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Armstrong, Sir Walter (1849–1918), museum director and art historian

Kenneth Garlick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 953 words.

Armstrong, Sir Walter (1849–1918), museum director and art historian, was born at Hawick, Roxburghshire, on 7 February 1849, the elder of the two sons and three daughters of Walter...

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Barr, Alfred Hamilton, Jr.

Hellmut Wohl.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 2343 words.

Barr, Alfred Hamilton, Jr. (28 January 1902–15 August 1981), museum official and art historian, was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Alfred Hamilton Barr, Sr., a Presbyterian minister,...

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Baur, John I. H.

Julie Mellby.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1025 words.

Baur, John I. H. (09 August 1909–15 May 1987), museum director, curator, and art scholar, was born John Ireland Howe Baur in Woodbridge, Connecticut, the son of Paul V. C. Baur, a Yale...

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Bodkin, Thomas Patrick (1887–1961), museum director and art critic

Kenneth Garlick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1094 words.

Bodkin, Thomas Patrick (1887–1961), museum director and art critic, was born in Dublin on 21 July 1887, the eldest of the family of two sons and four daughters of Matthias McDonnell Bodkin,...

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Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme

Martin R. Kalfatovic.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 936 words.

Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme (19 July 1896–24 July 1986), museum administrator and art historian, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of Alfred Dohme, an industrial chemist and founder...

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Carter [née Fantl], Ernestine Marie (1906–1983), museum curator and writer on fashion

Barbara Burman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 717 words.

Carter [née Fantl], Ernestine Marie (1906–1983), museum curator and writer on fashion, was born on 10 October 1906 in Savannah, Georgia, USA, the daughter of Siegfried Fantl. Carter was...

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Caw, Sir James Lewis (1864–1950), museum director and art historian

Jill C. Mackenzie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 987 words.

Caw, Sir James Lewis (1864–1950), museum director and art historian, was born on 25 September 1864 at Craigie Terrace, St Quivox, Ayr, the son of James Caw, draper, and his wife, Eliza...

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Chamot, Mary (1899–1993), art historian and museum curator

Dennis Farr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 769 words.

Chamot, Mary (1899–1993), art historian and museum curator, was born in Strelna, near St Petersburg, Russia, on 8 November 1899, the only child of Alfred Edward Chamot (1855–1934) and...

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Clarke, Louis Colville Gray (1881–1960), art connoisseur and museum director

A. M. Jaffé.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1117 words.

Clarke, Louis Colville Gray (1881–1960), art connoisseur and museum director, was born in Croydon on 2 May 1881, tenth son and youngest of the fourteen children of Stephenson Clarke, coal...

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Colvin, Sir Sidney (1845–1927), art and literary scholar and museum administrator

Ernest Mehew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Art Education; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1815 words.

Colvin, Sir Sidney (1845–1927), art and literary scholar and museum administrator, was born at Norwood, Surrey, on 18 June 1845, the youngest of the three children (all sons) who survived...

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