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Guide to the Victor H. Paltsits Papers
(bulk, circa 1890–1952)
 MS 477.1

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

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Collection processed by Joseph Ditta (November-December 2020)

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Container List

Series IV. Scrapbooks, 1894–1944


Items are listed chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 62 Volume : 1 George du Maurier

Scope and Contents

Franco-British cartoonist and author of the Gothic novel "Trilby" (1895), which featured the character Svengali.

Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 15 New York City 250th anniversary

Scope and Contents

Envelope of correspondence, programs, invitations, etc. As described by Paltsits: "250th anniversary of the installation of the first Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of New York, on June 24, 1665. And the adoption of the official flag on June 24, 1915."

1915 June 24
Offsite-Box: 62 Volume : 2 Honorary Doctor of Letters, Brown University (June 15, 1936)
Offsite-Box: 62 Volume : 3 Honorary Doctor of Letters, Rutgers University (June 12, 1938)
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 16 Rutgers University, 175th Anniversary Commencement
Offsite-Box: 71 (flat) Volume : 1 Retirement from New York Public Library

Scope and Contents

As described by Paltsits: "SCRAP BOOK, Giving the history and correspondence, with newspaper and other articles, of the retirement from the New York Public Library, containing some fine autograph letters of distinguished scholars and public men, etc."

Offsite-Box: 62 Volume : 4 Birthday cards

Scope and Contents

As described by Paltsits: "Greetings on my seventy-fourth birthday, July 12, 1941, my first birthday after retirement from N.Y.P.L."

1941 July 12
Offsite-Box: 60 Folder : 17–18 Golden wedding anniversary [2 folders]

Scope and Contents

As described by Paltsits: "Golden Wedding of Victor Hugo and Anne (Müller) Paltsits, 1891-1941, 50th Anniversary Album of Greetings."

1941 July 21
Offsite-Box: 71 (flat) Volume : 2 Wife's death

Scope and Contents

As described by Paltsits: "In Memoriam Anne (Müller) Paltsits / b. August 25, 1871; d. June 29, 1944 / Interred July 3, 1944 in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y."


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