
Acquisition: 1986 Josephson, Dr. Neil D. Gift
Physical Description
Extent: .4 linear foot (1 box)
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW94-A197
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11985393
MSS Unit ID: 2474
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e65d3d00-c625-012f-6152-58d385a7bc34
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