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Pei, I. M.

(Encyclopedia)Pei, I. M. (Ieoh Ming Pei) pā [key], 1917–2019, Chinese-American architect, b. Guangzhou, China. Pei immigrated to the United States in 1935 and studied at the Univ. of Pennsylvania, the Massachuse...


(Encyclopedia)Pei, river, China: see Bei.


(Encyclopedia)Pei-hai: see Beihai, China.


(Encyclopedia)Pei-p'iao: see Beipiao, China.

Stone, I. F.

(Encyclopedia)Stone, I. F., 1907–89, American journalist, b. Philadelphia as Isidor Feinstein. Raised in New Jersey, he moved to New York City shortly after beginning his career as a journalist. Later moving to W...


(Encyclopedia)Doha dōˈhä [key], city (2021 est. metro area pop. 646,000), capital of Qatar, SE Arabia, o...

Cobb, Henry Nichols

(Encyclopedia)Cobb, Henry Nichols, 1926–2020, American modernist architect, b. Boston, grad. Harvard Graduate School of Design (1949). At Harvard he met I. M. Pei, with whom he established a New York firm in 1955...

Cornell University

(Encyclopedia)Cornell University, mainly at Ithaca, N.Y.; with land-grant, state, and private support; coeducational; chartered 1865, opened 1868. It was named for Ezra Cornell, who donated $500,000 and a tract of ...

Museum of Fine Arts

(Encyclopedia)Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, chartered and incorporated (1870) after a decision by the Boston Athenæum, Harvard, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to pool their collections of art objects...

Abel, I. W.

(Encyclopedia)Abel, I. W. (Iorwith Wilbur Abel) yôrˈwĭth [key], 1908–87, American labor leader, b. Magnolia, Ohio. In 1925 he went to work in a rolling mill in Canton, Ohio, and was appointed (1937) staff repr...

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