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George Seybolt papers relating to the Museum Trustee Association

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Creator:
Seybolt, George Crossan, 1914-1993  Search this
Museum Trustee Association  Search this
Names:
American Association of Museums. Museum Trustee Committee  Search this
American Association of Museums. Museum Trustee Committee for Research and Development  Search this
Seybolt, George Crossan, 1914-1993  Search this
Extent:
5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1970]-1991
Scope and Contents:
Records kept by George C. Seybolt in his capacity as chairman of the Museum Trustee Committee, American Association of Museums (AAM); chairman, Museum Trustee Committee for Research and Development, AAM; and founding chairman of the Museum Trustee Association. Included are files containing correspondence, reports, by-laws, minutes of meeetings, and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
George Seybolt was a food industry executive, museum trustee, and founder of the Museum Trustee Association from Boston, Mass. Born 1914. Died 1993. George Seybolt, president of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, was instrumental in founding the Museum Trustee Association, an advisory and discussion group whose purpose was to provide trustees of all museums with regular meetings and a means of influencing the deliberations of the American Association of Museums (now the American Alliance of Museums) through independent recommendations. It is no longer part of the AAM.The Museum Trustee Association (MTA) was originally the Museum Trustee Committee, American Association of Museums (AAM), and then the Museum Trustee Committee for Research and Development, AAM.
Provenance:
Donated by George C. Seybolt in 1992.
Function:
Art museums -- United States
Identifier:
AAA.seybgeor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-seybgeor