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General records, 1935-1953, undated


Scope and Contents

Administrative records related to the care and maintenance of the Arensberg art collection. Includes research notes, condition reports and conservation reports on specific objects. Also includes a resume of the collection, a summary of loans granted, and a card catalog. The catalog includes thumbnail photographs of most of the objects as well as provenance and insurance information.


  • 1935-1953, undated

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Predominantly in English; some material in French, German, Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 33 linear feet


Alphabetical by type of material, except the card catalog which is filed last and in its original order. The catalog is arranged by discipline, and within discipline, by the Arensbergs' inventory number.


Repository Details

Part of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives Repository

Philadelphia Museum of Art
PO Box 7646
Philadelphia PA 19101-7646 United States