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Siegl, Theodore

 Person

Theodore Siegl was the Philadelphia Museum of Art's first conservator, serving from 1955 to 1976. Prior to Siegl, conservation work was contracted to independent conservators.

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Conservation and Technical Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CTR
Abstract The collection documents the establishment and early operations of the Philadelphia Museum of Art's conservation laboratory and the use of photographic technology in conservation and curatorial work. While the majority of the material pertains to the activities of Henri Marceau, Curator of Painting and Sculpture, and of the John G. Johnson Collection, and of David Rosen, who served as an adviser to the museum's conservation and technical research projects, the collection also includes some...
Dates: 1932-1969, undated

Conservation Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: CON
Abstract Conservation Department Records comprise of correspondence and departmental records of Theodore Siegl.
Dates: 1957-1978

Correspondence from Anne d'Harnoncourt to Pontus Hultén, 1976 July 21

 Object — Box: 22, Folder: 9
Identifier: MDE_B022_F009_003
Scope and Contents Correspondence from Anne d'Harnoncourt, Curator of 20th Century Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to Pontus Hultén, Centre Pompidou.
Dates: 1976 July 21

Correspondence from Anne d'Harnoncourt to Theodore Siegl, undated

 Object — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: EDR_B001_F002_001

Correspondence from Evan H. Turner to Alexina Duchamp, 1969 January 28

 Object — Box: 10, Folder: 50
Identifier: TUR_B010_F050_114
Scope and Contents Correspondence from Evan H. Turner, Director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to Alexina Duchamp.
Dates: 1969 January 28

Correspondence from Evan H. Turner to Alexina Duchamp, 1969 January 20

 Object — Box: 10, Folder: 50
Identifier: TUR_B010_F050_122
Scope and Contents Correspondence from Evan H. Turner, Director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to Alexina Duchamp.
Dates: 1969 January 20

Correspondence from Evan H. Turner to Alexina Duchamp and William N. Copley, 1969 January

 Object — Box: 10, Folder: 50
Identifier: TUR_B010_F050_116
Scope and Contents Correspondence from Evan H. Turner, Director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to Alexina Duchamp and William N. Copley.
Dates: 1969 January

Correspondence from Evan H. Turner to Alexina Duchamp and William N. Copley, 1969 January 28

 Object — Box: 10, Folder: 50
Identifier: TUR_B010_F050_117
Scope and Contents Correspondence from Evan H. Turner, Director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to Alexina Duchamp and William N. Copley.
Dates: 1969 January 28

Correspondence from Evan H. Turner to Donald Mason, 1970 August 6

 Object — Box: 10, Folder: 49
Identifier: TUR_B010_F049_015
Scope and Contents Correspondence from Evan H. Turner, Director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to Donald Mason, Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Dates: 1970 August 6

Correspondence from Evan H. Turner to John L. Tancock, 1970 July 28

 Object — Box: 10, Folder: 49
Identifier: TUR_B010_F049_006
Scope and Contents Correspondence from Evan H. Turner, Director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to John L. Tancock.
Dates: 1970 July 28