Information for Researchers


Access Restrictions

Loose pages of diary entries are extremely fragile, as are certain pages of the 1838-1839 volume. Access is at discretion of Archivist.

Use Restrictions

The John Stephen Benezet Diaries are the physical property of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. The Museum holds literary rights only for material created by Museum personnel or given to the Museum with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification and date], [Series info.], John Stephen Benezet Diaries, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.