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The Resource The culture broker : Franklin D. Murphy and the transformation of Los Angeles, Margaret Leslie Davis

The culture broker : Franklin D. Murphy and the transformation of Los Angeles, Margaret Leslie Davis

Label
The culture broker : Franklin D. Murphy and the transformation of Los Angeles
Title
The culture broker
Title remainder
Franklin D. Murphy and the transformation of Los Angeles
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Leslie Davis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Franklin Murphy? It's not a name that is widely known; even during his lifetime the public knew little of him. But for nearly thirty years, Murphy was the dominant figure in the cultural development of Los Angeles. Behind the scenes, Murphy used his role as confidant, family friend, and advisor to the founders and scions of some of America's greatest fortunes--Ahmanson, Rockefeller, Ford, Mellon, and Annenberg--to direct the largesse of the wealthy into cultural institutions of his choosing. In this first full biography of Franklin D. Murphy (1916-994), Margaret Leslie Davis delivers the compe
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, Margaret Leslie
Dewey number
  • 979.4/94053092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
F869.L853
LC item number
M873 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murphy, Franklin D
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • Times Mirror Company
  • Arts
  • Museums
  • Cosmopolitanism
  • Charities
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Murphy, Franklin D
  • Times Mirror Company
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • Arts
  • Charities
  • Civilization
  • Cosmopolitanism
  • Cultural policy
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • California
Label
The culture broker : Franklin D. Murphy and the transformation of Los Angeles, Margaret Leslie Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface: Art of the Trustee; Prologue: Something to Prove; Part I: Chancellor; One: Into the Pastel Empire; Two: UCLA in Worldwide Terms; Three: Turmoil and Golden Moments; Photographs Following pages 78 and 238; Four: 1968--Year of Crisis; Part II: Chairman; Five: The Chancellor Becomes CEO; Six: The Chandler Empire in the Watergate Years; Seven: Power and Philanthropy; Part III: Trustee; Eight: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Nine: The National Gallery of Art; Ten: The Samuel H. Kress Foundation; Eleven: The J. Paul Getty Trust; Twelve: Three That Got Away; Part IV: Steward
Control code
290548455
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 490 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520925557
Lccn
2007011570
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)290548455
Label
The culture broker : Franklin D. Murphy and the transformation of Los Angeles, Margaret Leslie Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface: Art of the Trustee; Prologue: Something to Prove; Part I: Chancellor; One: Into the Pastel Empire; Two: UCLA in Worldwide Terms; Three: Turmoil and Golden Moments; Photographs Following pages 78 and 238; Four: 1968--Year of Crisis; Part II: Chairman; Five: The Chancellor Becomes CEO; Six: The Chandler Empire in the Watergate Years; Seven: Power and Philanthropy; Part III: Trustee; Eight: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Nine: The National Gallery of Art; Ten: The Samuel H. Kress Foundation; Eleven: The J. Paul Getty Trust; Twelve: Three That Got Away; Part IV: Steward
Control code
290548455
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 490 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520925557
Lccn
2007011570
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)290548455

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