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Murphy collection of Van Alen papers (RLC.Ms.036)

Redwood Library and Athenaeum

50 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
Tel: (401) 847-0292
Fax: (401) 841-5680
email: redwood@redwoodlibrary.org

Inventory

Series 1. Personal records
This series consists of family memorabilia, daybooks, address books, phone lists, genealogical records, and some photographs. This series is comprised of three subseries, all of which are arranged in alphabetical order.

Subseries A. General
This subseries contains the personal records of related families such as the Aligs, Bairds, and the Van Alens. Personal records concerning both James H. and Candace Van Alen are also included.

Subseries B. Candace Van Alen

Subseries C. James H. Van Alen

Series 2. Residences
This series is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and contains bills, clippings, correspondence, and guest books concerning the homes the Van Alens resided throughout their marriage. These residences include Avalon in Newport, Rhode Island, Penny Pond in Greenvale, New York, an apartment in Madrid, Spain, and a condominium in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Also present are guest books from Van Alen ancestor homes in England, including Coventry House, which belonged to James H. Van Alen’s grandfather, James J. Van Alen (1846-1923), and Rushton Hall, where James H. Van Alen lived with his parents throughout his youth.

Series 3. Financial and legal records
Arranged in alphabetical order by subject, this series contains investment records, correspondence, bills, insurance information, and tax records regarding the Van Alens. The bulk of this series is comprised of records and correspondence with the Van Alens’ personal lawyers, Kamerman and Kamerman in New York City. Also found in this series is insurance and appraisal information about Candace Van Alen’s jewelry, including a sketch of her custom wedding ring.

Series 4. Correspondence
This series is arranged in alphabetical order by last name or subject and includes incoming and outgoing correspondence for James H. and Candace Van Alen as a couple and separately. Some folders also include photographs that most likely were enclosed with a letter. These instances are typically noted with the folder title. Also included is a folder of letters from Mrs. Frederick (Louise Anthony) Vanderbilt (1844-1926) to Olive Pell (1886-1980). It is unclear as to why these letters were in the possession of the Van Alens. This series is further divided into three subseries.

Subseries A. James H. and Candace Van Alen

Subseries B. James H. Van Alen

Subseries C. Candace Van Alen

Series 5. Writings
This series is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and contains published and unpublished articles, drafts, research notes, poems, music, and publishing related correspondence. This series is further divided within four subseries. The first subseries include clippings and notes from “Between the Lines,” the newspaper column co-written by the couple. The second subseries contains poems and music composed by James H. Van Alen, and correspondence concerning magazine articles. The third subseries concerns James H. Van Alen’s sequel to the Clement C. Moore poem, “The Night before Christmas” and the couple’s yearly reading of the poem and sequel at Moore’s summer residence in Newport, Rhode Island. The final subseries consists of Candace Van Alen’s articles published in Vogue, for the Women’s News Service, and various travel journals.

Subseries A. James H. and Candace Van Alen

Subseries B. James H. Van Alen

Subseries C. Night before Christmas

Subseries D. Candace Van Alen

Series 6. Clippings
This series contains clippings from newspapers and magazines that document the activities and interests of the Van Alens. This series is divided within three subseries and all are arranged in alphabetical order by subject.

Subseries A. James H. Van Alen

Subseries B. Candace Van Alen

Subseries C. Miscellaneous

Series 7. Travel
This series is arranged in chronological order and contains airline ticket stubs, trip notes, hotel bills, flight itineraries, clippings, postcards, receipts, and some photographs. Also included is some fan mail that resulted from Candace Van Alen’s Vogue article that documented a trip on a canal boat in Europe.

Series 8. Projects and charitable activities
This series is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and further divided into two subseries. Found within this series are various lists, programs, clippings, and related correspondence concerning the various causes, clubs, and organizations the Van Alens were interested and involved in throughout their lifetimes. The Tennis subseries contains information on the Newport Tennis Hall of Fame, Court Tennis, and the United States Tennis Association

Subseries A. General

Subseries B. Tennis

Series 9. Pheasant shoots
This series is arranged in alphabetical order and contains receipt books, maps, rules and regulations, and letters of inquiry for shoots hosted by the Van Alens.

Series 10. Audiovisual
This series, arranged in alphabetical order, consists of videocassettes, an audiocassette, and one damaged long playing record documenting the work of the Van Alens.

