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Author Davis, John H., 1929-2012.

Title The Guggenheims : an American epic / by John H. Davis.

Publication Info. New York : Morrow, 1978.


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  929.2 D    Storage
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  B GUGGENHEIM FAMILY DAV    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  B GUGGENHEIM    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Biographies  B GUGGENHEIM    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 608 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [577]-588.
Note Includes index.
Contents Meyer and Barbara--1828-1905: Founding an American dynasty: Out of the ghetto -- Haven City -- Roasted pigeons do not fly into one's mouth -- Bonanza in Colorado -- Conquest of Mexico -- Struggle for power -- Googs of New York -- Death of a patriarch -- Lords of the earth--1905-1923: Building the Guggenheim Empire: On their own -- Guggenmorgans and Morganheims -- Mining the globe -- Harvest of war -- Great schism -- Seven brothers and two hundred fifty millions--1918-1959: On the uses of wealth: Fortune to spend -- Isaac: On daughtering out -- Daniel and Florence: First step into space -- Murry and Leonie: Chilean nitrates and the children of New York -- Solomon's second spring -- King Solomon's Museum -- Benjamin: On Dropping out, Part I -- Senator Simon, or democracy in America -- All Simon's sons -- William, or Gatenby Williams: On dropping out, Part II -- Rebels and angels--1923-1977: Fourth generation: Empire in decline -- Colonel Bob -- Ambassador Harry: Guggenado and Machadoheim -- Peggy: Liberated in Europe -- Peggy and Guggenheim Jeune -- Peggy in New York: Ernst, Pollock, and art of this century -- Harold Loeb: The way it was -- Gladys Guggenheim Straus: Carrying on -- Quieter ones: Edmond and William, Jr. -- King Solomon's daughters -- Benjamin's other daughter -- Peggy in Venice: Last Dogaressa -- Harry the Magnificent: Legacies -- Harry the Magnificent: Glorification -- Survivors--1945-1978: Fifth and sixth generations: After Harry: Family in Fragments -- Peter O. Lawson-Johnson: The Anointed -- California Guggenheims: Bob, Jr. and Daniel M.: New beginnings -- Roger W. Straus, Jr., Publisher -- Iris Love: Bonanza on Knidos -- William Guggenheim III: Amen -- Genealogical tables -- Notes and sources -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Guggenheim family.
Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography.
Art patrons -- United States -- Biography.
Jews -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Biography.
ISBN 0688032737
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