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Libbey, Edward Drummond, 1854-1925

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dates 1854–1925
city Toledo
stateOH
other citiesChelsea, MA; Boston;
gender M
historical notes Art collector, businessman, opened the Libbey Glass Company in Toledo, OH, 1888.

He organized the Toledo Art Museum (1901), serving as its president (1901–25), funding building construction, and bequeathing to the museum his collection of Dutch and English art. He was also the founder of the Toledo Museum of Art in 1901 and was a large influence on the town of Ojai California.


Lent artwork for Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909, Frans Hals, Boy Playing Lute, now at Toledo Art Museum.
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1900-1910
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1920-1930
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University of Toledo Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company Records, 1851-1989. see details...
University of Toledo Owens-Illinois, Inc., Company Records (MSS-200) see details...

see also:
Libbey, Florence Scott, 1863-1938