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Young, Mahonri Sharp, 1911-1996

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1911-1996

Mahonri Sharp Young (1911-1996) was an American art historian, writer, and museum director.

Mahonri Sharp Young was born on July 23, 1911 to Mahonri Mackintosh Young and Cecilia Sharp in New York. He wrote several books on art history, and also worked as the director of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute in Utica, N.Y. and the Columbus Gallery of Fine Art in Ohio. On December 3, 1940, he married Rhoda Mitchell Salterthwaite. He died on June 16, 1996 in Long Island, New York, at the age of 84.

Citation

nytimes.com, via WWW, September 14, 2020 (born on July 23, 1911 to Mahonri Mackintosh Young and Cecilia Sharp; wrote book son art history; director of Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute and Columbus Gallery of Fine Art; died in Long Island, New York).

familysearch.org, via WWW, September 14, 2020 (married Rhonda Mitchell Salterthwaite on December 3, 1940; died on June 16, 1996 at age 84).

wikipedia.org, via WWW, September 14, 2020 (born in New York).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Personal items, 1907-1955

 Series
Identifier: MSS 4 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains drafts, certificates, and other writings, dated 1907 to 1955.
Dates: 1907-1955