Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971

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Harry Frank Guggenheim (b. August 23, 1890, West End, NJ–d. January 22, 1971, New York, NY) was the grandson of mining magnate Meyer Guggenheim and the son of Daniel Guggenheim, mining magnate and philanthropist. He recieved his BA and MA in 1913 from Pembroke College at Cambridge University. During World War I he was a member of US Navy Reservesand the First Yale Unit in WWI.

He became the director and president of the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation. In this role he provided funds for the establishment of Guggenheim School of Aeronautics at New York University, the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Jet Propulsion Center at the California Institute of Technology, and the Guggenheim Laboratories for Aerospace Propulsion Sciences at Princeton University. He was also the president of the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics.

Guggenhein served as United States ambassador to Cuba from 1929 to 1933. President Hoover appointed Guggenheim to serve on the National Advisory Committee of Aeronautics (1929-1938). With his wife Alicia Patterson he founded the newspaper Newsday in 1940. In addition to his love of aeronotics, Guggenheim was a founding member of the New York Racing Association and a thoughbred racehorse owner and breeder.

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creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Typed letter signed : Garden City, New York, to John Steinbeck, 1965 Oct. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter : [Abbotsford, Scotland] to "Alicia," [1966 Jan. 8]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Sag Harbor, New York], to Max Lerner, [1965 Dec. 4]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Typed letter signed : Garden City, New York, to John Steinbeck, 1965 Sept. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Collection of autograph letters signed : various places, to "Alicia", 1965-1966. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Tel Aviv, to "Alicia," [1966] Feb. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : "Tiberias, in the Galilee", to "Alicia," 1966 Feb. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Haifa, Israel], to "Alicia," [1966 Apr. 16]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : London, to "Alicia," 1966 Jan 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Typed letter signed : Garden City, New York, to John Steinbeck, 1965 Aug. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Tel Aviv] Israel, to "Alicia," [1966 Mar. 5]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter : place not specified, to "Alicia," [1965-1967]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Harry Frank Guggenheim Papers, 1900-1972, (bulk 1937-1972) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Typed letter signed : Garden City, New York, to John Steinbeck, 1965 Aug. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Sag Harbor, New York], to "Alicia," [1966 May 7]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry F. [Carta] 1959 May. 26, Santiago de Chile : [a] Señor Harry F. Guggenheim, Nueva York. Dibam Biblioteca Nacional de Chile
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : London, to "Alicia," [1966 Feb. 19]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry F. [Carta] 1959 Abr. 30, Nueva York : [al] His Excellency Don Jorge Alessandri, Santiago, Chile / Harry F. Guggenheim. Dibam Biblioteca Nacional de Chile
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Saigon], to "Alicia," [1967 Feb. 4]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Galway, Ireland, to "Alicia," 1966 Jan. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1951-1968. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Can Tho, Vietnam, to "Alicia," [1967 Jan. 21]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Haifa], to "Alicia," [1966 Mar. 12]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Saigon, to "Alicia," [1967 Feb. 4]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter : [London], to "Alicia," [1966 Jan. 7]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Morrow, Dwight W. (Dwight Whitney), 1873-1931. Morrow papers, series II-IX, 1887-1931. Amherst College Library
referencedIn 24-22 Guggenheim, Harry F. United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn McNutt mss., 1899-1955 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Typed letter signed : Garden City, New York, to John Steinbeck, 1965 Sept. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Milton Caniff Collection, 1805-2007, 1910-1988 The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
referencedIn Messer, Thomas M.,. Oral history interview with Thomas M. Messer, 1994 Oct.-1995 Jan [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to "Alicia," [1966 Dec. 17]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics Records, 1925-1943, (bulk 1926-1930) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Typed letter signed : Garden City, New York, to John Steinbeck, 1965 Oct. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Carbon copy of an autograph letter signed : [Viet Nam], to "Alicia," [1967 Jan. 7]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Carbon copy of an autograph letter signed : Alnwick, England, to "Alicia," 1965 Dec. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics. Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics records, 1926-1943 (bulk 1926-1930). Library of Congress
creatorOf Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. James J. Kilpatrick papers [manuscript], 1925-1966 (bulk 1950-1966). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Papers, 1900-1972 (bulk 1937-1972). Library of Congress
