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Blessed Barons

Staring out from their photographs, they are the archetypal tycoons: one a steely-eyed Scot with a spade-shaped white beard; another a craggy, Ichabod Crane...

Art: The Grand Acquisitor

In 1903 J. Pierpont Morgan sat for the most succinct photograph of big money ever taken: Alfred Steichen's portrait of the financial titan glaring at the...

Opinion: Paragons & Pariahs

After immersing themselves for two years in the history of U.S. business, students at the University of Michigan's Graduate School of Business Administration...

Books: Pip's Portrait

J. PIERPONT MORGAN: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT—Herbert L. Satterlee—Macmillan ($3.75). The elder J. (for John) Pierpont Morgan distrusted newspapermen, avoided...

Education: The Seeing Eye

In Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel last week a small, pleasant-faced matron arose to receive a coveted honor. Together with Financier J. Pierpont Morgan (see...

Art: Morgan Miniatures

Month ago it was announced that J. Pierpont Morgan had sold six of his father's most valuable paintings (TIME, Feb. 11). The proceeds were to be used some day by...

Art: Minimum Disturbance

Last month Charles R. Henschel, president of august old Knoedler & Co.. went down to J. Pierpont Morgan's imposing Manhattan library. He had just been made...

Art: The Public Sees

"One soiled thumb could undo the work of 900 years, and a misplaced cough could be a disaster." So said J. Pierpont Morgan when, in 1924, his and his father's...

THE CONGRESS: New History & Old

(See front cover and pictures, pp. 14 & 15) Inquisitive young men, professional peace lovers, retired businessmen, pretty maidens, frumpy matrons,...

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