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Hill, James Jerome, 1838-1916

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role Collector
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
updated 09/12/2019 15:30:50
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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
August Jaccaci papers, 1889-1935 (bulk 1904-1914). see details...
Minnesota Historical society
Division of Archives and Manuscripts
James J. Hill letterpress books, 1866-1916 [microform]. see details...
Minnesota Historical society
Division of Archives and Manuscripts
James Jerome Hill and family papers, 1858-1960 (bulk 1858-1923). see details...
Washington State University Libraries
Manuscripts, Archives, & Special Collections
Addresses, 1902-1916. see details...
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Rm 328
John Foster Carr papers, 1801-1940, bulk (1909-1940). (MssCol 477) see details...
National Museum of American History
Smithsonian Institution, Archives Center
JAMES J. HILL SCRAPBOOK, 1916 (#334) see details...
The Getty Research Institute
Research Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
M. Knoedler & Co. records, approximately 1848-1971 see details...
Minnesota Historical society
Division of Archives and Manuscripts
Elmer E. Adams and family papers, 1861-1979 see details...
The Getty Research Institute
Research Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
M. Knoedler & Co. records, approximately 1848-1971 see details...