creatorOf Bodin, Paul, 1910-1994. Letters and clippings regarding the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1956-1958. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Carbon copy of a typed letter : [Sag Harbor, New York], to Harry [Guggenheim], 1965 Aug. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Sag Harbor, New York], to "Alicia," [1965 Nov. 20]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to "Alicia," [1966 Dec.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Sag Harbor, New York], to "Alicia," [1965 Dec. 11]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Papers of Harry Frank Guggenheim, 1900-1972 (bulk 1937-1972). Library of Congress
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter : Waterville, Ireland, to "Alicia," [1966 Jan. 15]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Pleiku, to "Alicia," [1967 Jan. 7]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : New York, to "Alicia," [1966 Dec. 10]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Typed letter signed : Garden City, New York, to John Steinbeck, 1965 Sept. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Guggenheim, Harry F.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Saigon, to "Alicia," [1967 Jan. 14]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Saigon, to "Alicia," [1967 Jan. 14]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001. Anne Morrow Lindbergh papers, 1906-1997 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry F. [Carta] 1961 Jan. 26, Nueva York : [al] His Excellency Don Jorge Alessandri, Santiago, Chile / Harry F. Guggenheim. Dibam Biblioteca Nacional de Chile
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Tel Aviv, to "Alicia," [1966 Feb. 26]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Honolulu, Hawaii, to "Alicia," [1966 Dec]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Holdsworth, Dorothy J., 20th cent. Typed letter signed : Garden City, New York, to Elizabeth Otis, 1966 Feb. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : New York, to "Alicia," [1966 Nov. 16]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Sag Harbor, New York], to "Alicia," [1966 Apr. 30]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Haifa, Israel, to "Alicia," [1966 Apr. 9]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Saigon], to "Alicia," [1967 Feb. 11]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Holdsworth, Dorothy J., 20th cent. Typed letter signed : Garden City, New York, to Elizabeth Otis, 1966 Jan. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Saigon, to "Alicia," [1966 Dec. 31]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974. Charles Augustus Lindbergh papers, 1830-1987 (inclusive), 1911-1974 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Pleiku, to "Alicia," [1967 Jan. 28]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Saigon], to "Alicia," [1967 Feb. 11]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Carbon copy of an autograph letter signed : [Viet Nam], to "Alicia," [1967 Jan.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Saigon], to "Alicia," [1966] Dec. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn William L. Hamburger prints collection [manuscript], 1928-1940. University of Virginia. Library
LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, WH Series, Harry Guggenheim, 6:30P Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : place not specified to "Alicia," [1965-1967]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Alessandri Rodríguez, Jorge, 1896-1986. [Carta] 1958 Nov. 26, Santiago : [a] Señor don Harry F. Guggenheim, New York / Jorge Alessandri R. Dibam Biblioteca Nacional de Chile
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Holdsworth, Dorothy J., 20th cent. Typed letter signed : Garden City, to Elizabeth Otis, 1966 Mar. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Carbon copy of an autograph letter signed : "Dialectic Dementia" [Viet Nam], to "Alicia," [1967 Jan. 5]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : "Saigon-on-Styx", to "Alicia," [1967 Feb.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Saigon, to "Alicia," [1966 Dec. 24]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Can Tho, Vietnam, to "Alicia," [1967 Jan. 21]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry F. [Carta] 1959 Abr. 30, Nueva York : [al] Excmo. señor don Jorge Alessandri, Santiago / Harry F. Guggenheim. Dibam Biblioteca Nacional de Chile
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry F. [Carta] 1958 Oct. 8, Nueva York : [al] Excmo. señor don Jorge Alessandri, Santiago / J.A. Harry F. Guggenheim. Dibam Biblioteca Nacional de Chile
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Pleiku], to "Alicia," [1967 Jan. 28]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Sag Harbor, New York], to "Alicia," [1966 May 21]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : London, to "Alicia," 1965 Dec. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Carbon copy of an autograph letter signed : [Saigon], to "Alicia," [1967 Jan. 19]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Typed letter signed : Garden City, New York, to John Steinbeck, 1965 Sept. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : Galway, Ireland, to "Alicia," [1966 Feb. 5]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : "Pundit Manor", Saigon, to "Alicia," [1967 Jan. 7]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : " Allover the place" [Vietnam], to "Alicia," [1967 Jan. 13]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn OF 265: Guggenheim, Harry F. 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
referencedIn Gugenheim, Alicia Patterson. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1958-1963. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938. Papers of George Ellery Hale, 1882-1938. Library of Congress
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Haifa, Israel], to "Alicia," [1966 Mar. 26]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Alessandri Rodríguez, Jorge, 1896-1986. [Carta] 1961 Mar. 2, Santiago : [al] Señor Harry F. Guggenheim, New York / Jorge Alessandri R. Dibam Biblioteca Nacional de Chile
