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Neilson, Helen Swift

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role Collector
dates 1869-1945
city Chicago
stateIL
other citiesBarnstable, MA;
gender F
historical notes Collector, patron and heiress of the Swift Meat Packing Business

Her first husband, Edward Morris (d. 1913), former president of the Chicago meat packing company, Morris & Co.

Together they endowed many charities, and contributed to many institutions, including the University of Chicago, Ripon College, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, The Archaeological Institute of America, The Liverpool Cathedral, The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, etc.

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1910-1920
1920-1930
1930-1940
1940-1950
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University of Chicago, Library
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Edward Morris House Collection, 1919. see details...

see also:
Neilson, Francis, 1867-