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Permanent Collection Legal Resources

  • In re Barnes Foundation, 683 A.2d 894, 453 Pa.Super. 243 (Pa. Super. 1996) (holding that trust restrictions do not preclude on-site fundraising functions and that the foundation could not deviate from restrictions on public access and admission fees).
  • In re Barnes Foundation,24 Fiduc.Rep.2d 94 (Pa.Com.Pl.Orph. Jan 29, 2004) (granting petition to expand board of trustees and deferring decision on the issue of the relocation of the collection pending receipt of additional information).
  • In re Barnes Foundation, No. 58,788, 2004 WL 2903655 (Pa.Com.Pl. Dec. 13, 2004)(grant petition to relocate collection to Philadelphia).
  • Schjeldahl, Peter, UNTOUCHABLE: The Barnes Foundation and its Fate, THE NEW YORKER, p. 202 (February 16, 2004).
  • Chris Abbinante, Protecting "Donor Intent" in Charitable Foundations: Wayward Trusteeship and the Barnes Foundation, 145 U. Pa. L. Rev. 665 (1996-1997). Access via HeinOnline (UM Law only).
  • Ilana H. Eisenstein, Keeping Charity in Charitable Trust Law: the Barnes Foundation and the Case for Consideration of Public Interest in Administration of Charitable Trusts, 151 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1747 (2002-2003). Access via HeinOnline (UM Law only).
  • Krista Smith (University of Maryland School of Law, Class of 2006), How Courts Commonly Approach Modifying Charitable Gifts (2004).

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