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Frick, Helen Clay, 1888-1984


Found in 31 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

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

Eagle Rock Papers

Identifier: HCFF.09

Eagle Rock, located in Prides Crossing, Mass., served as the summer residence of the Frick family from 1906 until its demolition in 1969. This collection contains correspondence, proposals, contracts, specifications, invoices, inventories, maps, photographs, and printed material documenting the construction and furnishing of the house, maintenance of the house and grounds, alterations, daily life, and the eventual demolition of the house.

Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1903-1969; 1882-1973

France, Spain, and Italy album

Identifier: HCFF-06-PS-16
Scope and Content Note Album contains photographs taken by Helen Clay Frick during the Frick family's 1909 trip abroad. Cities visited include Paris, Biarritz, Madrid, Toledo, Seville, Granada, Marseille, Monaco, Florence, and Monte-Carlo. The bulk of the views are of landscapes, historic sites, architectural monuments, and outdoor activities such as skiing, horseback riding, and a hot air balloon launch. People are occasionally depicted in the album, including Helen Clay Frick's father, Henry Clay Frick, her...
Dates: 1909

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

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Correspondence 12
Photographs 10
Financial records 5
Photograph albums 5
Travel photography 5
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Diaries 3
Library architecture 3
Receipts (financial records) 3
Art dealers 2
Art libraries 2
Art museum architecture 2
Art museums--New York (State)--New York 2
Art--Private collections 2
Artists--Correspondence 2
Cabinet photographs 2
Invoices 2
Mansions--New York (State)--New York 2
Mansions--Remodeling for other use 2
Minutes 2
Newspaper clippings 2
Notebooks 2
Railroads--History 2
Research notes 2
Scrapbooks 2
Sculpture, French 2
Steel industry and trade 2
Travel 2
Account books 1
Architects--Correspondence 1
Architects--Massachusetts--Boston 1
Architects--New York (State)--New York 1
Art historians as collectors 1
Art historians--United States--20th century 1
Art museums--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh 1
Art treasures in war 1
Art, Italian 1
Art--Collectors and collecting--New York (State)--New York 1
Art--Exhibitions--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh 1
Art--Private collections--South Carolina 1
Augusta (Ga.) 1
Barbizon (France) 1
Bedford (N.Y. : Town) 1
Beverly (Mass.) 1
Brochures 1
Campers (Persons) 1
Camps 1
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 1
Chauffeurs 1
Coal mines and mining 1
Construction contracts 1
Cyanotypes (photographic prints) 1
Debutantes--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh 1
Decorative arts--Collectors and collecting--New York (State)--New York 1
Deeds 1
Governesses 1
Greeting cards 1
Industrialists--United States 1
Letterpress copybooks 1
Library administration 1
Library employees 1
London (England) 1
Negatives (photographs) 1
Notes 1
Ocean travel 1
Paris (France) 1
Payroll records 1
Photograph collections 1
Pittsburgh (Pa.)--History 1
Portrait photographs 1
Presidents--United States--Correspondence 1
Prides Crossing (Mass.) 1
Railroad travel 1
Saint-Cloud (France) 1
Sculptors--France 1
Sculptors--France--Correspondence 1
Silhouettes 1
Stamp collecting 1
The Frick Collection: Paintings: Summary Catalogue 1
Travel guidebooks 1
Traveling exhibitions 1
Versailles (France) 1
Ville-d’Avray (France) 1
Vouchers 1
Voyages and travels 1
Wenham (Mass.) 1
World War, 1914-1918--War work--Red Cross 1
World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war 1
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