Ima Hogg: The Extraordinary Cultural Patron behind the Unusual Name

Ima Hogg: The Extraordinary Cultural Patron behind the Unusual Name

by David B. Warren

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300222975
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 12/13/2016
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 606,726
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 3.10(d)

About the Author

David B. Warren is a scholar of American decorative arts and the founding director emeritus of Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens.
 

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Prologue 11

Chapter 1 The Early Years, 1882-95 19

Chapter 2 From Girlhood to Young Womanhood, 1895-1900 28

Chapter 3 Early Adulthood, 1900-1906 35

Chapter 4 Life on Her Own, 1907-8 55

Chapter 5 Finding Her Way, 1909-14 68

Chapter 6 The World at War, 1914-17 79

Chapter 7 A Changed World, 1917-22 88

Chapter 8 The Pursuit of New Interests, 1920s 98

Chapter 9 Collecting in New Mexico and Europe, Late 1920s-Late 1930s 114

Chapter 10 A New Symphony and a New Garden, 1930s-Early 1940s 124

Chapter 11 A Philanthropist and Public Leader, Late 1930s-Mid-1950s 147

Chapter 12 Return to Americana, Future of the Collection, Mid-1940s-1950s 171

Chapter 13 Toward Creating a Museum, Late 1950s-Mid-1960s 193

Chapter 14 The Final Stages at Bayou Bend, Mid-1960s-Early 1970s 211

Chapter 15 Preserving Texas German Culture, Early 1960s-Mid-1970s 215

Chapter 16 Later Life, 1965-75 224

Notes 230

References 245

Illustration Credits 247

Index 248

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