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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-244019

Description

xiv, 391 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm., 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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Art Collectors and collecting
Philanthropists
Women philanthropists

Originator

Sanger, Martha Frick Symington.

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).

Publication

Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press

Description

xiv, 391 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
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.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-373) and index.
Gift of Martha Frick Symington Sanger, January 18, 2008. Signed by the author.

ISBN

9780822943419 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822943417 (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks N5220.F67 S26 2008

Other People and Orgs

Frick, Helen Clay, 1888-1984.

Material Type

Biography.

Places

United States