Undocumented Property at MAG

The following notice ran online at Rochester City Newspaper from June 17 through July 8, 2020 and on the New York State Comptroller’s website from March 10, 2021:

Notice of Intent to Acquire Property

Under Article 5, Section 233.aa of the New York State Education Law, The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester hereby asserts its intent to acquire title to the property on the list attached here, (PDF) which has been stored at MAG for over ten years and the source of which is unidentified. If you claim and can demonstrate ownership to this property, you must contact the museum in writing to make arrangements to collect the property; send correspondence to Kerry Schauber, Curatorial Department, Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue, Rochester NY 14607 or kschauber at mag [dot] rochester [dot] edu . If you fail to do so within one hundred eighty (180) days, the museum will commence proceedings to acquire title to the property. If you wish to commence legal proceedings to claim the property, you should consult an attorney.