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Frick, Henry Clay, 1849-1919


Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Adelaide H.C. Frick Papers

Identifier: HCFF.03

Adelaide Howard Childs Frick, 1859-1931, was the wife of industrialist and art collector Henry Clay Frick. This collection contains correspondence, notes and notebooks, calendars, financial records, printed material, ephemera, and objects documenting her life, interests, and family.

Dates: 1874-1951, undated

Art Collecting Files of Henry Clay Frick

Identifier: ACF
Abstract Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919), a Pittsburgh coke and steel industrialist, began forming his art collection in 1881, and continued to acquire works of art until his death in 1919. He bequeathed his New York City residence, furnishings, and art collection to be established as a public art gallery called The Frick Collection, which opened to the public in December 1935. This collection contains correspondence, invoices and financial records, catalogs, inventories, registers, notes, narrative...
Dates: 1881-1925, undated

Childs Frick Papers, Series I: Correspondence

Identifier: HCFF.04.01

Childs Frick (1883-1965) was the son of industrialist and art collector Henry Clay Frick. He was a noted paleontologist and a founding trustee of The Frick Collection. These papers consist of letters to Childs Frick chiefly from family members and friends.

Dates: 1883-1901, 1925, undated

France, Switzerland, and Germany album

Identifier: HCFF-06-PS-07 (Album 2)
Scope and Content Note Album consists chiefly of photographs taken by Helen Clay Frick during her family's 1905 trip abroad. Predominantly taken in France, Switzerland, and Germany, images include views of Versailles, Fontainebleau, Lake Geneva, Zurich, Baden-Baden, Munich, Regensburg, and Nuremburg, with a large portion of the album devoted to views of castles and palaces throughout France's Loire valley. People depicted in the album include Helen Clay Frick's father, Henry Clay Frick, her mother, Adelaide H.C....
Dates: 1905 - 1905

Frick Family Albums and Scrapbooks

Identifier: HCFF.06
Scope and Content Note The Frick Family Albums and Scrapbooks date from the 1880s to the 1970s, and include formal studio portraits, candid snapshots, souvenir photographs, and published images visually documenting members of the Frick family and their social circle. These images give information about the family's modes of dress, residences, hobbies and pastimes, pets, and travel throughout Europe and the United States, as well as Egypt, Mexico, and Cuba. Photographers of note include B.L.H. Dabbs, Napoleon...
Dates: 1882-1990

Frick Family Photographs

Identifier: HCFF.05

Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919) was a prominent industrialist and art collector. This collection consists of photographs, circa 1850s-1989 and undated, of Frick and his family, as well as images of their friends, relatives, and others. This collection also contains images of Frick family residences, travels both in the United States and abroad, and other locations associated with the family.

Dates: circa 1850s-1989, undated

Georgia, France, and England Album, 1910

Identifier: HCFF-06-PS-17
Scope and Content Note Album compiled by Helen Clay Frick documenting travel to Augusta, Ga.; France; and England in 1910. Henry Clay Frick and Adelaide H.C. Frick appear in some images, along with friends Mary McNeal, John P. Grier, Dorothea and J. Horace Harding, and Helen Clay Frick's former governess, Marika Ogiz. Photographs taken in Augusta include views of Butt Cottage (leased by the Fricks during their stay), Augusta Golf Club, and residences in the Summerville section of the city. The album also...
Dates: 1910 - 1910

Helen Clay Frick Papers, Series I: Youth and Education

Identifier: HCFF.02.01

Helen Clay Frick (1888-1984) was the daughter of industrialist and art collector Henry Clay Frick. She was also a philanthropist and founder of the Frick Art Reference Library in New York. These papers consist of notebooks, scrapbooks, and other memorabilia dating from her youth and education in Pittsburgh and New York.

Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1897-1908; 1865-1924

Helen Clay Frick Papers, Series II: Correspondence

Identifier: HCFF.02.02

Helen Clay Frick (1888–1984) was the daughter of industrialist and art collector Henry Clay Frick. She established the Frick Art Reference Library in New York in 1920, and was active as a philanthropist throughout her life. This collection consists mostly of letters to her from family members and friends.

Dates: 1894-1996, undated

Henry Clay Frick Furnishings Files

Identifier: TFC.0100.020

The New York residence of Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919), a prominent art collector and industrialist, was designed by Thomas Hastings and completed in 1914. The house, located at One East 70th Street, was opened in December 1935 as a public art gallery, The Frick Collection. Correspondence, telegrams, lists, notes and invoices document the furnishing and interior decoration of the house from 1913 to 1920.

Dates: 1913-1920

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Correspondence 10
Financial records 8
Mansions--New York (State)--New York 4
Photographs 4
Receipts (financial records) 4
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Art--Collectors and collecting--New York (State)--New York 3
Decorative arts--Collectors and collecting--New York (State)--New York 3
Invoices 3
Newspaper clippings 3
Photograph albums 3
Travel photography 3
Art dealers 2
Art--Private collections 2
Cabinet photographs 2
Letterpress copybooks 2
Payroll records 2
Railroads--History 2
Steel industry and trade 2
Account books 1
Accounting 1
Art libraries 1
Art museum architecture 1
Art museums--New York (State)--New York 1
Art--Collectors and collecting--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh 1
Art--Private collections--New York (State)--New York 1
Art--Private collections--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh 1
Artists--Correspondence 1
Augusta (Ga.) 1
Bank statements 1
Barbizon (France) 1
Bookkeeping 1
Brochures 1
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 1
Checkbooks 1
Checks (bank checks) 1
Coal mines and mining 1
Cyanotypes (photographic prints) 1
Debutantes--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh 1
Deeds 1
Diaries 1
Estate inventories 1
Governesses 1
Greeting cards 1
Household employees 1
Industrialists--United States 1
Journals (accounts) 1
Ledgers 1
Library architecture 1
London (England) 1
Mansions--Remodeling for other use 1
Minutes 1
Negatives (photographs) 1
Notebooks 1
Paris (France) 1
Photograph collections 1
Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Pittsburgh (Pa.)--History 1
Portrait photographs 1
Presidents--United States--Correspondence 1
Saint-Cloud (France) 1
Scrapbooks 1
Silhouettes 1
Stamp collecting 1
Travel guidebooks 1
Versailles (France) 1
Ville-d’Avray (France) 1
Vouchers 1
Women household employees 1
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