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Author Ardizzone, Heidi.

Title An illuminated life : Belle da Costa Greene's journey from prejudice to privilege / Heidi Ardizzone.

Imprint New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Greene,B ARD    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 580 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Raised expectations -- Gilded dreams in New York -- Princeton : early influences -- Belle Greene, girl librarian -- A turn in the road -- The whirl in which I live -- Bella Italia -- Hiding in the light -- A modern woman -- Crossroads -- Battlefields -- Lady directress -- A woman of a certain age -- Shining through the darkness.
Subject 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.
ISBN 9780393051049 : $35.00
0393051048

 
    
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