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Oral history, 1993.

Author: Elizabeth Allen Straus; National Endowment for the Humanities,
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Publication:Museum of Modern Art Oral History Project, 1990-1994
Database:WorldCat
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Straus chronicles her long involvement with The Museum of Modern Art beginning with her arrival at the Museum as an initial member of the Junior Council. She highlights some of the Junior Council's early activities and contributions to the Museum, including the Art Lending Service. She gives a lively picture of the International Council, of which she eventually became President, and some of its most successful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
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Named Person: Elizabeth Allen (Mrs Donald B ) Straus
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Allen Straus; National Endowment for the Humanities,
OCLC Number: 86133032
In: Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Notes: Interview conducted by Sharon Zane for The Museum of Modern Art Oral History Project.
Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Description: 1 transcript (51 p.) 2 sound cassettes.

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Straus chronicles her long involvement with The Museum of Modern Art beginning with her arrival at the Museum as an initial member of the Junior Council. She highlights some of the Junior Council's early activities and contributions to the Museum, including the Art Lending Service. She gives a lively picture of the International Council, of which she eventually became President, and some of its most successful trips. Straus describes her duties as head of the Museum's House Committee and of her interest in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden and its redesign in 1984.

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