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Guide to the George Vanderbilt Foundation Records
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This collection includes correspondence primarily regarding the dissolution of the Foundation after Vanderbilt's death in 1961, and agreements between the Foundation and Stanford University. Major correspondents include Earl Herald, Robert Rofen, Giles Mead, Curtis Tarr, James Thurber and trustees of the Foundation.
The George Vanderbilt Foundation was devoted to the collecting of ichthyological specimens in the South Seas.
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