Museum Trustee Association records, [ca. 1970]-1991

Museum Trustee Association

Collection size: 5.0 linear ft.

Collection Summary: 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 Note: The Museum Trustee Association was originally the Museum Trustee Committee, American Association of Museums (AAM), and then the Museum Trustee Committee for Research and Development, AAM. George Seybolt, president of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, was instrumental in founding this trustee advisory and discussion group. Its purpose was to provide trustees of all museums with regular meetings and a means of influencing the deliberations of the American Association of Museums through independent recommendations. It is no longer part of the AAM.

Donated by George C. Seybolt in 1992.

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