Guide to The Elms Collection, circa 1807-1990


The Preservation Society of Newport County
424 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
Tel: 401-847-1000
KGarrett-Cox@newportmansions.org

Published in 2019

Collection Overview

Title: The Elms Collection
Date range: circa 1807-1990
Creator: The Berwind Family
Extent: 6 Hollinger Boxes; 4 Other Media Boxes; 3 Oversized Boxes
Abstract: The Elms Collection is comprised of materials relating to the Berwind Family and their property, from 1807 until 1990. It includes images of the interior and exterior of the home from various points in its existence, as well as images showing various generations of the family. Also included is correspondence and printed materials related to both the running of the estate, and the sale of its contents in 1962.
Language of materials: English
Repository: The Preservation Society of Newport County
Collection number: PSNCA.H.004

Scope & content

The Elms Collection is comprised of photographs of various branches of the Berwind family and staff members related to The Elms, as well as of the interior and exterior of the house and extensive grounds. Also included are materials related to the 1962 sale of the home and auction of its contents, as well as correspondence relating to the running of The Elms and its adjacent properties. The objects date from circa 1807-1990, and formats include photographs, albums, postcards, diascopes, film, correspondence, and other documents.

This collection has been mostly digitized and is available for viewing online at newportalri.org

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by type of materials in thirteen boxes of varying sizes. The collection has been divided into six series:
  • Series 1: Photographs
  • Subseries 1: Architectural Photographs
  • Subseries 2: People Photographs
  • Series 2: Auction Materials
  • Series 3: Correspondence & Printed Materials
  • Series 4: Stereoscope Cards
  • Series 5: Oversized Materials
  • Series 6: Diascopes & Audiovisual Media

Access & Use

Access to the collection: The collection is open to the public, and there are no restrictions on access. However, the collection can only be seen by scheduled appointment.
Use of the materials: All researchers seeking to publish materials from the collections of the PSNC Archives and Special Collections are requested to contact the archivist, prior to reproducing, quoting, or otherwise publishing any portion or extract from this collection. Although the Preservation Society has physical ownership of the collection and the materials contained therein, it does not claim copyright ownership. It is up to the researcher to determine the owners of the copyright and to obtain any necessary permission from them.
Preferred citation: "The Preservation Society of Newport County"
Contact information: The Preservation Society of Newport County
424 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
Tel: 401-847-1000
KGarrett-Cox@newportmansions.org

Administrative Information

ABOUT THE COLLECTION  
Acquisition: Family photographs gifted to the PSNC by Mr. and Mrs. John de Martino; Ms. Gloria Pignatelli; Anita Strawbridge Grosvenor; Mrs. E.J. Berwind II; Mrs. Bruce Korson; Thomas J. Pierce; Armin B. Allen and others; Other materials donated by Michael J. Towey; Patricia Towey; Dr. Thomas Haufe; Jim Lewis; Mr. and Mrs. James Dias; John Tauranac; Robert Allen Puckett and others; Some photographs taken for the PSNC by John Hopf and others.
ABOUT THE FINDING AID  
Author: Finding aid written and encoded by Kate McNally, Digitization Archivist.
Encoding: This finding aid was encoded using Oxygen XML Editor, 2019
Descriptive rules: Finding aid based on Describing Archives: A Content Standard(DACS).

Additional Information

Inventory


Series 1. Photographs, circa 1807 - 1990

Subseries 1. Architectural Photographs, circa 1901 - 1990

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Postcard Images of Exterior and Gardens of The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.1 - .12
circa 1943 - 1980
Box 1, Folder 1-2 Exterior Photographs of The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.13 - .34
circa 1901 - 1990
Box 1, Folder 2-9 Photographs of the Gardens at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.35 - .106
circa 1901 - 1990
Box 1, Folder 10 Photographs of Bedrooms at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.107 - .112
circa 1964 - 1988
Box 1, Folder 11 Photographs of the Second Floor Sitting Room at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.113 - .115
circa 1961 - 1969
Box 1, Folder 12-13 Images of the Dining Room at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.116 - .121; PSNCA.H.004.131 - .132
circa 1961 - 1980
Box 1, Folder 12-13 Photographs of a Painting Series in The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.122 - .130
circa1962 - 1990
Box 1, Folder 14 Postcard Images of the Breakfast Room at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.133 - .134
circa 1962 - 1970
Box 1, Folder 14 Photographs of the Breakfast Room at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.135 - .136
circa 1961 - 1982
Box 1, Folder 15 Photographs of the Library at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.137 - .143
circa 1961 - 1989
Box 1, Folder 16 Images of the Drawing Room at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.144 - .149
circa 1925 - 1975
Box 1, Folder 17 Images of the Ballroom at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.150 - .154
circa 1961 - 1975
Box 1, Folder 18 Images of the Conservatory at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.155 - .161
circa 1960 - 1980
Box 1, Folder 19 Images of Hallways at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.162 - .177
circa 1960 - 1980

