John Putnam, Collector, Colleague and Friend


   Collector, scholar, supporter, photographer, and enduring friend, John Putnam was an inspiration to those who worked with him. For nearly twenty years, he had a second career at the Burke Museum, and we benefited greatly from his generosity. Putnam started working at the Burke as a volunteer photographer and became a Curatorial Associate, major donor, and beloved colleague.

Photo: John Putnam

John Putnam at the Burke     John Putnam Collector and Donor     A Special Basket
St. Lawrence Island Collection     The Putnam Endowment
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