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Astor, William Waldorf Astor, Viscount, 1848-1919

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role Collector
dates 1848-1919
city Edenbridge, Kent
other citiesNew York, NY; Rome, Italy; Germany; Taplow, United Kingdom;
countryEngland
gender M
historical notes Viscount William Waldorf Astor was a collector, financier, horseman, statesman and the only child of John Jacob Astor III (1822-1890) and Charlotte Augusta Gibbes (c. 1825-1887).
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1880-1890
1890-1900
1900-1910
1910-1920
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New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Rm 328
Astor family papers, 1792-1916. see details...
Berg Collection of English and American Literature
New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Frederick Rolfe collection of papers, 1891-1954 bulk (1891-1910) see details...
Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
William Waldorf Astor, Viscount Astor, papers, 1904-1910. see details...
Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Papers of August Belmont, 1827-1965 (bulk 1909-1924). see details...
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Rm 328
Astor family papers, 1792-1916 see details...
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Rm 328
Frederick Rolfe collection of papers, 1891-1954 bulk (1891-1910) see details...