John Jacob Astor collection, 1811-1932  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848.
Title
John Jacob Astor collection
Dates
1811-1932 (inclusive)
Quantity
.04 cubic feet (2 folders)
Collection Number
Mss 888
Summary
Collection includes: Typescript copies of miscellaneous historical and biographical material, 1811-1932, concerning John Jacob Astor's citizenship, relationship with Aaron Burr, etc., including correspondence of Margaret J. Plunkett and General Cruikshank; Typescript transcript and photostat copy of letter to William Shaler, 3 pp, February 10, 1816. John Jacob Astor was born in July 17, 1763 in Germany and died in 1848 in New York.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Conversion of this record was made possible by a grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, an agency of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

John Jacob Astor was born in July 17, 1763 in Germany and died in 1848 in New York.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes: Typescript copies of miscellaneous historical and biographical material, 1811-1932, concerning John Jacob Astor's citizenship, relationship with Aaron Burr, etc., including correspondence of Margaret J. Plunkett and General Cruikshank; Typescript transcript and photostat copy of letter to William Shaler, 3 pp, February 10, 1816.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may required seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

John Jacob Astor Collection, Mss 888, Oregon Historical Society.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Family Names

  • Astor, John Jacob, -- 1763-1848 -- Correspondence.
  • Astor, John Jacob, -- 1763-1848.
  • Cruikshank, -- General -- Correspondence.
  • Plunkett, Margaret F. -- Correspondence.
  • Shaler, William, -- 1778?-1833 -- Correspondence.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Letters (correspondence) -- aat