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Research material on Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, 1883-1976

Irving, Flora Miller

Collection size: Unmicrofilmed: 3.0 linear ft.
Reels 1903-1904: 10 v.

Collection Summary: Research material on Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, compiled mainly for a biography.

REELS 1903-1904: Ten volumes of typescripts, of journal entries, correspondence, writings, and notes to references in the NEW YORK TIMES on the Vanderbilt and Whitney families.

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, 1948-1976; files containing xerox copies of clippings and articles, typescripts of Whitney's correspondence and notes, 1883-1945; "people" files containing printed material and notes on friends, artists and relatives associated with Whitney; card files on sculpture; and miscellaneous material, notes and photos.

Biographical/Historical Note: Irving is G. V. Whitney's granddaughter and she collaborated with B. H. Friedman on the biography GERTRUDE VANDERBILT WHITNEY by B. H. Friedman (1978)

Material on reels 1903-1904 lent for microfilming 1980 and unmicrofilmed material donated 1981 by Flora Miller Irving, granddaughter of Gertrude V. Whitney.

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