Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives
Philadelphia Museum of Art Archives

Secretary of the Corporation Records Edit

Summary

Identifier
SEC

Dates

  • 1825-1980 (Creation)

Extents

  • 8.5 linear feet (Whole)

Notes

  • Abstract

    None available.

  • Processing Information

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

  • Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

  • Use Restrictions

    The Office of the Secretary of the Corporation 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.], Office of the Secretary of the Corporation Records, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives.

  • Related Material

    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. Includes corporate officer records in "Officers and other overseers" series. Fiske Kimball Records.

    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. Leslie Miller Records.

    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. Edwin AtLee Barber Records.

    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. Dalton Dorr Records.

    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Archives. Julius Zieget Records.

  • Historical Note

    The records of the Office of the Secretary of the Corporation were generated by the Secretaries and Controllers who followed the tenure of Julius Zieget. Serving as Secretary were William Graham (1963-1965), William H. Noble (1965-1972), George Howard (1975), and John Sharpe (1980-). Serving as Controller were Graham (1965), Howard (1966-1975), and Sharpe (1975). Apparently, the offices performed similar duties.

  • Scope and Content Note

    Included are investment reports from banks and investment counsellors, minutes and reports of the Investment Committee (1969-1976), bequest records, exhibition accounts, early legal documents of the School's building, and miscellaneous records of funds.

Components