Series 11. Photographs, circa 1940-1993
This series is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and includes miscellaneous photographs of the Van Alens.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 1907 J.L.V.A Register [piano purchase by James H. Van Alen's mother]
1907
Box 1, Folder 2 Address book
undated
Box 1, Folder 3 Alig family: Switzerland
undated
Box 1, Folder 4 Alig, Frank S.: family picture
1999
Box 1, Folder 5 Alig memorabilia
1917-1926 and undated
Box 1, Folder 6 Alig, Wallace, B. [Baird and Alig family info]
1943, 1985-1991 and undated
Box 1, Folder 7 Aunt Daisy's father's death [JHVA's mother's father d. 1874]
1934
Box 1, Folder 8 Baird family burial records
2001
Box 1, Folder 9 Baird memorabilia [CVA's mother's wedding invitation]
1914-1921
Box 1, Folder 10 Biographies of James H. and Candace Van Alen
undated
Box 7, Folder 1 Floor plan of Ridge Road Residence [CVA childhood home]
circa 1920
Box 1, Folder 11 Joint day book [financial information, expenses, travel]
1976
Box 1, Folder 12 Lease of 20 King Street [William Langley]
1859
Box 1, Folder 13 Lists of people [fundraiser address lists]
1985-1986 and undated
Box 1, Folder 14 Medical clippings
1993-1995 and undated
Box 1, Folder 15 Newport phone lists [summer season residents]
1965-1967, 1971-1974
Box 1, Folder 16 Niehauns, Dr. Paul
undated
Box 1, Folder 17 Passports: James H. and Candace Van Alen
1953-1983
Box 1, Folder 18 Passports: James H. and Candace Van Alen [passport photos, hunting licenses]
1955-1979
Box 1, Folder 19 Passports: Candace Vanderlip/Van Alen
1945-1959
Box 1, Folder 20 Phone lists
undated
Box 1, Folder 21 Van Alen family: burial records
1971
Box 1, Folder 22 Address books
undated
Box 1, Folder 23 Day books
1964, 1984, 1992
Box 1, Folder 24 Day books
1994-2000
Box 1, Folder 25 Medical: alternative treatments
1990-1997 and undated
Box 1, Folder 26 Address books
undated
Box 1, Folder 27 Day books
1941-1951
Box 1, Folder 28 Day books
1952-1958
Box 1, Folder 29 Day books
1956
Box 1, Folder 30 Day books
1958-1959
Box 1, Folder 31 Day books
1960-1964
Box 1, Folder 32 Day books
1965-1968
Box 1, Folder 33 Day book contents
1968
Box 1, Folder 34 Day books
1969, 1974, 1984
Box 2, Folder 1 1025 Fifth Ave. New York, NY: furniture sale catalog-Mrs. Bruguiere
1939
Box 2, Folder 2 Avalon: Christmas card [aerial photo taken before the fire]
undated
Box 2, Folder 3 Avalon: Construction expenses [informal list of expenses, 2 invoices]
1979
Box 2, Folder 4 Avalon: Guest book
1961-1963
Box 2, Folder 5 Coventry House: dining record of James J. Van Alen -[England and Wakehurst-Newport]
1899-1915
Box 2, Folder 6 Directions to Van Alen residences
undated
Box 2, Folder 7 London Flat [owners-Mr. and Mrs. Grinnan]
1997-1998
Box 2, Folder 8 Madrid Apartment: Letters and bills
1964, 2000 and undated
Box 2, Folder 9 Madrid Apartment: Clippings
1967, 2001 and undated
Box 2, Folder 10 Penny Pond: Dinner party guest list
undated
Box 2, Folder 11 Rushton Hall, England: Visitor's book
1903-1913
Box 2, Folder 12 St. Croix: Hurricane Hugo - insurance claim and related correspondence
1989-1990
Box 2, Folder 13 St. Croix: Condominium information
1976, 1979, 2000
Box 2, Folder 14 Van Alen homes: Hyde Park and Van Alen House brochures
undated
Box 2, Folder 15 Wakehurst: Drawing of garden gate
undated
Box 2, Folder 16 Wakehurst: National Trust for Historic Preservation incoming correspondence
1960
Box 2, Folder 17 Wakehurst: -Newport Daily News article (photocopy)
