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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 3059

Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave papers relating to Villard, the life and times of an American titan

Preliminary box list only for research materials used by Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave in the writing of Villard, the life and times of an American titan, co-authored by John Cullen (2001).

Dates

  • 1885-2008

Conditions Governing Access

The bulk of this collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Extent

6.25 linear feet (8 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave is the great-granddaughter of railroad tycoon Henry Villard who was the subject of her biography, Villard, the life and times of an American titan.

Arrangement

Arrangement is original and materials are not fully cataloged. Readers should note that when fully processed, the order of materials may change.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository, B

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2015M-73. Gift of Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave; received: 2015 October 23.

General note

The bulk of this collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

Processing Information

Accessioned by: Melanie Wisner
Link to catalog
Title
De Borchgrave, Alexandra Villard. Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave papers relating to Villard, the life and times of an American titan: PRELIMINARY BOX LIST.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
hou02647

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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