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Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821-1900

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role Collector
dates 1821-1900
city New York City
other citiesOneonta, NY; Sacramento, CA; San Francisco, CA; Long Lake, NY;
sex M
historical notes Art collector, patron, philanthropist, and American railroad magnate and capitalist, whose financial interests included steamship, manufacturing, construction, and land companies.

According to Art Treasures of America, he owned works by: H.C. A. Baron, Ch. Haugniet, Carl Becker,Q. Becker, E. Beranger, A. Bierstadt, George H. Boughton, W.A. Bouguerreau, G. Boulanger, W. Bradford, A. Cabanel, L. Calle, A. Casanova, J. Coomans, Thos. Couture, B. Desfogge, N. Diaz de la Pena, R> Egusquiza, Tony Faivre, Luigi Falero, O. Ferrari, E. Frere, E. Fromentin, L. Gallait, J. Gerets, J.L Gerome, Theo. Girard J.R. Goubie, Jules Goupil, S.J. Guy, J.L.Hamon, Wm. Hart, H. Hosmer, R.W. Hubbard, D.Huntington, J.B. Irving, E. Johnson, F. Kraus, Ch. Landelle, H. Leroux, H. Merle, J.W. Meyer, Meyer Von Bremen, H. Moore, A. Pasini, E.W. Perry, As. Piot, E. Plassan, W.T. Richards, D. M. Rico, T. Rousseau, J.E. Saintain, A. Schreyer, A. Siegert, W.L. Sonntag, E. Stammel, O. Stone, J.A. B. Strobel, A. Toulmouche, E.J. Verboekhoven, J.G. Vibert, O. Weber, W. Whittredge, F. Willems, E. Zamacois.
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Syracuse University Libraries
Special Collections Research Center
Collis Potter Huntington Papers, 1797-1904. see details...
Syracuse University Libraries
Special Collections Research Center
Huntington Estate Papers, 1955-1976 see details...
Syracuse University Libraries
Special Collections Research Center
Arabella Huntington Papers, 1888-1925. see details...
The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
Papers of Henry Edwards Huntington, 1794-1970 (bulk 1840-1927) see details...
University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
The Collis P. Huntington papers, 1856-1901. see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Please see individual record for location
Samuel Putnam Avery Papers, [ca. 1850]-1905 see details...

see also:
Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927
Huntington, Arabella Duval, 1850 or 51-1924
Huntington, Archer M. (Archer Milton), 1870-1955
Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973