1888
Box 2, Folder 18 1951 assorted bills and related correspondence
1949, 1951
Box 2, Folder 19 22 West 66th Street: Investment
1985
Box 2, Folder 20 Activities list for taxes
1968
Box 2, Folder 21 Buick
1993
Box 2, Folder 22 Candace Van Alen versus Kelvin Vanderlip
1951
Box 2, Folder 23-24 Centennial Farms: racehorse investment
1993-1997
Box 2, Folder 25 Correspondence regarding real estate property
1961-1963
Box 2, Folder 26 Fur storage receipt [value of coats listed]
1965
Box 2, Folder 27 Guns: bills and correspondence
1937, 1951-1952, 1964, 1999
Box 2, Folder 28 Homeland Investment Co. 1998 tax return
1999
Box 2, Folder 29 James L. Van Alen [JHVA's son]: correspondence
1969, 1978-1981 and undated
Box 2, Folder 30 James L. Van Alen: trust fund
1969, 1989
Box 2, Folder 31 James L. Van Alen II [JHVA's nephew]
1988
Box 2, Folder 32 Jewelry: investment and appraisal [sketch of CVA's wedding ring]
1948, 1960, 1982
Box 2, Folder 33 June Moon: investment [Broadway Play]
1997-1998
Box 2, Folder 34 Kamerman and Kamerman
1976-1977
Box 2, Folder 35 Kamerman and Kamerman
1978-1979
Box 2, Folder 36 Kamerman and Kamerman
1980
Box 2, Folder 37 Kamerman and Kamerman
1981
Box 2, Folder 38 Kamerman and Kamerman
1983
Box 2, Folder 39 Kamerman and Kamerman
1984
Box 2, Folder 40 Kamerman and Kamerman
1985
Box 2, Folder 41 Kamerman and Kamerman
1986
Box 2, Folder 42 Kamerman and Kamerman
1987
Box 2, Folder 43 Kamerman and Kamerman
1989
Box 2, Folder 44 Kamerman and Kamerman: loans to James L. Van Alen
1976-1979
Box 2, Folder 45 Kamerman and Kamerman: loans to James L. Van Alen
1980-1982
Box 2, Folder 46 Kamerman and Soniker
1991-1992, 2000
Box 2, Folder 47 Knickerbocker Club: financial statements
1981, 1985
Box 2, Folder 48 Olin, Murphy and Redmond: bills
1956-1957, 1963
Box 2, Folder 49 Pistol permit
undated
Box 2, Folder 50 Rolls Royce: purchase, insurance, incoming/outgoing correspondence
1960-1962
Box 2, Folder 51 Rolls Royce: insurance
1978
Box 2, Folder 52 Tax data
1953
Box 2, Folder 53 United States Trust Company
1962
Box 2, Folder 54 Van Alen versus. Kenneth Stein, City of Newport Tax Collector
1975
Box 3, Folder 1 Bruguiere file
1900-1959 and undated
Box 3, Folder 2 Bruguiere, Margaret Louise Van Alen [includes photographs]
1953-1969 and undated
Box 3, Folder 3 English letters
1984, 1994
Box 3, Folder 4 Foreign address book fragments [card, letter from Buchanan Wiley]
1967 and undated
Box 3, Folder 5 Guarnieri, Luciano
1986
Box 3, Folder 6 Invitations and event programs
1958-1991 and undated
Box 3, Folder 7 Invitations
1985-1988 and undated
Box 3, Folder 8 King Juan Carlos I of Spain
1976
Box 3, Folder 9 Mott, William Penn, Jr. [National Park Service]
1987
Box 3, Folder 10 Van Alen family
1951-1980 and undated
Box 3, Folder 11 Wallace, George [Governor of Alabama]
1965
Box 3, Folder 12 Weddings: invitations
1989-1997
Box 3, Folder 13 White House correspondence
1976-1998 and undated
Box 3, Folder 14 Zimmerman, P. [taxidermist]
1957
Box 3, Folder 15 Bush, Barbara
undated
Box 3, Folder 16 Eisenhower, Dwight
1958
Box 3, Folder 17 Glenn, Peter
1953
Box 3, Folder 18 Goss, Roland
1989
Box 3, Folder 19 Harman, Archer, Jr.
1950
Box 3, Folder 20 Hawk's Club
1963, 1976
Box 3, Folder 21 Hill, J. N. B.
1969
Box 3, Folder 22 Letters from UK and USA Friends
1946-1987 and undated
Box 3, Folder 23 Martin, Bill
1980
Box 3, Folder 24 Personal [from CVA and other notable people, photographs also included]
