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Jayne, Horace H. F. (Horace Howard Furness), 1898-1975

 Person

The first Curator of Oriental Art was Horace H. F. Jayne, a scholar in the field, who came as an Assistant in 1921. From 1923 until 1927 he was the Curator of Oriental Art. In 1927 he became the Chief of the Division of Eastern Art, which he remained until 1936; from 1931 until 1940 he was the Curator of Chinese Art as well. In 1928 Jayne and his Assistant, Isobel Ingram, went to China and Japan to purchase major architectural objects for the Museum, among these were the Japanese Tea House and Temple, a Chinese Temple and Palace Hall. Jayne was also a Director of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania. He returned to PMA in 1953 as Acting Chief of the Division of Eastern Art until 1954.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Jayne, Horace Howard Furness, 1960

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 35
Scope and Content Note 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,...

Jayne, Horace Howard Furness, 1953-1954

 File — Box: 95, Folder: 20
Scope and Content Note Comprising the largest portion of the Fiske Kimball Records, this series clearly documents Kimball's extensive contact with the institutions, individuals, and businesses that collectively directed and promoted art and artists, and a public appreciation for both. Kimball cultivated a variety of correspondents, from dealers and donors to museums, educational institutions and professional organizations. Throughout the three decades documented, antiques and art dealers appear to be Kimball's most...

Jayne, Horace Howard Furness, 1926-1929

 File — Box: 140, Folder: 7
Scope and Content Note The bulk of material in this subseries is internal correspondence, most often between Kimball and the particular staff member. Advisers are also represented. Additional correspondence between curatorial personnel and individuals or organizations outside the Museum remains in the "General correspondence and related material" series. The "Administrative issues" series, "Personnel" subseries contains Kimball's correspondence with curator/assistant director Henri Marceau as well as any directives...

Jayne, Horace Howard Furness, 1930, 1937, 1939-1940

 File — Box: 140, Folder: 8
Scope and Content Note The bulk of material in this subseries is internal correspondence, most often between Kimball and the particular staff member. Advisers are also represented. Additional correspondence between curatorial personnel and individuals or organizations outside the Museum remains in the "General correspondence and related material" series. The "Administrative issues" series, "Personnel" subseries contains Kimball's correspondence with curator/assistant director Henri Marceau as well as any directives...

Jayne, Horace Howard Furness, 1946-1953, undated

 File — Box: 36, Folder: 2
Scope and Content Note 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...

Jayne, Horace Howard Furness. Marceau, Henri. "Fiske Kimball (1888-1955). Reprint from "Year book of the American Philosophical Society," 1955 p. 466-469, 1955

 File — Box: 43, Folder: 32
Scope and Content Note Primarily manuscripts and typescripts, many corrected, of essays, poems, plays and other creative writings by Walter Arensberg and contemporary artists and literary figures, including Marcel Duchamp, Guillaume Apolinnaire, Max Ernst, Mina Loy, Allen Norton, Walter Pach, Francis Picabia, Henri Pierre Roché, Gino Severini, and Gertrude Stein. Also includes typescripts, reprints, and photocopies of scholarly articles as well as autobiographies by Conrad Christian Arensberg and Chares F. C....