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Pierpont Morgan library

Pierpont Morgan Library

Pierpont Morgan library

review of the activities and acquisitions of the library from 1936 through 1940; a summary of the annual reports of the director to the Board of trustees.

by Pierpont Morgan Library

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Published by [Priv. print. at the Plantin press] in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Rare books -- New York (State) -- New York -- Bibliography -- Catalogs,
    • Manuscripts -- New York (State) -- New York -- Catalogs

    • Edition Notes

      GenreBibliography, Catalogs.
      ContributionsGreene, Belle da Costa
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ733 .N732 1941
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 p. l., [vii]-xiii, [1] 127 p. l
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6431688M
      LC Control Number42003816
      OCLC/WorldCa1871928

      They come. From Egypt he had moved on to Rome, where he was granted a private audience with King Victor Emmanuel; to Aix-les-Bains, where he took the cure; to Venice, where he took part in the inauguration of the new Campanile, to whose construction he had subscribed; to London and Paris, where he purchased two fifteenth-century tapestries. In addition to consolidating and controlling several railroads and industries, J. He got a taste of commercial life in New York and then spent a number of years in a drygoods merchant's firm in Hartford. He was not only — against all reason — denying that he controlled the reorganized railroads for which he had named the voting trustees who named the directors; he was actually denying that if he himself were voting trustee for all the railroad systems of the United States, this would concentrate control of them in him. But in his late thirties he moved to Boston to become a partner in the booming firm of James M.

      This book brings him vividly to life once again--a man who was born a loyal subject of the British Crown and became the leader of a radical revolution, a victorious military leader who relinquished the trappings of power to return to farming, a reluctant statesman who forged the institutions of a popular government that have endured for two centuries. The timing of Strouse's biography seems apt coming out in the years after the debate on "Victorian Values" because Morgan seems to be the kind of character who in theory certain politicians would have lauded - public spirited, a philanthropist, exceptionally wealthy; yet in practice would probably have hated - a philander, a man with international perspectives view spoiler [ educated in Germany and France and fluent in both languages hide spoiler ] seemingly more at home abroad than in his native country, and whose social, moral, and religious opinions were unpredictable. Morgan controlled U. West Springfield, Mass.

      The similarity was that both sets of efforts tended towards larger combinations either formally as a single company or more loosely in the forms of trusts, cartels, and overlapping board memberships and mutual ownership of stocks. In Septemberhe passed the entrance exam for The English High School of Boston, which specialized in mathematics for careers in commerce. He reorganized several major railroads and financed industrial consolidations that formed the United States SteelInternational Harvester, and General Electric corporations. How and when should government intervene in commercial markets? He answered clearly and stoutly; when he could not remember a fact or figure he said he would be glad to have it looked up and produced for the committee later. Pierce Jr.


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Pierpont Morgan library book

But in his late thirties he moved to Boston to become a partner in the booming firm of James M. What were J. On the death of his father he became sole manager of J.

In Septemberhe passed the entrance exam for The English High School of Boston, which specialized in mathematics for careers in commerce. The Book of Hours is explored from illuminated manuscripts to the early printed editions of the same texts, leading us from the piety of the Gothic era into the culture of the Renaissance.

It is perhaps little known that the number of panel paintings which have survived from the thirteenth through the fifteenth centuries can be counted in the low hundreds. The narrative follows Morgan strictly until his father's death. Library of Congress, Washington, D.

In the Supreme Court dissolved the Northern Security company and the railroads had to go their separate, competitive ways. Morgan in I am, sir From —72, he was a member of the firm of Dabney, Morgan, and Company.

Labor policy was a contentious issue. Morgan by Art Young. Morgan was insisting that what ruled the financial world was not money, but character. He attained passable fluency within six months, and a degree in art history; then traveled back to London via Wiesbadenhis formal education complete.

Steel was regarded as a monopoly by critics, as it afternoon to dominate not only steel but the construction of bridges, ships, railroad cars and rails, wire, nails, and many other products.

Morgan Jr. Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. Since a large part of their business involved attracting in investment from Europe this naturally led to an interest in the stability and international acceptability of the US dollar as well as an interest in reducing business competition within the USA.

The banks had called the loans, and the firm could not pay. Morgan — by H.

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He had been very tired during the preceding days in New York, when his partners and the firm's lawyers had tried to brief him on what he should say.

Pierpont Morgan, Anne Morgan, —, was devoted to numerous philanthropic and civic organizations and constantly voiced the rights of the American woman. He personally dispensed numerous philanthropies, and he was a renowned art collector.

The next morning he traveled to the Capitol in a big square-topped limousine and walked beside his daughter Louisa and his son Jack through the staring crowds to the committee room — an old-fashioned figure in a heavy velvet-collared overcoat and high silk hat, walking slowly, with a stick.

They come.Mar 31,  · Author of Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese porcelains, Babylonian records in the library of J. Pierpont Morgan, Catalogue des porcelaines françaises de m.

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J. Pierpont Morgan, Cylinders and other ancient oriental seals in the library of J. Pierpont Morgan, English royal bindings, Catalogue of Racine collection, Catalogue of Corneille collection, A check list of Coptic manuscripts.

Pierpont Morgan Library, originally the private library of J. Pierpont Morgan, in made a public institution by his son J. P. Morgan as a memorial to his father (see Morgan Morgan, American family of financiers and philanthropists.

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"It will fluctuate.". May 13,  · The “Black Hours,” refers to a Book of Hours that has been housed in the Pierpont Morgan Library & Museum in New York as MS Pierpont Morgan Library M since the library purchased it in According to the Morgan Library, an anonymous painter produced the manuscript in Bruges, Belgium in Author: Michael Dorney.