Subseries 2. People Photographs, circa 1853 - 1981

Container Description Date
Box 2, Folder 1 Photograph of the Grosvenor Family
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.178
circa 1909 - 1923
Box 2, Folder 1 Photograph of the Grosvenor Family
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.179
circa 1909 - 1923
Box 2, Folder 1 Photograph of the Berwind Family
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.180
circa 1929
Box 2, Folder 1 Photograph of Edward Julius Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.181
circa 1920 - 1930
Box 2, Folder 1 Photograph of Edward Julius Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.182
circa 1920 - 1930
Box 2, Folder 1 Photograph of Margaret and Sosthenes Behn
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.183
circa 1920 - 1940
Box 2, Folder 1 Photograph of the Berwind Family
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.184
circa 1929
Box 2, Folder 1 Photograph of Frederica Berwind Harjes
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.185
circa 1900 - 1915
Box 2, Folder 2 Newspaper Clipping About Julia Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.186
circa 1930 - 1950
Box 2, Folder 2 Newspaper Clipping About Berwind Family Members
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.187
1919 December 25
Box 2, Folder 2 Magazine Clipping
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.188
1926
Box 2, Folder 2 Photograph of the Strawbridges in Bryn Mawr
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.189
1906 July
Box 2, Folder 2 Photograph of Kaiser Wilhelm II
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.190
1907
Box 2, Folder 2 Newspaper Clipping About Henry Herman Harjes
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.191
circa 1935 - 1945
Box 2, Folder 2 Photograph of Various People
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.192
1957 June
Box 2, Folder 2 Photograph of Various People
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.193
circa 1940 - 1960
Box 2, Folder 2 Photograph of a Group on a Ship
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.194
circa 1920 - 1935
Box 2, Folder 2 Photograph of Frederica Berwind Harjes and M. Seton Porter
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.195
circa 1930 - 1950
Box 2, Folder 2 Photograph of Baroness Edith Berwind Von Kleist
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.196
circa 1915
Box 2, Folder 3 Photograph of Herminie Sarah Torrey Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.197
circa 1910
Box 2, Folder 3 Magazine Clipping of "Les Amies de la France"
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.198
circa 1918
Box 2, Folder 3 Photograph of Baroness Gertrude Berwind Von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.199
circa 1912
Box 2, Folder 3 Photograph of Charles Frederick Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.200
circa 1885 - 1890
Box 2, Folder 3 Photograph of Berwind Family Members on a Steam Ship
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.201
circa 1933
Box 2, Folder 3 Postcard photograph of Berwind Family Members at Narragansett Pier
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.202
1910 August 30
Box 2, Folder 3 Photograph of Berwind Family Members at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.203
circa 1925 - 1930
Box 2, Folder 3 Photograph of Edward Julius Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.204
circa 1925 - 1930
Box 2, Folder 4 Photograph of Julia Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.205
circa 1920 - 1925
Box 2, Folder 4 Photograph of Julia Berwind and Schuyler Parsons
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.206
circa 1947
Box 2, Folder 4 Photograph of Julia Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.207
circa 1947
Box 2, Folder 4 Postcard Photograph of the Harjes Residence in France
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.211
circa 1930
Box 2, Folder 4 Postcard Photograph of the Harjes Residence in France
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.212
circa 1930
Box 2, Folder 4 Postcard Photograph of the Harjes Residence in France
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.213
circa 1930
Box 2, Folder 4 Copy Print Photograph of an Unidentified Estate
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.214
circa 1885 - 1930
Box 2, Folder 4 Copy Print Photograph of Edward and Sarah Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.215
circa 1880 - 1890
Box 2, Folder 4 Copy Print Photograph of Anita and Gertrude Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.216
circa 1900
Box 2, Folder 4 Copy Print Photograph of John and Charlotte Guldenfennig Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.217
circa 1853
Box 2, Folder 4 Copy Print Photograph of a Charcoal Drawing of Frederica Berwind Harjes
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.218
circa 1920
Box 2, Folder 4 Copy Print Photograph of a Berwind Family Member
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.219
circa 1920
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of Gertrude and Ruprecht von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.220
circa 1900
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of Anita Hickman Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.221
circa 1910
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of the Yacht "Shearwater"
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.222
1933 July
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of E.J. Berwind's Launch "Truant"
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.223
1914
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of Berwind Family Members in Switzerland
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.224
circa 1925 - 1929
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of Berwind Family Members at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.225
1933 July
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of Baron Rupprecht B.L. von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.226
circa 1910
