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Hathaway, Calvin S.

 Person

Calvin S. Hathaway was Curator of Decorative Arts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art 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.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Calvin Hathaway Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CHP
Abstract These papers document Calvin Hathaway's museum work and time spent in the Army, where he was in the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Division.
Dates: 1933-1973

Decorative Arts Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: DEC
Abstract The earliest Decorative Arts Department Records consist of the correspondence of Museum Committee member Alfred Coxe Prime. The other series document the work of curatorial staff; namely, Joseph Downs, Henry P. McIlhenny, Joan Prentice, and Calvin Hathaway, who each headed the department, respectively, from 1925 to 1973. Material consists of correspondence, subject files, research and exhibition records.
Dates: 1917-1978

Hathaway, Calvin S., 1941, 1942

 File — Box: 16, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: While this series includes Kimball's correspondence with many of the same individuals and institutions represented in the various subject-related series, the bulk of "General correspondence and related material" documents his long-term association with organizations devoted to professional development and scholarship. Kimball's most consistent correspondents include the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the American Association of Museums (AAM), and the Association of Art Museum Directors...
Dates: 1941, 1942

Hathaway, Calvin S., 1962, 1964

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: As the correspondents in this sub-subseries make evident, McIlhenny cultivated a social network that reached across noted names in all the arts, as well as titled gentry, royalty and political figures. Whenever celebrities of the stage, screen or concert hall were performing in Philadelphia, McIlhenny would invite them to his home at Rittenhouse Square, just a stone's throw away from the major theatres and hotels. Although they could not always accept the offer, invitees included Noel Coward,...
Dates: 1962, 1964

Hathaway, Calvin S., 1929-July 1931, undated

 File — Box: 129, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The bulk of material in this subseries is internal correspondence, most often between Kimball and the particular staff member. As noted previously, additional correspondence between museum personnel and individuals or organizations outside the museum remain in the "General correspondence and related material" series. Except for Henri Marceau, the individuals represented here held non-curatorial positions. In addition to being the museum's curator of the Johnson Collection and Fine Arts/Painting...
Dates: 1929-July 1931, undated

Hathaway, Calvin S., August 1931-1932

 File — Box: 129, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The bulk of material in this subseries is internal correspondence, most often between Kimball and the particular staff member. As noted previously, additional correspondence between museum personnel and individuals or organizations outside the museum remain in the "General correspondence and related material" series. Except for Henri Marceau, the individuals represented here held non-curatorial positions. In addition to being the museum's curator of the Johnson Collection and Fine Arts/Painting...
Dates: August 1931-1932