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Philadelphia Museum of Art


Found in 167 Collections and/or Records:

Directors' Exhibition Records

Identifier: EXH
Overview The Director's Exhibition records of the Philadelphia Museum of Art contain documentation of exhibition activities at the Museum. These records are not a comprehensive account of exhibitions held by the Museum, but an ongoing file produced by the executive office in the course of administering exhibitions for the Museum, kept in the Director’s office between 1915 and 1981. Additional exhibition records may be located within a specific Director’s records, or in Curatorial records; Museum...

Disposition, 1939-1954, undated

Scope and Content Note Documents the Arensbergs' negotiations with the Francis Bacon Foundation, the University of California at Los Angeles, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and numerous other museums to find a permanent home for the Arensbergs' art collection.

Dutch Tiles Records

Identifier: DT

Education Division Records

Identifier: ED

Edwin Atlee Barber Records

Identifier: BAR
Overview Edwin Atlee Barber was Curator/Secretary of the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art from 1901to 1907, Director/Curator from 1907 to 1916 and Honorary Curator of American Pottery and Porcelain from 1893 to 1916. His great interest was in pottery, porcelain, and ceramics, primarily early American works. A scholar and prolific writer, Barber wrote and published numerous articles on his specialty. He is considered a pioneering scholar in his field. The Edwin Atlee Barber records...