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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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

Artists' Correspondence Collection

Identifier: MS.022
Scope and Content Note A collection of approximately 25 letters from various artists received by the Frick Art Reference Library as gifts. The letters were received from different donors over the course of 70 years, and were gathered into a single collection of artists' letters. The artists are mainly nineteenth and early twentieth century. Subjects discussed in the letters are both personal and professional, including some references to the artists' works. The content of the letter is noted when possible; some...
Dates: 1596 - 1925; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1917

College Art Association of America Records

Identifier: MS.001

Correspondence, exhibition catalogues, press releases, newspaper clippings, and other printed material documenting the research conducted by the College Art Association for their publications, The Index of Twentieth Century Artists and Parnassus.

Dates: 1927-1938

Helen Clay Frick Papers, Series V: Art Files

Identifier: HCFF.02.05

Helen Clay Frick (1888-1984), daughter of industrialist and art collector Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919), was also a collector with a life-long interest in art and art history. These papers, 1900-1991 and undated, contain correspondence, invoices, inventories, catalogs, photographs, research materials, and printed matter documenting the acquisition and administration of artwork in Helen Clay Frick's personal collection and her research interests in various areas of art history.

Dates: 1900-1991, undated

Helen Clay Frick Papers, Series VIII: University of Pittsburgh Fine Arts Department Files

Identifier: HCFF.02.08

Helen Clay Frick (1888-1984), daughter of industrialist and art collector Henry Clay Frick, helped to establish the Fine Arts Department at the University of Pittsburgh in the 1920s, and was a major contributor to the Department through the mid-1960s. These files, including correspondence, printed material, notes, photographs, exhibition files, and architectural drawings, document Helen Clay Frick's support of the Department and her relationship with the University.

Dates: 1925-1985, undated