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Blair, John Insley, 1802-1899

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dates 1802–1899
city Blairstown
stateNJ
other citiesWarren County, NJ; Belvidere, NJ
gender M
historical notes John Insley Blair (1802-1899) was an art collector, capitalist, philanthropist, and railroad tycoon, of New Jersey.

Insley's collection includede Charles Willson Peale's portrait "George Washington at Princeton."
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1890-1900
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Princeton University Blair Family Papers, 1843-1961 (bulk 1891-1910) ©2007 Princeton University Library see details...
Princeton University Archives of Charles Scribner's Sons, 1786-2003 [Bulk, 1880s-1970s] ©2007 Princeton University Library see details...
Southern Methodist University John Insley Blair papers, 1831-1898 see details...