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Guide to the Elizabeth and Felix G. Rohatyn Papers
Circa 1900?-2020 (bulk 1975-2012)
 MS 3015

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 11, 2021
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series VI. Personal Photographs and Biographical Documents, Circa 1900?-2020. 2 Linear feet

Scope and Contents Note

The series primarily includes personal photographs of Felix and Elizabeth Rohatyn and their parents, families, friends, associates, and others. Felix's early life is well-represented, including photographs of him as a child and young man in Europe, serving in the U.S. Army, skiing and doing other leisure activities, and with what appear to be business associates and his young family in the 1950s and 1960s. There are only a few early photographs of Elizabeth. There are many of Elizabeth and Felix from the years after their marriage in 1979, in casual settings such as vacations, at gala events, and at award ceremonies. In addition to photographs, there are a small number of other documents related to, especially, Felix, such as a copy of his birth certificate and employment application to Lazard. A small number of documents related to Rohatyn, post-mortem, were added to the papers.

Arrangement Note

The series is arranged roughly by subject matter.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 1 General Biographical Documents

Scope and Contents Note

Includes original certified copies of Felix's birth certificate (1928, 1940); photocopies of visa (1941), certificate of naturalization (1950), and marriage certificate (1979); original employment application to Lazard (1948); tax return (1950); vaccination record (1958); photocopy of Elizabeth's birth certificate (1930); and other documents.

Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 2 Notes on Ancestral Home of Rogatyn/Rohatyn, Poland
1999, 2004
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 3-4 Military (2 folders)
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 5 Business (1 of 2 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes a clipping concerning Rohatyn's election to the New York Stock Exchange (1968); photograph, clipping and page from annual report related to Rohatyn's position as Director on the Board of International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation (ITT) (1967-68); documents, in French, relating to a change in address for Societe Trannoy; and a few business cards.

Box: 15 Folder : 6 Business (2 of 2 folders). New York Stock Exchange. Flat File

Scope and Contents Note

Includes a poster listing the nominations, including Rohatyn, for positions on the NYSE.

1968 April 8
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 6 Wyoming Home

Scope and Contents Note

Includes a bound copy of the issue of Architectural Digest featuring the Rohatyn's Wyoming home, and a map of the parcel.

1995, 1997
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 8-9 Financial Matters (2 folders) (Restricted until 2030)
Offsite-Box: 17 Folder : 10 Artwork Inventory (Restricted until 2030)
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 7 Honorary Degree from Columbia University (Felix)
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 8 SIPA News. Notice of Harry Picker Award from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (Felix)
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 9 Program. Citizens Budget Commission's Inaugural Felix Rohatyn Award (Felix)
Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 9a Post Mortem

Scope and Contents

Holds a small number of documents related to Rohatyn's death and memorial service.

Offsite-Box: 13 Folder : 10 Photograph Album. Inner-City Scholarship Fund Award Dinner. (Elizabeth & Felix)
Box: 15 Folder : 2 Photograph Album. City University of New York Graduate Center Benefit (Honoring Felix). Flat File
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 1 Photographs. City University of New York Award (Felix)
Circa 1992?
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 2 Photographs. Rohatyns and Bill Clinton
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 3 Photographs. Rohatyns and Hillary Clinton (inscribed)
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 4-8 Photographs. Felix Rohatyn, Family, Friends, Associates (5 folders)

Scope and Contents Note

The photographs in these folders are principally of Felix Rohatyn as a child, a young man, and into the 1970s. The photographs also include his parents from the 1930s (and perhaps earlier) into the mid-1980s, Rohatyn's children, and various unidentified family, friends, and associates.

Circa 1900?-1986
Offsite-Box: 14 Folder : 9-15 Photographs. Elizabeth and Felix Rohatyn, Family, Friends, and Associates

Scope and Contents Note

These folders include some early photos of Elizabeth and her family (circa 1955?), snapshots at the Rohatyns wedding (1979), Felix receiving the French Legion of Honor award (1987), anniversary party for Forbes magazine (1987), Elizabeth with Brooke Astor (1990s?), at the embassy in Paris (by Marc Riboud), publicity material and clippings regarding Elizabeth's daughter, model Nina Griscom (1980s), clippings concerning social galas, including at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and other photographs.

Box: 15 Folder : 3 Portrait Photograph of Felix Rohatyn by Bachrach. Flat File
Box: 15 Folder : 4 Portrait Photograph of Felix Rohatyn by Richard Avedon. Flat File

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