Scope and Content Note

Mostly correspondence, Ingersoll's records reflect changes in the Museum and School during this period. Under his presidency, the Textile Institute and the College of Art (name changed from "school" to "college" in

1959) separated from the PMA after lengthy negotiations. Ingersoll was an attorney and the records portray his participation in the legalities of the separation. Other subjects include grants, state aid, school accreditation, and admission charges.