Skip to main content

Pepper, William Platt

 Person

William Platt Pepper was the first vice-president of the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art (PMSIA) from 1876-1882, and president from 1882-1897.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dalton Dorr Records

 Collection
Identifier: DOR
Abstract Dalton Dorr played a key role in the early years of the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art (later known as the Philadelphia Museum of Art). Dorr was elected Secretary of the Corporation in 1880. In 1888 he acted as both Secretary and Curator, and by 1892 he was performing the duties of Secretary, Director, and Curator. In 1899 William Platt Pepper took over as Director of the museum, and Dorr continued on as Curator and Secretary. Dalton Dorr died on February 26, 1901. Shortly...
Dates: 1876-1904