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Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library

Edward Tuckerman Potter papers, 1864-1965 

Potter, Edward Tuckerman, 1831-1904,.
Phys. Desc: 
1 print box; 1 manuscript box; 1 box (clam-shell)
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Biographical Note

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.