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Centennial Collection selected records, [ca. 1876]

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 2 Items, partial microfilm reels

Summary: Selected records from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Centennial Collection, assembled by HSP from various collections. Included are files from the Centennial Bureaus of Administration on the Art Department and Foreign Exhibitors, including information on the system of classification, bureau of awards, selection of judges, duties of and information for judges, news releases, and invitations to ceremonies, receptions and meetings; the Centennial Historical Department Receipt book containing stubs for the historical portraits exhibited, including the work of Titian Ramsey Peale, Thomas Lawrence, and John Trumbull; photographs of the architectural plans submitted in the building competition; and steroptican views of exhibits in Memorial Hall and sculpture.

Provenance

Microfilmed in 1991 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 4560-4561 available for use at Archives of American Art offices, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Restrictions on Use

Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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How to Cite This Collection

Centennial Collection selected records, [ca. 1876]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.