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John Wesley Vandevort collection
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The collection consists chiefly of letters, with some manuscripts and documents related to John Wesley Vandevort and his Pittsburgh holdings in the steel industry.
John Wesley Vandevort (1837-circa 1898) was a native of Pittsburgh and an associate of Andrew Carnegie in the firm of Carnegie and Kloman. In 1885 he moved to Pasadena, California, for his health, and in addition to his continuing interests in the iron and steel industries, he participated in Pasadena social and civic affairs and San Diego real estate projects.
13 boxes (5.42 linear feet)
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