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Greene, Belle da Costa locked

1879–1950 African American librarian and curator; as director of the Pierpont Morgan Library she developed the most significant private collection of art and rare books in the United States.

Greene, Belle da Costa locked

1879–1950 African American librarian and curator; as director of the Pierpont Morgan Library she developed the most significant private collection of art and rare books in the United States.

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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