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Former Departments Records


Held at: Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives [Contact Us]Philadelphia Museum of Art, PO Box 7646, Philadelphia, PA 19101-7646

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

These are the records of departments that once existed but no longer function due to changed collecting priorities or economic necessity. The records have not been adopted by similar corresponding or existing departments as have the records of other earlier departments.

These materials were arranged and described by Alice Lefton. Funded by a grant from The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives
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Finding aid prepared by Alice Lefton
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Funded by a grant from The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

The Former Departments 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.

Collection Inventory

Ceramics correspondence, 1930-1936. 1 folder.
Scope and Content Note

Here is the correspondence of Marion Thring who was the Assistant Curator of Ceramics.

Physical Description

1 folder

Lace correspondence, 1924-1928. 1 folder.
Scope and Content Note

Catherine F. Woodhouse, the wife of Dr. Samuel W. Woodhouse, was Curator of Lace with Mrs. William T. Carter as Honorary Curator. The correspondence here is largely Mrs. Woodhouse's.

Physical Description

1 folder

Metal-work correspondence, 1927-1928. 1 folder.
Scope and Content Note

Frederick C. King was Assistant in iron work and armor. His correspondence is here.

Physical Description

1 folder

Numismatics correspondence, 1919-1932. 1 folder.
Scope and Content Note

This series consists mainly of correspondence by Jane Wolfe, Registrar and Elizabeth Woodring, Assistant Registrar, for F. D. Langenheim, the Honorary Curator of Numismatics.

Physical Description

1 folder

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