Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives
Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives

Presidents' Office Records Edit




  • 1962-1982 (Creation)


  • 6 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. Funded by a grant from The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation.

  • Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

  • Use Restrictions

    The Presidents' Office 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.], Presidents' Office Records, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives.

  • Related Material

    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. Robert Montgomery Scott Records.

    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. William P. Woods Records.

    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. George M. Cheston Records

    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. Bernice McIlhenny Wintersteen Records.

  • Historical Note

    From the terms of Bernice McIlhenny Wintersteen to that of Robert Montgomery Scott, some of the Presidents' special files were set aside and carried forward with additions made to them. These files were administered by Madeleine de Miege until 1973, Lolita D. Dyson from 1973 through 1976, and by Melissa M. Paisley after that. These people served as Assistants to the President of the Corporation.

  • Scope and Content Note

    The records consist of correspondence, Board of Governors dissolution material (1964), Capital Budget Programs, Financial Records, Board of Trustees lists and President's Reports, Director's Reports from the Annual Report, Committees and Resolutions, as well as Fairmount Park Commission Reports.