News Articles Regarding Henry Clay Frick Including
The Dispute Regarding the Disposition of
the Frick Family Archives

Henry Clay Frick, Industrialist, Art Patron, and Philanthropist

Helen Clay Frick, Art Patron and Philanthropist

Master Index for
History of Industrialist, Art Patron, and Philanthropist
Henry Clay Frick

News Articles -- Including Articles(1998 to 2001)
Describing Dispute Regarding Possible Relocation of the Family Archives of
Henry Clay Frick (Chairman of the Carnegie Steel Company, Limited, during the 1890s)
and his daughter, Helen Clay Frick

A Note About News Articles in This Archive

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Walsh, Glenn A. "Pittsburgh's Allegheny Observatory: New History Film." Blog Posting.
SpaceWatchtower 2012 April 19.
New film documentary regarding the largest astronomical observatory located within the city limits of a major American city. Henry Clay Frick and Andrew Carnegie helped John Brashear construct the new Allegheny Observatory building. Samuel Pierpont Langley, James E. Keeler, and John Brashear were Directors of the original Allegheny Observatory.

Hayes-Freeland, Lynne. "Prominent Pittsburgh Couple Miss Titanicís Ill-Fated Voyage."
KDKA-TV 2 2012 April 15.
We donít often think of connections between the Titanic and our area, but there is one. Prominent Pittsburgh couple, Henry Clay Frick and his wife, had tickets for Titanicís maiden voyage, but never boarded the ship.

"Asides."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2012 April 15.
Regarding the centennial of the sinking of the Titanic: Two prominent Pittsburgh men had tickets and luckily did not board the ship -- Henry Clay Frick and Alcoa President A.V. Davis.

Gormly, Kellie B. "Carnegie Library releases Iron and Steel Heritage Collection."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2012 April 12.
The pages, preserved with microfilm, date back as far as the 1800s, and give viewers a glimpse into the lives of industry tycoons like Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, Andrew W. Mellon and Charles M. Schwab.
Pittsburgh Iron & Steel Heritage Collection Web Site:
< http://www.carnegielibrary.org/eCLP/ironsteel/ >.

Olson, Thomas and Sam Spatter. "History weighs heavily on landmark."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2011 Sept. 17.
Henry Clay Frick's Union Trust Building (originally Union Arcade) may face second foreclosure.
"The building has large floor plates - about 40,000 square feet - and for a small user of about 10,000 square feet, that may not be comfortable located in such a large area," said Mark Anderson, vice president of Pennsylvania Commercial Real Estate, based Downtown.
Pittsburgh's original Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science building has a total square-footage of about 40,000.

Schooley, Tim. "Union Trust building in Downtown Pittsburgh returning to foreclosure."
Pittsburgh Business Times 2011 Sept. 16.

"Carnegie Museum of Art etches special place with acquisitions."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2011 July 21.
The Frick catalog also traced the fate of the set at the hands of frisky party-goers:
"Much of the service Bakewell, Page & Bakewell made for the Monroe White House in 1818 was damaged, particularly during Jackson's riotous inaugural celebration, where reportedly 'cut glass and china to the amount of several thousand dollars was broken in the struggle to get the refreshments.' "

Wills, Rick. "Historic cottage escapes razing to delight of preservationists."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2011 June 27.
At an elevation of 2,000 feet, Cresson was the playground of Pittsburgh's elite, including industrial magnates Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, Charles Schwab and William Thaw.

Thomas, Mary. "Military to get free museum admission."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2011 June 14.
Other regional museums participating include the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History, The Andy Warhol Museum, the Frick Art & Historical Center, Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area in Homestead, and the Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery at Saint Vincent College, Latrobe.
(During the public operation of Pittsburgh's original Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, 1939-1991, it was standard policy to give free admission to active members of the military in uniform.)

