Berenson, Bernard and Mary. Papers, 1880-2002 1880-2002

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Berenson, Bernard and Mary. Papers, 1880-2002, 1880-2002

Berenson, Bernard and Mary. Papers, 1880-2002 1880-2002

72.0 Linear feet; (216 file boxes, 25 large format folders, 8 folders, 17 card file boxes, 18 photo boxes, 4 rolls microfilm, 8 boxes photocopies from other repositories)

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Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959

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Bernard Berenson (June 26, 1865 – October 6, 1959) was an American art historian specializing in the Renaissance. His book Drawings of the Florentine Painters was an international success. His wife Mary is thought to have had a large hand in some of the writings. Berenson was a major figure in the attribution of Old Masters, at a time when these were attracting new interest by American collectors, and his judgments were widely respected in the art world. Recent research has cast doubt on some...

Greene, Belle da Costa, 1883-1950

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Belle da Costa Greene (December 13, 1883 – May 10, 1950) was the librarian to J. P. Morgan. After Morgan's death in 1913, Greene continued as librarian under his son, Jack Morgan. In 1924 the private collection was incorporated by the State of New York as a library for public uses, and the Board of Trustees appointed Greene first director of the Pierpont Morgan Library. Born Belle Marion Greener in Washington, D.C., Greene grew up there and in New York City. Her biographer Heidi Ardizzone lis...

Acton, Harold, 1904-1994

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Harold Acton was a British writer and scholar. His works include The Last Medici (1932), The Bourbons of Naples, 1734-1825 (1956), and two memoirs, Memoirs of an Aesthete (1948) and More Memoirs of an Aesthete (1970). Acton lived in China from 1933 to 1939, during which time he supported himself by teaching English Literature and collaborated with others to translate various Chinese literary works. His translations include Glue and Lacquer: Four Cautionary Tales (1941) and ...

Brown, Gertrude Foster, 1867-1956

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A concert pianist active in the women's suffrage movement, Gertrude Foster Brown (1867-1956) studied music in Boston, Berlin, and Paris, was an officer and president of the New York State Woman Suffrage Association (1913-1917), Director-General of the Women's Overseas Hospitals in France (1918), and General Manager of the Woman Citizen (1921-1931). Her husband, Arthur Raymond Brown (1865-1944), was descended from the Raymonds of Rindge, New Hampshire, and was great grandson of Revolutionary Ge...

Francis, Henry Sayles, 1902-1994

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Henry Sayles Francis was born March 4, 1902 in Boston, Massachusetts to parents George Tappan Francis and Frances Coren Brown. After earning a degree in art history from Harvard University, Francis worked at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Francis worked at the Cleveland Museum of Art from 1927 to 1929. He left to serve as Assistant to the Co-directors at the Fogg Museum and returned to work at the Cleveland Museum of Art in 1931. Francis served as Art Historian and Curator of Prints and Pai...

Milles, Carl, 1875-1955

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Milles was born in Sweden and later taught at Cranbrook Academy in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Henry Booth was the son of George G. Booth, a founder of Cranbrook. From the description of Carl Milles letter to Henry Booth, 1943 September 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220146114 Fitch graduated from the Pratt Institute of Art and worked as a professional artist before coming to CMU in 1933. She retired as Assoc. Prof. Emeritus in 1957. Fitch also designed her own house and was...

Duveen Brothers

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The Duveen Brothers firm, notable art dealers with branches in London, Paris, and New York, were active in the late 19th century through the mid-20th century. Under the guidance of Joseph Duveen, and assisted by art experts, most notably Bernard Berenson, Duveen Brothers monopolized the American art market for five decades. Edward Fowles was president of the firm after Joseph Duveen's death, and served until 1964, when he sold Duveen stock and other property to Norton Simon. From the...

Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Government attorney, prof. of law, legal scholar, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In service of Federal Gov't., 1906-1914, 1917-1919 in N.Y.? prof. of law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1914-1939; U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1939-1962. Author of books and articles on legal and related topics. Recipient of numerous honorary degrees. Visiting prof., Oxford Univ., England, 1933-1934. From the description of Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965 (inclusive), 1939-19...

