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Gilded Age Biographies

Newport Notables
Wonderful site for biographic and bibliographic information about the famous and infamous of Newport. Site is created by Redwood Library & Athenaeum, Newport R.I.
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PBS - Murder of the Century
This link is to the PBS program. It does have wonderful resources and a collection of primary newspaper accounts.
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Carnegie, Andrew

The Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie
Information from the PBS special about Carnegie and his era.
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Coffin, Marian

Hail, Michael W. "The Art of Landscaping" Messenger (Winter 1993)
An article about the current status of one of Marian Cruger Coffinís gardenís at the Univ. of Delaware.
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Marian Cruger Coffin
A very brief biography on Marian Cruger Coffin.
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Gardner, Isabella Stewart

Isabella Gardner: Her Life & Memoirs
Isabella Stewart Gardiner Museum has loaded information about itís patron. Isabella built this museum to display her many treasures.
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Wharton, Edith

Edith Wharton Society
Home of the Edith Wharton Review and many other scholarly avenues to pursue.
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The Mount Ė Restoration Project
The Mount, Edith Whartonís home is being restored. Site has any interesting contemporary photographs.
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White, Stanford

Stanford White Murder
The murder of Stanford White by Harry Thaw was considered the scandal of the Gilded Age. This is a detailed account of the murder from the Crime Library.
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The Architect of Desire
"The Architect of Desire Stanford White, designer of elegant Long Island houses for the Gilded Age" is an article from Long Island: Our Story. This article includes information about location White's work on Long Island.
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Whitney, Gertrude

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
AskArt offers both biographical information and information on Gertrude's works.
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1877-1942)
A brief text based review of Gertrudeís significance.
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