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Hill, James Jerome, 1838-1916

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dates 1838–1916
city Saint Paul
stateMN
other citiesOntario, Canada;
gender M
historical notes Collector of gems and art, American railroad builder, and philanthropist.

According to his New York Times obituary, Hill owned 18 paintings by Corot and other work by Fromentin, Decamp, Puvis de Chavannes, Millet, Troyon, Bouguereau, Banvin, Cazin, Henner, Laurens, Jules Breton, Daubigny, Dupré, Delacroix and Diaz.

Hill was a member of the Union, Metropolitan, Manhattan, Jekyl Island, Down Town, and New York Yacht Clubs.
decades
of activity
1880-1890
1890-1900
1900-1910
1910-1920
websitehttp://www.jjhill.org
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Archives of American Art August Jaccaci papers, 1889-1935 (bulk 1904-1914). see details...
Minnesota Historical society James J. Hill letterpress books, 1866-1916 [microform]. see details...
Minnesota Historical society James Jerome Hill and family papers, 1858-1960 (bulk 1858-1923). see details...
Washington State University Libraries Addresses, 1902-1916. see details...
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division John Foster Carr papers, 1801-1940, bulk (1909-1940). (MssCol 477) see details...
National Museum of American History JAMES J. HILL SCRAPBOOK, 1916 (#334) see details...
The Getty Research Institute Knoedler & Company Records see details...
Minnesota Historical society Elmer E. Adams and family papers, 1861-1979 see details...
The Getty Research Institute Knoedler & Company Records see details...