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Schlesinger, Marian Cannon, 1912-2017


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    • 玛丽安.坎农.施莱辛格, 1912-2017
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    • Cannon, Marian
    • Schlesinger, Marion Cannon, 1912-
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    • found: Her The Colonial Williamsburg coloring book, c1948:t.p. (drawings by Marian Cannon)
    • found: LC manual cat.(hdg.: Cannon, Marian)
    • found: I remember : a life of politics, painting and people, 2012:t.p. (Marian Cannon Schlesinger) dust jacket (b. 1912)
    • found: Sanbao Beiping qi yu ji, 2016:title page (玛丽安.坎农.施莱辛格 = Mali'an Kannong Shilaixinge [chi rom.])
    • found: Washington post WWW site, viewed Oct. 17, 2017(Marian Cannon Schlesinger, an artist and memoirist who captured in pictures and words her life at Harvard University as a professor's daughter, in China as a traveling adventurer in the 1930s, and in Washington as the wife of Kennedy aide Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., died Oct. 14 [2017] at her home in Cambridge, Mass.; she was 105; spent most of her life in Cambridge, where she grew up; but in the 1960s, Mrs. Schlesinger became a visible presence in Washington, where her husband served as special assistant and, it often was said, "court philosopher," to President John F. Kennedy; met her husband at Harvard and was married to him from 1940 until their divorce in 1970; in Washington, Mrs. Schlesinger joined the capital's social scene and became known as a portraitist, particularly of children of the city's elite; later, she produced works documenting the textile mills that for generations had fueled the economy in her native New England; had recalled her upbringing in an earlier written work, "Snatched From Oblivion: A Cambridge Memoir" (1979); Marian Cannon was born Sept. 13, 1912, in Franklin, N.H.; studying under a Chinese artist, Mrs. Schlesinger documented her travels in China with paintings of sword dancers, fishing boats and the Forbidden City; later, she published a children's book, "San Bao and His Adventures in Peking" (1939), about a boy from the Chinese countryside who visits Beijing for the first time; later travels to Guatemala produced Mrs. Schlesinger's volume "Children of the Fiery Mountain" (1940); another book was "Twins At Our House" (1945), inspired by her experience as the mother of twins; returned to Cambridge following her divorce)
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    • 1997-10-23: new
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