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Patrick J. Kelleher Papers

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Kelleher, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph), 1917-

Patrick Joseph Kelleher, born in 1917, was the much-loved director of the Princeton University Art Museum from 1960 to 1972. During World War II, Kelleher headed the Greater Hesse Division of the monuments, fine arts, and archives section of the United States Army's Office of Military Government for Germany, recovering and returning works of art in Europe. He was most notably in charge of the Holy Crown of Hungary during this time. Kelleher eventually moved to Princeton, where he supervised the first modern expansion of the University's Art Museum. He oversaw the construction and dedication of a new museum building in 1966, and served on the committee that oversaw the selection and installation of the Putnam Memorial Sculptures on campus. He passed away on June 16, 1985.

Consists of correspondence, publications, notes, press releases, schedules, and photographs collected by Patrick J. Kelleher over the course of his directorship of the Princeton University Art Museum. Also included are syllabi and course materials from a museology seminar Kelleher taught, and awards received from other museums and institutions.

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Container list created by Eleanor Wright '14 in January 2012 and finding aid updated by Christie Peterson in February 2012.

Publisher
University Archives
Finding Aid Author
Christie Peterson
Finding Aid Date
2007
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The collection is open for research use.

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Collection Inventory

Scope and Contents

Series 1: 1992 Accession of Papers and Photographs, 1942-1984 consists of correspondence, publications, notes, press releases, schedules, and photographs collected by Patrick J. Kelleher over the course of his directorship of the Princeton University Art Museum. Also included are syllabi and course materials from a museology seminar Kelleher taught, and awards received from other museums and institutions.

Arrangement

The materials in Series 1: 1992 Accession of Papers and Photographs remain in the original order in which they were received in the archives, with the exception of several folders of photographs that were removed from the various folders in boxes 1 and 2 and grouped together in folders at the end of box 3.

Physical Description

3 boxes

Ancient Art in the Art Museum, Princeton University, 1960. 1 box.
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1 box

A Group of Tings, 1966. 1 box.
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1 box

The Stanley J. Seeger Junior Collection, 1961. 1 box.
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1 box

Hollander, 1971-1984. 1 box.
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1 box

Unfoldered Materials, 1978-1983. 1 box.
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1 box

Jane Sabersky - Documents, 1983. 1 box.
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1 box

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1960-1982. 1 box.
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1 box

Eugene Berman, 1967-1970. 1 box.
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1 box

Newspaper Clippings, 1977. 1 box.
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1 box

Nadelmann, 1972. 1 box.
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1 box

George Rowley, 1959-1970. 1 box.
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1 box

American Academy: Rome, 1975-1980. 1 box.
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1 box

Requests to Publishers, 1976-1978. 1 box.
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1 box

Budapest Visit, 1984. 1 box.
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1 box

Dimitri Hadzi, 1961-1978. 1 box.
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1 box

Letters of Recommendation, 1966-1983. 1 box.
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1 box

Afro Text / Mario Letters, 1979. 1 box.
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1 box

Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives, 1945-1946, 1961. 1 box.
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1 box

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New York - Putnam Possibilities, 1972-1973. 1 box.
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1 box

Sculptures Refused, 1968-1971. 1 box.
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1 box

Putnam Correspondence, 1968-1972. 1 box.
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1 box

Correspondence to Answer, 1977-1979. 1 box.
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1 box

Letters: Hans: Eva: Magda, 1978-1981. 1 box.
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1 box

Doubleday - Mrs. Onassis, 1979. 1 box.
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1 box

George Braziller, 1978-1979. 1 box.
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1 box

Loans to Princeton University Museum, 1979-1981. 1 box.
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1 box

John Swope, 1979. 1 box.
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1 box

Miscellaneous Clippings, 1977-1984. 1 box.
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1 box

Notes and Clippings, 1975. 1 box.
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1 box

Memorandum for Authors, Editors, Compositors, Proofreaders on the Preparation of Manuscripts and the Handling of Proof; RICOH AF-5 Manual, Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Publicity - Releases - News Article, 1969-1976. 1 box.
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1 box

