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Author/Artist Sanger, Martha Frick Symington.
Title Helen Clay Frick : bittersweet heiress / Martha Frick Symington Sanger.
Publisher/Date Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2008.
Description xiv, 391 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Reading Room  115.13 F91sa58 (Cabinet 12)    AVAILABLE
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-373) and index.
Summary 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.
Note Frick: Library copy signed by the author.
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).
Donor Frick: Gift of the author, Martha Frick Symington Sanger.
LC subject Frick, Helen Clay, 1888-1984.
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- Biography.
Philanthropists -- United States -- Biography.
Women philanthropists -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780822943419 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822943417 (cloth : alk. paper)
WorldCat no. 152559765

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