Kates, George N. (George Norbert), b. 1895
Curator, Art historian, Author
Collection size: 1.0 linear ft. (888 items).
Collection Summary: Letters from Kates to his sister, Beatrice Kates.
Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian, curator of oriental art, author of CHINESE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE (1947), THE YEARS THAT WERE FAT (1952), and THE ART OF BEING OLD (1956).Lived in China, 1933-40, 1943-45.
Donated by Beatrice Kates.
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