Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives
Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives

Calvin Hathaway Papers Edit




  • 1933-1973 (Creation)


  • 1.5 linear feet (Whole)

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  • Abstract

    None available.

  • Processing Information

    These materials were arranged and described by Merle Chamberlain and Louise F. Rossmassler. Funded by a grant from The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation.

  • Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

  • Use Restrictions

    The Calvin Hathaway Papers are the physical property of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. The Museum holds literary rights only for material created by Museum personnel or given to the Museum with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication and for other purposes where stated.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Item identification and date], [Series info.], Calvin Hathaway Papers, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives.

  • Acquisition and Custody Information

    Louise H. Norman, Hathaway's sister, donated these papers to the Museum 13 years after her brother's death.

  • Historical Note

    Calvin S. Hathaway was Curator of Decorative Arts at PMA from 1930 to 1933 and from 1963-1973. In between, he went to Cooper Union in New York and was on leave with the U.S. Army during the War.

  • Scope and Content Note

    Papers are Hathaway's own records from the Museum's work as well as from the Army, where he was in the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Division.