Santa Barbara wants Clark home as arts institution
Community leaders in Santa Barbara, Calif., have begun a public relations effort to encourage preservation the oceanfront home of the late heiress Huguette Clark as an arts institution, as provided in her last will and testament.
Up for grabs: $300M estate of heiress Huguette Clark
More than $300 million is on the table as copper heiress Huguette Clark's extended family prepares for a court battle with her nurse and others for the last whispers of one of the great fortunes from America's Gilded Age.
Staff bled $44 million in gifts from heiress, suit says
NEW YORK — The nurses, doctors, hospital, attorney and accountant for the reclusive heiress Huguette Clark coerced or influenced her to give them more than $44 million in gifts, the executor of her estate claimed in a remarkable legal petition filed Tuesday in Manhattan.
Sheikh's $31 million bid for Huguette Clark digs is rejected
The prime minister of the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar was rebuffed this weekend in his attempt to spend $31.5 million for two of the New York co-op apartments of the reclusive heiress Huguette Clark.
Sold! Clark jewels bring surprising $18 million
The jewelry collection of Huguette M. Clark, the mysterious heiress to a copper fortune, was sold at auction Tuesday afternoon at Christie's New York, fetching $18.3 million, far above the pre-sale estimate of $8.5 million to $12 million.
The $10M Degas painting, the heiress and the tax man
A $10 million Degas painting that vanished from the apartments of reclusive heiress Huguette Clark ended up on the living room wall of Henry Bloch, the "H" in tax company H&R Block.
Heiress Huguette Clark's apartments hit the market at $55 million
The three New York apartments owned by the mysterious heiress Huguette Clark have been listed for sale, with a total asking price of $55 million, even as the legal contest over her $400 million estate is just beginning.
Family of heiress Clark claims fraud by nurse, others
The relatives of copper mining heiress Huguette Clark have gone to court to challenge her last will and testament, claiming fraud by her attorney, accountant and nurse. Investigative reporter Bill Dedman of msnbc.com reports.
A look at Huguette Clark's jewelry collection
Freed from their bank vault by the executor of the estate, the jewels of copper heiress Huguette Clark go on sale at Christie's New York on April 17, including a rare pink diamond and these emerald, pearl and diamond ear pendants. Which piece do you prefer?
A photo narrative from msnbc.com
The Clarks: an American story of wealth, scandal and mystery
Why are the mansions of one of America’s richest women sitting vacant? Click to follow this photo narrative of the reclusive Huguette Clark and her father, William Andrews Clark, the "Paris millionaire senator." Where is Huguette Clark? And what will become of her fortune?
Amid inquiry, billionaire heiress’ family steps in
Sept. 5, 2010: While 104-year-old Huguette Clark lays in a hospital bed, the two men managing her fortune are being investigated for mishandling her funds. NBC’s Jeff Rossen reports.
Where is mystery heiress?
July 30, 2010: The estates of fabulously wealthy heiress Huguette Clark have been immaculately maintained — but empty — for decades. But at 104, she’s still alive — in a drab hospital room. The TODAY Show's Bob Dotson reports.
The fabulously wealthy Huguette Clark was a staple of Jazz Age headlines. But while her magnificent properties remain immaculately maintained to this day, she hasn’t been seen in decades.