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Hay, John, 1838-1905

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dates 1838-1905
city Lake Sunapee
stateNH
other citiesSalem, IN; Warwsaw, IN; Providence, RI;Springfield, IL; Paris, France; Vienna, Austria; Madrid, Spain;
gender M
historical notes John Hay was an art collector, statesman, diplomat, historian, author, journalist, and poet.

Hay's collection primarily consisted of work by old masters, including Giovanni Battista Salvi's (1605-1665), "Madonna and Child," a painting from the fifteenth century Florentine School "Madonna in Adoration," and a fifteen century Flemish school painting, "Christ on the Cross, with Mary and John" (Noteworthy paintings in American private collections. John La Farge, August F. Jaccaci, editors)
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Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Papers of John Hay, 1783-1999 (bulk 1897-1905). see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
August Jaccaci papers, 1889-1935 (bulk 1904-1914). see details...
Houghton Library
Harvard Yard, Harvard University
Papers of John Hay and Abraham Lincoln, 1840-1911 (MS Am 1845-1845.9). see details...
Brown University, John Hay Archives
John Hay Library
John Hay Papers, 1829-1916 see details...
Brown University, John Hay Archives
John Hay Library
John Hay Papers, 1829-1916 [microform]. see details...