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Downham Hall Inventories

 Collection
Identifier: MS.061
Scope and Content Note Two attached lined notebooks containing two inventories of the contents of Downham Hall in 1880 and 1881. The first, "An Inventory of the Household Furniture, Books, Pictures, and Effects at Downham Hall," completed in October of 1880 and carried through both notebooks, details the contents of 50 rooms and spaces within the house as well as outbuildings and gardens. Also includes loose page tallying the number of plants in the gardens, greenhouse, conservatory, etc. The second...
Dates: 1880-1881

Eagle Rock Papers

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Identifier: HCFF.09
Abstract

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

Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century British Artists Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS.027
Abstract

Correspondence and other material from eighteenth and nineteenth century British artists believed to have been assembled by author and art authority Charles Henry Hart.

Dates: 1756-1838

France, Spain, and Italy album

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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

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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 Art Reference Library Staff Records - Katharine McCook Knox

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Identifier: FARL.1300.040
Abstract

Katharine McCook Knox (1890-1983), a Washington, D.C.-area art historian and author specializing in early American art, worked for the Frick Art Reference Library as a researcher, consultant, and special staff member for over 50 years. Mrs. Knox's staff records consist of correspondence, 1922-1977, regarding art research, photographing trips, her publications and lectures, and Library acquisitions.

Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1922-1967; 1922-1977

Frick Art Reference Library Staff Research - Katherine McCook Knox Records

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Identifier: FARL.1400.050
Abstract Katharine McCook Knox (1890-1983), a Washington, D.C.-area art historian and author specializing in early American art, worked with the Frick Art Reference Library as a researcher, consultant, and special staff member for over 50 years. These records document her work as a member of the Library staff, as well as her personal research and writings in the field of early American art from 1922 to 1974. Records include correspondence, typescripts and manuscripts, galley proofs, handwritten and...
Dates: 1924-1979

Frick Family Albums and Scrapbooks

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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

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Identifier: HCFF.05
Abstract

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

Frick New York Residence Construction Photo Album

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Identifier: TFC-0700-010
Scope and Content Note Photographs document the construction of the Frick residence at One East 70th Street, New York, N.Y. from April 2nd to December 31st, 1913. While the images primarily depict wide exterior shots of the construction from different angles, several focus on specific areas of the building, including the main entrance, the porte cochere, and the loggia (now known as the portico). There are two interior shots: one of Henry Clay Frick's Art Gallery (now known as the West Gallery), and one of...
Dates: 1913

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Frick, Helen Clay, 1888-1984 31
Frick, Henry Clay, 1849-1919 21
Frick, Adelaide Howard Childs, 1859-1931 19
Frick Art Reference Library 13
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 13
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Clapp, Frederick Mortimer, 1879-1969 7
Ogiz, Marika 7
Hastings, Thomas, 1860-1929 5
M. Knoedler & Co. 5
Allom, Charles, Sir, 1865-1947 4
Brière-Misme, Clotilde 4
Carrère & Hastings 4
Frick, Henry Clay, 1849-1919--Homes and haunts--New York (State)--New York 4
Pope, John Russell, 1874-1937 4
Biebel, Franklin M. (Franklin Matthews) 3
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 3
Carstairs, Charles, 1865-1928 3
Duveen Brothers 3
Frick family 3
Lewis, Virginia E., 1907-1995 3
Manet, Édouard, 1832-1883 3
Marc Eidlitz & Son 3
McElroy, F.W. (Frank W.) 3
Overholt, Karl F., 1877-1938 3
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1874-1960 3
White, Allom & Co. 3
Arthur Tooth & Sons 2
Blanchard, Adelaide Frick, 1915-1956 2
Bowman, John G. (John Gabbert), 1877-1962 2
Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912 2
Carnegie Steel Company 2
Chubb, C.F. (Charles F.) 2
Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948 2
Creelman, Alice 2
Dabbs, B.L.H., 1839-1899 2
De Wolfe, Elsie, 1865-1950 2
Duveen, Joseph Duveen, Baron, 1869-1939 2
Dwight, H. G. (Harrison Griswold), 1875-1959 2
Frick Art Reference Library--History 2
Frick, H.C. (Henry Clay), 1919- 2
Frick, Henry Clay, 1849-1919--Art Collections 2
Frick, Martha Howard, 1885-1891 2
Fry, Roger, 1866-1934 2
Gay, Walter, 1856-1937 2
Harding, Dorothea Barney, 1871-1935 2
Harding, J. Horace, -1929 2
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918 2
Hesselius, Gustavus, 1682-1755 2
Houdon, Jean Antoine, 1741-1828 2
Hovey, Walter Read, 1895- 2
Knoedler, Roland F., 1856-1932 2
Knox, Katharine McCook 2
Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921 2
Martin, Ira W. 2
Milliken & Bevin 2
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 2
Osterling, F. J., 1865-1934 2
Park, Lawrence, 1873-1924 2
Quay, Matthew Stanley, 1833-1904 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Roseti, F. 2
Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828 2
White House (Washington, D.C.) 2
A. Decour & Co. 1
Abdy, Jane 1
Abdy, Robert Henry Edward, 5th Baronet 1
Albers, Josef 1
Albers, Josef--Exhibitions 1
Alefounder, John, -1795 1
Alfonso XIII, King of Spain, 1886-1941 1
Allied War Salon (1918) 1
American Art Association 1
American Art Galleries (New York) 1
American Museum of Natural History 1
Andrews, W.C., -1899 1
Anson, Alfred 1
Arminger, William, 1752-1793 1
Aufrecht, Gustave 1
Avinoff, Andrey, 1884-1949 1
Bacon, Edward R. (Edward Rathbone), 1846-1915 1
Bacon, Virginia P. 1
Baillie, William, 1723-1810 1
Barnekow, Brita, 1868-1936 1
Bayley, Frank W. (Frank William), 1863-1932 1
Belleroche, Albert de, 1864-1944 1
Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923 1
Beruete y Moret, A. de (Aureliano), 1876-1922 1
Bénard, E. (Edmond), 1838-1907 1
Bignou Gallery 1
Binks, Isobel B. 1
Blanche, Jacques-Emile, 1861-1942 1
Boldini, Giovanni, 1842-1931 1
Bone, Henry Pierce, 1779-1855 1
Borch, Gerard ter, 1617-1681 1
Boyd, Ellen R. 1
Brandus, Edward 1
Brashear, John A. (John Alfred), 1840-1920 1
Braun, Karel 1
Bredius, Abraham, 1855-1946 1
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