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Dates:
1921-1943
Level:
series
Size:
0.2 Linear feet (Box 12)
Collection ID:
AAA.whitgert
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series consists of scattered material stemming from some of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's art patronage activities and relating to the Whitney Studio Club, which opened in 1918 as an outgrowth of the Whitney Studio and the Friends of Young Artists, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, which opened in 1931 as an outgrowth of the Whitney Stud...

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Dates:
1859-1942
Level:
series
Size:
0.8 Linear feet (Boxes 27-28, 36)
Collection ID:
AAA.whitgert
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series consists of clippings, exhibition catalogs, programs, and publications. Included are clippings about the Whitney and Vanderbilt families, Whitney's engagement to Harry Payne Whitney in 1896, Whitney's artistic and philanthropic activities, Flora Payne Whitney's first marriage, Whitney's sculptures, Harry Payne Whitney's death in 1930, t...

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Dates:
1862-1931
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.whitgert
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This subseries consists of early photographs of the Vanderbilt and Whitney families, and photographs of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's own family, including her husband, Harry Payne Whitney, her children, Flora, Cornelius, and Barbara, and other family members. Early photographs of the Vanderbilt family include ones of Whitney's grandfather, "Commod...

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Dates:
1893-1942
Level:
series
Size:
1.5 Linear feet (Boxes 26-27, 33, 35)
Collection ID:
AAA.whitgert
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series consists of scrapbooks of clippings, photographs, letters and other material, compiled by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Flora Whitney Miller, and possibly others. Scrapbooks document aspects of Whitney's early public life (from 1893 to 1896); Whitney's sculpture commissions and exhibitions; the construction and unveiling of the St. Nazai...