Former Departments Records
This collection contains records of departments that no longer exist at the museum.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Former Departments Records are the physical property of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. The Museum holds literary rights only for material created by Museum personnel or given to the Museum with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication and for other purposes where stated.
Biographical / Historical
These are the records of departments that once existed but no longer function due to changed collecting priorities or economic necessity. The records have not been adopted by similar corresponding or existing departments as have the records of other earlier departments.
Language of Materials
These materials were arranged and described by Alice Lefton. Funded by a grant from The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation.
- Guide to the Former Departments Records
- Finding aid prepared by Alice Lefton
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- Funded by a grant from The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation