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Drexel, Anthony J. (Anthony Joseph), 1826-1893

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role Collector
dates 1826-1893
city Philadelphia
statePA
gender M
historical notes Anthony Joseph Drexel was a collector, American financier, banker (Drexel & Company), partner of J.P. Morgan (Drexel, Morgan and Co.) and founder of Drexel University in Philadelphia.

Drexel collected decorative and fine arts both privately and for Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry (Drexel University’s original name). Objects from Drexel's personal collection were willed to the Institute after his death in 1893.

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1850-1860
1860-1870
1870-1880
1880-1890
websitehttp://www.drexel.edu/univrel/drexelcollection/about.asp
updated 09/12/2019 15:30:41
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University of Pennsylvania
Rare Book & Manuscript Library Collections
Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1888-1906 see details...
Drexel University
Archives and Special Collections
Drexel family collection, 1826-1831, 1864, 1884-1991. see details...
Pierpont Morgan Library Archives
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
Pierpont Morgan Library Photograph collection, [ca. 1855-1986]. see details...
Pierpont Morgan Library Archives
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
Autograph letter signed: Drexel & Co., Phila., to J. Pierpont Morgan, 1871 June 21 (MA 1144) see details...
Pierpont Morgan Library Archives
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
Guest book : Cragston, 1874-1924. see details...
Pierpont Morgan Library Archives
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
Pierpont Morgan papers, 1803-1934 (bulk 1847-1890) see details...
Pierpont Morgan Library Archives
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
Records of the Morgan firms, 1863-1952. see details...
Pierpont Morgan Library Archives
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
In memoriam Anthony J. Drexel : collection of newspaper clippings. see details...

see also:
Lankenau, John D., 1817-1901
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913
Van Rensselaer, Sarah Drexel