Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives
Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives

William P. Wood Records Edit




  • 1952, 1970-1980 (Creation)


  • 11 linear feet (Whole)

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  • Abstract

    None available.

  • Processing Information

    These materials were arranged and described by Merle Chamberlain and Louise F. Rossmassler in 1987. Finding aid revised 2007. Funded by a grant from The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation.

  • Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

  • Use Restrictions

    The William P. Wood Records are the physical property of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. The Museum holds literary rights only for material created by Museum personnel or given to the Museum with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication and for other purposes where stated.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Item identification and date], [Series info.], William P. Wood Records, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives.

  • Related Material

    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. Presidents' Office Records.

  • Historical Note

    William P. Wood was President of the Corporation from 1977 to 1981. Earlier he had served as Chairman of the Board and on several Board committees.

  • Scope and Content Note

    The records mostly are correspondence, often of a political and administrative nature. Subjects include the transition of officers, lobbying, development, introduction of the new Director, and development and organization of the Irish and Second Empire Exhibitions. Also included is a series of recent bequests to the Philadelphia Museum of Art.