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Aline and Eero Saarinen papers, 1906-1977

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2.3: Research Material on Stanford White , 1880s-1969

Subseries consists of files stemming from Aline Saarinen's research for a planned, but never completed, biography of Stanford White "as an interpreter of the Age of Elegance." Included are: correspondence, notebooks, writings, scattered original material belonging to Bessie White, Stanford White and the firm of McKim, Mead and White, printed material, photographs, and architectural drawings.
2.3.1: Correspondence, 1959-1969
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Correspondence - Cozzens, Bernice, 1959-1962, 1969
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Correspondence, 1959
(3 folders)
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Correspondence, 1960
(2 folders)
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Correspondence, 1961
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Correspondence, 1962
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Correspondence, 1963-1971
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Correspondence, undated
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2.3.2: Notebooks, circa 1959-1962
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"Biblio", circa 1959-1962
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Century, Metropolitan, and Other Clubs, circa 1959-1962
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"Cheney", circa 1959-1962
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"CHR" (Chronology), circa 1959-1962
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"Mackay", circa 1959-1962
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"McK., M. and W. Architecture", circa 1959-1962
(2 folders)
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"New York", circa 1959-1962
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"Newport", circa 1959-1962
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"R. G. W." (Richard Grant White), circa 1959-1962
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"S. W. and Artists", circa 1959-1962
(2 folders)
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"S. W. General", circa 1959-1962
(2 folders)
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"S. W. Jobs"
A-B (Astor, Barney, Col. Day, Box Hill, and Breese), circa 1959-1962
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"Ch-H" (Colony, Fish, Herald Building, and Houses, Miscellaneous), circa 1959-1962
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I-M (IRT, Judson, Hyde, Knickerbocker, Madison Square, Miscellaneous, and Monuments), circa 1959-1962
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N-V (NYU, Oelrichs, Reid, Sherry, Tiffany, and Villard), circa 1959-1962
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"W-Z" (University of Virginia, Washington Arch, Payne Whitney, and William C. Whitney), circa 1959-1962
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"S. W. Murder", circa 1959-1962
(2 folders)
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"Unsorted", circa 1959-1962
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Miscellaneous, circa 1959-1962
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2.3.3: Writings, 1959-1960s
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Research Notes, circa 1959
(2 folders)
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Research Notes, "State of Buildings", 1961
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Tentative Chapter Headings and Outline, 1960
(2 folders)
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Notes and Writings, circa 1959-1962
(2 folders)
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Drafts
"Prologue - in work (Also Prince Henry Version)", circa 1959-1962
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"Chapter I in work", circa 1959-1962
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"Chapter II in work", circa 1959-1962
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"Chapter III in opera", circa 1959-1962
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"Chapter IV - in opera", circa 1959-1962
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"Chapter V - in opera", circa 1959-1962
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"Chapter VI in opera", circa 1959-1962
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Chapters VII and VIII, circa 1959-1962
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Chapter XII (Cheneys), circa 1959-1962
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Miscellaneous, circa 1959-1962
(2 folders)
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Manuscripts
Article for Life, 1960s
(3 folders)
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Book, Chapter I (?), 1960s
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Book, Chapter on Richard Grant White, 1960s
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Book, Chapter II, 1960s
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Book, Chapter III, 1960s
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Book, Chapter IV, 1960s
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Book, Chapter V, 1960s
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Manuscripts
Book, Chapter VI, 1960s
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Book, Chapter VII, 1960s
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Book, Chapter, VIII, 1960s
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Book, Chapter IX, 1960s
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Book, Chapter XII (Cheneys), 1960s
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Book, Chapter XIV (Katherine Mackay), 1960s
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Miscellaneous, 1960s
(2 folders)
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Caption Suggestions, undated
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Writings by Others, 1962, undated
(2 folders; not scanned in entirety)
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2.3.4: Original Material, 1880s-1936, 1960
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Bessie White Papers
Correspondence, 1880s
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Scrapbook on Washington Centennial and Arch, 1889
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Scrapbook, "Thaw Trial Clippings", 1907-1908
(2 folders)
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Written Memories, 1926
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Stanford White Papers
Menu for Dinner Honoring Stanford White, 1884
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Lists of Works (White's own?), undated
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"Goods Held in Trust for Stanford White, Esq." (list with drawings), 1902
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Notes on Furnishings (White's own?), undated
