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Hathaway, Calvin S.


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 2 Collections and/or Records:

Calvin Hathaway Papers

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

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