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John Wesley Vandevort collection
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Description
The collection consists chiefly of letters, with some manuscripts and documents related to John Wesley Vandevort and his Pittsburgh holdings in the steel industry.
Background
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.
Extent
13 boxes (5.42 linear feet)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
The collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to the following web site.