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"S. W.'s matters, left in the hands of McKim, Mead and White", 1894
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Legal Document (partial), undated
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McKim, Mead and White Documents
Memoranda, 1887-1888, undated
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Memoranda, 1893-1897
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Memoranda, 1900-1903
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Memoranda, 1904-1905
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Correspondence, 1888-1904
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Correspondence, 1905-1906
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Correspondence, 1923
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Correspondence, 1933, 1935
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The Metropolitan Club, undated
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Madison Square Presbyterian Church, 1903
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The Colony Club, undated
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Actor's Fund Fair, undated
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Plan for Unidentified Building (blueprint), undated
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Fairmont Park, 1895
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Vanderbilt Portal, St. Bartholomew's Church, 1902, 1934
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Columbian Celebration Awards, undated
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Arch at Washington Square, 1889
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Tiffany Building, 1903
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Whitelaw Reid Residence - Estimate, Proposal, and Report on Progress, 1890-1891
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Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, 1891
(2 folders)
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Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, 1892
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Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, 1893
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Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, 1894
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Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, 1895
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Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, 1896-1899
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Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, undated
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Whitelaw Reid Residence - Clipping, 1936
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Grant Monument, undated
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University of Virginia, 1923, 1934
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Arlington Memorial Bridge, undated
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Record Book, "Antiques at 120 W 30", 1905
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Microfilmed Correspondence of Richard Grant White (circa 25 letters) and Stanford White (1 letter) from Huntington Library, 1960
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2.3.5: Printed Material, 1890s-1968
DescriptionContainer
Clippings
Stanford White, 1896-1898
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Stanford White, 1919, 1931-1936, 1960
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Stanford White, 1960, 1962
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Stanford White, undated
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Stanford White, Auctions, 1934
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Players' Club, 1890s?
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Madison Square Presbyterian Church, 1906
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Madison Square Garden, 1890s
(2 folders)
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Madison Square Garden, Horse Show, 1890s
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New York, 1904
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Garden of J. L. Breese, 1915
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Article on Architecture by Lawrence Grant White, 1929
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Building and Designs of Stanford White, Various, 1932-1968
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Evelyn Nesbit, 1905, 1954
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Amelie Rives Chanler, 1895-1897
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Other Printed Material on Stanford White and His Buildings, 1955-1967
(Not scanned in entirety)
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Garden City Hotel (Long Island, NY), circa 1894
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Newport, RI and "The Breakers", 1946-1963
(Not scanned in entirety)
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Miscellaneous Printed Material on Architecture, 1928-1960
(Not scanned in entirety)
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Miscellaneous Printed Material, undated
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2.3.6: Photographs, 1880s-circa 1960
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Stanford White and His Family, 1880s-1890s
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The Cheney Family, 1880s?
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Evelyn Nesbit, 1890s-1902
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Buildings and Residences Designed by Stanford White, 1960, undated
(7 folders; not scanned in entirety)
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Residences in Newport, RI Designed by Stanford White and McKim, Mead and White, 1960, undated
(2 folders; not scanned in entirety)
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Residences Designed by Stanford White and McKim, Mead and White, 1960, undated
(3 folders; not scanned in entirety)
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Views of Interiors, Various, undated
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Views of Interiors, Unidentified, undated
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Slides, Buildings Designed by Stanford White and McKim, Mead and White, circa 1960
(Not scanned)
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Negatives, Buildings Designed by Stanford White and McKim, Mead and White, circa 1960
(Not scanned)
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2.3.7: Architectural Drawings, undated
DescriptionContainer
Reproductions of Architectural Drawings, undated
(See also OV 16)
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Negatives, Architectural Drawings, undated
(Not scanned)
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Oversize, Reproductions of Architectural Drawings, undated
(See Box 11, F20)
OV 16

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