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Facilities and Operations Department Records

Identifier: FAC

Scope and Contents

These records originated in the office of Robert J. Morrone, Director of Facilities and Operations. Files are identified by project, art object, contractor or other general subject. In addition to the museum's main neoclassical building, projects pertaining to other related facilities are also documented, including the Rodin Museum, the Raymond Perleman Building, and the Navy Yard facility, used for off-site storage. Documentation includes contracts, surveys, specifications, agreements, and applications


  • 1999-2004


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. Access to institutional records less than 10 years old is at the discretion of the Archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

The Facilities and Operations 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.

Biographical / Historical

Ensuring the integrity of the museum's physical surrounds is the charge of the Facilities and Operations Department. The offices that constitute the department are: Construction; Facilities and Maintenance; Installation Design and Protection Services.


6.5 linear feet

Language of Materials



These records document the activities of Facilities and Operations at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Processing Information

These materials were arranged and described by Susan Anderson and Bertha Adams. Funded by a grant from The Institute of Museum and Library Services.



Guide to the Facilities and Operations Department Records
Finding aid prepared by Susan Anderson and Bertha Adams
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Funded by a grant from The Institute of Museum and Library Services

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