Smykla, Margaret. "A newsmaker you should know: Director will rebuild West Overton Museums."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2011 June 9.
The mission of the West Overton Museums is to illustrate the history of the West Overton Village, its distillery, its coal and coke heritage and its role as the birthplace of industrialist and philanthropist Henry Clay Frick.

Vancheri, Barbara. "Obituary: Peggy Kent Sebak / Woman of many talents, mother of documentary maker." Obituary.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2011 April 28.
The Buhl Foundation paid $180 for two semesters at Carnegie Institute of Technology...
Today, one of her four children is WQED's Rick Sebak, whose popular documentaries are funded by that same Buhl Foundation...
She worked in personnel for the U.S. Steel National Tube Works in the Frick Building and remembered when Helen Clay Frick would come in and inspect the premises, so to speak...
It had been an after-school job at Boggs & Buhl department store that earned her a spot in Mr. Sebak's "North Side Story." She took three streetcars to get to her post at a glass counter near drawers of handkerchiefs.
She was past president of St. Valentine Christian Mothers in Bethel Park and a founding member of Stage 62 (which now performs in the Music Hall of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library in Carnegie, Pennsylvania).

Nelson Jones, Diana. "Frick Park 'treehouse' plan moves forward."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2011 April 28.

Zlatos, Bill. "Art's move trades 'vision' for access."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2011 April 17.
Regarding the question of the posthumous rights of a charitable donor. Includes reference to the breakup of the Henry Clay Frick archives.

Streoffer, Ellie. "Unleashed at Frick." Letter-to-the-Editor.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2010 Nov. 2.
(Sixth of eight letters on web page.)
"We consider Frick Park a treasure; we recognize that most people throughout this country do not have such easy access to hiking and biking trails in a beautiful forest. But, we are hesitant to walk through the park for fear that the multitudes of unleashed dogs will harm our dog or us."

Thomas, Mary. "Frick Art & Historical Center fills management posts."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2010 Nov. 2.

Owen, Rob. "Tuned In: Local writer hits right buttons in 'Trapped in an Elevator'"Column: Tuned In.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2010 Nov. 1.
Most of Mr. Seamans' engaging, informative "Trapped in an Elevator" was not filmed locally, but the one-hour documentary about how elevators work features images of a few local elevators, including those in the Frick Building and the Union Trust Building, Downtown, and in the landside terminal at Pittsburgh International Airport.
The Frick and Union Trust (originally Union Arcade) Buildings were built by Henry Clay Frick.

Lowry, Patricia. "Industrialist Benjamin Franklin Jones' summer home dodges the wrecking ball, as another emerges from the shadows."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2010 July 31.
"Today there is little on the landscape to suggest Cresson Springs once was a respite for Jones, Henry Clay Frick, Andrew Carnegie and other wealthy industrialists...
"For decades the house has been known as Braemar Cottage and was thought to have been the summer home of Andrew Carnegie and the place where his mother died in 1886...
"Carnegie's Braemar Cottage is next door, smaller than the Jones house but with rooms of generous proportion; ceilings on the first floor are 14 feet high."

Crawley, Dave. "KD Country: McCook Mansion Renovation." Television Video Report.
KDKA-TV 2, Pittsburgh 2010 June 3.
McCook Mansion on Fifth Avenue in Shadyside is being restored as a small, luxury hotel, after enduring a third-floor fire on 2004 February 18. Built in 1907 at the corner of Fifth and Amberson Avenues, this was the home of lawyer and industrialist Willis F. McCook, attorney of Henry Clay Frick.

Brandolph, Adam. "Memorial playground for Frick Park in limbo."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2010 May 28.

"Fungus affecting trees in Frick, Highland parks."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette On-Line 2010 April 16.
Henry Clay Frick donated land for Pittsburgh's largest park.

Thomas, Mary. "Obituary: Elizabeth C. Shepherd / Art history instructor who became librarian." Obituary.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2010 April 9.
Became Frick Fine Arts librarian, in building donated by Helen Clay Frick to the University of Pittsburgh, across the street from Carnegie Library.

Howell, Donna. "John Brashear Kept His Goals In Sharp Focus."
Investor's Business Daily 2009 March 5: A3.
< http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ >. Posted 2009 March 4. Viewed 2009 March 5.
(Reprint of 2006 Oct. 18 article)
Howell, Donna. "John Brashear Kept His Goals In Sharp Focus."
Investor's Business Daily 2006 Oct. 18: A3.
(Donna Howell, Technology Reporter, Investor's Business Daily)
Friends of the Zeiss Project Director Glenn A. Walsh is extensively
quoted in this national business newspaper article, regarding the life of
famous 19th century astronomer and lens maker John A. Brashear,
who was a confidant of Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick.

Heinrichs, Allison M. "City's parks offer urban relief."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2008 Sept. 21.
Highlights, with photos, Frick Park, Allegheny Observatory in Riverview Park, and Carnegie Lake in Schenley Park.

Proclamation -- Commendation for Henry Clay Frick
Council of the City of Pittsburgh 2008 Sept. 16.
Last paragraph of Proclamation:
"NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that, as Frick had anticipated, the William Penn Hotel quickly became and has remained the social center of the City of Pittsburgh and the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend, Henry Clay Frick for his foresight and fortitude to build such a magnificent structure and does also commend all of the stewards of this grand landmark over the past 92 years."
Pittsburgh's William Penn Hotel was built in 1916 by Carnegie Steel Company former partner Henry Clay Frick -- more information.

Houser, Mark. "Downtown Hothouse benefit sizzles."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2008 Aug. 24.
"Henry Clay Frick probably never imagined DJs pumping up the crowd in his crown jewel Downtown shopping arcade." Union Arcade, built in 1917, is now known as the Union Trust Building.

Petrucelli, Alan W. "A Fresh Look: By any name, this hotel still splendid."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2008 Aug. 18.
History of Pittsburgh's William Penn Hotel, built in 1916 by Carnegie Steel Company former partner Henry Clay Frick.

Entertainment News Briefs: "Sprout event."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2008 Aug. 16.
(Second of two news briefs)
Fundraiser to be held in Union Trust Building.

Spatter, Sam. "Union Trust gets first major tenant."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2008 Aug. 5.
Originally Union Arcade, it was built by Henry Clay Frick.

Green, Elwin. "Downtown's Union Trust building gets major tenant."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2008 Aug. 5.
Originally Union Arcade, it was built by Henry Clay Frick.

Spatter, Sam. "Siemens signs lease in Union Trust Building."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review On-Line 2008 Aug. 4.
Originally Union Arcade, it was built by Henry Clay Frick.

Thomas, Mary Ann. "Nostalgic appeal attracts riders to region's scenic railroads." Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2008 Aug. 3.
"This summer, the group (Dunbar Historical Society, which can be seen on the Fayette Central Railroad) is building a beehive coke oven based on plans used by Henry Clay Frick."

* Sciullo, Maria. "Play it, Henry Frick?"
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2008 March 13.
Mystery continues of who (Henry Clay Frick, Andrew Carnegie, or someone else?) donated vintage Steinway piano to the Music Hall of the Carnegie Library of Homestead in 1899.

* "Charter school at Frick Park gets review team's OK."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2008 Feb. 19.

* DaParma, Ron. "Millions could go to revamp landmark Union Trust Building."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2008 Feb. 19. Union Trust Building (originally Union Arcade) middle property of three buildings built on Pittsburgh's Grant Street by industrialist Henry Clay Frick. To the north he built the William Penn Hotel while to the south his 20-floor Frick Building, and the 19-floor Allegheny Building on Forbes Avenue, overshadowed the earlier 16-floor Carnegie Building (Carnegie Building razed for Kaufmann's Department Store Annex in 1950s).

* DaParma, Ron. "Union Trust sale a done deal."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2008 Feb. 7.

* Spatter, Sam. "Sale of Union Trust Building completed for $24.1 million."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2008 Feb. 6.

* 2007 Dec. 16 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
Henry Clay Frick 'respected and hated'
By Kim Leonard
Henry Clay Frick was, for many years, a partner of Andrew Carnegie in the Carnegie Steel Company.

* 2007 Nov. 2 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
Union Trust Building excites latest suitor
By Ron DaParma

* 2007 Oct. 30 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
Tennis clubs lobby to stop RAD funds to save clay courts
By Bill Zlatos
Frick Park's clay courts were built in 1927 as part of the original park under
a trust by industrialist Henry Clay Frick, business associate of Andrew Carnegie.

* 2007 Aug. 31 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
Union Trust building not left standing long at altar
By Ron DaParma

* 2007 Aug. 22 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
Deal for Union Trust Building Downtown apparently off
By Ron DaParma

* 2007 July 25 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
Experts: For Downtown buildings fighting to revitalize, patience needed
By Ron DaParma
The Union Trust Building (built by Henry Clay Frick as Union Arcade) and the
original Mellon National Bank Building (formerly used as the Lord and Tayor
Department Store) are among Downtown buildings still waiting for new tenants.

* 2007 July 21 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
Sale could revive Downtown's Union Trust building
By Ron DaParma

"Preservation group to celebrate fifth anniversary."
PIttsburgh Post-Gazette 2007 May 25.
Built in 1907 at the corner of Fifth and Amberson Avenues, this was the home of lawyer and industrialist Willis F. McCook, attorney of Henry Clay Frick.

Lowry, Patricia. "For one night, McCook mansion in Shadyside opens its doors."
PIttsburgh Post-Gazette 2007 May 23.
Built in 1907 at the corner of Fifth and Amberson Avenues, this was the home of lawyer and industrialist Willis F. McCook, attorney of Henry Clay Frick.

* 2007 March 1 - Pittsburgh City Paper:
Column: "You Had to Ask"
I'm not from around here, but from what I hear, H.C. Frick oppressed a lot of Pittsburghers.
Yet I live by this big beautiful park named after him.
Why keep these names if Frick was such a bad guy?

Question submitted by: Holly Andersen
BY CHRIS POTTER

* 2007 Jan. 6 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Union Trust Building goes on the block
By Elwin Green

Howell, Donna. "John Brashear Kept His Goals In Sharp Focus."
Investor's Business Daily 2006 Oct. 18: A3.
Howell, Donna. "John Brashear Kept His Goals In Sharp Focus."
Investor's Business Daily 2009 March 5: A3.
< http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ >. Posted 2009 March 4. Viewed 2009 March 5.
(Reprint of 2006 Oct. 18 article)
(Donna Howell, Technology Reporter, Investor's Business Daily)
Friends of the Zeiss Project Director Glenn A. Walsh is extensively
quoted in this national business newspaper article, regarding the life of
famous 19th century astronomer and lens maker John A. Brashear,
who was a confidant of Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick.

* 2006 Aug. 14 - The Daily Courier, Connellsville PA:
New director brings vision to West Overton
By Marilyn Forbes
West Overton Museum includes history of Henry Clay Frick.

* 2006 June 1 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
Silence far from golden at Two Mellon Center By Ron DaParma
Future unknown for Henry Clay Frick's Union Arcade

* 2006 April 20 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Chicago firm expanding Downtown with call center By Elwin Green
Company expanding in Three Mellon Center, but vacating space in Union Trust Building

* 2006 April 13 - Pittsburgh City Paper:
10 Days that Unexpectedly Changed America: The Homestead Strike
Writer: CHRIS POTTER

* 2006 April 9 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
History Channel recognizes Homestead strike
By Michael Machosky

* 2006 April 6 - Pittsburgh City Paper:
Up on the Roof of Henry Clay Frick's Union Arcade/Union Trust Building
Writer: CHARLES ROSENBLUM

* 2006 March 9 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
Mellon's Downtown plans leave subtenants in limbo By Ron DaParma
Mellon vacates Union Trust Building, built by Henry Clay Frick as Union Arcade in 1917.

* 2006 February 20 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
New razor edges out barber by a whisker By Dan Majors
Includes The Barber Shop, Basement, Union Trust Building

* 2006 Jan. 29 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
The Frick stresses relationship between mansion, motorcars and art
By Marylynne Pitz

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2005 March 25:
Frick Building sold to N.J. realty company By Elwin Green

From the Pittsburgh City Paper, Pittsburgh - 2005 March 24:
On the Frick Building, at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Grant Street
is a sign stating ďStreet Grade Prior to 1912.Ē
Whatís the significance of this?

Question submitted by: Brian Vogel, Brentwood
Writer: CHRIS POTTER

* 2005 March 3 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Mellon cutting ties with historic building By Patricia Sabatini
Henry Clay Frick's Union Arcade/Union Trust Building

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2002 May 24:
Business News
Duquesne Club's longtime manager stepping down

Prestigious business club founded by Henry Clay Frick and other Pittsburgh industrialists in 1873.

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2002 April 30:
Business News Briefs, 4/30/02:
Developer, Giant Eagle back out
of redeveloping Highland Building
13-floor Highland Building, tallest office building in East Liberty section of Pittsburgh,
was originally constructed by Henry Clay Frick in 1910.

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 December 27:
Avonworth pupils create First Night display
Including replicas of historic Pittsburgh figures
including Henry Clay Frick and Andrew Carnegie
By Rick Nowlin

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 December 18:
Book assesses Frick family houses, both inside and out
Regards Martie Sanger's new book on the all of the major homes in the Frick family.
By Patricia Lowry

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 December 16:
Stacks and stacks of new local titles
Including "Wealth, Waste and Alienation"(second book reviewed in article) regarding rise and fall of the Connellsville coke industry(controlled by Henry Clay Frick).

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 December 3:
Teacher, students create a miniature city for First Night celebration
By Mark Berton
Including replicas of Henry Clay Frick and Andrew Carnegie

Editorial from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 November 14:
Editorial: Ending a paper chase /
Frick descendants won't challenge a compromise

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 November 3:
Clayton's orchestrion: A rich echo of 19th-century whimsy
By Andrew Druckenbrod, Post-Gazette Classical Music Critic

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 October 28:
First architectural exhibitions held in Pittsburgh, 1898 and 1900
By Albert M. Tannler, Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation
Includes information regarding the beginning of the world-renowned, biennial Carnegie International art exhibition, Henry Clay Frick's donation of prize money for the first architectural exhibition, and the architectural award given to Buhl Planetarium architect Charles T. Ingham.

Letter-to-the-Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 October 23:
Meaningless to most By Anton Kral, Jr.
(Sixth letter on Letters-to-the-Editor page)

Editorial from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 October 13:
Editorial: Ours and theirs / Pittsburgh, New York will share Frick materials

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 October 11:
Frick archive may be divided
Judge OKs placement at Pitt, library in N.Y.

By Marylynne Pitz

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 October 11:
Judge rules to split Frick archives By Bill Zlatos

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 August 4:
Landmark buildings for sale(Frick and Westinghouse Buildings) By Ron DaParma

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 July 10:
Testimony ends in dispute over moving Frick family archives By Marylynne Pitz

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 July 10:
Judge urges family to settle By Bill Zlatos

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 July 7:
Keep Frick archives here, experts say By Marylynne Pitz

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 July 4:
Keep Frick files here, in NYC, historian urges By Marylynne Pitz

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 July 3:
Some loss of photos disclosed in Frick archives By Marylynne Pitz

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 June 30:
Frick archive accord backed,
N.Y. librarian defends plan to share papers

