Donahue, Kenneth

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Kenneth Donahue (1915-1985) was a museum director and art historian of Los Angeles, Calif.

From the description of Oral history interview with Kenneth Donahue, 1981 Mar. 18-Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779476953

Donahue helped establish a History of Art Department at the University of Louisville, 1936-38; was lecturer at the Museum of Modern Art (New York City), 1936-38 and at the Frick Museum (New York City) 1959-1953; curator at the Ringling Museum (Sarasota, Florida) 1953-1957, then director 1957-1964; deputy director of the Los Angeles County Museum of art, then director 1966-1979; and consultant for the Nevada Museum of Fine Arts, 1982-1985.

From the description of Collections and programs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art : oral history transcript / by George M. Goodwin, under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, 1987. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 214799566

Museum director, art historian; Los Angeles, Calif. Born 1915.

From the description of Kenneth Donahue interviews, 1981 Mar. 18 - Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220179590

Kenneth Donahue, 1915-, museum director and art historian of Los Angeles, Calif.

From the description of Oral history interview with Kenneth Donahue, 1981 Mar. 18 - Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646395863

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associatedWith Ahmanson Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Ahmanson, William. person
associatedWith Arnold, Anna Bing. person
associatedWith Bowman, Ruth, 1923- person
associatedWith Brandeis, Adele, 1885-1975, person
associatedWith Brody, Steve, 1915- person
associatedWith Brown, Richard F. person
associatedWith Cantor, B. Gerald, 1916-1996. person
associatedWith Carter, Edward William, 1911- person
associatedWith Frick Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Goodwin, George M. person
associatedWith Hammer, Armand, 1898-1990. person
associatedWith John and Mabel Ringling Museum of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Krautheimer, Richard, 1897-1994. person
associatedWith Los Angeles County Museum of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Murphy, Franklin D., 1916-1994. person
associatedWith Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith New York University. Institute of Fine Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena. corporateBody
associatedWith Saltman, Molly, 1915- person
associatedWith Simon, Norton. person
associatedWith Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
California
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Art--Collectors and collecting
Museum directors--Interviews
Art patrons
Museum curators--Interviews
Art--Exhibitions
Art historians--Interviews
Art museums
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Person

Active 1955

Active 1977

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