Nebraska Authors

Jean M. Burks

Born 1949 New York City, NY (USA)

Places Lived

New York, NY
Ithaca, NY
Hackensack, NJ
Amherst, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Canterbury, NH
Lincoln, NE
Sanibel, FL

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Shaker Furniture; Material Culture; Antiques


Undergraduate Studies in Music Theory and Piano, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Ph.D. in Music History, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


Assistant Curator, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Curator of Collections, Canterbury Shaker Village, Canterbury, NH
Antiques Expert

Places Worked

Canterbury Shaker Village, New Hampshire
Philadelphia Museum of Art


Birmingham Brass Candlesticks. 1986.
The Complete Book of Shaker Furniture. 1993.
The Dolls of Shelburne Museum. 2004.

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