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5 edition of The Harry Payne Whitney collection of William Collins Whitney correspondence found in the catalog.

The Harry Payne Whitney collection of William Collins Whitney correspondence

William C. Whitney

The Harry Payne Whitney collection of William Collins Whitney correspondence

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Navy Dept.,
  • New York (N.Y.).,
  • Politics and government,
  • Lady Franklin Bay Expedition (1881-1884),
  • Tammany Hall,
  • New York (N.Y.). Law Dept.,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Discovery and exploration,
  • Fraud,
  • Genealogy,
  • Yachting,
  • Political corruption,
  • Horse racing,
  • United States,
  • Tweed Ring,
  • United States. Navy,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Tariff,
  • Presidents,
  • Silver question,
  • Election,
  • Bimetallism

  • About the Edition

    Correspondence; business, legal, and financial records; genealogies; scrapbooks; printed matter; photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to William C. Whitney"s service as corporation counsel in the New York (N.Y.) Law Dept. and as U.S. secretary of the navy in the first Grover Cleveland presidential administration. Documents his work in the modernization of the U.S. Navy and his fight against political corruption and fraud in New York, N.Y., primarily in relation to Tammany Hall and the Tweed Ring. Subjects include New York city and state politics; the Democratic Party (N.Y); national politics; and foreign relations. Other subjects include Grover Cleveland"s nomination and election as New York state governor and U.S. president; presidential campaigns, 1884-1896; bimetallism; silver question; tariff; social life in New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C.; horse racing: yachting: and Whitney family affairs. Includes six scrapbooks containing photographs from the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition (1881-1884) led by A.W. Greely.

    Edition Notes

    ContributionsWhitney, Harry Payne, 1872-1930
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20,000 148 10
    Number of Pages20000
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25242444M
    LC Control Number81045468


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He served as Secretary of the Navy in the first Cleveland administration from through A conservative reformer, he was considered a Bourbon Democrat. William Whitney was born at Conway, Massachusetts of Puritan stock.

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Whitney's time as secretary of the navy and his work to modernize the United States Navy, including the push towards exploring the polar regions. After Whitney died the house was sold, along with furnishings, to James Smith.

After he died the home and furnishings were to be auctioned off one by one. To save the famous collection his father had established, Harry Payne (Whitney's son) bought everything.

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Hon. William Collins 9 Whitney (James Scolly 8, Stephen 7, Josiah 6, Josiah 5, Richard 4, Richard 3, Richard 2, John 1), son of James Scolly 8 and Laurinda (Collins) Whitney, was born 5 JulConway, MA, and died 2 FebNew York, NY.

He married firstly, 13 OctCuyahoga Co., OH, Flora Payne, daughter of Henry B. and Mary (Perry) Payne, of Cleveland. Beginning with William Collins Whitney and unbroken through to Marylou Whitney today, members of the Whitney family would become major figures for more than a century in the breeding and racing of Thoroughbred horses.

He was the father of Henry Melville Whitney and William Collins Whitney, founders of the Whitney family business interests. Henry's well known younger brother was the. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for William Collins Whitney (5 Jul –2 Feb ), Find a Grave Memorial no.citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave.

William Collins Whitney () William C. Whitney, of New York; U.S. Secretary of the Navy Flora Payne () Edith Sybil May () Children. Harry Payne Whitney () Pauline Payne Whitney () Payne Whitney () Oliver Whitney William Whitney had earned himself over $40 million and was then. Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney was the daughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, the richest man in America at the turn of the century, and the wife of Harry Payne Whitney, scion of one of New York’s wealthiest families.

Early in her marriage, she defied social expectations by becoming a sculptor and a major patron of contemporary American art. William Collins Whitney ( - ) How do we create a person’s profile. We collect and match historical records that Ancestry users have contributed to their family trees to create each person’s profile.

We encourage you to research and examine these records to determine their accuracy. For example, the Harry Payne Whitney Collection of William Collins Whitney Correspondence at the Library of Congress includes a satin-covered, Tiffany-designed cake box that once held a single slice of the wedding cake from the marriage of Grover Cleveland and Frances Folsom which took place on June 2, in the Blue Room of the White House.

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Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney. The stamp affixed on Thoroughbred racing by William Collins Whitney and his son Harry Payne Whitney remains indelible. It was W. Whitney who poured funding into revitalization of Saratoga, the charming old Victorian race track still operating in upstate New York.

William, Payne Whitney was born on month dayat birth place, New York, to William, Collins Whitney and Flora Whitney. William had 4 siblings: Harry Payne Whitney and 3 other siblings.

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Howard G. Cushing, Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney, Oil on canvas, overall: 24 1/8 × 20in. ( × cm). Gift of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney   At age 21 she married Harry Payne Whitney, heir to an oil and tobacco empire.

Fortunes merged and multiplied. contribute her entire collection of. William Collins Whitney was born 5 July in Conway, Massachusetts, United States to James Scollay Whitney () and Laurinda Collins () and died 1 February in New York City, New York, United States of unspecified causes.

He married Flora Payne () 13 October in New York City, New York, United States. A Rich, Full Life, Cut Tragically Short Pauline Payne Whitney was born in to William Collins Whitney, financier and political leader, and Flora Payne Whitney, daughter of Senator Henry B Payne of Ohio and sister of Col.

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