1953-1976 and undated
Box 3, Folder 25 Political letters
1952-1957
Box 3, Folder 26 Schneider, Claudine
1981
Box 3, Folder 27 Thompson, Edward K.
1958
Box 3, Folder 28 Wallace, deWitt
1958
Box 3, Folder 29 Letter register
1986-1997
Box 3, Folder 30 Alig, Candace May Baird
1968-1970
Box 3, Folder 31 Alig family letters [includes photographs]
1958-1978
Box 3, Folder 32 Alig family letters
1983-1999 and undated
Box 3, Folder 33 Alig family letters: Indianapolis
1970-1998 and undated
Box 3, Folder 34 Alig, Wallace [CVA's brother]
1953-1957
Box 3, Folder 35 Alig, Wallace
1962-2000
Box 3, Folder 36 Baird family letters
1953-2000
Box 3, Folder 37 Barnes, George
1997-2000
Box 3, Folder 38 Baumgartel, M. W.
undated
Box 3, Folder 39 Bernstein, Joe and Lourdes
1997-1998
Box 3, Folder 40 Bevan, Anthony
1997
Box 3, Folder 41 Bissell, Ann [includes photographs]
1968
Box 3, Folder 42 Butterfield, Lord John
1994-1998
Box 3, Folder 43 Cambridge Tennis+
1970-1998
Box 3, Folder 44 Cards
2001 and undated
Box 3, Folder 45 Casino Theater letter [draft-outgoing]
undated
Box 3, Folder 46 Collins, Bud
1991
Box 3, Folder 47 Collins, Bud and Anita
1991-2000
Box 3, Folder 48 deBorsagyez, Charles
1951
Box 3, Folder 49 Interesting letters
1943-2000
Box 3, Folder 50 Letters to Candace Vanderlip [includes photographs, Bloomingdales chargecard]
1933-1938 and undated
Box 3, Folder 51 Letters to Candace Vanderlip [includes photographs]
1938-1941
Box 3, Folder 52 Martin, Alastair
1963
Box 3, Folder 53 Merritt, Mr. and Mrs. Christopher
1999
Box 3, Folder 54 Miscellaneous letters
1981-1995
Box 3, Folder 55 Outgoing letters
1998
Box 3, Folder 56 Pennayer, Paul and Cecily
1998
Box 3, Folder 57 Personal
1970-1973
Box 3, Folder 58 Ruff, Carl
1958-1959
Box 3, Folder 59 Telegrams [addressed to Candace Vanderlip]
1945 and undated
Box 3, Folder 60 Vanderlip, Kelvin [includes photographs]
1943 and undated
Box 3, Folder 61 Vanderbilt, Mrs. Frederick to Olive Pell
undated
Box 4, Folder 1 Between the Lines
1961
Box 4, Folder 2 Fiddling While: Between the Lines
undated
Box 4, Folder 3 Tokyo, Japan: Between the Lines
undated
Box 7, Folder 2 Tokyo, Japan: Between the Lines, draft
undated
Box 4, Folder 4 Spiral bound notebook: Jr. Court Tennis in London
1956
Box 4, Folder 5 Cambridge (poem)
undated
Box 4, Folder 6 Centennial poem: illustrations
undated
Box 10, Folder 1 Centennial poem: illustrations (oversize)
undated
Box 4, Folder 7 Centennial poem: program with final version
1963
Box 4, Folder 8 Centennial poem: research
undated
Box 4, Folder 9 Correspondence: National Geographic
1954
Box 4, Folder 10 Correspondence: TIME and Sports Illustrated
1959-1961
Box 4, Folder 11 Music
circa 1965
Box 4, Folder 12 Music: Shamrock of Ireland (photocopy)
1961
Box 7, Folder 3 Music: Shamrock of Ireland
1961
Box 4, Folder 13 Notes
1969 and undated
Box 4, Folder 14 Poetry
1955-1956 and undated
Box 4, Folder 15 Poetry: VASSS
1966, 1977
Box 4, Folder 16 El Secretario: illustrated poem
undated
Box 4, Folder 17 Spiral bound notebook: poems written in Madrid
undated
Box 4, Folder 18 Clippings
1959-1985
Box 4, Folder 19 Clippings [includes Redwood Library exhibit]
1977-1994
Box 4, Folder 20 Clippings [includes 2 programs and invitations]
1978-1989
Box 4, Folder 21 Correspondence
1960
Box 4, Folder 22 House of Santa Claus: Business[correspondence, bank statements]
1958-1966
Box 4, Folder 23 Miscellaneous
1981-1984, 1990 and undated
Box 4, Folder 24 Program book
1958
