Collyer brothers(redirected from Collyer Mansion)
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|Homer Lusk Collyer|
|Birthplace||Manhattan, New York, U.S.|
(Homer, 1882–1947) (Langely, 1886–1947) wealthy brothers who lived barren and secluded lives in junk-laden Harlem mansion. [Am. Hist.: Facts (1947) 116; Am. Lit.: My Brother’s Keeper.]
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