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Anne d'Harnoncourt Records

Identifier: ADH
Abstract The Anne d'Harnoncourt Records correspond to the quarter of a century that Anne d'Harnoncourt (1943-2008) served as the George D. Widener Director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA), assuming the additional responsibilities of Chief Executive Officer in 1997. During her tenure, d'Harnoncourt led the Museum through milestones that transformed its collections, exhibitions, curatorial and educational missions, and physical environment. The records she compiled during that time provide the...
Dates: 1973-2008, undated

Anne Terhune Research Collection of Thomas Hovenden

Identifier: TER

Art historian Anne Gregory Terhune created these records in her research of Irish-American artist Thomas Hovenden.

Dates: circa 1983-2006

Archives Department Records

Identifier: ARC
Abstract The three series in this collection are comprised of records created by the museum Archives. Beginning approximately in 1962, the earliest records are general files compiled by the archivists over a thirty-year period. Files pertain to topics concerning the Museum's operation and the preservation and the temporary closing of the museum's Archives. Reference reports of researchers visiting the Archives from 1986 to 1999 comprise the second record series. The third and largest series pertains...
Dates: 1962-2006, undated

Archives Reference Files

 Record Group
Identifier: REF

Compiled by previous archivists, the purpose of this collection was to provide easy access to information that is most often requested. The collection covers a wide array of subjects ranging from early museum history to exhibitions to staff biographies to visual resources.

Dates: 1819-2018

Arensberg Archives

Identifier: WLA
Abstract Art collectors Walter and Louise Arensberg amassed a seminal collection of modern and Pre-Columbian art between 1913 and 1950, when they presented it to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Arensberg Archives contain correspondence, ephemera, clippings, writings, personal and art collection records, and photographs documenting the couple's art collecting activities as well as their friendship with many important artists, writers and scholars, including Marcel Duchamp, Charles Sheeler, Walter...
Dates: 1905-1957, undated

Arnold H. Jolles Records

Identifier: JOL

As Assistant Director, Jolles' files include records and plans for the Bicentennial, records of the reinstallation in 1975, Corporate and Departmental Committee records and general correspondence. Also, there are eight feet of the Turner Records which deal with the transfer of authority from Turner to Jolles in 1977/1978. The first five series concern Jolles work as Assistant Director for Art, 1970-1977. The second five subseries concern Jolles role as Acting Director, 1977-1979.

Dates: 1968-1979

Arthur Edwin Bye Papers

Identifier: BYE

This collection consists of four scrapbooks that reflect some of Arthur Edwin Bye's varied interests and professional practices as well as two samples of his writings on art.

Dates: 1903-1907, 1920-1965, undated

Audio-Visual Department Records

Identifier: AVR

The collection contains media from museum events, including exhibitions, interviews, lectures and shows. It also contains paper records from the Audio-Visual Department that covers exhibitions, slide shows, equipment-related information, correspondence, and assorted ephemera from events including clippings, photographs, pamphlets, and fliers.

Dates: 1929-2010

Beatrice Wood Collection

Identifier: BWC
Abstract This collection includes archival material documenting the life and work of Beatrice Wood (1893-1998), a central figure in the New York Dada movement and a notable ceramicist. The collection contains contributions by both Beatrice Wood and Conrad C. M. Arensberg, the great nephew of Walter C. Arensberg, one of Wood's close friends. It includes documentation of several exhibitions and events; photographs of Woods, her friends, and her artwork; and, letters from Wood to Conrad Arensberg and...
Dates: 1917-2001; Majority of material found within 1978-2001

Bernice McIlhenny Wintersteen Records

Identifier: WIN
Abstract Bernice McIlhenny Wintersteen was President of the museum from 1964 to 1968. With a family history of museum involvement, Wintersteen previously served on the Associate Committee of Women and the Board of Governors. Wintersteen's unique personality is reflected in her records, which depict the growth and activity of the museum during her presidency. Subjects include exhibitions, the development of the Wintersteen Student Center, negotiations with the Pennsylvania Legislature, and long-term...
Dates: 1963-1969

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