Type of entity
Authorized form of name
Coffin, David R.
Parallel form(s) of name
Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules
Other form(s) of name
- Coffin, David Robbins
- Coffin, David
- David R. Coffin
Identifiers for corporate bodies
Dates of existence
American historian of Renaissance gardens and landscape architecture. Coffin taught at Princeton University from 1949-1988, serving as chair of the art and archaeology department from 1964-1970. In addition, Coffin was the first chairman of the Garden Advisory Committee for Dumbarton Oaks, which led to the establishment of a scholarly program for garden and landscape studies in 1971. Coffin also organized the first garden symposium at Dumbarton Oaks in 1971, which focused on his métier, Italian gardens.
Functions, occupations and activities
Mandates/sources of authority
US LCNAF n 90635863
Rules and/or conventions used
ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families
Level of detail
Dates of creation, revision and deletion
This record was created by Shalimar White on January 27. 2014.
- LCNAF: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n90635863
- VIAF: /viaf.org/viaf/264228458
- ULAN ID: 500121328
- Dictionary of Art Historians: http://www.dictionaryofarthistorians.org/coffind.htm