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|Lathrop, Bryan, 1844-1916||
Bryan Lathrop was a collector of prints and drawings, real estate investor, and Trustee of the Chicago Art Institute (1893/1894 - 1916), Chicago Symphony Orchestra from (1894 – 1898), Newbery Library (1896-1916) and the Guarantor of the Poetry magazine.
Lathrop formed a collection of James Whistler's etchings, which he bequeathed to the Art Institute of Chicago.
He moved to Chicago in 1865, where he was a member of the Caxton Club, the Orchestral Association. Lathrop was the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Vice-President from 1894 to 1898 and President from 1899 to 1916.
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