Title:Astor family biographical materials, [ca. 1890]
Chronicles of the Builders
Creator/Contributor:Astor family., creator
Biographical sketches of John Jacob Astor (1763-1848), William Backhouse Astor (1792-1875), John Jacob Astor II (1822-1890),
and William Waldorf Astor (1848-1919); concerns the establishment of the family fortune through the fur and China trade and
through real estate operations in Manhattan; management of the family estate; character of Astor's descendants.
Astor, John Jacob -- 1763-1848
Astor, William Backhouse
II -- Astor, John Jacob
Viscount -- Astor, William Waldorf Astor -- 1907-1966
Real estate business -- New York (State) -- Manhattan
Prepared for Chronicles of the Builders.
Forms part of the Hubert Howe Bancroft Collection.
Type:Manuscripts for publication.
BANC MSS Z-Z 10