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Calvin Hathaway Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CHP

Scope and Contents

These papers are Hathaway's own records from doing museum work as well as from the Army, where he was in the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Division.

Dates

  • 1933-1973

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Calvin Hathaway Papers 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

Calvin S. Hathaway was Curator of Decorative Arts at the museum from 1930 to 1933 and from 1963-1973. In between, he went to Cooper Union in New York and was on leave with the U.S. Army during the War.

Extent

1.5 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

These papers document Calvin Hathaway's museum work and time spent in the Army, where he was in the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Division.

Custodial History

Louise H. Norman, Hathaway's sister, donated these papers to the Museum 13 years after her brother's death.

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.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Calvin Hathaway Papers
Author
Finding aid prepared by Merle Chamberlain and Louise F. Rossmassler
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Sponsor
Funded by a grant from The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation

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