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Wolfe, John David, 1792-1872

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dates 1792-1872
city New York City
stateNY
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historical notes John David Wolfe was a president of the American Museum of Natural History, hardware merchant, and real estate investor.

While Wolfe owned some works of art his daughter, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, was the art collector in the family amassing most of her collection after his death.

Wolfe gifted the Library of Buckingham Smith to the New York Historical Society.
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1860-1870
updated 08/07/2018 05:30
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Colorado Historical Society Wolfe Hall: [collection] : 1884-1921. see details...
American Museum of Natural History American Museum of Natural History, 1869-1968. see details...
The New-York Historical Society To the members of the Parish of Grace Church, in the City of New-York. see details...
The New-York Historical Society A good man’s burial : a sermon preached at Grace Church, New-York, on Trinity Sunday, May 26, 1872 / by Henry C. Potter. see details...
The New-York Historical Society Daniel Huntington Study Portrait Collection, ca. 1870-1890 see details...

see also:
Wolfe, Catharine Lorillard, 1828-1887