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of Baron Rupprecht B.L. von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.227
circa 1920 - 1925
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of Count James de Martino
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.228
1933 July
Box 2, Folder 5 Photograph of Edward J. Berwind II
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.229
1970 - 1980
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of Charles Dunlap on the "Shearwater"
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.230
1933 July
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of Asta von Kleist, Julia Berwind, and Charles Dunlap
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.231
1933 July
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of Asta von Kleist, Julia Berwind, and Charles Dunlap
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.232
1933 July
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of Asta von Kleist and Count James de Martino
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.233
1933 July
Box 2, Folder 5 Copy Print Photograph of Asta von Kleist and Count James de Martino
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.234
1933 July
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin and Son
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.235
circa 1906
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Asta von Kleist
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.236
circa 1930
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Sarah Herminie Berwind in Costume Dress
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.237
1905
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin and Anita Berwind Strawbridge
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.238
1913 April
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Anita Berwind Strawbridge and Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.239
1913 April
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.240
1913
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin and a Young Girl
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.241
1913 April
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Berwind Family Members at Sysonby Lodge
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.242
1913 September
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Berwind Family Members at Sysonby Lodge
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.243
1913 September
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Anita Berwind Strawbridge and Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.244
1913 April
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.245
circa 1913
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Berwind Family Members
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.246
circa 1911 - 1919
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Scrapbook Pages
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.247
1913 September
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin and Julia Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.248
1913
Box 2, Folder 6 Copy Print Photograph of an Unidentified Interior
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.249
circa 1913
Box 2, Folder 7 Copy Print Photograph of Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.250
circa 1913
Box 2, Folder 7 Copy Print Photograph of Anita Berwind Strawbridge and Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.251
1913 April
Box 2, Folder 7 Copy Print Photograph of Anita Berwind Strawbridge
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.252
circa 1913
Box 2, Folder 7 Copy Print Photograph of Anita Berwind Strawbridge and Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.253
1913 April
Box 2, Folder 7 Copy Print Photograph of Anita Berwind Strawbridge and Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.254
1913 April
Box 2, Folder 7 Copy Print Photograph of Berwind Family Members at Sysonby Lodge
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.255
1913 September
Box 2, Folder 7 Copy Print Photograph of Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.256
circa 1913
Box 2, Folder 7 Copy Print Photograph of Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.257
circa 1913
Box 2, Folder 7 Copy Print Photograph of Julia Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.258
circa 1913
Box 2, Folder 7 Copy Print Photograph of Julia Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.259
circa 1913
Box 2, Folder 7 Copy Print Photograph of Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin and Julia Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.260
1913
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Berwind Family Members
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.261
circa 1919
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Edward Julius and Sarah Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.262
circa 1807
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Scrapbook Pages
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.263
1913 September
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Berwind Family Members
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.264
circa 1911 - 1919
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Berwind Family Members at Sysonby Lodge
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.265
1913 September
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Anita Strawbridge and Rupprecht von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.266
1913
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin and a Man
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.267
circa 1913
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin and Anita Strawbridge
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.268
1913
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Berwind Family Members at Sysonby Lodge
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.269
1913 September
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Berwind Family Members at Rust Germany
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.270
