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Lilly, Josiah Kirby, 1893-1966

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dates 1893–1966
city Indianapolis
stateIN
other citiesQuisset, MA;
gender M
historical notes Businessman, philanthropist, collector and Oldfields owner Josiah K. Lilly Jr. was a grandson of Colonel Eli Lilly, founder of the pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly and Company.

Lilly collected and commissioned paintings from Frank V. Smith for his estate in Quisset, MA. Oldfield's residence, now known as the Lilly House, is owned by the Indianapolis Art Museum.


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1940-1950
1950-1960
1960-1970
websitehttp://www.imamuseum.org/visit/oldfields-lilly-house-gardens/lilly-house
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Archives of American Art Josiah K. Lilly papers relating to Frank V. Smith, 1946-1962.
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Indiana Historical Society Herman B Wells Interview, 1979. see details...
Indiana State Library Selma Neubacher Steele Papers, 1906-1940 (bulk 1926-1940). see details...
Indiana State Library Richard Lieber Papers, 1892-1958 (bulk 1933-1944). see details...
Indiana State Library Christ Church Cathedral (Indianapolis, Ind.) Records, 1840-1977. see details...
Indiana Historical Society Smith Clarence Herbert Papers, 1775-1955. see details...
University of Virginia Library Frederic G. Melcher-Robert Frost Collection, Accession #13024 see details...
University of Pennsylvania
Theodore Dreiser Papers, ca. 1890-1965 (bulk 1897-1955). see details...
Indiana Historical Society Mary V. Black Collection, 1855-1993 (bulk 1899-1993) see details...
Indiana Historical Society Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. collections photographs [graphic], May 1966. see details...
Indiana University Josiah Kirby Papers, 1919-1954 (Lilly Correspondence) see details...
University of Kentucky Libraries Stephen Collins Foster papers, 1856-1946, 1931-1946 (bulk dates) see details...
Rosenbach Museum & Library Rosenbach Company Correspondence, 1903-1953. see details...

see also:
Lilly, Eli, 1885-1977