Papers of John Coolidge and Agnes Mongan, 1909-2006.

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Papers of John Coolidge and Agnes Mongan, 1909-2006.

These papers of Fogg Art Museum directors John Coolidge and Agnes Mongan document their administration of the museum and related professional activities. Most of Coolidge's papers were created during his administration, from 1948 to 1968; most of Mongan's papers are from her tenure as acting director and then director (1968 to 1971). The papers consist primarily of correspondence, including Coolidge's correspondence with art dealers, and also include photographs, memoranda, reports, meeting minutes, blueprints, printed material, letters of recommendation, page proofs, financial documents, sketches and grant proposals.

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Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981

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Art Historian and first director of the Museum of Modern Art. From the description of Alfred H. Barr, Jr. papers, 1927-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516895 Correspondence and biographical material collected by Alfred H. Barr, Jr. (1902-1981) on Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956). From the description of Barr/Feininger material, 1927-1944, 1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122531411 Museum director, curator, and critic; New York, N.Y. ...

Freedberg, S. J. (Sydney Joseph), 1914-1997

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Sydney Joseph Freedberg (1914- ) was professor of fine arts at Harvard University for 30 years, held the Arthur Kingsley Porter chair and served as acting director of the Fogg Art Museum. From the description of Papers of Sydney Joseph Freedberg, 1966-1976 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76976131 ...

Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965

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Russian-born, American illustrator and author of children's books; Newbery Honor Book citation for Seven Simeons : A Russian Tale in 1938. From the description of Papers, 1924-1963. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62680450 Russian-born, American illustrator and author of children's books. From the description of The apple tree : production material, [1926?]. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62443396 ...

Prown, Jules David.

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Jules Prown, noted art historian and educator whose interests range from American colonial artwork to material culture, was born in Freehold, New Jersey, on March 14, 1930. He was graduated from Lafayette College in 1951 and earned masters degrees from Harvard University in Fine Arts and the University of Delaware in Early American Culture. In 1961, he obtained his doctorate degree from Harvard University, where he was the Edward R. Bacon Art Scholar. That same year, Prown went to Yale Universit...

Villa I Tatti (Florence, Italy)

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Chetham, Charles

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Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969

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Epithet: American orientalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x00028e Arthur Upham Pope (1881-1969) was an American authority on Persian art and antiquities. During the 1920s and 1930s, he organized international exhibitions of Persian art; advised museums, dealers and purchasers of Iranian art objects; edited the multi-volume Survey of Persian Art (published in 1938); and conducted archaeological exped...

Rosenfield, John M

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Barolsky, Paul, 1941-....

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Rathbone, Perry Townsend, 1911-2000

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Art museum director. From the description of Reminiscences of Perry Townsend Rathbone : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723354 Perry Townsend Rathbone (1911-2000) was a museum director from New York, N.Y. He was a curator at the Detroit Institute of Art, 1936-1940, director of the City Art Museum of St. Louis, 1940-1955, and director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1954-1972. At the time o...

Wilson, Thomas James, 1902-1969

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Wilson was director of the Harvard University Press. From the description of Papers of Thomas James Wilson, 1949-1970 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973279 Wilson was the director of the Harvard University Press. He was the translator for the American edition of: Letters of Romain Rolland and Malwida von Meysenbug, 1890-1891. New York: H. Holt and Co., 1933. From the description of Photographs of Romain Rolland, 1933. (Harvard University...

Brown, John Nicholas, 1900-1979

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John Nicholas Brown (1900-1979) was born on February 21, 1900 in New York City as the only child of John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) and Natalie Bayard Dresser Brown (1869-1950). When John Nicholas Brown was just two months old, his father contracted Typhoid fever and died suddenly on May 1, 1900. The tragic deaths of his father and later, his uncle, Harold Brown, left John Nicholas to become the sole heir to the family fortune at the tender age of three months and dubbe...