circa 1913
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Berwind Family Members at Rust Germany
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.271
circa 1913
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Julia Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.272
circa 1938
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Julia Berwind and Jane Brand von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.273
circa 1938
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of the Conservatory at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.274
circa 1938
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Jane Brand von Boecklin in The Elms Gardens
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.275
circa 1938
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Julia Berwind and Jane Brand von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.276
circa 1938
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Visitors to The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.277
circa 1938
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Jane Brand Allen at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.278
circa 1938
Box 2, Folder 8 Copy Print Photograph of Jane Brand Allen at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.279
circa 1938
Box 2, Folder 9-14 Photographs of the Pignatelli Family and The Elms estate (including the superintendent’s cottage and greenhouses and images of the Stony Brook Estate)
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.280-.362
circa 1940 - 1975
Box 2, Folder 15 Series of Copy Print Photographs of a Staff Member from The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.363 - .374
circa 1930 - 1945
Box 2, Folder 15 Copy Print Photographs of a Table Setting at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.375 - .378
circa 1930 - 1945
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of an Unidentified Person at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.379
circa 1930 - 1939
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of an Unidentified Person at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.380
circa 1930 - 1939
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of Two Dogs at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.381
1939
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of an Unidentified Staff Member at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.382
circa 1930 - 1939
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of a Group of Unidentified People at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.383
circa 1930 - 1939
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of an Unidentified Staff Member at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.384
circa 1930 - 1939
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of Julia Lynch Sullivan
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.385
circa 1940
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of Julia Lynch Sullivan and Nellie Lynch
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.386
1932
Box 2, Folder 16 Postcard Photograph of Two Unidentified People from The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.387
circa 1930 - 1940
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of Two Unidentified People at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.388
circa 1930 - 1940
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of Julia Lynch Sullivan and Nellie Lynch
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.389
1940
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of Nellie Lynch
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.390
1941
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of an Unidentified Staff Member at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.391
circa 1930 - 1939
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of a Cat in the Basement of The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.392
1964 April
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of a Cat in the Basement of The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.393
1964 April
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of an Unidentified Person at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.394
circa 1930 - 1940
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of Julia Berwind at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.395
circa 1910 - 1920
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of an Unidentified Person at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.396
circa 1920 - 1940
Box 2, Folder 16 Photograph of an Unidentified Person at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.397
circa 1920 - 1940
Box 2, Folder 17 Photograph of a Costume Exhibition at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.398
circa 1965 - 1970
Box 2, Folder 17 Photograph of a Costume Exhibition at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.399
circa 1965 - 1970
Box 2, Folder 17 Photograph of Paul Molitor Greeting Guests
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.401
1981 March 28
Box 2, Folder 17 Photograph of the Elms Fair Committee
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.402
1984
Box 2, Folder 17 Photographs of the Elms Fair
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.403 - .408
circa 1970 -1971
Box 2, Folder 17 Photographs of the Dedication of the Van Alen Room at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.409 - .415
1980 September
Box 2, Folder 17 Photographs of the View from the Roof of The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.416 - .417
1980 September
Box 2, Folder 17 Photographs of the First Floor Hall of The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.418 - .419
1980 September
Box 2, Folder 18 Photograph of Crew and Extras during the Filming of "Mr. North"
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.420 - .429
1987 August
Box 2, Album 1 Kodak Bullet Photograph Album of an Elms Staff Member and their family in Austria
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.430.1 – 430.49
circa 1911

