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Field, Marshall, 1893-1956

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role Collector Patron
dates 1893-1956
city New York City
other citiesChicago, IL; Cambridge, United Kingdom; Eton, United Kingdom; Lloyd Harbor, NY;
gender M
historical notes Marshall Field was an art collector, investment banker, Publisher (Newspaper, Magazine, and books), Racehorse owner/breeder, and philanthropist.

Founder of the Chicago Sun & Parade, he was the grandson of American merchant Marshall Field (1834-1906) and son of Marshall Field 2nd, who died in 1905 of an accidental gunshot wound, Marshall Field 3rd went into publishing. He started the Chicago Sun in 1941 and in 1948 merged it with the Chicago Times.
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Papers of William J. Collins, 1902-1958. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Vose Galleries of Boston records, circa 1876, 1890s-1996, bulk 1920s-1930s. see details...
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Marshall Field family papers [manuscript], 1875-1985. see details...
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Field Enterprises records, bulk 1950-1975. see details...

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Field, Marshall, 1834-1906