By Marylynne Pitz

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 June 29:
Court to decide future of Frick family archives By Marylynne Pitz

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 June 29:
Hearing over documents continues By Bill Zlatos

From the Pittsburgh Business Times, Pittsburgh - 2001 June 27:
Frick archive trial begins Thursday

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 June 25:
Hearings this week aim to resolve stagnant debate over Frick archives By Bill Zlatos

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 June 19:
Frick names interim head By Mary Thomas

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 June 17:
McIntosh's work `put Frick on the map' By Graham Shearing

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 June 14:
A friend of the Frick:
Innovative administrator McIntosh departs after 17 years

By Marylynne Pitz

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 May 30:
Hearing set on Frick archive dispute;
Sessions scheduled June 28-29, July 2-3

By Marylynne Pitz

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 May 30:
Frick papers fight heads back to court By Bill Zlatos

Letter-to-the-Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 May 28:
No good reason to move Frick archives, and many good reasons to keep them intact here
by Frederick A. Hetzel
(Eighth letter on Letters-to-the-Editor page)

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 May 27:
A Frick family feud;
Two sisters stand against their relatives to keep the Frick archives in Pittsburgh

By Marylynne Pitz

From the Pittsburgh City Paper, Pittsburgh - 2001 May 23:
You Had to Ask:
How is it that the Frick Building survives but the Carnegie Building is no longer around?

By Chris Potter

Letter-to-the-Editor of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 May 5:
Reverse the Frick archives decision by Kenneth Warren

From the Pittsburgh Business Times, Pittsburgh - 2001 April 18:
Frick family vows to fight archive agreement by Patty Tascarella

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 April 18:
Pitt to oversee local Frick archives;
Other material being shipped to New York

By Patricia Lowry

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 April 18:
Pitt to get part of Frick archives By Bill Zlatos

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 March 21:
Fisher seeks to keep Frick archives in state By Jan Ackerman

Letter-to-the-Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 March 16:
About the Frick archives by I. Townsend Burden III
(Sixth letter on Letters-to-the-Editor page)

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 March 16:
Frick archives hearing slated

Editorial from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 March 10:
Editorial: Frick fragmentation; Pittsburgh may be shortchanged by archives deal

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2001 March 6:
Frick archives may be split between city and New York By Patricia Lowry

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 March 6:
Regional Frick papers to stay By Bill Zlatos

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 March 5:
Some Frick records may stay here

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2001 February 9:
McIntosh to leave Frick post By Graham Shearing

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2000 November 10:
Friends pay tribute to environmental center director By Brandon Keat
[Frick Nature/Environmental Center in Frick Park]

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2000 October 27:
Court to decide fate of archives By Robert Baird

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh - 2000 October 13:
Frick archives at center of dispute By Robert Baird

Letter-to-the-Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2000 February 17:
About the Frick papers By Donald Miller
(Sixth letter on Letters-to-the-Editor page)

Letter-to-the-Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 2000 January 22:
Keep Frick papers here By Stanley Pinkas and Douglas J. Richardson
(Fifth letter on Letters-to-the-Editor page)

Editorial from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 1999 December 22:
Editorial: The Frick archive; Pittsburgh is the right home for records on industrial life

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 1999 December 19:
Moving the Frick papers to new York starts a family feud By Patricia Lowry

From the Pittsburgh Business Times, Pittsburgh - 1999 June 25:
Frick Bldg. reportedly on block By Suzanne Elliott

From the Pittsburgh Business Times, Pittsburgh - 1999 May 7:
Breathing life into history,
Frick Art & Historical Center wants to build recognition by reaching out to new and divergent audiences

By Patty Tascarella

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 1998 October 22:
Family ties motivated Frick biographer
By Donald Miller, Post-Gazette Art and Architecture Critic

Book Review from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh - 1998 October 22:
A decendant crafts a darkly hued biography of Henry Clay Frick
By Donald Miller, Post-Gazette Art and Architecture Critic


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