Series 2. Auction Materials, 1939 - 1963

Container Description Date
Box 3, Folder 1 Sales Brochure for The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.431
circa 1961
Box 3, Folder 1 Correspondence between a Real Estate Agent and the White House about the possible sale of The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.432 - .435
1961 - 1962
Box 3, Folder 2-8; Folder 12 Catalogs from the Public Auction of the Julia Berwind Estate
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.436 - .442; PSNCA.H.004.479
1962
Box 3, Folder 9 Monthly Bulletin of the Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.443
1962
Box 3, Folder 10 Catalog from the Auction of Items from the Collection of Charles Dunlap
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.444
1963 April
Box 3, Folder 11 Catalog from the Auction of Items from the Collection of E.J. Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.445
1939 November

Series 3. Correspondence & Printed Materials, circa 1840 - 1980

Container Description Date
Box 4, Folder 1 Correspondence from Elizabeth R. Brown to Ms. Sullivan
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.446
1946 April 8
Box 4, Folder 1 Letters of Recommendation for Julia Lynch
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.447 - .448
1927 October 9-10
Box 4, Folder 1 Correspondence from Julia Berwind to Michael Pignatelli
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.449
1942 November 6
Box 4, Folder 1 Correspondence from Elizabeth R. Brown to Michael Pignatelli
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.450
1943 February 27
Box 4, Folder 1 Correspondence from Elizabeth R. Brown to Michael Pignatelli
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.451
1942 November 5
Box 4, Folder 1 Correspondence from Elizabeth R. Brown to Harry
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.452
1968 January 9
Box 4, Folder 2 Correspondence from Elizabeth R. Brown to Michael Pignatelli
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.453
1943 March
Box 4, Folder 2 Purchase List from Michael Pignatelli to Mr. Stuart
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.454
1942 September
Box 4, Folder 2 Accounting Sheet for The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.455
1943 January
Box 4, Folder 2 Accounting Sheet for The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.456
1942 March
Box 4, Folder 2-4 Correspondence From the Guaranty Trust Company of New York to Michael Pignatelli
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.457 - .476
1942 - 1943
Box 4, Folder 5-6 Correspondence From the Estate of Edward J. Berwind to Michael Pignatelli
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.477 - .478; PSNCA.H.004.480; PSNCA.H.004.483 - .493
1942 - 1943
Box 4, Folder 5 Correspondence from Hugo Key Landscape Contractor to Michael Pignatelli
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.481
1942 December 4
Box 4, Folder 5 Correspondence from Boulevard Nurseries to Michael Pignatelli
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.482
1942 October 30
Box 4, Folder 7 Reminiscences of a Former Staff Member
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.494
circa 1950 - 1973
Box 4, Folder 7 Copy of a Death Announcement for Charles F. Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.495
circa 1890 December 4
Box 4, Folder 7 List of Supplies for Staff Members at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.496
circa 1940
Box 4, Folder 7 Copy Tax Bills for the City of Newport
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.497 - .501
1957
Box 4, Folder 7 Handwritten Story of Saint Thecla
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.502
circa 1840 - 1940
Box 4, Folder 7 Wedding Invitation for Henry Herman Harjes and Joan Blake
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.503
circa 1934
Box 4, Folder 7 Citation from the Probate Proceedings of the Will of Julia Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.504
1961 June
Box 4, Folder 8 Bookplates from the Library of Julia Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.505
circa 1901 - 1961
Box 4, Folder 8 Written Description of an Unknown Vase in German
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.506
circa 1901 - 1961
Box 4, Folder 8 Small Plaque for "The Continence of Scipio"
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.507
1980 June
Box 4, Folder 8 News Clipping about Elizabeth Schuster Harjes' Divorce
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.508
1951 May 7
Box 4, Folder 8 News Clipping about the Death of Gertrude Berwind von Boecklin
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.509
1929 October 10
Box 4, Folder 8 News Clipping about Citizens with High Wartime Incomes
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.510
1934 December 14
Box 4, Folder 8 News Clipping about The Elms Auction
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.511
1962 June 28
Box 4, Folder 9 Photograph of the Truant
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.512
circa 1900 - 1925
Box 4, Folder 9 Photograph of the Truant
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.513
circa 1903
Box 4, Folder 9 News Clipping About the Death of E.J. Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.514
1936 August 19
Box 4, Folder 9 News Clipping About the Death of E.J. Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.515
1936 August
Box 4, Folder 9 News Clipping About the Death of Sarah Herminie Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.516
1922 January
Box 4, Folder 9 News Clippings About the Death of Sarah Herminie Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.517
1922
Box 4, Folder 9 Portfolio Related to Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.518
1911 - 1936
Box 4, Folder 9 Modern Photograph of the Dragon Wellhead
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.519
1971

Series 4. Stereoscope Cards, circa 1920 - 1930

Container Description Date
Box 5, Folder 1-7 Stereograph Images of The Elms Estate
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.558 - .591
circa 1920 - 1931

