The Resource American characters : selections from the National Portrait Gallery, accompanied by literary portraits, R.W.B. Lewis and Nancy Lewis

American characters : selections from the National Portrait Gallery, accompanied by literary portraits, R.W.B. Lewis and Nancy Lewis

Label
American characters : selections from the National Portrait Gallery, accompanied by literary portraits
Title
American characters
Title remainder
selections from the National Portrait Gallery, accompanied by literary portraits
Statement of responsibility
R.W.B. Lewis and Nancy Lewis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brings together 160 famous American figures from Pocahontas to Louis Armstrong, providing visual and verbal portraits that illuminate their place in American life. Includes statesmen and outlaws, artists and athletes, and writers and performers
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lewis, R. W. B.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CT215
LC item number
.L49 1999
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • Lewis, Nancy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • USA
  • Portraits, American
  • Retratos americanos
  • Portraits, American
  • Biographie
Label
American characters : selections from the National Portrait Gallery, accompanied by literary portraits, R.W.B. Lewis and Nancy Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Contributor
Former owner
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Puritans and colonials -- The early Republic: citizens and interpreters -- American renaissance: science and letters -- The Civil War years -- American Indian leaders -- The Gilded decades -- Entering the twentieth century -- Faces on the public scene: through the 1920s -- The Harlem renaissance -- The champions -- Writers and artists: the second flowering -- Faces on the public scene; the 1930s to the 1970s -- Artists of entertainment -- Commentary
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 412 pages
Isbn
9780300078954
Lccn
98053021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center has author's and co-author's autograph presentation copy to Irene Worth; with laid-in material removed to ephemera file.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40489182
  • (OCoLC)ocm40489182
Label
American characters : selections from the National Portrait Gallery, accompanied by literary portraits, R.W.B. Lewis and Nancy Lewis
Publication
Contributor
Former owner
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Puritans and colonials -- The early Republic: citizens and interpreters -- American renaissance: science and letters -- The Civil War years -- American Indian leaders -- The Gilded decades -- Entering the twentieth century -- Faces on the public scene: through the 1920s -- The Harlem renaissance -- The champions -- Writers and artists: the second flowering -- Faces on the public scene; the 1930s to the 1970s -- Artists of entertainment -- Commentary
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 412 pages
Isbn
9780300078954
Lccn
98053021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center has author's and co-author's autograph presentation copy to Irene Worth; with laid-in material removed to ephemera file.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40489182
  • (OCoLC)ocm40489182

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