Trevor-Roper, H. R. (Hugh Redwald), 1914-2003

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British historian. From the description of Hitler's place in history : sound recording, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122639648 ...

Berenson family

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Origo, Iris, 1902-1988

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Coster, Charles Henry, 1897-1977

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Perkins, F. Mason

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Hammond, Mason, 1903-2002

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Hammond earned his Harvard AB in 1925. From the description of Notes in History 23, 1922-1923. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075504 From the description of Final honors examination in Latin 7, May 7, 1925. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075614 Hammond graduated from Harvard in 1925 and taught Latin at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Mason Hammond, 1922-1968 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973...

Frick, Helen Clay, 1888-1984

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Levi, Doro, 1898-1991

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Clark, Kenneth, 1903-1983

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Kenneth Clark was an art historian and a patron of the arts. He was born in London, and educated at Winchester and Trinity College, Oxford, where he gained a second class in modern history. In the autumn of 1925, art historian Bernard Berenson asked him to assist him in the revision of his corpus of Florentine drawings. In 1929 he was offered the task of cataloguing Leonardo da Vinci's drawings held at Windsor Castle. In 1931 he was appointed keeper of the Department of Fine Art at the Ashmolean...

Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962

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Robert Woods Bliss (1875-1962, Harvard AB 1900) and his wife, Mildred Barnes Bliss (1875-1969) were prominent art collectors and the founders of Dumbarton Oaks, an estate which they developed and conveyed in 1940 to Harvard University as the Center for Byzantine Studies, a research center and museum. Robert Woods Bliss served in the U.S. Foreign Service from 1903-1933. He was Minister to Sweden from 1923-1927 and Ambassador to Argentina from 1927-1933. From t...

Canfield, Cass, 1897-1986

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Villa I Tatti (Florence, Italy)

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Meiss, Millard

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Art historian, Princeton, N.J. Born 1904 Died 1975. From the description of Millard Meiss papers, [ca. 1920-1975]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122576787 ...

Johnson, John Graver, 1841-1917

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Gronau, Georg

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Epithet: Director, Cassel Picture Gallery British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001089.0x0000d7 ...

Getty, J. Paul (Jean Paul), 1892-1976

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American oil tycoon and art collector Jean Paul Getty was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on December 15, 1892 to George Franklin Getty (1855-1930) and Sarah Catherine McPherson Risher Getty. Around 1906 the Getty family moved to Los Angeles. J. Paul Getty eventually persuaded his father to shift the focus of the family petroleum business to the Los Angeles basin. Beginning in the early 1930s Getty lived in a house he built next to William Randolph Hearst's on the beach in Santa Monica. During Wo...

Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

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American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...

Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

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Walt Whitman (1819-1892), poet and author. From the description of Walt Whitman collection, 1842-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702172830 Poet, journalist, essayist. From the description of Letter, 1863 July 27-1863 Sept. 9. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477038304 American author. From the description of Letter to Mary E. Van Nostrand, 1890 November 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49377819 America...

Mariano, Nicky

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Lehman, Robert

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Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970

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Russell was an English logician and philosopher. Marsh edited Russell's Logic and knowledge: essays 1901-1950 and wrote about Russell. From the guide to the Letters to Robert C. (Robert Charles) Marsh, 1950-1959., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Russell, British philosopher and mathematician and the 3rd Earl Russell. From the description of [Letter, 19]44 Dec. 8, Trinity College, Cambridge [to] Dear Sir / Bertrand Russell. (Smith C...

Berenson, Mary, 1864-1945

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Bernard Berenson, art historian and critic, was born in Lithuania in 1865. His family moved to Boston, Mass. in 1875 where he was enrolled in the Boston Latin School. He then attended Boston University for one year, and graduated from Harvard College in 1887. Encouraged by Isabella Stewart Gardner and others, Berenson travelled to Europe to study art, although with the original intention of becoming a writer. Mary Berenson was born a Quaker in Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1864, the d...