Box 4, Folder 25 Program Books [includes photographs]
1961, 1981, 1984, 1997 and undated
Box 4, Folder 26 This Week Magazine
1957
Box 4, Folder 27 Articles for Vogue [related correspondence and memos]
1959-1960
Box 4, Folder 28 Candace Van Alen war years [article, love letter from Lt. Burton, letter re: book idea]
1946
Box 4, Folder 29 Candace Alig Vanderlip notebook [re: Holland Trip]
1946
Box 4, Folder 30 Carl Ruff Associates: Spanish sherry proposal [photographs from Granada]
1961
Box 4, Folder 31 Catching Europe by Fishing Boat: Vogue
1960 Apr
Box 9, Folder 1 Catching Europe by Fishing Boat: Vogue (oversize)
1960 Apr
Box 4, Folder 32 Catching Europe by Fishing Boat: typed drafts
1960
Box 4, Folder 33 Correspondence [outgoing, re: publishing]
1960
Box 4, Folder 34 Correspondence: Women's News Service, 1960
1960
Box 4, Folder 35 DeFels, Marthe
1957
Box 4, Folder 36 Draft Vogue Articles [includes expenses for Vogue articles]
1960 and undated
Box 4, Folder 37 Give Africa Back to Whom: Women's News Service
1960
Box 4, Folder 38 How to See Spain Without Changing Hotels: Vogue
1961
Box 4, Folder 39 Italian Vocabulary: spiral bound notebook [dinner party guest list]
undated
Box 4, Folder 40 Notes: trip with Vogue Editor in Chief
1958
Box 4, Folder 41 Pan-American Conferences, UN [research and draft]
1947 and undated
Box 4, Folder 42 Press releases for the Federation of Crippled and Disabled [fundraiser]
1939
Box 4, Folder 43 The Seething Continent: Women's News Service Series [introductory letter]
undated
Box 4, Folder 44 Speeches: March of Dimes
1939
Box 4, Folder 45 Spiral bound notebook [notes on Madrid apt, jewelry]
undated
Box 4, Folder 46 Spiral bound notebook [miscellaneous notes]
undated
Box 4, Folder 47 Spiral bound notebook [notes on Taiwan]
1955-1960
Box 4, Folder 48 Travel Journal: Arizona
undated
Box 4, Folder 49 Travel Journal: Brazil
1967
Box 4, Folder 50 Travel Journal: dinner parties [describes people, houses abroad]
1972-1977 and undated
Box 4, Folder 51 Travel Journal: Jamaica
1969
Box 4, Folder 52 Travel Journal: VASSS campaign [notes on Dr. Neihans]
undated
Box 4, Folder 53 English Robins (photocopy)
1960 Feb 5
Box 4, Folder 54 Sports Illustrated and Providence Journal-Bulletin
1976, 1986
Box 4, Folder 55 Sports Illustrated and US Open Magazine
1971-1972, 1995
Box 4, Folder 56 Stalemate in the African Bush: Sports Illustrated [JHVA photos of an elephant]
1960
Box 4, Folder 57 Astor fracas [confrontation between CVA and Brooke Astor]
1984
Box 4, Folder 58 Ideas for Candace Van Alen columns [notes, Planned Parenthood letter]
1964-1966
Box 4, Folder 59 Social clippings
1939-1986, 1999
Box 4, Folder 60 Social clippings
1951-1993 and undated
Box 4, Folder 61 Beechwood Mansion
1983
Box 4, Folder 62 Bruguiere, Mrs. Louis
1965
Box 4, Folder 63 Clinton, Bill
1994, 1998
Box 4, Folder 64 Coaching Weekend
1964, 1978, 1982
Box 4, Folder 65 dePeyster, Gay and Joanna
1937
Box 4, Folder 66 England: British friendsx
1970-2000
Box 4, Folder 67 France [NYTimes book review and garden guide]
undated
Box 4, Folder 68 German newspaper
1936
Box 4, Folder 69 Hyde Park [letter from Dept. of Interior]
1992-1993, 2000
Box 4, Folder 70 Indiana and Iowa newspapersx
1927, 1933 and undated
Box 4, Folder 71 International Debutante Ball
1988
Box 4, Folder 72 Moats, Alice Leone
undated
Box 4, Folder 73 Monroe, Marilyn
1999
Box 4, Folder 74 Newspaper Clips
1975-1997
Box 4, Folder 75 Newportx
1984, 1993, 1995 and undated
Box 4, Folder 76 Newport friends
