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Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1843-1899

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dates 1843–1899
city New York
stateNY
other citiesNewport, RI;
gender M
historical notes Cornelius Vanderbilt was an art collector, businessman, and son of William Henry Vanderbilt (1821-1934) and Alice Claypoole Gwynne Vanderbilt (1845-1934). He was a met trustee (1880-) and Chairman of the Board Executive Committee (1893).

Vanderbilt’s art collection included work by Turner, Constable, Sir Peter Lely, Corot, Millais, Rousseau, Greuze, and Ruysdael.

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1870-1880
1880-1890
1890-1900
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New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division Chauncey M. Depew papers, 1880-1925. see details...
Columbia University Libraries Stanford White correspondence and architectural drawings, 1887-1922, (bulk 1887-1907) see details...
Columbia University Libraries Cornelius Vanderbilt Esq. residence, Newport, [R.I.] [graphic] : [detail drawing of] iron furred ceiling to carriage porch [in plan and section] / Richard M. Hunt, architect. see details...
Brown University, John Hay Archives John Hay Papers, 1829-1916 see details...
Pennsylvania State University American railroad stock and other certificates, 1848-1907. see details...
Pennsylvania State University Stock and other certificates, 1841-1929. see details...
Library of Michigan The last will and testament of Cornelius Vanderbilt, dated June 18, 1896: including the two codicils thereto, dated respectively April 24, 1897 and April 4, 1899. see details...
Baltimore Museum of Art George A. Lucas papers, 1825-2003 [bulk 1824-1909] MS.10 see details...
The New-York Historical Society Daniel Huntington Study Portrait Collection, ca. 1870-1890 see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Samuel Putnam Avery Papers, [ca. 1850]-1905 see details...

see also:
Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1873-1942