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Facilities and Operations Department Records


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

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Ensuring the integrity of the Museum's physical surrounds is the charge of the Facilities and Operations Department. The offices that constitute the department are: Construction; Facilities and Maintenance; Installation Design and Protection Services.

These records originated in the office of Robert J. Morrone, Director of Facilities and Operations. Files are identified by project, art object, contractor or other general subject. In addition to the Museum's main neoclassical building, projects pertaining to other related facilities are also documented, including the Rodin Museum, the Raymond Perleman Building, and the Navy Yard facility, used for off-site storage. Documentation includes contracts, surveys, specifications, agreements, and applications

A folder-level inventory is available in the Archives.

These materials were arranged and described by Susan Anderson and Bertha Adams. Funded by a grant from The Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Finding aid prepared by Susan Anderson and Bertha Adams
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Funded by a grant from The Institute of Museum and Library Services
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research. Access to institutional records less than 10 years old is at the discretion of the Archivist.

Use Restrictions

The Facilities and Operations Department 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.

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