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Bliss, Cornelius Newton, 1833-1911

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role Collector
dates 1833-1911
city New York City
other citiesOceanic, NJ; Fall River, MA;
gender M
historical notes Collector, merchant, Secretary of the Interior in President McKinley's administration, and Treasurer of the Republican National Committee in four successive campaigns.

Bliss married Elizabeth Mary Plummer March 30, 1859. His daughter was one of the founders of the MOMA, Lillie Bliss.

Bliss owned work by Arthur B. Davies, Claude Monet's The Manneporte near Étretat, 1886
Claude Monet.
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The Museum of Modern Art Lizzie P. Bliss Scrapbook, ca. 1930-31 see details...
The Museum of Modern Art A Conger Goodyear Scrapbooks, 1929-1939. see details...
Columbia University Libraries Community Service Society Archives 1842-1995. see details...
Museum of the City of New York Cornelius N. Bliss [residence]: The Samuel H. (Samuel Herman) Gottscho (1875-1971) Collection see details...
The Getty Research Institute M. Knoedler & Co. records, approximately 1848-1971 see details...

see also:
Bliss, Lizzie P. (Lizzie Plummer), 1864-1931