Information for Researchers


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research with the following exceptions. Valuations and conservation (condition) reports are restricted, with access at discretion of the archivist. Personnel records are permanently restricted. Because of their poor condition, cracked or broken glass plate negatives are restricted.

Use Restrictions

The Johnson Collection Curatorial 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.], Johnson Collection Curatorial Records, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Separated Material

Correspondence and images, including oversized. To be transferred to Conservation and Technical Research Collection.

Papers (one folder) and oversized images. To be transferred to Henri Gabriel Marceau Director Records.

Photographs (one folder) of exhibitions and other installations. To be transferred to Special Format Records. Photographs.

Artifacts (objects). Transferred to Conservation, Archives and curatorial office. A list of this material is available in the Archives.

Exhibition catalogue and other publications. To be transferred to the Library. A list of this material is available in the Archives.


Related Material

John G. Johnson Papers. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Archives Reference Files. John G. Johnson Collection. Binders of important legal documents and related records. 7 vols. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.