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David Finley : quiet force for America's arts

Author: David A Doheny
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Trust for Historic Preservation ; [Charlottesville] : Distributed by the University of Virginia Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Throughout his long and remarkable lifetime, David E Finley (1890-1977) made brilliant contributions to the cultural life of this country. This book aims to revitalize Finley's legacy, presenting the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doheny, David A.
David Finley.
Washington, D.C. : National Trust for Historic Preservation ; [Charlottesville] : Distributed by the University of Virginia Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)988949154
Named Person: David E Finley; David E Finley; David E Finley
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David A Doheny
ISBN: 0891333983 9780891333982
OCLC Number: 61461656
Description: vii, 392 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Son of the Old South : 1890-1915 --
The law as a bridge : 1915-1924 --
Mr. Mellon's Finley : 1924-1931 --
Marriage to Margaret Eustis : 1931 --
Realizing Mr. Mellon's dream : 1932-1937 --
Mr. Finley's National Gallery of Art : 1938-1956 --
Wartime: 1941-1945 --
Mr. Finley's Roberts Commission : 1942-1946 --
A Congressional charter for historic preservation : 1944-1949 --
Mr. Finley's National Trust for Historic Preservation: 1950-1962 --
Mr. Finley's Fine Arts Commission : 1943-1963 --
Mrs. Kennedy and Mr. Finley : 1961-1964 --
Creating the National Portrait Gallery : 1948-1968 --
The man within : 1890-1977 --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: David A. Doheny.
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