MuseumVisitPrograms & EventsExhibitionsCollectionsSupport PEMShopARTscape


A place of meeting and global dialogue.

"The ability to relate and to connect . . . lies at the
 very heart of any creative use of the mind . . ." -George J. Seidel
Director’s Welcome
New Museum
Yin Yu Tang House
Phillips Library



Ipomoea illustris. Convolvulaceae, 1973. Sydney Parkingson. Copper plate engraving.
Ipomoea illustris. Convolvulaceae, 1973. Sydney Parkingson. Copper plate engraving.
Collections

The collections of the Phillips Library consist of manuscripts, books, pamphlets, newspapers and documents created for personal, business, legal, artistic, didactic and scholarly use. The scope is global.

Within the museum, not all items created on paper are held in the library. For works of art on paper contact the American Decorative Arts Department. For photographs contact the Photography Department. For nautical navigation charts contact the Maritime Department.



Directions | Search | Join | Press | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Site Credits



©2001-2009 The Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square (161 Essex St) Salem, Massachusetts 01970. 978-745-9500, (Toll Free) 866-745-1876 All rights reserved.