Toesca, Pietro, 1877-1962

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Hand, Learned, 1872-1961

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Attorney and Federal judge. Practiced law, Albany, N.Y., and N.Y.C., 1897-1909; U.S. District judge, Southern District N.Y., 1909-1924; Judge, U.S. Ct. of Appeals, 2d Circuit, 1924-1961; Senior Circuit Judge, 1939-1951. Member and co-founder, American Law Institute. 15 LL.D.'s including Harvard U. 1939, Cambridge (England) 1952. Author of numerous legal and non-legal articles, memorials, etc.; Holmes lecturer, Harvard Law School, 1958. From the description of Papers of Learned Hand, ...

Pach, Walter, 1883-1958

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Pach: Artist, critic, historian, writer, art consultant, curator; New York, N.Y. Instrumental in organizing the Armory Show, 1913. Winthrop: patron; New York, N.Y. His collection, left to Harvard University, included early American portraits, drawings by English and French artists, and Chinese sculpture. From the description of Walter Pach letter to Grenville Winthrop, 1933 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84852249 American artist and author. From the desc...

Vertova, Luisa.

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Hamilton, Hamish

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Fry, Roger

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Stark, Freya

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English explorer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bay of Salamis, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1937 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574464 ...

Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937

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Edith Wharton (b. January 24, 1862, New York, NY–d. August 11, 1937, Val-d'Oise, France) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. Wharton combined an insider's view of American aristocracy with a powerful prose style. Her novels and short stories realistically portrayed the lives and morals of the late nineteenth century, an era of decline and faded wealth. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921, the first woman to receive this honor....

Forbes, Edward W. (Edward Waldo), 1873-1969

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Relation of Alexander Forbes (1882-1965). From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1959. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 176629718 Forbes graduated from Harvard in 1895. From the description of Notes in Zoology 1, 1893. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77073959 From the description of Notes and midyear thesis in Philosophy 9, 1894-1895. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074017 From t...

Barr, Margaret Scolari, 1901-1987

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Margaret Scolari Barr (1901-1987) was married to Alfred Barr, the director of the Museum of Modern Art and lived in New York. Mrs. Barr taught at Vassar (Italian) and the Spence School (art history), wrote several books, and translated others. She worked closely with her husband, on numerous of his projects. From the description of Oral history interview with Margaret Scolari Barr concerning Alfred H. Barr, 1974 Feb. 22-May 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Croce, Benedetto, 1866-1952

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Italian philosopher, critic, statesman and historian. From the description of Autograph manuscript signed : [n.p., 1928]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533828 Italian statesman, philosopher, historian, editor, critic, and author. From the description of Benedetto Croce note and article, 1928-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449888 ...

Gustav VI Adolf, King of Sweden, 1882-1973

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Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976

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W.G. Constable (1887-1976) was an art historian and curator from Cambridge, Mass. From the description of Oral history interview with W.G. Constable, 1972 July -1973 June [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 276394203 Art historian, curator; Cambridge, Mass. Died 1976. From the description of Oral history interview with W.G. Constable, 1972 July -1973 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122291584 Art historian, curator; Boston, Massachusett...

Hill, Derek

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Porter, Arthur Kingsley, 1883-1933

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Arthur Kingsley Porter was an art historian and scholar of Romanesque architecture who taught at Harvard University. From the description of Study collection of Romanesque architecture and sculpture, with emphasis on France and Italy. 19--. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84440691 Porter taught fine arts at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Arthur Kingsley Porter, 1863-1957 (inclusive), 1863-1933 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat rec...

Berenson, Senda

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Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Ernest Hemingway, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450863 Joseph Dearing is addressed on envelope as "war correspondent, U.S. Army." A native of Santa Rosa, he was a photographer for Colliers magazine during World War II, covering both the European and Pacific theaters. After the war he wrote the "Uncle Joe Dearing's Fish and Game Column" for for the San Francisco Call Bulletin and later worked for the San Jose M...

Coolidge, John, 1913-1995

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Coolidge earned his Harvard AB in 1935. He was the director of the Fogg Art Museum from 1948-1968. From the description of Notes in Fine Arts 1c and 1d, 1931-1932. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075975 From the description of Notes in History 1, 1931-1932. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075976 Coolidge, John, 1913, Educator and director of the Fogg Art Museum, 1948-1968. From the description of Oral history interview with John C...

