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Astor, William B. (William Backhouse) 1792-1875

Overview
Works: 67 works in 79 publications in 2 languages and 340 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Archives  Trials, litigation, etc  Manuscript maps  Architectural drawings 
Roles: Author
Classifications: KF228.N788,
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by William B Astor( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence to Henry S. Baird, lawyer, of Green Bay, Wis., from Astor, written as executor of the estate of his father, John Jacob Astor
by John Jacob Astor( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of letters concerning the American fur trade. 75 Astor letters adressed primarily to Ramsey Crooks between 1813 and 1828. Also included 44 Cooks letters (duplicates) to Astor. Among other correspondences are A.D. Stuart, Wilson P. Stuart, Simon Philipson, and William B. Astor. Also included are two agreements between Astor and Crooks, and the List of stockholders of American Fur Company for 1843. Accompanied by newspapers clippings about Crooks
[Lease of ten lots on Broadway, Fourth Avenue and Thirteenth Street in Manhattan] by William B Astor( )

2 editions published in 1858 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lease from lessors William B. Astor and John J. Astor, Jr. to lessee William Gibson for ten lots in Manhattan
by William B Astor( )

2 editions published in 1852 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

To James W. Beekman, commending the proposed revisions in New York City's real estate laws
Abstract of the title of George Agne( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Frederick Clark Withers architectural drawings by Frederick Clarke Withers( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection comprises 64 architectural drawings, 8 blueprints and 3 photo-lithographs documenting 14 projects, 1872-1900, primarily late ecclesiastical works, most notably Trinity Church, Hartford, Connecticut, 1891-94 and the reredos and altar built in Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York, in memory of William Backhouse Astor. The collection includes some works of his partnership with Walter Dickson (Withers and Dickson). The collection does not include material related to his collaboration with Calvert Vaux or Andrew Jackson Downing; nor for his independent works, the Jefferson Market Courthouse and Gallaudet College
by Astor family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Journals, ledgers, day books, receipt books, minute books, rent rolls, letter books, maps, deeds, etc., 1807-1919, of the following members of the Astor Family: Henry Astor (1754-1833); John Jacob Astor (1763-1848); William Backhouse Astor (1792-1875); John Jacob Astor (1822-1890); William Waldorf Astor (1848-1919); Waldorf Astor (1879-1952); and John Jacob Astor (b.1886). This material is primarily concerned with the family's vast interests in New York City real estate
William B. Astor, seven houses, 33rd St. near 5th Ave., New York City by William W Gardiner( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hiram Powers papers by Hiram Powers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The papers of sculptor Hiram Powers measure 12.2 linear feet and date from 1819 to 1953, with the bulk of the material dating from 1835 to 1883. Over two-thirds of the collection consists of Powers' correspondence, which is particularly rich in documenting his artwork, methodology, and his interaction with business associates, purchasers of his artwork, and his numerous friends in the United States and Florence, Italy. Other papers include scattered biographical material, writings by Powers and others, financial and legal records, news clippings and printed items, photographs of Powers, his family, artwork, as well as an extensive collection of carte de visite and cabinet card portraits of many notable figures. Also found is a small amount of artwork by Powers and others, a scrapbook, and two autograph and memorabilia albums
Union Defence Committee of the City of New York records by Union Defence Committee of the City of New York( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records, 1861-1885 (bulk 1861-1867), dealing with the work of the Union Defence Committee. The collection includes approximately 1,000 letters, mostly from 1861, in one bound volume and three boxes, one of which also contains a printed summary of Comptroller's warrants; two requisitions books; two check books for the Committee's two accounts with the bank of Commerce in New-York, one dated 1861, the other 1861-1867; a small bank book from the same bank, dated 1861-1867; four large account books, dealing respectively with transactions with the U.S. Fund (almost blank), the City of New York, the Voluntary Fund (mostly listing payments to specific regiments), and relief of families (including a subscription list); a book detailing contributions by the citizens of New York for departing regiments; two volumes of claims for supplies to New York regiments; a volume giving summaries of claims; a ledger detailing payments to individual regiments; a volume recording suppliers' bills; minutes of the Committee, 1861-1862, and of the Executive Committee, 1861-1865; a book of telegrams, and a notebook detailing the Committee's account with the Astor Telegraph Company; a box of papers containing an unbound and unsewn copy of "The Union Defence Committee of the city of New York. Minutes, reports, and correspondence; with an historical introduction," by John Austin Stevens, and related letters and other printed and manuscript material
Company records by American Fur Company( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographic copies of letters and other records, mainly addressed to Robert Stuart, company agent at Michilimackinac, regarding the American Fur Company's participation in the fur trade of the upper Great Lakes region. Most of the records date from the 1820s
Notes on A.H.L. Heeren's lectures on statistics by William B Astor( )

1 edition published in 1811 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Volume containing lecture notes taken by William Backhouse Astor, oldest son of John Jacob Astor, while a student in a course on statistics taught by Arnold Hermann Ludwig Heeren at Göttingen in 1811
William B. Astor letters to John A. Smith by William B Astor( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Four letters from William B. Astor, Sr. to John Adams Smith, dated Paris, Dec. 29, 1815, Jan. 3, 1816, and March 19, 1816; Liverpool, March 21, 1816. Writes about life in Paris, his plans, and a bronze figure of Napolean he sent Smith as a gift
New York, to Messrs. Coleman & Stetson by William B Astor( )

1 edition published in 1853 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Declining to furnish the Astor House with white marble mantels and new grates
by Astor family( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ca. 1854, of the cause of Samuel G. Ogden vs. William B. Astor, occasioned by the China trade, ca. 1819-25, of John Jacob Astor and Nicholas G. Ogden; papers, mostly 1850's, concerning the Astor Foundation in Waldorf, Germany; extensive correspondence, 1890-1919, between two Astor agents, John Coode-Adams in London and C.W. Baldwin in New York City; and London and other foreign accounts, 1890-1917
 
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Alternative Names
William Backhouse Astor

William Backhouse Astor Amerikaans ondernemer (1792-1875)

William Backhouse Astor empresário americano do setor imobiliário

William Backhouse Astor Sohn und Erbe von Johann Jakob Astor

William Backhouse Astor, Sr. imprenditore statunitense

William Backhouse Astor starejši

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Languages
English (49)

German (1)