University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Jennifer Quick

Geraldine Bruckner

An Appreciation by Past and Present Expedition Staff

By: Erle Leichty and James Muhly and Barbara Murray and Martha Phillips and Jennifer Quick and Bernard Wailes

Geraldine Bruckner, aged eighty-two and Expedition’s Associate Editor, died on 9 August 1983 after a short illness. It would be fair to say that The University Museum has lost an institution, as Geraldine had worked here continuously since 1921 and was a living respository of Museum history and lore. It was particularly appropriate that Geraldine […]

The Flowering of the Museum Gardens

From the Archives

By: Alex Pezzati and Jennifer Quick

The University of Pennsylvania Museum sits on a plot of land that had been reserved by the City of Philadelphia for a public park. At the urging of the University of Pennsylvania, City officials were persuaded to transfer the land to the University to be developed as a “museum and botanical garden and park, at […]