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Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943

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dates 1893-1943
city Grosse Pointe Shores
stateMI
other citiesDetroit;
gender M
historical notes Edsel Bryant Ford was an art collector, patron, and president of Ford Motor Company, 1919-1943. Together with his wife, née Eleanor Lowthian Clay (1896-1976, m. 1916), he formed an art collection.

The Ford collection included work by, among others, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse, Diego Rivera, Odilon Redon, Fra Angelico, and Frans Hals. Most of the art work from the collection was given to the Detroit Institute of Art.


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of activity
1920-1930
1930-1940
websitehttp://www.fordhouse.org/
updated 04/04/2018 06:01
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Benson Ford Research Center Edsel B. Ford office papers, 1903-1945 (bulk 1920-1940)
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Benson Ford Research Center Edsel Ford Automotive Scrapbook series, 1911-1925. see details...
Benson Ford Research Center Audio speeches series, 1938-1943. see details...
Archives of American Art Clifford Wight papers relating to Diego Rivera, 1929-1990. see details...
Syracuse University Libraries Clifford Wight Collection relating to Diego Rivera, 1929-1941. see details...
Benson Ford Research Center Henry Ford Farms records, 1909-1950 (bulk 1922-1948) see details...
Benson Ford Research Center Clarence W. Olmstead records series, 1915-1954 (bulk 1936-1940) see details...
Benson Ford Research Center William John Cameron records subgroup, 1896-1951 (bulk 1935-1945) see details...
Benson Ford Research Center History of Ford Motor Company in photographs collection, ca. 1964-1965. see details...
Benson Ford Research Center Personal files series, 1927-1944. see details...
Benson Ford Research Center Correspondence series, 1919-1945. see details...
Benson Ford Research Center Subject file series, 1921-1942. see details...
Benson Ford Research Center Financial records series, 1903-1942. see details...

see also:
Ford, Eleanor, 1896-