Series 5. Oversized Materials, circa 1865 - 1990

Container Description Date
Box 6, Folder 1 Magazine Clipping Image of The Elms Entryway
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.174
circa 1960 - 1980
Box 6, Folder 1 Photograph of Asta von KIeist
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.208
circa 1912 - 1930
Box 6, Folder 1 Photograph of a Charcoal Drawing of a Child
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.209
circa 1922
Box 6, Folder 1 Photograph of a Charcoal Drawing of a Child
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.210
circa 1922
Box 6, Folder 1 Photograph of a Newly Arranged Room at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.400
circa 1965 - 1970
Box 6, Folder 2 Modern Photograph of the Fountain of Hercules
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.520
circa 1971
Box 6, Folder 2 Modern Photograph of Statuary at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.521
circa 1971
Box 6, Folder 2 Frank Child Photographs of the Rear Lawn of The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.522 - .524
1912
Box 6, Folder 2 Composite Photograph of the Gardens at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.525
circa 1950 - 1970
Box 6, Folder 3 Photograph of Henry Herman Harjes
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.526
circa 1922
Box 6, Folder 3 Photograph of Robert E. Strawbridge, Jr.
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.527
1908 March
Box 6, Folder 3 Photograph of Anita Berwind Strawbridge and Robert E. Strawbridge III
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.528
1937
Box 6, Folder 4 Photograph of Sarah Herminie Torrey Berwind in Costume Dress
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.529
1905
Box 6, Folder 4 Studio Photograph of Anita Hickman Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.530
circa 1900 - 1921
Box 6, Folder 4 Studio Photographs of John James de Martino
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.531 - .532
circa 1944 - 1946
Box 6, Folder 5 Scrapbook Pages with Photographs of the Berwind Residence in New York City
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.533 - .536
circa 1880 - 1900
Box 6, Folder 5 Scrapbook Page with Photographs of E.J. Berwind and Sarah Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.537
circa 1880 - 1900
Box 6, Folder 6 Photograph of Edith Berwind von Kleist and her Daughter
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.538
circa 1910 - 1912
Box 7, Folder 1 Photographs of Eighteenth-Century Venetian Paintings in Situ
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.539 - .540
circa 1962 - 1990
Box 7, Folder 2 Directory for Electrical Connection Box B in the Basement of The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.541
circa 1901 - 1911
Box 7, Folder 3 Directory for Electrical Cutout on Third Floor of The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.542
circa 1901 - 1911
Box 7, Folder 3 Directory for Electrical Cutout from the Switchboard at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.543
circa 1901 - 1911
Box 7, Folder 3 Directory for Cutout from Switchboard and Second Floor at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.544
circa 1901 - 1911
Box 7, Folder 3 List of Contents of Linen Closet at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.545
circa 1901 - 1990
Box 7, Folder 4 Directory of Cutout for Switchboard and Blue Room Closet at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.546
circa 1901 - 1911
Box 7, Folder 4 Directory of Cutout for the Switchboard at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.547
circa 1901 - 1911
Box 7, Folder 4 Poster for an Appraisal Day at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.548
1978 August 5
Box 7, Folder 4 News Clipping about the Wedding of Robert E. Strawbridge, Jr.
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.549
1931 August 23
Box 7, Folder 5 Magazine Clipping Showing Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Strawbridge
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.550
circa 1912
Box 7, Folder 5 Photograph of the Strawbridge Family at Sysonby Lodge
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.551
1912 January
Box 7, Folder 5 Magazine Clipping showing The Elms Library
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.552
1947
Box 7, Folder 5 Magazine Clipping showing The Elms Library
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.553
1947
Box 7, Folder 6 Directory of Cutout for the Switchboard at The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.556
circa 1901 - 1911
Box 7, Folder 6 Matte Frame for a Photograph of Julia Berwind
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.557
circa 1865 - 1961
Box 7, Folder 7 Page from The World: Sunday Newspaper
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.554
1902 July 6
Box 8 Photograph Album Depicting The Elms Estate
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.555.1 - .555.31
1927
Box 8 Photograph Album of The Elms Estate
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.592.1 - .592.23
1900
Box 8 Unidentified Planning Sketches for The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.593 - .595
circa 1900 - 1990

Series 6. Diascopes & Audiovisual Media

Container Description Date
Box Box 9 Autochrome in diascope viewer – Image of Elms Landscape
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.596
circa 1910
Box Box 10 Autochrome in diascope viewer – Image of Elms Landscape
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.597
circa 1910
Box Box 11 Autochrome in diascope viewer – Image of Elms Landscape
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.598
circa 1910
Box Box 12 Autochrome in diascope viewer – Image of Elms Landscape
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.599
circa 1910
Box Box 12 Autochrome in diascope viewer – Image of Elms Landscape
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.600
circa 1910
Box Box 12 Autochrome in diascope viewer – Image of Elms Landscape
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.601
circa 1910
Box Box 13 35mm film canister from the Pignatelli Family
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.602
circa 1942 - 1962
Box Box 13 VHS tape of Mr. Pignatelli Touring The Elms
Accession Number: PSNCA.H.004.603
Undated