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Waldorf-Astoria Hotel records

Title
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel records, 1893-1929.
Author
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.)

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box 1Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 3203 box 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
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Description
88 linear feet (17 boxes and 627 volumes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Financial records.
  • Floor plans.
  • Registers.
  • Scrapbooks.
Biography (note)
  • The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel was originally built as the Waldorf Hotel at Fifth Avenue and 33rd St. in New York City in 1893 and was merged with the Astoria Hotel in 1897. The hotel was torn down in 1929 and the new Waldorf-Astoria Hotel opened in 1931 on Park Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository.
Call Number
MssCol 3203
OCLC
122640111
Author
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.)
Title
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel records, 1893-1929.
Summary
The collection contains records of the original Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City from the opening of the Waldorf Hotel in 1893 to the closing of the Waldorf-Astoria in 1929. Most of the records cover the period from the 1890s through 1917. Included are guest registers; hotel correspondence of managers Oscar Tschirky and Willard H. Barse; registers of special event bookings, of package deliveries, and of lost and found articles; hotel investigator's logs; floor plans; and examples of the many types of financial records kept by the hotel.
Biography
The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel was originally built as the Waldorf Hotel at Fifth Avenue and 33rd St. in New York City in 1893 and was merged with the Astoria Hotel in 1897. The hotel was torn down in 1929 and the new Waldorf-Astoria Hotel opened in 1931 on Park Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository.
Added Author
Barse, Willard H.
Tschirky, Oscar, 1866-1950.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3203
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