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Drexel, Anthony J. (Anthony Joseph), 1826-1893

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dates 1826–1893
city Philadelphia
statePA
gender M
historical notes Anthony Joseph Drexel was a collector, American financier, banker (Drexel & Company), partner of J.P. Morgan (Drexel, Morgan and Co.) and founder of Drexel University in Philadelphia.

Drexel collected decorative and fine arts both privately and for Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry (Drexel University’s original name). Objects from Drexel's personal collection were willed to the Institute after his death in 1893.

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1850-1860
1860-1870
1870-1880
1880-1890
websitehttp://www.drexel.edu/univrel/drexelcollection/about.asp
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University of Pennsylvania Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1888-1906 see details...
Drexel University Drexel family collection, 1826-1831, 1864, 1884-1991. see details...
Pierpont Morgan Library Archives Pierpont Morgan Library Photograph collection, [ca. 1855-1986]. see details...
Pierpont Morgan Library Archives Autograph letter signed: Drexel & Co., Phila., to J. Pierpont Morgan, 1871 June 21 (MA 1144) see details...
Pierpont Morgan Library Archives Guest book : Cragston, 1874-1924. see details...
Pierpont Morgan Library Archives Pierpont Morgan papers, 1803-1934 (bulk 1847-1890) see details...
Pierpont Morgan Library Archives Records of the Morgan firms, 1863-1952. see details...
Pierpont Morgan Library Archives In memoriam Anthony J. Drexel : collection of newspaper clippings. see details...

see also:
Lankenau, John D., 1817-1901
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913
Van Rensselaer, Sarah Drexel