AB cum laude, Harvard University, 1930. Harvard-Yenching fellow, Peking, China, 1935. Doctorate (honorary), Rockhurst College, 1972.
Doctor of Humane Letters, Baker University, 1973. Doctor of Letters, University Missouri, 1974. Doctor of Humane Letters, Columbia University, 1977.
Doctor of Laws, University Missouri.
- Curator oriental art Nelson Gallery Art-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri, 1935-1945, vice director, 1946-1953, director, 1953-1977, director emeritus, consultant to trustees, 1977-1988. Lecturer, resident fellow Fogg Museum, Harvard University, 1937-1939.
- The Art and Architecture of China: 3rd edition (The Yale University Press Pelican Histor)
- With almost 4000 years of artistic evolution - from the Shang Dynasty to the end of the Ch'ing in this century - the Chinese boast a longer span of cultural history than any other race.
- Art and Architecture of China, 1971
- 1971 edition
Member executive committee Art in Embassies program State Department, 1965-1988. Major combat intelligence United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member Chinese Art Society of America (governor editor Archives 1948-1966), American Council Learned Societies (committee on Far Eastern studies 1948-1953, joint committee Asian studies1967-1969), Far Eastern Association (governor 1951-1953), American Museum Directors, American Oriental Society, Japan Society, Far Eastern Ceramic Group, Association Art Museum Directors United States of America and Canada (president), College Art Association (director), Kansas City Country Club, River Club, Rotary (Kansas City, Missouri).
Born August 27, 1906
1935 - 1945
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