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Francis Bacon Foundation Records

Identifier: FBF
Abstract The Francis Bacon Foundation was formed by Walter and Louise Arensberg in 1938 to promote study in science, literature, religion, history and philosophy with special reference to the works of Francis Bacon. The Foundation also served as the legal owner of the Walter and Louise Arensberg art collection. The Francis Bacon Foundation Records consist of correspondence, administrative and financial records which illustrate the organizational aspects of the Foundation, the Baconian research...
Dates: 1936-1997, undated

Garvan Decorative Arts Scrapbooks

Identifier: GAR

The Garvan Decorative Arts Scrapbooks consist of photographs of European furniture and other decorative art objects, as well as a few architectural elements.

Dates: 1929, undated

George and Mary Roberts Papers

Identifier: ROB

These records primarily reflect the work of George and Mary Roberts in writing "Triumph on Fairmount: Fiske Kimball and the Philadelphia Museum of Art."

Dates: 1946-1991 (bulk 1946-1961)

George Grey Barnard Papers

Identifier: GGB

George Grey Barnard was an American sculptor and collector of Medieval art. He located and arranged the pieces that eventually became "The Cloisters" for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. His papers are comprised primarily of correspondence and financial and business records documenting both his collecting and creation of art. The collection includes a significant amount of personal correspondence, biographical information, and family financial records as well.

Dates: 1895-1941

George Kubler Records of the Arensberg Collection Catalog

Identifier: KUB

These records consist of photographs annotated by George Kubler for a catalog of pre-Columbian sculptures in the collection of Louise and Walter Arensberg.

Dates: 1954

George M. Cheston Records

Identifier: CHE
Abstract George M. Cheston was President of the museum from 1968 to 1977, a very active period. During his presidency the Student Center, a new restaurant, and new air-conditioning facilities were installed. In addition, preparations for the museum's Centennial took place. Much of Cheston's records are committee reports and minutes, both standing and departmental committees. Records of all the Museum's committees during Cheston's administration are in his files. Also included is an extensive series...
Dates: 1968-1977

George Macpherson Genealogical Research

Identifier: MAC

George Macpherson compiled these records to document the history of the Macpherson clan from their Scottish origins to their contributions in the early history of the United States of America.

Dates: 1878-1905, undated

Giuseppe Donato Papers

Identifier: DON
Abstract This collection consists primarily of personal correspondence between the French sculptor Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) and his former student Giuseppe Donato (1881-1965), who became a noted Philadelphia sculptor. There are approximately one dozen original items written by Rodin, and photocopied versions of the 30 pieces of correspondence sent by Donato. Letters from a few other individuals associated with Rodin are also included, as well as a small portrait photograph Rodin autographed to...
Dates: 1897-1965, undated

Gloria Braggiotti Etting Photographs

Identifier: ETT

The Gloria Braggiotti Etting Photographs were taken primarily from the 1960s to 1980s and depict prominent citizens, noted artists, authors and celebrities. While some of the subjects Etting photographed are formally posed in portrait fashion, many are more candid images from social gatherings. Etting did not take all of these photographs, although it is unclear how many.

Dates: 1935-1994, undated

Graham Hood Papers of Bonnin and Morris Porcelain Manufactory

Identifier: HOO

This collection consists primarily of correspondence curator and scholar Graham Hood generated during his 1965 to 1970 research of America's first porcelain manufactory, and during and after the publication of his book regarding the same. The work, entitled "Bonnin and Morris of Philadelphia: the first American porcelain factory, 1770-1772," was published in 1972.

Dates: 1965-1976, undated

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Etting, Gloria Braggiotti 2
Fairmount Park Commission (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
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Johnson, John Graver, 1841-1917 2
Kramrisch, Stella, 1898-1993 2
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Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art 2
Philadelphia Museum of Art. Department of Urban Outreach 2
Philadelphia Museum of Art. Women's Committee 2
Price, Eli Kirk, 1860-1933 2
Rice, Danielle 2
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Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial 2
Scott, Robert Montgomery, 1929-2005 2
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Tancock, John L. 2
Taylor, Francis Henry, 1903-1957 2
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Von Erdberg, Joan Prentice, 1908-1995 2
Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955 2
Wood, Beatrice 2
Wood, William P. 2
Woodhouse, Samuel W., Jr. 2
Agro, Elisabeth R. 1
Aldridge, Alexandra Q. 1
American China Manufactory 1
Arensberg, Conrad M. (Conrad Maynadier), 1910-1997 1
Babbitt, Sherry 1
Bach, Penny Balkin 1
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 1
Barbour, George C. A. 1
Bassett, Barbara 1
Baxter, Nancy 1
Beale, Joseph Boggs, 1841-1926 1
Beamesderfer, Alice O. 1
Bell, Hamilton, 1857-1929 1
Benezet, John Stephen 1
Benson, E. M. (Emanuel Mervin), 1904-1971 1
Benson, Perry, Jr. 1
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959 1
Bloch, Julius T. (Julius Thiengen), 1888-1966 1
Blum, Dilys, 1947- 1
Borie, Lysbeth Boyd, 1902-1990 1
Bosbyshell, James Rex 1
Bosbyshell, John Albert 1
Botwinick, Michael 1
Breck, Samuel, 1771-1862 1
Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942 1
Butler, Ruth, 1931- 1
Bye, Arthur Edwin, 1885- 1
Campbell, William H., 1915-2012 1
Canaday, John, 1907-1985 1
Chamberlain, Merle J. 1
Cheatham, Walter 1
Colozzi, Carl 1
Corson, Alan, Jr. 1
Covert, John, 1882-1960 1
Cret, Paul Philippe, 1876-1945 1
Cummings, Hildegard 1
Curran, Mary Florence, 1885–1978 1
Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989 1
Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978 1
Dietrich, Daniel W., II 1
Diskant, Eda 1
Donato, Giuseppe 1
Douglas, R. Langton (Robert Langton), 1864-1951 1
Downs, Joseph, 1895-1954 1
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