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Secretary of the Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEC

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • 1825-1980

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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.

Biographical / Historical

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). The offices of Secretary and Controller performed similar duties.

Extent

8.5 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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. 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.

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.
Title
Guide to the Secretary of the Corporation Records
Author
Finding aid prepared by Merle Chamberlain and Louise F. Rossmassler (12/31/87). Revised 2007.
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
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