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Walter Del Mar papers,

Title
Walter Del Mar papers, 1882-1944.
Author
Del Mar, Walter, 1862-1944.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

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Additional Authors
Description
2.7 linear feet (6 boxes and 4 v.)
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Del Mar, Walter
Biography (note)
  • Walter Del Mar (1862-1944) was a banker, broker, journalist, and author. After establishing a banking firm in London which represented American interests, he returned to the United States in 1914 and wrote books on his extensive travels.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 761
Author
Del Mar, Walter, 1862-1944.
Title
Walter Del Mar papers, 1882-1944.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection contains correspondence, memoranda, business agreements, writings, and photograph albums compiled by Del Mar. General correspondence, 1900-1944, consists mainly of letters from The New York Public Library regarding Del Mar's gifts and requests. Business papers, 1882-1901, include correspondence, memoranda, agreements relating to his company and various other business interests; and papers, 1896-1901, concerning color photography and multi-color printing. Writings series contains notes, diaries, address books, and typescripts including annotated version of Around the World Through Japan (1903). Also, photographs of Del Mar's travels.
Additional Formats
Diaries 1898-1934 available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-364
Biography
Walter Del Mar (1862-1944) was a banker, broker, journalist, and author. After establishing a banking firm in London which represented American interests, he returned to the United States in 1914 and wrote books on his extensive travels.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Authors.
Bankers.
Added Author
E.L. Oppenheim & Company.
New York Public Library.
Walter Del Mar & Company.
LCCN
ms 68001687
Research Call Number
MssCol 761
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