Finley, David E. (David Edward)

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Museum director and lawyer.

From the description of Papers of David E. Finley, 1921-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069121

Director of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

From the description of Correspondence to Paul Philippe Cret, 1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63645383

Born 1890, York, South Carolina; 1922-27, Member, War Loan Staff, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury; 1927-32, Special assistant to Secretary of the Treasury, Andrew W. Mellon; 1931, Married Margaret Morton Eustis; 1932-33, Honorary counselor to the American Embassy at the Court of St. James; 1938-56, Director, National Gallery of Art; 1950-62, Chairman, National Trust for Historic Preservation; 1950-63, Chairman, U.S. Commission of Fine Arts; 1977, February 1, died, Washington, D.C.

From the description of Papers, 1915-1977. (National Gallery of Art Library). WorldCat record id: 122503019

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creatorOf Rath, Frederick L. Papers of Frederick L. Rath, Jr., 1917-2001 (bulk 1937-1988) University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn Conger, Clement E.,. Oral history interview with Clement E. Conger 1992 July 14. National Gallery of Art Library
creatorOf Baker, Sarah, 1899-. Sarah Baker papers, 1922-1977. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Records of the American Commission for the Protection and Salvage of Artistic and Historic Monuments in War Areas. 1942 - 1946. Correspondence of David E. Finley with Henry C. Newton
referencedIn Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965. Papers, 1903-2005. Harvard University Art Museum
creatorOf Finley, David E. (David Edward). Correspondence to Paul Philippe Cret, 1945. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Letters received, 1954-1962. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Finley, David E. (David Edward). Papers, 1915-1977. National Gallery of Art Library
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Bales, Richard, 1915-1998,. Oral history interview with Richard Bales, 1989 January 11. National Gallery of Art Library
referencedIn Papers, 1903-2005 Harvard Art Museum Archives, Harvard University
referencedIn Thomas, Thelma, 1902-1994. Papers, 1941-1972. National Gallery of Art Library
referencedIn Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. 1787 - 2004. Subject and Policy Files. 1893 - 1957. Proposed Legislation - Rep. David E. Finley's Bill, H.R. 564; 64th Congress, 1st Session
creatorOf Finley, David E. (David Edward),. Oral history interview with David Finley, 1942 October and December. National Gallery of Art Library
creatorOf Records of the American Commission for the Protection and Salvage of Artistic and Historic Monuments in War Areas. 1942 - 1946. Applications
referencedIn Williams, Joan,. Oral history interview with Joan Williams, 1991 March 1. National Gallery of Art Library
referencedIn Walker, John, 1906, Dec. 24-1995,. Oral history interview with John Walker, 1997 July 27. National Gallery of Art Library
creatorOf Records of the American Commission for the Protection and Salvage of Artistic and Historic Monuments in War Areas. 1942 - 1946. Correspondence and Memoranda of David E. Finley
referencedIn Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960. William Adams Delano papers, 1902-1960 (inclusive), 1939-1960 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Columbia Art Association (Columbia, S.C.). Records, 1916-1964. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Murphy, Franklin D. (Franklin David) 1916-,. Oral history interview with Franklin Murphy, 1990 January 24 and May 5. National Gallery of Art Library
referencedIn Walker, John, 1906, Dec. 24-1995,. Oral history interview with John Walker, 1990 October 23. National Gallery of Art Library
creatorOf Finley, David E. (David Edward). Papers of David E. Finley, 1921-1977. Library of Congress
referencedIn Hayes, Lloyd,. Oral history interview with Lloyd Hayes, 1990 May 1 and 4. National Gallery of Art Library
referencedIn Frederick L. Rath, Jr. papers, 1917-1998, 1937-1988 State of Maryland and Historical Collections
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Bonner, Catharine,. Oral history interview with Catharine Bonner, 1989 June 2. National Gallery of Art Library
referencedIn Baird, Thomas, 1923-,. Oral history interview with Thomas Baird, 1989 August 15. National Gallery of Art Library
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associatedWith Biddle, James, 1929- person
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associatedWith Bonner, Catharine, person
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associatedWith Bruce, David Kirkpatrick Este. person
associatedWith Bullock, Helen Duprey, 1904-1995. person
associatedWith Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1879-1972. person
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associatedWith Conger, Clement E., person
associatedWith Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. corporateBody
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associatedWith Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948. person
associatedWith Cottenham, John Pepys, Earl of. person
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associatedWith Eggers, O. R. (Otto Reinhold), 1882-1964. person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969. person
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associatedWith Eustis, Morton, 1905-1944. person
associatedWith Finley family. family
associatedWith Finley, Margaret Eustis. person
associatedWith Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006. person
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associatedWith Garbisch, Edgar William. person
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associatedWith Green, Theodore Francis, 1867-1966. person
associatedWith Hammond, Chester. person
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associatedWith Hayes, Lloyd, person
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associatedWith Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912- person
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associatedWith Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979. person
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associatedWith Mellon, Paul, 1907- person
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associatedWith Moore, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920. person
associatedWith Murphy, Franklin D. (Franklin David) 1916-, person
associatedWith Nagel, Charles, 1849-1950. person
associatedWith National Gallery of Art (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) corporateBody
associatedWith National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Times Company corporateBody
associatedWith Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994. person
associatedWith Oatlands (Va.) corporateBody
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associatedWith Pope, John Russell, 1874-1962. person
associatedWith Princeton University. Bicentennial (1946) corporateBody
associatedWith Project Hope. corporateBody
associatedWith Rath, Frederick L. person
associatedWith Ripley, Sidney Dillon, 1913-2001. person
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associatedWith Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius), 1891-1979. person
associatedWith Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965. person
associatedWith Shepard, Donald. person
associatedWith Society of the Cincinnati. corporateBody
associatedWith St. John's Church (Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946. person
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correspondedWith Theodore Roosevelt Association. corporateBody
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associatedWith Unesco. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Commission of Fine Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of the Treasury. corporateBody
associatedWith University of South Carolina. corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, John, 1906, Dec. 24-1995, person
associatedWith War Memorial Association of Loudoun Co., Va. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington Cathedral. corporateBody
associatedWith Wayside Inn (Middletown, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith White House (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Whitney, C. V. (Cornelius Vanderbilt), 1899- person
associatedWith Whitney, John Hay. person
associatedWith Widener, Joseph E. (Joseph Early), 1872-1943. person
associatedWith Williams, Joan, person
associatedWith Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972. person
associatedWith Wyeth, Andrew, 1917-2009. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Washington (D.C.)
Art museums
Museum Directors


Birth 1890-09-13

Death 1977-02-01





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SNAC ID: 67481372