Information for Researchers


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research. 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 Arensberg Archives 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.], Arensberg Archives, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives.

Alternative Format Available

Reference photocopies of some material related to the following people/subjects are available to researchers in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art:

Arensberg Art Collection card catalog (Modern section only).

Archipenko, Alexander, 1887-1964

Archipenko, Gela

Brancusi, Constantin, 1876-1957

Brice, William

Brown, Bob, 1886-1959

Burliuk, David, 1882-1967

Burliuk, Marussia (Mrs David)

Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

Cavanna, Elise

Chagall, Marc, 1887-

Cravan, Arthur, 1887-1920?

Corle, Helen Freeman (Mrs. Edwin)

de Zayas Gallery

Demuth, Charles, 1883-1935

Dreier, Katherine Sophie, 1877-1952

Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968

Eames, Charles

Ernst, Max, 1891-1976

Frey, Albert, 1903-

Gleizes, Albert, 1881-1953

Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898-

Homolka, Florence Meyer

Jawlensky, Alexey

Kerfoot, J. B. (John Barrett), 1865-1927

Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953

Laughlin, Clarence John

Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955

Marx, Samuel A., 1885-1964

McBride, Henry, 1867-1962

Merida, Carlos, 1891-

Merrild, Knud, 1894-

Moholy-Nagy, Lazlo

Montenegro, Roberto, 1887-1968

Motherwell, Robert

O'Gorman, Helen

O'Gorman, Juan, 1905-

Okada, Kenzo, 1902-

Onslow-Ford, Gordon

Pach, Walter 1883-1958

Paul Drey Gallery

Picabia, Francis, 1879-1953

Ray, Man, 1890-1976

Reiner, Jan

Richter, Hans, 1888-1976

Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957

Roy, Pierre, 1880-1950

Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961

Sage, Kay

Schell, Sherril

Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965

Siskind, Aaron

Stein, Clarence S.

Steinitz, Kate Traumann, 1889-1975

Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946

Still, Clyfford, 1904-

Tamayo, Rufino, 1899-

Tice, Clara, 1888-1973

Tzara, Tristan, 1896-1963

Wayne, June C.

Weston, Brett

Weston, Edward, 1886-1958

Wood, Beatrice

Related Material

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

Walter and Louise Arensberg Book Collection. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library.

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

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