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Research material on Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, 1883-1976

Research material on Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, 1883-1976

Irving, Flora Miller

Author

Collection Information

Size: Unmicrofilmed: 3.0 linear ft.

Reels 1903-1904: 10 v.

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)

Provenance

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

Location of Originals

  • Reels 1903-1904: Originals (typescripts) returned to Flora Miller Irving after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 1903 and 1904 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Research material on Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, 1883-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.