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Henry Varnum Poor papers, 1873-2001, bulk 1904-1970

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Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1919-1987
0.2 linear feet
Box 1, OV 18

This series includes Poor's desk diary containing sporadic, sparse notes along with addresses and phone numbers; army discharge material; biographical notes on Poor by Bessie Breuer Poor and others; a desk diary; genealogical material; medical documents; and wills of Henry Varnum Poor and Bessie Breuer Poor. Awards and certificates document: Carnegie Institute Third Prize, 1933; Limited Editions Club Fellowship in Book Illustration, 1937; announcement of gold medal award from the Architectural League of New York, 1938; appointment to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, 1941; and membership certificate, National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1943. The posthumous item is a proclamation of Henry Varnum Poor Centennial Month, Clarkstown, New York, 1987.
Materials are arranged by document type.
This series has been partially scanned. Documents with sensitive information have not been scanned.
DescriptionContainer
Address Book, circa 1920
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Army Discharge, 1919
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Awards and Certificates, 1933-1943
Oversized material housed in OV 18
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Biographical Notes and Reminiscences of Henry Varnum Poor, Bessie Breuer Poor, circa 1940s
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Biographical Notes and Reminiscences of Henry Varnum Poor, by Others, 1937
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Desk Diary, 1952
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Genealogical Notes and Related Correspondence, 1961-1968
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Medical Reports, Notes and Bills, 1953-1968
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Proclamation of Henry Varnum Poor Centennial Month, Clarkstown, N.Y., 1987
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Social Security Cards, circa 1950
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Wills, Henry Varnum Poor and Bessie Breuer Poor, 1930-1959, 1974
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Oversized Biographical Materials scanned with Box 1, Folder 3, 1941
OV 18

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