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Edward Tuckerman Potter papers, 1864-1965

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Preferred Citation

Edward Tuckerman Potter papers, 1864-1965, Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

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Creator(s):Potter, Edward Tuckerman, 1831-1904.
Title:Edward Tuckerman Potter papers, 1864-1965
Physical description:1 manuscript box; 1 oversize box; and 1 book container.
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please call (212) 854-4110 or email avery-drawings@libraries.columbia.edu.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in two series:

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Description

Scope and Content

The collection is made up of correspondence, photographs, ephemera, Potter's musical compositions, architectural sketches and some photographs of projects. The projects include residences as well as St. John's Cathedral in Jacksonville, Florida and The First Dutch Reform Church in Schenectady, NY.

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Using the Collection

Access Restrictions

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please call (212) 854-4110 or email avery-drawings@libraries.columbia.edu.

Restrictions on Use

Columbia University is providing access to the materials in the Library's collections solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes. The unauthorized use, including, but not limited to, publication of the materials without the prior written permission of Columbia University is strictly prohibited. All inquiries regarding permission to publish should be submitted in writing to the Director, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For additional guidance, see Columbia University Libraries' publication policy.

In addition to permission from Columbia University, permission of the copyright owner (if not Columbia University) and/or any holder of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) may also be required for reproduction, publication, distributions, and other uses. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of any item and securing any necessary permissions rests with the persons desiring to publish the item. Columbia University makes no warranties as to the accuracy of the materials or their fitness for a particular purpose.

Preferred Citation

Edward Tuckerman Potter papers, 1864-1965, Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Related Material

Edward T. Potter Architectural Drawings, University of Florida Smathers Libraries, Special and Area Studies Collections.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Avery Architecture and Fine Arts Library. Department of Drawings and Archives; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Maggie Long (Archives Intern) under the guidance of Shelley Hayreh, Archivist of Drawings & Archives, Avery Library, in December 2010.

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion March 23, 2011 Finding aid written in English.
    2011-03-23 File created.

CLIO ID: 8408892 View CLIO record

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Index Terms

The names and terms listed below are represented in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a consortial/union catalog offered by OCLC that allows users to search the holdings of multiple archives and libraries.

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Subjects

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Potter, Edward Tuckerman, 1831-1904.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Church buildings--Florida--Jacksonville.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Church buildings--New York (State)--Schenectady.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architecture--United States--Designs and plans.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Edward Tuckerman Potter was born on September 25, 1831 in Schenectady, New York. He was the son of Bishop Alonzo Potter. Potter was a 1853 graduate of Union College in Schenectady. After his graduation, he studied architecture under Richard Upjohn and eventually worked for Upjohn from 1854 to 1856. After leaving Upjohn, Potter opened his own practice in Schenectady. An ecclesiastical specialist, Potter designed churches, particularly Episcopalian churches, in New York, New England, Florida, and other regions of the country.

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