Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1843-1899
type Collector
dates 1843-1899
city New York City
stateNY
other citiesNewport, RI;
gender M
history 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.

decades1870-1880
1880-1890
1890-1900
updated 09/12/2019 15:31:10
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New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Rm 328
Chauncey M. Depew papers, 1880-1925. see details...
Columbia University Libraries
Butler Library, 6th Fl. East,
Stanford White correspondence and architectural drawings, 1887-1922, (bulk 1887-1907) see details...
Columbia University Libraries
Butler Library, 6th Fl. East,
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 Library
John Hay Papers, 1829-1916 see details...
Pennsylvania State University
Rare Books and Manuscripts, University Libraries
American railroad stock and other certificates, 1848-1907. see details...
Pennsylvania State University
Rare Books and Manuscripts, University Libraries
Stock and other certificates, 1841-1929. see details...
Library of Michigan
702 West Kalamazoo Street
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
The E. Kirkbride Miller Art Research Library
George A. Lucas papers, 1825-2003 [bulk 1824-1909] MS.10 see details...
The New-York Historical Society
Manuscript Department
Daniel Huntington Study Portrait Collection, ca. 1870-1890 see details...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Please see individual record for location
Samuel Putnam Avery Papers, [ca. 1850]-1905 see details...

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