Gettens, Rutherford J. (Rutherford John)

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Hauke, Cesar M. de (Cesar Mange), -1965

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Sekler, Eduard F. (Eduard Franz)

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Welch, Stuart Cary

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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 ...

Mariano, Nicky

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Edgell, George Harold, 1887-1954

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Edgell (1887-1954) graduated from Harvard in 1909 and taught fine arts at Harvard. From the description of Papers of George Harold Edgell, 1929-1935 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973020 ...

Morley, Grace, 1900-1985

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Grace Morley, b. 1900; d. 1985, Museum director of Calif. Director of the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1934-1958, and was involved in the establishment of the National Museum of India in New Delhi. From the description of Oral history interview with Grace Morley, 1982 Feb. 6-Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646395849 Museum director; Calif.; d. 1985. Director of the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1934-1958, and was i...

Archaeological Exploration of Sardis (Program).

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Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974

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Gallery director. Owned Durlacher Brothers from 1937 through ca. 1969. From the description of R. Kirk Askew papers, 1928-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122389812 ...

Feininger, T. Lux

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T. Lux Feininger, Painter and educator of Cambridge, Mass. From the description of Oral history interview with T. Lux Feininger, 1987 May 19-1988 Mar. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397039 Painter. educator (Cambridge, Mass.). From the description of T. Lux Feininger interviews, 1987 May 19-1988 Mar. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220182189 T. Lux Feininger (1910-2011) was a painter and educator of Cambridge, Mass. From the descrip...

Krautheimer, Richard, 1897-1994

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Architectural historian. From the description of Lectures on Baroque architecture, ca. 1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81284869 ...

Hempel, Eberhard, 1886-1967

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Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

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Sculptor. From the description of Alexander Calder correspondence, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452461 Alexander Calder (1898-1976) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Alexander Calder, 1971 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646395903 B. 1898, d. 1976. From the description of Alexander Calder artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228431975 ...

Eitner, Lorenz

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Lorenz Eitner was professor of art at Stanford University and director of the Stanford Museum of Art from 1963 until his retirement in 1989. From the description of The development of the Stanford Museum, 1964-1988 : report, ca. 1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122541112 ...

American association of museums

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Cunningham, Charles Crehore, 1910-1979

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Charles Crehore Cunningham (1910-1979) was a museum curator and lecturer, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute of Williamstown, Mass. From the description of Oral history interview with Charles Cunningham, 1977 Apr. 18-19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779477483 In 1950 Sterling and Francine Clark chartered the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute as a home for their extensive art collection. Opened to the public in 1955, the Institute has built upon this extraord...

Hartt, Frederick.

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The art historian Frederick Hartt was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1914. He received his B.A. from Columbia College and his Ph.D. from New York University's Institute of Fine Arts. He taught at Washington University in St. Louis (1949-1960). During this period, he was instrumental in forming the university's collection of American abstract expressionist art. He later taught at the University of Pennsylvania (1960-1967), and finally at the University of Virginia (1967-1984). ...

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...

Carter, David G., 1921-

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Eisler, Colin T.

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Robbins, Daniel.

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Assistant curator of the Guggenheim Museum. From the description of Correspondence with Edward F. Fry, 1964-1969. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 212906070 Daniel J. Robbins was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1932. He attended the University of Chicago as an undergraduate, receiving an A.B. in 1951 at age 19. Robbins then attended Yale University, where he received an M.A. in Art History in 1955. He taught at Indiana University for one a...

Loehr, Max

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Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969

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Painter, photographer; Roosevelt, N.J. From the description of Ben Shahn interview, 1964 Apr. 14 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82606033 Artist Ben Shahn was a Russian Jewish immigrant to New York. He apprenticed with a lithographer, studied at several New York colleges, and toured Europe, acquiring the skills to express his artistic ability. He is chiefly remembered as a muralist, painter, photographer, and printmaker, visually chronicling America during ...

De Leiris, Alain

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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...