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Regarding third-party correspondence and manuscript collections, the Museum often has property rights, but not copyright, to letters, photographs, sound recordings, and other materials. Authorization to publish or quote from manuscripts must be requested from the copyright owner (often the heirs, estate, or literary executor). It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission from all copyright holders before publication.

Citation Style

The template for citing our archival materials is:

[Folder/Item Title, Date], [Collection/Record Title], Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives.