Information for Researchers

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research. The "Unpublished Writings" subseries and the "Restricted Fragile Papers" series may only be consulted with permission of the Archivist. In the case of fragile documents, preservation photocopies and copy prints have been substituted in the main files for reference use.

Use Restrictions

The Marcel Duchamp Research Collection is 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.], Marcel Duchamp Research Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Related Material

Marcel Duchamp Archives, Villiers sous Grez, France. Important collection including interviews; exhibition ephemera; corr.; photos; publications; and documentation of Duchamp's work. Contact: Jacqueline Matisse Monnier, 23 rue du Buisson, Villiers sous Grez, France 77760 or

Alexina and Marcel Duchamp Papers. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Marcel Duchamp Exhibition Records. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Administrative records. Department of Modern and Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Includes information about the acquisition of some material in the research collection.