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historian , editor consultant

Jo-Nelle Desmond Long was American editor consultant, historian. Treasurer Cub Scout Pack 59; co-chairman Girl Scout Committee; founder Friends of the Library., vice president; volunteer Archer Church Sunday Nursery School; Member of Victorian Society, National Trust, Costume Society of America.


Long, Jo-Nelle Desmond was born on October 20, 1930 in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Daniel Joseph and Mary Pearson Desmond.


Student, Transylvania University, 1948—1950. Certified, Traphagen School Interior Design, New York City, 1951. Bachelor in Fine Arts, Ramapo College New Jersey, 1976.

Master of Arts in Arts Administration, Costume History and Design, New York University, 1983.


Administrative assistant Smyth, Urguhart & Marckwald Interior Design, New York City, 1951—1954. Intern, research assistant, volunteer American Painting and Sculpture Metropolitan Museum Art, since 1977. Registrar Hermitage Museum, Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, 1977—1980.

Research consultant Van Cline and Davenport Appraisers, Franklin Lakes, 1985—1990. Owner Long Art Research and Consultant, Allendale, since 1985. Editor production Ozer Public, Englewood, 1991—2007.

Lecturer in field.


Treasurer Cub Scout Pack 59. Co-chairman Girl Scout Committee. Founder Friends of the Library., vice president.

Volunteer Archer Church Sunday Nursery School. Member of Victorian Society, National Trust, Costume Society of America.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, tai chi, yoga, crossword puzzles, travel, decorating.


Married Walter Donald Long, June 12, 1954. Children: Donna Long La Tourette, Steven William, Robert Lawrence.

Daniel Joseph

Mary Pearson Desmond

Walter Donald Long

Donna Long La Tourette Long

Steven William Long

Robert Lawrence Long