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The Resource The great American fair : the World's Columbian Exposition & American culture, Reid Badger

The great American fair : the World's Columbian Exposition & American culture, Reid Badger

Label
The great American fair : the World's Columbian Exposition & American culture
Title
The great American fair
Title remainder
the World's Columbian Exposition & American culture
Statement of responsibility
Reid Badger
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Badger, Reid
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
T500.B1
LC item number
B3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World's Columbian Exposition
  • Exposition mondiale colombienne
  • World's Columbian Exposition
Label
The great American fair : the World's Columbian Exposition & American culture, Reid Badger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-171) and 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
Preface -- Prologue: Opening day -- Introduction: The Great World's Fair and Victorial Culture -- pt. 1. THE BACKGROUND -- The Crystal Palace and the origins of the institution -- The growth and character of the institution -- America and the Great World's Fairs -- pt. 2. THE SETTING -- Energy and uncertainty -- The representative city -- pt. 3. THE GREAT FAIR -- Genesis and growth of the idea -- Organization -- The site, the plan, and the design -- Finance and promotion -- Dedication day -- Final preparations -- The World's Congress -- The exhibits -- The midway -- pt. 4. THE CULTURE -- Achievement and influence -- A confusion of symbols -- The vision of unity -- Epilogue -- APPENDICES -- A) The World's Fairs -- B) U.S. appropriations to exhibitions and fairs -- C) The act creating the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 -- D) Preliminary and final classification system -- E) The Presidential proclamation -- F) Memorandum of December 9, 1890 -- G) Burnham's letter of December 13, 1890 -- H) A financial balance sheet
Control code
75814338
Dimensions
21 x 26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 177 p., [25] leaves of plates (1 fold.)
Isbn
9780882296920
Lccn
79011774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The great American fair : the World's Columbian Exposition & American culture, Reid Badger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-171) and 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
Preface -- Prologue: Opening day -- Introduction: The Great World's Fair and Victorial Culture -- pt. 1. THE BACKGROUND -- The Crystal Palace and the origins of the institution -- The growth and character of the institution -- America and the Great World's Fairs -- pt. 2. THE SETTING -- Energy and uncertainty -- The representative city -- pt. 3. THE GREAT FAIR -- Genesis and growth of the idea -- Organization -- The site, the plan, and the design -- Finance and promotion -- Dedication day -- Final preparations -- The World's Congress -- The exhibits -- The midway -- pt. 4. THE CULTURE -- Achievement and influence -- A confusion of symbols -- The vision of unity -- Epilogue -- APPENDICES -- A) The World's Fairs -- B) U.S. appropriations to exhibitions and fairs -- C) The act creating the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 -- D) Preliminary and final classification system -- E) The Presidential proclamation -- F) Memorandum of December 9, 1890 -- G) Burnham's letter of December 13, 1890 -- H) A financial balance sheet
Control code
75814338
Dimensions
21 x 26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 177 p., [25] leaves of plates (1 fold.)
Isbn
9780882296920
Lccn
79011774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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