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Helen Clay Frick :bittersweet heiress /Martha Frick Symington Sanger.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Sanger, Martha Frick Symington.
Publication
Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press
Contents
Sister (1888-1891) -- Daughter (1892-1903) -- Young woman (1904-1912) -- Father (1913-1919) -- The family claim (1920-1931) -- On her own (1932-1939) -- War (1940-1950) -- The mantle (1951-1964) -- Last stand (1965-1980) -- Back in her father's house (1981-1984).
Date
c2008.
Description
A biography of steel-industry heiress Helen Clay Frick written by her great-niece, discussing the experiences that shaped her early life, and looking at her determination to carry on her father's philanthropic efforts, as well as her independent contributions as a humanitarian, philanthropist, and cultural force in the early twentieth century.
xiv, 391 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Notes
Gift of Martha Frick Symington Sanger, January 18, 2008. Signed by the author.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-373) and index.
ISBN
0822943417 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822943419 (cloth : alk. paper)
GUSN
244019
Call Number
Stacks N5220.F67 S26 2008
Other People and Orgs
Frick, Helen Clay, 1888-1984.
Descriptive terms
Art Collectors and collecting
Philanthropists
Women philanthropists
Material Type
Biography.
Places
United States

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