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Katherine Coffey papers, 1941-1972

Coffey, Katherine

Museum director


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Honorary degrees and awards from Rutgers University, 1953, and Seton Hall University, 1966; photographs; clippings; and two articles by Coffey, "Museums in the World of Today," April, 1941, and "Apprenticeship Study for Museum Work."

Biographical/Historical Note

Museum director, Newark Museum in New Jersey.


Donated 1972 by The Newark Museum of Art.

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How to Cite This Collection

Katherine Coffey papers, 1941-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.