Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Edward Tuckerman Potter papers, 1864-1965

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 8408892 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Potter, Edward Tuckerman, 1831-1904
Title Edward Tuckerman Potter papers, 1864-1965
Physical Description 1 print box; 1 manuscript box; 1 box (clam-shell)
Language(s) 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 email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in two series: Series I: Personal Papers; Series II: Personal Papers

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.

Publication Date

1864-1965

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Restrictions on 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 email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Permission to publish must be obtained in writing from the Director, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, 1172 Amsterdam Ave., MC 0301, New York, NY 10027.

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.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

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.

Revision Description

2011-03-23 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found 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 catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

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

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

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.