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Annenberg, Walter H., 1908-2002

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role Collector
dates 1908-2002
city New York City
other citiesMilwaukee, WI; Trenton, NJ; Wynnewood, PA;
gender M
historical notes Philanthropist, art collector and communications mogul. His collection of French impressionist art was donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Enid Annenberg Haupt, one of Annenberg's seven sisters, started him on collecting in 1945-1950. His first purchases were van Gogh's ''Olive Trees'' and Monet's ''Stroller,'' a portrait of the artist's stepdaugher, Suzanne Hoschede.

M. L. Annenberg Foundation; married, Leonore Cohn Rosenstiel.

Wallis Annenberg (1940- ): Wallis was Walter Annenberg’s only living child (daughter) and vice-president of the Annenberg Foundation. She has been credited with continuing her father's legacy of philanthropic giving.

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Archives of American Art Hobson Pittman papers, 1916-1990. see details...
Archives of American Art Peter Hurd and Henriette Wyeth Hurd papers, 1917-1989. see details...
University of Pennsylvania, University Archives and Records Center University of Pennsylvania. University Relations. News and Public Affairs. Records, 1912-1993. see details...
University of Akron John Shively Knight Papers, 1894-1981, bulk 1920-1981. see details...
New York Times Clifton Daniel Papers, 1955-1977. see details...
Library of Congress The archive collection of Ambassador Walter H. Annenberg. see details...
University of Pennsylvania Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, n.d. see details...
University of Pennsylvania Correspondence with Eugene Ormandy, 1978-1982. see details...
Bentley Historical Library Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg papers, 1884-1974. see details...
Philadelphia Museum of Art Evan H. Turner Records, 1964-1978 see details...
Philadelphia Museum of Art Anne d'Harnoncourt Records, 1973-2008, n.d.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art Henri Gabriel Marceau Director Records, 1955-1964 see details...

see also:
Haupt, Enid A. (Enid Annenberg), 1906-2005
Annenberg, Lee