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Conservation Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: CON
Material includes correspondence and departmental records of Siegl, and some departmental records following Siegl. Of interest are Siegl's records of meetings and conferences of the International Institute for Conservation and the American Institute for Conservation.

Dates

  • 1957-1978

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

The Conservation Department 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.

Extent

2.5 linear feet

Overview

None available.

Historical Note

Theodore Siegl was the Museum's first conservator, serving from 1955 to 1976. Prior to Siegl, conservation work was contracted to independent conservators.

Processing Information

These materials were arranged and described by Merle Chamberlain and Louise F. Rossmassler. Funded by a grant from The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation.

Source

Creator

Title
Guide to the Conservation Department Records
Author
Finding aid prepared by Merle Chamberlain and Louise F. Rossmassler
Date
©2006
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Funded by a grant from The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation
Edition statement
01/20/2006

Revision Statements

  • 1/20/2006: Susie Anderson: New nodes and citation

Repository Details

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

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