Neilson, Helen Swift
type Collector
dates 1869-1945
city Chicago
other citiesBarnstable, MA;
sex F
history 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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see alsoNeilson, Francis, 1867-