Winterthur Program in American Material Culture

Sumpter Priddy, III Class of 1977
Private Consultant to Collectors and Museums

Sumpter Priddy III holds a BA in Architectural History from the University of Virginia and an MA in Early American Culture from the University of Delaware. Formerly associated with Historic Deerfield and Colonial Williamsburg, he now works privately as a consultant to collectors and museums. An active researcher in the field of American regional culture, he has amassed a photographic archive of Southern artifacts that is among the finest in the field. His book, American Fancy, won Historic New England’s 2005 Book Award.