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Nina J. Cullinan Papers, 1953-1981
MS10

Summary Information


Title:

Papers

Creator:

Nina J. Cullinan

Inclusive Dates:

1953-1981

Extent:

.25 linear feet

Abstract:

Nina J. Cullinan was one of five children of Joseph Stephen Cullinan, a founder of Texaco. She is remembered as a modest philanthropist who shunned descriptions of herself as a patroness of the arts and a benefactress. Nina Cullinan pledged funding for the MFAH Cullinan Hall designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. This collection consists of correspondence, papers and newsclippings relating to her gift to build Cullinan Hall; various letters and invoices related to her various gifts to the museum; endowment fund reports and copies of related MFAH minutes and committee meetings.

Call Number:

MS10

Language:

Materials are in English.
Finding aid written in English

Repository:

Archives, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
P.O. Box 6826; Houston, TX 77265-6826





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