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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk 1888-1942

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3.2: Social Journals , 1893-1920

This subseries consists of dinner books (recording attendees and seating arrangements), a dance book (recording dances danced and with whom), an invitation book (listing people invited to different social gatherings), as well as bound and unbound volumes of invitations received and accepted, all of which document, to one extent or another, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's various social activities and her social milieu.
Journals are arranged chronologically.
Journals are scanned in entirety.
Description Container Select
"Dinner Book, Vol. I", 1893-1895
11
5
"Invitations Accepted" (unbound), circa 1893-1895
11
6-7
"Dances", 1894-1896
11
8
"All Entertainment Book, Newport", 1895
11
9
"Dinner Book, Vol. II", 1895-1896
11
10
"Invitations" (unbound), before 1897
11
11-12
"Dinners", 1899
11
13
"House Parties", 1905-1907
11
14
"Dinners", 1909-1910
Oversized material housed in Box 33
11
15
"Invitations", 1914-1916
11
16
Wedding Announcements and Invitations (loose), 1917-1920
11
17
Miscellaneous Invitations (loose), circa 1920s
12
1
Oversize, "Dinners" scanned with Box 11, Folder 15, 1909-1910
33

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