Information for Researchers


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research. All files in the "Forms" Subseries of the "Library records" Series are restricted until Jan. 1, 2027. The "Fragile restricted papers" may only be consulted with permission of the Archivist. Preservation photocopies for reference use have been substituted in the main files.

Use Restrictions

The Francis Bacon Foundation Records 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 as stated.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification and date], [Series info.], Francis Bacon Foundation Records, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Related Material

John Raphael Covert Papers. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Francis Bacon Foundation Records. Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery (San Marino, CA).

Arensberg Archives. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.