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Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial Records

Identifier: FLE
The records are early documentation of the Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial as it came under the management of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The first two series contain documentation of the transition of the Graphic Sketch Club into the Fleisher Art Memorial and the financials during the transition. The Structural Changes series contains correspondence pertaining to renovations done in the buildings. The Administration series consists of correspondence and reports written by trustees and Fleisher Committee members about the Memorial's operation. The Correspondence series contains correspondence primarily between Julius Zieget and affiliates of the Fleisher Art Memorial. The Ephemera series contains items from events held at Fleisher Art Memorial and other institutions, along with newspaper clippings that discuss the Graphic Sketch Club and its transition into the Fleisher Art Memorial.


  • 1931-1946

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Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial 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.


0.625 linear feet (2 document cases)


None available.

Related Materials

Board of Trustees Records. Minutes, 1875-1998. Committee on the Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial.

Processing Information

These materials were arranged and described by Cecilia Figliuolo in 2017.

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