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Presidents' Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: PRE

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • 1962-1982

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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.

Biographical / Historical

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.

Extent

6 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

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.

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. 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.

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the Presidents' Office Records
Author
Finding aid prepared by Merle Chamberlain and Louise F. Rossmassler.
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Funded by a grant from The Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation.

Repository Details

Part of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives Repository

Contact:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
PO Box 7646
Philadelphia PA 19101-7646 United States