Pinchot, James W., 1831-1908
type Collector
dates 1831-1908
city New York City
other citiesWashington, DC; Simsbury, CT; Paris, France; Milford, PA;
sex M
history James Wallace Pinchot was a collector, a founder of Yale Summer School of Forestry (Milford, PA), an importer and later a manufacturer of fine Victorian wall papers.

Pinchot's wife, Mary Jane Eno Pinchot (1838 - 1914), was the daughter of Amos Eno, a successful New York City real estate developer.

("James W. Pinchot is Dead" The Washington Post, 7 Feb. 1908. NewspaperArchive 24 June, 2008 <>.)

Pinchot was a member of the Century Association, the Union League Club, the Players Club, the Grolier Society, the New York Chamber of Commerce, American Geographic society, Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Academy of Design, and American Museum of Natural History, Society of American Foresters, Cosmos and Metropolitan Clubs.

("Historical Information" Grey Towers National Historic Site. 6 June 2008 .)

Pinchot lent work to The Universal Exhibition held in Paris, 1867.
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Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Gifford Pinchot papers, 1770-1972 (bulk 1870-1946). see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
American Committee of the Statue of Liberty records, 1875-1901.
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