Image from page 12 of “Annual report, 1907” (1907) – Philadelphia Picture

Identifier: annualreport190700penn
Title: Annual report, 1907
Year: 1907 (1900s)
Authors: Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art
Subjects: Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art–Annual reports Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art–Annual reports Philadelphia Museum School of Art–Annual reports Philadelphia Museum College of Art–Annual reports Philadelphia College of Art–Annual reports Philadelphia Colleges of the Arts–Annual reports University of the Arts–Annual reports
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art
Contributing Library: University of the Arts (Philadelphia), University Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation

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active members of the Board of Trustees. Only threedays before his death he presided at a meetingof the Executive Committee, at which time hewas apparently in his usual good health. At a recent meeting of the Executive Commit-tee of the Board of Trustees the following reso-lution was adopted : The Trustees of the Pennsylvania Museumand School of Industrial Art have learned withdeep sorrow of the death of their fellow member,Cornelius N. Weygandt. Long association with him in all the duties pertaining to hisposition as a member of our Board, and also of its Executive Com-mittee, inspires us, his fellow members, to bear testimony to hiszeal and fidelity in the cause of industrial education. His interest in the School was always of a deep and thoughtfulnature, and we mourn the loss of one whose services and co-opera-tion will be sorely missed at our council table. In paying tribute to his memory, we would testify to his highcharacter as a man, his eminent ability in business affairs, his

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10 sagacity and untiring industry, and his attractive personality, allof which gave him a distinguished place among the prominentmen of affairs of this city, and endeared him to us individuallyand as a body ; therefore be it Resolved, That this minute be entered upon our Minute Bookand that a copy thereof be transmitted to his family. William Platt Pepper. Mr. William Platt Pepper, for many years Director of theMuseum, died at his home in Philadelphia on April 27, 1907. Bythe death of Mr. Pepper, this Institution has lost one of its mosthelpful and generous supporters. Having been identified with thework of the Museum since its inception, and given largely of histime and strength to bring it to its present high rank among thegreat art institutions of this country, he at all times evinced a mostlively interest in its welfare. For more than thirty years, duringwhich period he occupied various positions of responsibility andtrust in the administration of the Museum and the School, he com

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