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Ford, Gordon Lester, 1823-1891

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role Collector
dates 1823-1891
city New York City
other citiesLebanon, CT;
gender M
historical notes Ford was a New York City lawyer, collector and Treasurer of Brooklyn Art Association (1862-1891) which later became the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

At the time of his death, Ford donated his private library to the New York Public library.

Ford was president of the New London, Willimantic, and Palmer Railroad Company (1852).
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Archives of American Art Gordon Lester Ford papers, 1828-1889.
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New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division Gordon Lester Ford papers, 1830-1910, bulk (1850-1869) (MssCol 1040) see details...