Libbey, Edward Drummond, 1854-1925
type Collector
dates 1854-1925
city Toledo
stateOH
other citiesChelsea, MA; Boston, MA;
gender M
history Art collector, businessman, opened the Libbey Glass Company in Toledo, OH, 1888.

He organized the Toledo Art Museum (1901), serving as its president (1901–25), funding building construction, and bequeathing to the museum his collection of Dutch and English art. He was also the founder of the Toledo Museum of Art in 1901 and was a large influence on the town of Ojai California.


Lent artwork for Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909, Frans Hals, Boy Playing Lute, now at Toledo Art Museum.
decades1890-1900
1900-1910
1910-1920
1920-1930
updated 09/12/2019 15:30:43
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Repository Description Links
University of Toledo
Carlson Library, Ward M. Canaday Center
Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company Records, 1851-1989. see details...
University of Toledo
Carlson Library, Ward M. Canaday Center
Owens-Illinois, Inc., Company Records (MSS-200) see details...

see alsoLibbey, Florence Scott, 1863-1938