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Beatty, A. Chester (Alfred Chester), Sir, 1875-1968

LC control no.n 79112307
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Personal name headingBeatty, A. Chester (Alfred Chester), Sir, 1875-1968
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Variant(s)Beatty, Alfred Chester, Sir, 1875-1968
Beatty, Chester, Sir, 1875-1968
Associated countryUnited States England Ireland
LocatedDublin (Ireland)
Birth date1875-02-07
Death date1968-01-19
Place of birthNew York (N.Y.)
Place of deathMonte-Carlo (Monaco)
Profession or occupationMining engineers
Art collectors
Found inThe library of A. Chester Beatty, a descriptive catalogue of the Western manuscripts. Volume 1, 1927: title page (A. Chester Beatty)
Chester Beatty Library. A handlist of the Arabic manuscripts. Volume 1, 1955: page viii (foreword signed A. Chester Beatty)
Wikipedia, viewed November 22, 2019 (Alfred Chester Beatty; Sir Alfred Chester Beatty; he always signed his name "A. Chester Beatty"; born February 7, 1875, in New York; died January 19, 1968, in Monte Carlo, Monaco; he established what became the Chester Beatty Library in Dublin in 1953)
Oxford dictionary of national biography, viewed online on November 22, 2019 (Beatty, Sir (Alfred) Chester, mining engineer and art collector; born February 7, 1875, in New York City; studied at Princeton and Columbia; he moved to England in 1911 and became a British subject in 1933; he settled in Dublin, Ireland, in 1950; he built up a unique collection of Indian and Persian miniatures and manuscripts and early Bibles; died in Monte Carlo, Monaco, on January 19, 1968)
Associated languageeng