Collection Summary

Title:Alexina and Marcel Duchamp Papers

Date:ca. 1886-1990, n.d.

Creator(s):Duchamp, Alexina, 1906-1995
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968

Extent:18 cubic feet


Repository:Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Abstract:The Alexina and Marcel Duchamp Papers are comprised of some personal papers of Marcel Duchamp as well as published material documenting the artist and his work that were compiled and organized by his widow, Alexina Duchamp. The collection is comprised of approximately 800 personal photographs; a small portion of Duchamp's correspondence; his lecture notes and transcripts; vital records; transcripts of several interviews with Duchamp; and published material concerning the artist.