Research material on Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

Collection ID:
Irving, Flora Miller
Physical Description:
3 Linear feet
10 Volumes
Reels 1903-1904

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Research material on Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, compiled mainly for a biography.
Scope and Contents
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.
Scope and Contents
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
Biographical / Historical
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)

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1903 and 1904 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 1903-1904: Originals (typescripts) returned to Flora Miller Irving after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels 1903-1904 lent for microfilming 1980 and unmicrofilmed material donated 1981 by Flora Miller Irving, granddaughter of Gertrude V. Whitney.

Other Title
Other Title
Gertrude V. Whitney papers.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing 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.

More Information

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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