Wen Fongery / Rocky's Fakes and Other; Seu and Dugery, 1978-1979. 1 box.
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1 box

Miscellaneous Clips, 1977-1979. 1 box.
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1 box

Magda de Barany - Oberschall, 1949. 1 box.
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1 box

Xerox, 1979-1981. 1 box.
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1 box

Photographs and Correspondence, 1956-1957. 1 box.
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1 box

Duplicates - Afro, 1955. 1 box.
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1 box

Unfoldered Material, 1968. 1 box.
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1 box

Summer Collection: Kunsthandel P. de Boer, Amsterdam, 1966. 1 box.
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1 box

Schmidt, Julius - Bronze Sculpture, 1973. 1 box.
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1 box

Fitzgerald, James - Fountain - Woodrow Wilson School, 1973. 1 box.
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1 box

Harry Bertoia, 1969-1973. 1 box.
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1 box

Gonzalez, 1970. 1 box.
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1 box

Unfoldered Materials, 1954-1955, 1967. 1 box.
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1 box

Sculptures (Pending), 1969-1970. 1 box.
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1 box

Schedules: Tours and Special Events, 1967-1970. 1 box.
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1 box

Leonide, 1966-1969. 1 box.
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1 box

Acoustiguide / Recorded Tours, 1971. 1 box.
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1 box

Pavel Tchelitchew, 1970. 1 box.
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1 box

Incorporate in Neo-Romantic Show - Folder, 1967. 1 box.
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1 box

"Fine Arts in the Market Place", Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Seminar in Museology, 1969-1970. 1 box.
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1 box

Minutes of the Executive Committee, 1971 January 8. 1 box.
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1 box

Tax Problems, 1969. 1 box.
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1 box

Executive Committee and Financial Summary, 1970 November. 1 box.
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1 box

Creative Arts Program - Artists in Residence, 1964-1969. 1 box.
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1 box

Computers and the Humanities, 1971-1972. 1 box.
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1 box

Exhibition - Neo-Romantic Show - Correspondence - Loans, etc., 1961-1970. 1 box.
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1 box

Neo-Romantic File - Berard, Berman, 1969. 1 box.
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1 box

Faculty Committee for Museum, 1965-1967. 1 box.
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1 box

Administration Study Report Art Museum, 1967. 1 box.
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1 box

Seminar in Museology, 1968-1969. 1 box.
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1 box

Miscellaneous, 1980. 1 box.
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1 box

Contract - Museum, 1973-1981. 1 box.
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1 box

Eugene Berman - Notes and Ideas for a Neo-Romantic Exhibition, Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Mary - For Insertions into Text, Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Miscellaneous Notes, Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Frick Lecture, 1942. 1 box.
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1 box

Princeton Lecture, 1979. 1 box.
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1 box

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Localization of 923, 1947. 1 box.
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1 box

Miscellaneous Notes, Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Rome (Vatican Job) Codex Gr. 749, Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Jack Zajac Sculpture Opening, 1983. 1 box.
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1 box

Sta. Prassede (San Zeno Chapel) - Interiors, Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Gifts to Princeton, 1978. 1 box.
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1 box

Rome in Time of Paschal, Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Paschalian, Conography, Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Clippings and Correspondence, 1981-1984. 1 box.
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1 box

Schmidt, 1971. 1 box.
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1 box

Hollander, 1983. 1 box.
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1 box

Putnam Sculpture - Student Photographs, 1970. 1 box.
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1 box

The Hallsborough Gallery: Pieter Brueghel the Younger, 1564-1637, "The Tower of Babel", Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1966-1978. 1 box.
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1 box

Photographic Material, Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Putnam Letters, 1982. 1 box.
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1 box

Photographs, Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Certificates and Honors, 1959-1963. 1 box.
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1 box

Rome in Time of Paschal, Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Photographs - Sculpture (No Folder Label) - Mostly Putnam Collection, Undated. 1 box.
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1 box

Photographs Removed from Boxes 1 and 2, 1942-1984. 1 box.
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1 box

Print, Suggest