Calvin Hathaway Papers
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.
- Hathaway, Calvin S. (Creator, Person)
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.
1.5 linear feet
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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.
Louise H. Norman, Hathaway's sister, donated these papers to the Museum 13 years after her brother's death.
These materials were arranged and described by Merle Chamberlain and Louise F. Rossmassler. Funded by a grant from The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation.
- Guide to the Calvin Hathaway Papers
- Finding aid prepared by Merle Chamberlain and Louise F. Rossmassler
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Funded by a grant from The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation