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Ford, Gordon Lester, 1823-1891

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role Collector
dates 1823-1891
city New York City
stateNY
other citiesLebanon, CT;
gender M
historical notes Ford was a New York City lawyer, collector and Treasurer of Brooklyn Art Association (1862-1891) which later became the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

At the time of his death, Ford donated his private library to the New York Public library.

Ford was president of the New London, Willimantic, and Palmer Railroad Company (1852).
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1860-1870
1870-1880
1880-1890
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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Gordon Lester Ford papers, 1828-1889.
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New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Rm 328
Gordon Lester Ford papers, 1830-1910, bulk (1850-1869) (MssCol 1040) see details...