1984 and undated
Box 4, Folder 77 Obituary, funeral program
1961, 1999
Box 4, Folder 78 Old Westbury Gardens
1986, 1988
Box 4, Folder 79 Parties and Galas
1980-1981
Box 4, Folder 80 Pfenninger, Paul
undated
Box 4, Folder 81 Slocum, Stonor
1969, 2000
Box 4, Folder 82 Szapary, Countess Anthony
1998
Box 4, Folder 83 Vanderlip, Mrs. Frank
1938
Box 4, Folder 84 Van Alen: assorted information
1957, 1999
Box 4, Folder 85 Van Alen: family
1952, 1980
Box 4, Folder 86 Van Alen: relatives
1965-1966, 1999
Box 4, Folder 87 Visitors East and New Yorkers: Magazine
1981
Box 4, Folder 88 Wedding announcements and obituaries
1936-1996
Box 4, Folder 89 Wenner-Gren, Axel
1938
Box 4, Folder 90 Whitney, Marylou
1993
Box 9, Folder 2 Oversize clippings
1949-2000
Box 5, Folder 1 Berlin, Germany [photographs before and after WWII]
undated
Box 5, Folder 2 England: hunting itinerary
undated
Box 5, Folder 3 Greece
undated
Box 5, Folder 4 South America Tour: National Research Council [James H. Van Alen photograph, diary, speech]
1941
Box 5, Folder 5 Palace Hotel, SanFrancisco CA: hotel bills
1945
Box 5, Folder 6 England and France: wedding trip
1949
Box 5, Folder 7 Peru and Chile [includes a photograph]
1952
Box 5, Folder 8 Iberian Expedition, American Museum of Natural History
1953
Box 5, Folder 9 France: Programs, postcard, clippings
1953-54, 1968, 1978
Box 5, Folder 10 India: airline ticket stubs, hotel bills, receipts
1955
Box 5, Folder 11 Travel around the World: various airplane ticket stubs, hotel bills
1955, 1957
Box 5, Folder 12 Canal Trip for Vogue Article: bills, airline tickets, fan mail from Vogue
1959
Box 5, Folder 13 South Africa
1959
Box 5, Folder 14 Madrid, Spain
1950-1951, 1960
Box 5, Folder 15 Russia: VASSS trip cancellation
1969
Box 5, Folder 16 South America/Mexico: trip notes
circa 1969
Box 5, Folder 17 Arizona: Maine Chance [spa client list, exercises]
1970
Box 5, Folder 18 Bucharest, Romania: hotel receipts
1972
Box 5, Folder 19 Scotland: Gathering of the Clans
1977
Box 5, Folder 20 Washington, D.C.: list of places to go, Republican Eagles National Meeting
1989
Box 5, Folder 21 L'Abercrombie: French Barge
1990, 1992
Box 5, Folder 22 Florence to Zurich
1993
Box 5, Folder 23 France: airplane ticket stubs
1993, 1996
Box 5, Folder 24 Maine: flight itinerary
1994
Box 5, Folder 25 Barcelona, Moscow, Zurich
1995
Box 5, Folder 26 Russia: Davis Cup [includes photographs]
1995
Box 5, Folder 27 Turkey
1996
Box 5, Folder 28 Far East Cruise: Hong Kong
1997
Box 5, Folder 29 London: flight information
1998
Box 5, Folder 30 Montreal, Canada: Knickerbocker club
1999
Box 5, Folder 31 America's Cup: Dinner parties [telegrams, clippings, seating lists, menu]
1969-1989
Box 5, Folder 32 American-Scottish Foundation: Scottish Ball
1971
Box 5, Folder 33 American-Scottish Foundation: Scottish Ball
1974
Box 5, Folder 34 April in Paris Ball: invitation lists, correspondence, invitations, seating lists
1977-1986
Box 5, Folder 35 April in Paris Ball: mailing addresses, seating lists
1982
Box 9, Folder 3 April in Paris Ball: program book (oversize)
1985
Box 5, Folder 36 Award: Italian
1961
Box 5, Folder 37 Bingham, Barry: funeral service program, clippings
1988
Box 5, Folder 38 Boswell, James: exhibit catalog
1995
Box 5, Folder 39 Bridge (card game) instructions
1992
Box 5, Folder 40 Britain Salutes New York: committee list
1983
Box 5, Folder 41 Carpenter, Ralph
2000
Box 5, Folder 42 Carter, Mr. and Mrs. Rudulph: Lunch/brunch in their honor
