Ford, Gordon Lester, 1823-1891
type Collector
dates 1823-1891
city New York City
other citiesLebanon, CT;
gender M
history 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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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...