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Vanderbilt, George Washington, 1862-1914

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dates 1862-1914
city Asheville
stateNC
other citiesNew York, NY;
gender M
historical notes George Washington Vanderbilt was an American collector. He was the son of William Henry Vanderbilt (1821-1885) and a grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877).

G. W. Vanderbilt had a collection of Rembrandt and Whistler etchings, as well as rare tapestries, rugs, bronzes, Japanese prints and books.

He married Edith Stuyvesant Dresser in Paris, June 1898.
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Online Edition of Correspondence of James McNeill Whistler
University of Glasgow
Correspondence associated with: Vanderbilt, George Washington. see details...
Vanderbilt Museum
Reference & Archives collection
Vanderbilt Collection at Eagle's Nest, Vanderbilt Museum see details...
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Rm 328
William B. Osgood Field papers, 1610-1952, n.d. (bulk 1897-1934). see details...
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
Library and Archives
Papers of William J. Collins, 1902-1958. see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Samuel Putnam Avery Papers, [ca. 1850]-1905 see details...

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