1981
Box 5, Folder 43 Chiang, Er-Shih: book, correspondence
1954-1958
Box 5, Folder 44 Christmas gifts: Leathersmith of London
1963-1966
Box 5, Folder 45 Christmas gifts: Smythson diaries
1984-1998
Box 5, Folder 46 Christmas lists: gifts given and received
1964-1989
Box 5, Folder 47 Club Certificates of Shares, club lists
1990
Box 5, Folder 48 Columbia University: Eye Institute
1997-1999
Box 5, Folder 49 Columbia University: Eye Institute
1996-2000
Box 5, Folder 50 Columbia University: Eye Institute
1999
Box 5, Folder 51 Correspondence re: Projects
1989
Box 5, Folder 52 Correspondence re: Projects
1990
Box 5, Folder 53 Diet and Exercise
1930-1991
Box 5, Folder 54 deBrantes, Louis
1938, 1983-1984 and undated
Box 6, Folder 1 Festival Foundation: Spoleto Festival
1969
Box 6, Folder 2 Figueroa, Carmen: party in her honor [guest list, seating list]
1988
Box 6, Folder 3 French War Papers
1941
Box 6, Folder 4 Friends of Conservation
1991
Box 6, Folder 5 Genealogy: Astors [lists of relatives, clippings]
1977-1998
Box 6, Folder 6 Genealogy: Van Alen
undated
Box 6, Folder 7 Guarnieri, Luciano
1969-1993
Box 6, Folder 8 Guest Lists/seating lists [various charity balls]
1969-1973
Box 6, Folder 9 Hairstyles [worn by Candace Van Alen]
1961-1964
Box 6, Folder 10 Herreshoff Marine Museum
1998
Box 6, Folder 11 Honors/Awards
undated
Box 6, Folder 12 Horton, William S. [list of paintings owned by the Van Alens]
1960, 1968
Box 6, Folder 13 Horton, William S. [artist information]
1960-1962
Box 6, Folder 14 Italy [correspondence, real estate]
1937-1959
Box 6, Folder 15 Long Island Wyandanch Club Directory
1982
Box 6, Folder 16 Major Wingfield Club: member list
undated
Box 6, Folder 17 Mind Control: relaxation seminar
1974
Box 6, Folder 18 Musicians Pension Fund Concert: donor list
undated
Box 6, Folder 19 National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis
1939
Box 6, Folder 20 Newport Art Museum: Gala, Annual Report
1992
Box 6, Folder 21 Newport Hospital Benefit Fashion Show
1952
Box 6, Folder 22 Newport Jazz Festival: Japanese Book
2000
Box 6, Folder 23 New York City Ballet Inc.
1983
Box 6, Folder 24 Northeast Harbor Bible Study: member list
2000
Box 6, Folder 25 Patch: dog related material
1992 amd imdated
Box 6, Folder 26 Pell, Olive: book draft, letter, clippings
1930-1968
Box 6, Folder 27 Physical Fitness Workshop
1971
Box 6, Folder 28 Politics
1943, 1974-1996
Box 6, Folder 29 Preservation Society of Newport County
1980-1998
Box 6, Folder 30 Price-Jones, Alan: funeral program, clippings
2000
Box 6, Folder 31 Red Cross Ball: program book, clippings
1990-1993
Box 6, Folder 32 Revillon Collection: seating list
1983
Box 6, Folder 33 Saratoga social gatherings: dinner bills, guest lists, clippings
1978-1998
Box 6, Folder 34 School of American Ballet: Gala Committee List
undated
Box 6, Folder 35 Seabury, Samuel: biographical information
undated
Box 9, Folder 4 Soccer Team (oversize)
1971
Box 6, Folder 36 Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen's club: in memoriam to James H. Van Alen
1991
Box 6, Folder 37 Spanish Language Lessons
1942
Box 6, Folder 38 Tempus Fugit: Helen Allen
1985-2000
Box 6, Folder 39 Tolstoy, Vladimir: Yasnaya Polyana Estate
1994-1999
Box 6, Folder 40 von Thurn und Taxis, Prince and Princess: invitations, clippings, letters
1983-1990
Box 6, Folder 41 Vassar College: donations
1990-1999
Box 6, Folder 42 Vassar College: reunions [includes photographs]
1983, 1998
Box 6, Folder 43 Westbury Gardens
