Centennial Collection selected records

Collection ID:
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
[ca. 1876]
Physical Description:
2 Items
partial microfilm reels

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
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.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 4560-4561 available for use at Archives of American Art offices, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed in 1991 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Conditions Governing Use
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Finding aid for the Centennial Collection (including material not on microfilm) available on microfilm reel 4560.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Exhibitions Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painting Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits -- Exhibitions Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001