Guide to the Papers of Walter Chrysler, Jr., circa 1900 - 1990Manuscript MS-957

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Box: 1, Dates: circa 1929-1982

Contains sympathy cards, telegrams, letters and a memorial book concerning the death of Chrysler's mother. Also contains original art work for Chrysler's book plate, family photographs and two letter boxes containing personal correspondence.

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Box: 2, Dates: circa 1923-1989

Contains correspondence, postcards, telegrams, drawings, auction catalogues of Chysler's books, biographical information, a Chrysler Building employees Bulletin for 1939, newspaper clippings on Mrs. Chrysler's death, business cards, church service cards, and other ephemera.

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Box: 3, Dates: circa 1925-1982

Contains photographs, including family portraits, real-estate, vacation photos, and of Chrysler's wine cellar. Also contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, four canisters of 16mm film of family and parties, slides, a rubber stamp, and fragments of notes and letters.

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Box: 4, Dates: circa 1925 -1976

Contains type and handwritten notes from John Ball ‘29 and George McLachlan ‘29 of Dartmouth College; congressional corresondence concerning the proposed Cape Cod National Seashore; telegrams; brochures; a catalogue of American Naive painting; calling cards and address lists; inventories of Chrysler's silver; a photo album; telegrams; poetry; newspaper clippings; loose photographs and a folder containing ephemera.

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Box: 5, Dates: circa 1917-1959

Contains photographs, a yearbook from the Roxbury School, newspaper clippings, correspondence, notes, photographic negatives, Congressional correspondence concerning Cape Cod, the Congressional Record on Cape Cod National Seashore Park, and an Act providing for the establishment of Cape Code National Seashore.

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Box: 6, Dates: circa 1900-1988

Contains hand-written notes, newspaper and magazine clippings, a landscape blueprint for Chrysler's property in Great Neck, L.I., telegrams, cards, correspondence, army vouchers, a Dartmouth College admissions handbook, opera brochures, luncheon programs, photographs, address books, 1933 Dartmouth College Freshman Green Book, a Roxbury School yearbook, a catalogue of Chrysler's furniture and a notebook.

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Box: 7, Dates: circa 1924-1982

Contains correspondence, telegrams, cards, hand-written notes, jewelry appraisal information, real estate documents, brochures and pamphles, estate inventories, magazine and newspaper clippings, photocopies of certificates, funeral memorial books, a scrapbook, photographs, and negatives.

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Box: 8, Dates: circa 1919 - 1982

Contains newspapers, newspaper clippings, editorials, and a comic.

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Box: 9, Dates: circa 1975-1990

Contains notes, estate executors inventory, and ephemeral items.

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Box: 10, Dates: circa 1920-1960

Contains photographs of Chrysler's homes and landscapes, including gardens and interiors shots, architecture, people, and travels. Also contains a large caricature/marker drawing of a group of people; the back reads "DINNER, Finance Committee, Pierce Room." Also contains several large portrait photographs (approximately two feet by one foot in size), copies of a chart of familial descent from William the Conqueror (tying the Chrysler family as direct descendants), and a large colored pencil drawing given to Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. in 1936.

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Box: 11, Dates: circa 1900-1960

Contains a large portfolio of portrait photographs; loose photographs of houses and landscapes; a 1929 photograph of Mrs. W. P. Chrysler and children at a dinner in Hong Kong; copies of old photographs from the late nineteenth century; copies of a 1981 article about Mrs. Chrysler's large collections of books and artwork; newspaper clippings; a portfolio of photographer Bert Clark Thayer's work; an oversize unbound Chesire House issue of "The Inferno - from La Divina Commedia of Dante Alighieri; translated by Rev. Henry Francis Cary and illustrated with seven engravings by William Blake", 1931; and miscellaneous periodicals. Also contains two oversized photographs of Chrysler's class at Hotchkiss and his football team at Roxbury.

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