1980, 1988
Box 6, Folder 44 Clippings
1956, 1978, 1998
Box 6, Folder 45 Correspondence re: tennis, Hawks Club
1983-1988
Box 6, Folder 46 Court Tennis: the beginning [clippings, bills]
1954-1956
Box 6, Folder 47 Court Tennis: menus, match scores, correspondence
1955-1960
Box 6, Folder 48 Court Tennis: Ladies World Championship
1995
Box 6, Folder 49 Court Tennis: list of top players
1949, 1951
Box 6, Folder 50 Court Tennis: Miscellaneous [program New Yorker article]
1976, 1991
Box 6, Folder 51 Court Tennis: Preservation Foundation
1998
Box 6, Folder 52 Court Tennis: Trip to England
1956
Box 6, Folder 53 The Casino Theater: Past, Present, Future [Newport This Week]
1997
Box 6, Folder 54 Hall of Fame: Architectural Feasibility
1990
Box 6, Folder 55 Hall of Fame: Board Meeting
1999
Box 6, Folder 56 Hall of Fame: Brochures
1977-1989
Box 6, Folder 57 Hall of Fame: Centennial Celebration program book
1981
Box 6, Folder 58 Hall of Fame: Clippings
1966-1995 and undated
Box 6, Folder 59 Hall of Fame: Donations List
1954-1977
Box 6, Folder 60 Hall of Fame: Fashion Show [includes photographs]
1960
Box 6, Folder 61 Hall of Fame: Fire
1998
Box 6, Folder 62 Hall of Fame: Gala seating list
1984 and undated
Box 6, Folder 63 Hall of Fame: Miscellaneous items [gala invitation, program, memo]
1978, 1982 and undated
Box 6, Folder 64 Hall of Fame: Negative [sensitive personal letters]
1976-1999
Box 6, Folder 65 Hall of Fame: The Newport Casino, its History by Alan T. Schumacher
1986
Box 6, Folder 66 Hall of Fame: Stationary
undated
Box 6, Folder 67 Hall of Fame: Theater
1996
Box 6, Folder 68 Hall of Fame: Theater [building plan]
1965 and undated
Box 6, Folder 69 International Tennis Club of Washington [includes photographs]
1997
Box 6, Folder 70 Newport Casino: annual report
1959
Box 6, Folder 71 Newport Casino: deed information
1963
Box 6, Folder 72 Miscellaneous correspondence
1987 and undated
Box 6, Folder 73 United States Lawn Tennis Association: Service Bulletin
1953
Box 6, Folder 74 United States Tennis Association
1988-1989
Box 6, Folder 75 United States Tennis Association: resolution
1978
Box 6, Folder 76 Wimbledon
1981-1988
Box 6, Folder 77 Van Alen Cup
2001
Box 6, Folder 78 VASSS: International Recreation Association [promotional trip to Europe]
1967
Box 7, Folder 4 Avalon game book
1971-1976
Box 7, Folder 5 Avalon Shoot: Game book contents
1971-1978
Box 7, Folder 6 Avalon Shoot: Invitation, rules and regulations
undated
Box 7, Folder 7 Avalon Shoot: Letters of inquiry
1977-1978
Box 7, Folder 8 International Shoots: brochures
1977-1983 and undated
Box 7, Folder 9 Millbrook, N.Y.: The Separate Shoot notebook
undated
Box 7, Folder 10 Millbrook, N.Y.: The Separate Shoot
1949, 1953
Box 7, Folder 11 Millbrook, N.Y.: Operation Pheasant receipt books
1948-1953
Box 7, Folder 12 Millbrook, N.Y: The Separate maps and rules
undated
Box 7, Folder 13 West London Shoot: bill
1963-1964
Box 9, Folder 5 Candace Vanderlip: N.Y. Herald Tribune Series (78 LP record)
1947 May 13
Box 8, Folder 1 Re-pitching invoice
1988
Box 8, Folder 2-4 Scholar-Athlete Honoree: James H. Van Alen Induction Ceremony (3 videocassettes)
2000
Box 8, Folder 5 The Night Before Christmas (audiocassette)
1983
Box 8, Folder 6 James Van Alen: Naval Officer
circa 1940
Box 8, Folder 7 Miscellaneous photographs
1966, 1993 and undated
Box 8, Folder 8 Small Album: photos from Phoenix Country Club
1967
Box 8, Folder 9 Tennis Court at Bailey's Beach, Newport
circa 1976