Archives of American Art

George Seybolt papers relating to the Museum Trustee Association

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.seybgeor
Creators:
Seybolt, George Crossan, 1914-1993
Museum Trustee Association
Dates:
[ca. 1970]-1991
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
5 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
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
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.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by George C. Seybolt in 1992.

Keywords
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