Jack L. and Muriel Wolgin records

Jack L. Wolgin (1916-2010) and his wife Muriel (died 2009) were local art collectors. Jack Wolgin was also a well known real estate developer and philanthropist who developed the Centre Square complex at 15th and Markets streets and commissioned the popular public art piece, Clothespin, by Claes Old...

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Other Authors: Fuller, Jeffery (Donor (dnr))
Collection:Jack L. and Muriel Wolgin Records
Collection Number:4259
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
Physical Description: 6.3 Linear feet 16 boxes
Summary: Jack L. Wolgin (1916-2010) and his wife Muriel (died 2009) were local art collectors. Jack Wolgin was also a well known real estate developer and philanthropist who developed the Centre Square complex at 15th and Markets streets and commissioned the popular public art piece, Clothespin, by Claes Oldenburg. This collection documents how the Wolgin's formed their own personal and renowned art collection through purchases, sales, and commissions. The files contain correspondence, financial records, and other items on various artworks and artists, art sales and auctions, and art bought and sold. Most of the records date from the 1970s and 1980s, with some material dating into the late 1990s.