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David Lebe Collection

Identifier: DLC

Scope and Contents

Archival materials from the artist David Lebe, consisting of a dozen exhibition posters, a small envelope of artist’s greeting cards, and other ephemera.


  • 1975-2016


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

The David Lebe Collection is 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

David Lebe was born in Manhattan in 1948. He studied photography at The Philadelphia College of Art from 1966 to 1970, and later taught classes there from 1972 to 1990 while exhibiting his own photography in private galleries and museums. In 1992, he left Philadelphia for New York’s Hudson Valley, where he continues to create and exhibit his works.


1 linear feet (1 document box, 1 oversize folder)


David Lebe Collection contains archival materials from the artist.

Processing Information

These materials were arranged and described by Sarah Lerner in 2016.


Guide to the David Lebe Collection
Sarah Lerner
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note

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