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  Joan Whitney Payson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joan Whitney Payson (February 5, 1903 – October 4, 1975) was an American heiress, businesswoman, philanthropist, patron of the arts and art collector, and a member of the prominent Whitney family.
Joan Whitney was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of Payne Whitney and Helen Hay and brother to John Hay Whitney.
Joan Whitney Payson was a sports enthusiast who was a minority shareholder in the old New York Giants Major League Baseball club.
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 Whitney family - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Collins Whitney was an extremely wealthy businessman who made the Whitney name synonymous with thoroughbred horse racing in the United States.
Today, Whitney family members remain involved with horse racing, notably in 2004 when Marylou Whitney apologized on national television for denying Smarty Jones the U.S. Triple Crown after her colt Birdstone won the Belmont Stakes.
Joan Whitney Payson, an avid sportswoman, was the first owner of the New York Mets Major League Baseball team from its founding in 1962 until her death in 1975.
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 Joan (Whitney) Payson (1903-1975)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Joan WHITNEY was daughter of Payne and Helen (HAY) WHITNEY, born 5 Feb 1903.
"Joan's aunt, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, was a relative of the Harrimans.
Joan and Sonny's uncle, Air Marshall Sir Thomas Elmhirst, was director of intelligence for the British Air Force from 1945 to 1947.
www.whitneygen.org /archives/biography/joan.html   (874 words)

  
 Payne Whitney - QuickSeek Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
William Payne Whitney (March 20, 1876 - May 25, 1927) was a wealthy American businessman and member of the influential Whitney family.
Daughter Joan, an avid sportsperson, was the first owner of the New York Mets Major League Baseball.
A horse racing enthusiast in the tradition of his father and brother, Payne Whitney's Greentree Stable, named for country estate at Manhasset on Long Island, was a significant racing and breeding operation for thoroughbred horses.
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 Pepperdine University - Public Relations & News - Press Releases Seaver Graduation
Receiving the Honorary Doctorate is John Whitney Payson, a 1966 alumnus of Pepperdine University and one of the art world’s leading ambassadors.
Payson Library at Seaver College, one of the original buildings on the Malibu campus, was funded by Mr.
Payson’s parents, Charles Shipman Payson and Joan Whitney Payson of New York.
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 payne whitney house   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
PAYNE WHITNEY, B.A., LL.B., of New York City, capitalist, philanthropist, was born in New York City 20 March 1876, the son of William Collins and Flora (Payne) Whitney, and died at Greetree, his country place at Manhasset, Long Island, N. May 1927.
In 1902, Payne Whitney married Helen Hay, daughter of the distinguished man of letters and statesman, John Hay, Lincoln's personal secretary and first biographer, who was United States Ambassador to Great Britain, 1897-98, and Secretary of State, 1898-1905, and his wife, Clara (Stone) Hay.
Whitney rowed for two years on the Yale crew, of which he was captain in 1898, thus following in the footsteps of his father and uncle, both of whom had been college oarsmen.
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 ZoomInfo Web Summary: John Payson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Payson inherited his love of art from his mother, Joan Whitney Payson, the late eminent art collector, owner of the New York Mets baseball team and a thoroughbred stable proprietress.
John Whitney Payson, reappointed to a second term on the Florida Arts Council, is an art dealer currently residing in Hobe Sound, Florida.
Payson is the president and owner of Midtown Payson Galleries in Hobe Sound (and in New York, from 1985-1995).
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 Sandra H. Payson
Payson is the granddaughter of Payne Whitney, who ranked as the third-richest man in America when he died in 1927.
Payson's mother was co-owner of Greentree Stud, a horse breeding and racing business, and Payson owned a 129-acre farm in Malta, New York.
Payson wrote a $250,000 check to the Democratic National Committee and gave $1,000 to Hillary Clinton and Al Gore -- perhaps by way of a belated thank-you for an invitation to a White House tea in 1996.
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 Payson - Payson - Välkommen
Named in honor of her mother, in 1943 Joan Whitney Payson established and endowed the Joan Whitney Payson was a sports enthusiast who was a minority
Payson Utah Hotels has great rates on hotel rooms in Payson.
Born on October 26, 1818, in Portland, Maine, Elizabeth Payson was the daughter of a
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 Joan Payson - BR Bullpen
Joan Whitney Payson was the original owner of the expansion New York Mets until her death in 1975.
Her family sold the club to a group headed by Nelson Doubleday in 1980.
It is said that Payson hand selected the name Mets for the new National League entry in New York City in 1961.
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 Payson - Payson Hotel: Payson Arizona Hotel: Best Western Payson Inn of   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Payson Regional Medical Center (PRMC) includes 44 licensed beds and a 24-hour emergency The Town of Payson is located in Arizona's famous Rim Country.
The Town of Payson is located approximately ninety minutes North of Phoenix, AZ in the heart of Arizona's Rim Country.
Payson, LLC provides web site development, design and hosting for small businesses and non-profit organizations.
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 Mets History
The seeds that were to become the New York Mets were planted in 1957, when the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants headed west in search of gold and greater glory.
In Joan Payson, the Mets had an engaging personality, and an enthusiastic baseball fan.
When Shea asked her if she was interested in investing in a brand new major league club for New York, her initial investment was around $4 million.
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 European Collection
The Museum is most fortunate to have the opportunity to exhibit many of these works, since they allow the Museum to tell the story of French 19th- and 20th-century painting, moving from Impressionism through Cubism to Surrealism.
In 1991 the Museum received as promised gifts, gifts, and long-term loans of 26 paintings and works on paper from The Joan Whitney Payson Collection by such artists as Gustave Courbet, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Alfred Sisley.
The Payson collection has allowed visitors to discover, study, and enjoy Impressionist, post Impressionist, and Modernist paintings of a caliber seen nowhere else in Maine public collections.
www.portlandmuseum.org /art/collection/european.shtml   (401 words)

