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Title: Oscar Michel Tschirky papers,
Creator: Oscar Tschirky, 1866-1950.
Inclusive dates: [ca.1895-1950].
5 cubic ft.
Scrapbooks of clippings, telegrams, correspondence, and forms; photographs, an etching, a sketch, a guest book, and a tribute book.
Abstract::
Includes six scrapbooks of clippings, telegrams, and correspondence on his career at the Waldorf-Astoria, ca. 1897-1950; one scrapbook of forms used at the hotel; two published booklets on staff functions; photographs of Oscar and his wife Sophie Bertisch Tschirky; and an etching and a sketch of the Waldorf-Astoria. Also scrapbooks, a guest book, a scrapbook of congratulatory letters from many famous personalities, and a tribute book given to the Tschirkys on their golden wedding anniversity, 1937.

Call number: 3990
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library