Abby Aldrich Rockefeller
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Who is Abby Aldrich Rockefeller?
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller: Abigail Greene "Abby" Aldrich was an American socialite and philanthropist. Through her marriage to financier and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, Jr., she was a prominent member of the Rockefeller family. Referred to as the "woman in the family", she was known for being the driving force behind the establishment of the Museum of Modern Art, on 53rd Street in New York, in November 1929.
- also known as Abigail Greene Aldrich, Abby Rockefeller, abby_aldrich_rockefeller
- born on (141 years ago) in Providence, child of Nelson W. Aldrich
- nationality: United States of America
- Marriage with John D. Rockefeller Jr. since
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- died on (67 years ago) in New York City
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Women's Studies Encyclopedia (1999)
by Helen Tierney
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, one of three women instrumental in founding the Museum of Modern Art in New York, gave it a large collection (over 2,000 objects ) and an unrestricted fund for future purchases. The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art ...
by Joanna Banham
1929¥ 31 Abby Aldrich Rockefeller apartment, West 54th Street, New York (interiors ...
by John McDonough, Karen Egolf
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Fund. Photograph © 2001 ...
by Hope B. Werness
Williamsburg, Virginia and New York: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and Harry N. Abrams, 1999. Weigle, Marta. Spiders & Spinsters: Women and Mythology. Albuquerque: University of New ...
An Encyclopedia of Places in American Popular Culture [3 volumes] by Gladys L. Knight
The town also features many splendid gardens and museums, like the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, and the Public Hospital. See also Boston, Massachusetts; Harvard University; ...
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