  
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 Artcom Museums Tour: Portland Museum of Art
The major European movements, from Impression through Surrealism, are represented by the Joan Whitney Payson, Albert Otten, and Scott M. Black collections, which include works by Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Edvard Munch, and Rene Magritte.
Joan Payson Whitney Collection of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings.
One of the great painters of his day, Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) made innovations that reverberated through American culture in the first half of the 20th century.
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 Antiques and the Arts Online
WATERVILLE, MAINE - The Joan Whitney Payson collection has returned to the Colby College Museum of Art and will be on view through June 23.
A Payson collection website was recently developed to present background information on the artists and the paintings represented in the collection as well as group tour information for teachers who wish to take their classes to see the exhibit.
John Whitney Payson and his family moved the collection to the Portland Museum of Art in 1991.
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 New York Mets oddd.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
New York City would receive one of the National League teams with Joan Whitney Payson and her husband Charles Shipman Payson the principal owners.
In the center and east of the state are the Sierra Nevada (meaning Snowy Range in Spanish), containing the highest peak in the contiguous lower 48 states, Mount Whitney, at 14,505 feet (4421 m).
Also located in the Sierra are the world famous Yosemite National Park and a deep freshwater lake, Lake Tahoe, the largest lake in the state by volume.
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 Ultimate Mets Database - Joan Payson
Most reports indicate that Joan Payson was as kind and decent an owner to play for as any in history, even despite her reliance on M. Donald Grant.
My uncle, Gunnar Nelson, was a butler for the Paysons at their North Shore Long Island home.
An outdoor thermometer somewhere within view read 100 F. This was before Luxury boxes and other such modern amenities.
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 Feature Photo Service - FPSnewswire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
GARTEL also stunned the world, when his "Nuvo Japonica Series" replaced the Van Gogh "Irises" at the Joan Whitney Payson Museum right after Irises was knocked down at auction for $53million dollars in 1989.
All the media were scratching their heads figuring out how GARTEL was able to develop the art form.
His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, Joan Whitney Payson Museum, Long Beach Museum of Art, Princeton Art Museum, PS 1, Norton Museum and in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History and the Bibliotheque Nationale.
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 Lookbookstores: Polly Kapteyn Brown: Drawings and other thoughts on paper : an exhibition at the Joan Whitney Payson ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Polly Kapteyn Brown: Drawings and other thoughts on paper : an exhibition at the Joan Whitney Payson Gallery of Art, Westbrook College, Portland Maine, October 1 through November 13, 1983
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 The Joan Whitney Payson Collection
The Joan Whitney Payson Collection at the Portland Museum of Art.
Promised and partial gift of John Whitney Payson, 15.1991.2
The Joan Whitney Payson Collection at the Portland Museum of Art, Maine.
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 Polly Whitney Discussion
Contemporary Authors : Biography - Whitney, Polly (1948-)
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 Laurence Gartel, Trance, Dance and Other Living Things on DVD, free mp.3, free video samples
It was also 10 years before Warhol did his Amiga prints of Deborah Harry.
Suggested to be shown on a big screen the experience reminds people of their early "club" days (with or without external stimulus): GARTEL takes us to heightened sensory states.
GARTEL's work has been exhibited around the globe at institutions and museums such as: The Museum of Modern Art, Joan Whitney Payson Museum, Long Beach Museum of Art, Princeton Art Museum, Norton Museum, and in the collections of the Bibliotheque Nationale, and Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History.
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 Keny Galleries - Gallery Publications
Alice Schille: The North Africa Years, The Joan Whitney Payson Gallery of Art, Westbrook College, Portland, Maine and Keny Galleries, 63 pages, 36 color plates, 1990- $10.
Alice Schille Watercolors: Ohio Artist, Her Innovative Spirit, Canton Museum of Art, Canton, Ohio and Keny Galleries, Introduction by William H. Robinson, 34 pages, 33 color plates, 2001- $10.
Exhibition Poster: Alice Schille: The North African Years, The Joan Whitney Payson Gallery of Art, Westbrook College, Portland, Maine, February 17 - April 1, 1990.
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In 1987 The Joan Whitney Payson Memorial Art Gallery at Westbrook College in Maine lost Van Gogh's Fourteen Sunflowers in a Vase which sold for $39.9 million dollars.
This small Maine college does not have a powerful nationally ranked football or basketball team and now does not even have Van Gogh's famous painting.
Send any comments on this article to johnrapp@bellsouth.net
www.southeasternartgallerynews.com /aagnwherehaveflowersgone.htm   (529 words)

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