Barney, Natalie Clifford

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Natalie Barney was a poet, playwright, novelist and essayist, whose salon in Paris, while serving as a gathering point for writers in general, aimed to promote the writings of women. From the description of Natalie Barney collection, ca. 1890-1954 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78138055 From the description of Natalie Barney collection, ca. 1890-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148438 Epithet: American writer British Library Archives and Manuscrip...

Dunham, Katherine

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Legendary dancer, choreographer and anthropologist Katherine Dunham was born June 22, 1909, to an African American father and French-Canadian mother who died when she was young. At an early age, Dunham became interested in dance. However, she did not seriously pursue a career in the profession until she was a student at the University of Chicago.During her studies, Dunham attended a lecture on anthropology, where she was introduced to the concept of dance as a cultural symbol. Intrigued by this ...

Curtis, Ralph Wormeley.

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Guttuso, Renato, 1911-1987

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Scott, Geoffrey, 1885-1929

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Mongan, Agnes

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Agnes Mongan, art historian, curator and director at Fogg Art Museum. From the description of Oral history interview with Agnes Mongan, 1979 June 19-Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 657039442 From the description of Agnes Mongan interviews, 1979 June 19-Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397418 b. 1905, Somerville, Mass.; d. Sept. 15, 1996, Cambridge, Mass. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum o...

Parsons, Harold

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Cooper, Edith Emma, 1862-1913

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Bradley was Cooper's aunt. Epithet: poet; pseudonym, with Katharine Harris Bradley, 'Michael Field' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x0001de ...

Seligmann, Jacques, 1858-1923

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Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012

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Ray Bradbury novelist and screenwriter; Herman Melville, novelist. From the description of Moby Dick : screenplay, 1956, January 27. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652495 Ray Douglas Bradbury was born in Waukegan, IL, Aug. 22, 1920; started his writing career in 1943; the winner of various awards, he is known primarily for writing fantasy and science fiction stories; he has authored numerous novels, short stories, plays, films, poems, and articles, includi...

Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984

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Collector, curator, art historian; d. 1984. From the description of Philip Hofer interview 1984 Apr. 24 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613316381 Hamilton (1734?-1796) was a British army officer in the American Revolutionary War. He was also Lieutenant-Governor and Governor of Detroit, Quebec, Bermuda, and Dominica. From the guide to the Philip Hofer papers concerning the Henry Hamilton collection, 1941-1942., (Houghton Library, Harvard College ...

Winthrop, Grenville Lindall, 1864-1943

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Lawyer and art connoisseur. Educated at Harvard (Class of 1886). Maintained residences in New York and Lenox, Mass. Made many gifts to the Fogg Art Museum during his lifetime, and left his entire collection to the Museum in 1943. From the description of Papers of Grenville L. Winthrop, 1885-1943 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 234360169 Grenville Lindall Winthrop, lawyer and art collector, was born in New York, N.Y. on February 11, 1864. He received ...

Gellhorn, Martha, 1908-1998

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Placci, Carlo

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Pavle, Prince of Yugoslavia, 1893-1976

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Prince Paul Karageorgevich was Regent of Yugoslavia from 1934 to 1941. From the description of Prince Paul of Yugoslavia Papers, 1757-1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 320410404 ...

Trevelyan, R.C. (Robert Calverley), 1872-1951

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Epithet: poet and playwright British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000299.0x000034 English poet and translator. From the description of Krishna : autograph manuscript of the poem signed : place not specified, 1915 Aug. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573164 ...

Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924

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American collector. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Fenway Court," to an unidentified recipient, [1908?] Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269568468 Art collector and patron; Mrs. Jack Gardner. From the description of Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum collection, [18--]-[19--]. (University of Mobile Library). WorldCat record id: 70925322 Art historian, critic, collector, and teacher; Flo...

Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965

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Harvard Professor of Museology. From the description of Lecture notes and related manuscripts, 1926-1955. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80369439 Professor of fine arts. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Joseph Sachs : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309726511 Paul Joseph Sachs, the first associate director of the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University and a Harvard profes...