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Kansas City Women of Independent Minds
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TitleKansas City Women of Independent Minds
AbstractPhoto and bio of Mae Reed Porter, or Mae Porter (1888-1968), a western historian, "the author of six books, and donor of art and artifacts to the Kansas City Museum." Native of Dallas coming to Kansas City after World War I as an Indian artifacts collector discovering and donating a collection of drawings of the West (by Alfred Jacob Miller) to the Nelson Gallery of Art (later becoming part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book and movie adaptation "Across the Wide Missouri" by Bernard DeVoto and starring Clark Gable). Porter also a community activist and co-founder of the Kansas City Museum in 1940 "at the R. A. Long mansion, Corinthian Hall, at 3218 Gladstone Boulevard," with "the Mae Reed Porter Indian room" there named for her in 1958.
AuthorJane F. Flynn
Date1992
Location920.72 F64k
Chapter Title66 (Mae Reed Porter)
Page118-120
Local SubjectPorter, Mae R.
Indian Artifacts
Authors
Books
Item TypeBook
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Item ID113146
CONTENTdm number8009
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