Information for Researchers


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research. Because of its fragile condition, the following item may only be consulted with permission of the Archivist: floor plan with annotations re PMA Gothic installations (in "Objects and related topics" series, "European decorative arts and arms and armor" subseries, "Rooms and architectural elements" sub-subseries, "England. Gothic installations at PMA, incl. Abergavenny, Wales" file).

Use Restrictions

The Fiske Kimball 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 where stated.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification and date], [Series info.], Fiske Kimball Records, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Alternative Format Available

Microfilm of certain materials, 1934-1942, in "WPA and other relief programs" series is available in the Library.

Separated Material

White, Theo. B. "A Portfolio of Seven Lithographs of the Colonial Mansions in Fairmount Park." Intro. by Fiske Kimball. Narberth, PA: The Grasberger Galleries, 1933. Moved to Fiske Kimball Papers (FKP).


Related Material

Fiske Kimball Papers. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Curatorial files and object related research. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Please consult the Archivist regarding Kimball correspondence and other material located in various departmental offices.

Administration/Building Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Special Format. Architectural Drawings. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Arensberg Archives. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Board of Trustees Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Costume and Textiles Department Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Decorative Arts Department Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Education Division Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Far Eastern Art Department Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Francis Bacon Foundation Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

George Grey Barnard Papers. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Henri Gabriel Marceau Curatorial Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Henri Gabriel Marceau Director Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

J. Stogdell Stokes Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Julius Zieget Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Medieval Art Department Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Painting and Sculpture Department Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Prints, Drawings and Photographs Department Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Public Relations Department Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

R. Sturgis Ingersoll Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Records of the Library. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Papers of Sidney Fiske Kimball, 1918-1952. Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.

George Grey Barnard Papers. The Cloisters Library and Archives, Metropolitan Museum of Art.


Other Finding Aids

WPA Chart. Compiled by the Mellon Archives Project Archivist, this chart provides project numbers, dates, and descriptions for WPA sponsored education, library and registrar projects completed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.