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Wintersteen, Bernice McIlhenny

 Person

Bernice McIlhenny Wintersteen was President of the Corporation from 1964 to 1968. With a family history of PMA involvement, Ms. Wintersteen previously served on the Associate Committee of Women and on the Board of Governors.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Bernice McIlhenny Wintersteen Records

 Collection
Identifier: WIN
Abstract Bernice McIlhenny Wintersteen was President of the museum from 1964 to 1968. With a family history of museum involvement, Wintersteen previously served on the Associate Committee of Women and the Board of Governors. Wintersteen's unique personality is reflected in her records, which depict the growth and activity of the museum during her presidency. Subjects include exhibitions, the development of the Wintersteen Student Center, negotiations with the Pennsylvania Legislature, and long-term...
Dates: 1963-1969

Henry P. McIlhenny Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HPM
Abstract The Henry P. McIlhenny Papers document the privileged and urbane lifestyle of the man whose tastes and talents earned him a reputation as a distinguished connoisseur of art and antiques, world traveler, host extraordinaire, philanthropist and generous friend. Although Henry McIlhenny (1910-1986) is the primary creator, this collection is very much a family affair, encompassing the art collections initiated by his parents, John D. and Frances P. McIlhenny, which passed, along with the family...
Dates: 1817-1824, 1902-1988, undated; Majority of material found within 1934-1986

Presidents' Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: PRE
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1962-1982

Wintersteen, Bernice McIlhenny, 1963

 File — Box: 19, Folder: 49
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: As the correspondents in this sub-subseries make evident, McIlhenny cultivated a social network that reached across noted names in all the arts, as well as titled gentry, royalty and political figures. Whenever celebrities of the stage, screen or concert hall were performing in Philadelphia, McIlhenny would invite them to his home at Rittenhouse Square, just a stone's throw away from the major theatres and hotels. Although they could not always accept the offer, invitees included Noel Coward,...
Dates: 1963

Wintersteen, Mrs. John, 1943-1944

 File — Box: 50, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: Comprising the largest portion of the Fiske Kimball Records, this series clearly documents Kimball's extensive contact with the institutions, individuals, and businesses that collectively directed and promoted art and artists, and a public appreciation for both. Kimball cultivated a variety of correspondents, from dealers and donors to museums, educational institutions and professional organizations. Throughout the three decades documented, antiques and art dealers appear to be Kimball's most...
Dates: 1943-1944

Wintersteen, Mrs. John, 1953-1954

 File — Box: 102, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents From the Series: Comprising the largest portion of the Fiske Kimball Records, this series clearly documents Kimball's extensive contact with the institutions, individuals, and businesses that collectively directed and promoted art and artists, and a public appreciation for both. Kimball cultivated a variety of correspondents, from dealers and donors to museums, educational institutions and professional organizations. Throughout the three decades documented, antiques and art dealers appear to be Kimball's most...
Dates: 1953-1954

Wintersteen, Mrs. John, 1947-1948

 File — Box: 64, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents From the Series: Comprising the largest portion of the Fiske Kimball Records, this series clearly documents Kimball's extensive contact with the institutions, individuals, and businesses that collectively directed and promoted art and artists, and a public appreciation for both. Kimball cultivated a variety of correspondents, from dealers and donors to museums, educational institutions and professional organizations. Throughout the three decades documented, antiques and art dealers appear to be Kimball's most...
Dates: 1947-1948

Wintersteen, Mrs. John, 1949-1950

 File — Box: 77, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents From the Series: Comprising the largest portion of the Fiske Kimball Records, this series clearly documents Kimball's extensive contact with the institutions, individuals, and businesses that collectively directed and promoted art and artists, and a public appreciation for both. Kimball cultivated a variety of correspondents, from dealers and donors to museums, educational institutions and professional organizations. Throughout the three decades documented, antiques and art dealers appear to be Kimball's most...
Dates: 1949-1950

Wintersteen, Mrs. John, 1951-1952

 File — Box: 90, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents From the Series: Comprising the largest portion of the Fiske Kimball Records, this series clearly documents Kimball's extensive contact with the institutions, individuals, and businesses that collectively directed and promoted art and artists, and a public appreciation for both. Kimball cultivated a variety of correspondents, from dealers and donors to museums, educational institutions and professional organizations. Throughout the three decades documented, antiques and art dealers appear to be Kimball's most...
Dates: 1951-1952