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Clippings, 1946-1989, undated


Scope and Contents

The series is comprised of photocopies of scrapbooks compiled by Alexina Duchamp regarding Duchamp's work, original loose pages from another Alexina Duchamp scrapbook concerning Jacques Villon, and assorted newspaper and magazine clippings assembled by either Duchamp or his wife on a variety of topics, including chess, Surrealism, Alfred Barr, Charles Baudelaire, Georges Braque, and the art market in the United States.


  • 1946-1989, undated

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Predominantly in English with some material in French.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. David Sylvester's typescript for the article "Bicycle Parts" can only be consulted with permission of the author's estate.


From the Collection: 18 linear feet


Scrapbooks are filed first, and in their original order. Clippings are filed alphabetically by either author or subject.


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