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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.

Background

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.

Education

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

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

Connections

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

father:
Daniel Joseph

mother:
Mary Pearson Desmond

spouse:
Walter Donald Long

children:
Donna Long La Tourette Long

Steven William Long

Robert Lawrence Long