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Forbes, Edward W. (Edward Waldo)

Identity area

Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Forbes, Edward W. (Edward Waldo)

Parallel form(s) of name

  • Forbes, Edward Waldo

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

  • Forbes, Edward W. (Edward Waldo)

Other form(s) of name

  • Edward Waldo Forbes
  • Forbes, Edward W.

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1873–1969

History

Edward Waldo Forbes was born in 1873 on Naushon Island, an island in Massachusetts owned by his family. He attended Harvard and was made the director of the Fogg Art Museum 1909, retiring in 1944. He served on the board of trustees for the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston for sixty years, and was a contributor to the Byzantine Institute fund. He was married to Margaret Laighton.

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Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

Emerson, William (1873-1957)

Identifier of the related entity

US LCNAF no 96048879

Category of the relationship

family

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Forbes and Emerson were cousins.

Control area

Description identifier

US LCNAF no2009197892

Institution identifier

DDO-ICFA

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families

Status

Draft

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

This record was created by Beth Bayley on October 26, 2012

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  • English

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