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Centennial Exhibition Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M2012.003

Scope and Contents

Collection includes various objects related to the Centennial Exhibition (Philadelphia, 1876).

Dates

  • 1876

Access

Please call (479) 418-5748 or fill out the request form in the collection record at least two weeks in advance to ensure availability of materials.

Conditions Governing Use Note

Notification of intent to publish, quote, or cite archival materials is required. Please contact: library@crystalbridges.org. The collection is the physical property of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (CBMAA). Other rights, including copyright belong to the authors and their legal heirs and assigns. For further information please contact CBMAA library.

Historical Information

The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 was the first official World's Fair to be held in the United States. It was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 10 to November 10, 1876, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

Extent

6 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Archives Repository

Contact:
600 Museum Way
Bentonville AR 72712 United States
(479) 418-5748