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Vietnam], to "Alicia," [1967 Jan. 12]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Sag Harbor, New York], to "Alicia," [1965 Nov. 27]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Sag Harbor, New York], to "Alicia," [1966 May 14]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [London], to "Alicia," [1965 Dec. 24]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Typed letter signed : Garden City, New York, to John Steinbeck, 1965 Aug. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Galway, Ireland], to "Alicia," [1966 Jan. 29]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Carbon copy of an autograph letter signed : [Vietnam], to "Alicia," [1967 Jan.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guggenheim, Harry Frank, 1890-1971. Typed letter signed : Garden City, New York, to John Steinbeck, 1965 Sept. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Autograph letter signed : [Sag Harbor, New York], to "Alicia," [1966 May 28]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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correspondedWith Albright, Joseph person
correspondedWith Albright, Joseph person
associatedWith Alessandri Rodríguez, Jorge, 1896-1986. person
correspondedWith Barringer, Victor C. (Victor Clay), 1891-1971 person
correspondedWith Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965 person
associatedWith Bodin, Paul, 1910-1994. person
correspondedWith Byrd, Harry Flood, 1887-1966 person
correspondedWith Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914- person
correspondedWith Byrd, Thomas B. person
associatedWith Cain Hoy Stable (Columbia, S.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Compañ'ia Salitrera Anglo Lautaro (Chile) corporateBody
associatedWith Compañía Salitrera Anglo Lautaro (Chile) corporateBody
associatedWith Compañía Salitrera Anglo-Lautaro (Chile) corporateBody
employeeOf Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation corporateBody
employeeOf Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics corporateBody
correspondedWith Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics. corporateBody
correspondedWith Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993 person
correspondedWith Dorsey, Thomas B. (Thomas Brookshler), 1928- person
correspondedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 person
correspondedWith Ethridge, Mark F. (Mark Foster), 1896-1981 person
correspondedWith Graham, Horace Reynolds, 1886-1954 person
spouseOf Gugenheim, Alicia Patterson. person
childOf Guggenheim, Daniel, 1856-1930 person
grandchildOf Guggenheim, Meyer, 1828-1905 person
associatedWith Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938. person
correspondedWith Hall, Leonard W. (Leonard Wood), 1900-1979 person
associatedWith Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Holdsworth, Dorothy J., 20th cent. person
correspondedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 person
correspondedWith Hunter, Croil, 1893-1970 person
correspondedWith Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986 person
correspondedWith Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 person
correspondedWith Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 person
associatedWith Kentucky Derby. corporateBody
associatedWith Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. person
correspondedWith Lawson-Johnston, Peter Orman, 1927- person
associatedWith League of Nations. Committee of Experts on Civil Aviation. corporateBody
correspondedWith Levy, Ernest person
correspondedWith Levy, Ernest person
associatedWith Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001. person
correspondedWith Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 person
correspondedWith Lomask, Milton person
associatedWith McNutt, Paul V. (Paul Vories), 1891-1955 person
associatedWith Messer, Thomas M., person
associatedWith Milton Caniff person
associatedWith Morrow, Dwight W. (Dwight Whitney), 1873-1931. person
correspondedWith Moses, Robert, 1888-1981 person
correspondedWith Moyers, Bill D. person
correspondedWith Moyers, Bill D. person
founderOf Newsday, Garden City, N.Y. corporateBody
founderOf New York Racing Association. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Times Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 person
correspondedWith Oppenheimer, George person
associatedWith Patterson, Alicia, 1906-1963. person
associatedWith Patterson, Alicia (Mrs. Harry F. Guggenheim), 1906-1963. person
associatedWith Peeples, J. A. person
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Pembroke College (University of Cambridge) corporateBody
correspondedWith Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 person
correspondedWith Rosenman, Samuel Irving, 1896-1973 person
correspondedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 person
associatedWith Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. person
memberOf United States. Navy Reserve corporateBody
correspondedWith Woods, J. Albert (James Albert), 1897-1964 person
correspondedWith Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 person
correspondedWith Ycaza, Manuel person
Place Name Admin Code Country
West End NJ US
New York NY US
Republic of Cuba 00 CU
Subject
Kentucky Derby, Louisville, Ky
Horse racing
Aeronautics, Commercial
Diplomatic and consular service, American
SALITRE DE CHILE--ASPECTOS ECONOMICOS
Timber--South Carolina
Disarmament
Newspaper publishing--New York (State)--Long Island
Medicine--Endowments
Horse racing--New York (State)--Societies, etc
Race horses--Training--South Carolina
Diplomatic and consular service, American--Cuba
Dark Star (Race horse)
International cooperation
Cattle
Horses--Breeding
SALITRE--PRECIO
Horse racing--Societies, etc
Plantations--South Carolina--Wando
Plantations
Newspaper publishing
Social sciences--Endowments
Cattle--South Carolina
American newspapers
Dwellings--New York (State)--Port Washington
Race horses--Breeding
Arts--Endowments
Horses--Breeding--South Carolina
INVERSIONES EXTRANJERAS
Stables
Stables--South Carolina--Columbia
Endowments
Race horses--Training
Race horses
Timber
American newspapers--New York (State)--Long Island
Aeronautics--Endowments
Occupation
Publisher
Philanthropists
Diplomats
Businessmen
Function

Person

Birth 1890-08-23

Death 1971-01-22

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