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Centennial Collection selected records, [ca. 1876]

Creator:
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Subject:
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2 partial microfilm reels.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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.
Citation:
Centennial Collection selected records, [ca. 1876]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 4560-4561 available for use at Archives of American Art offices, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
Use Note:
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107.
Loan:
Loan
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1991 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Portrait painting
Portraits
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10775
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214399
AAA_collcode_histsoci
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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