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An illuminated life

Heidi Ardizzone

An illuminated life

Belle da Costa Greene"s journey from prejudice to privilege

by Heidi Ardizzone

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Published by W. W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greene, Belle da Costa,
  • Berenson, Bernard, -- 1865-1959 -- Friends and associates,
  • Pierpont Morgan Library -- History,
  • African American librarians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
  • Women library administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
  • Manuscripts -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York -- History,
  • Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York -- History,
  • Passing (Identity) -- United States -- Case studies,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHeidi Ardizzone.
    GenreBiography., Case studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ720.G83 A89 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17849750M
    ISBN 109780393051049
    LC Control Number2007004967

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