Here, find a list of articles, in chronological order, written about the Vanderbilt’s and the first Idle Hour Mansion from 1883 to 1899. (This includes the fire and aftermath of the first mansion burning down.)

1880

“WELL-KNOWN PEOPLE MARRIED.” New York Times (1857–1922): 2. Sep 23 1880. ProQuest. Web. 3 Apr. 2014 .

1883

“The Coaching Club’s Ride.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 13 May 1883, 8. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

1888

W. K. Vanderbilt Suing for Trespass New-York tribune. (New York [N.Y.]), 06 May 1888. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1888-05-06/ed-1/seq-2/>

Coaching Club’s Spring Drive The evening world. (New York, N.Y.), 02 June 1888. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030193/1888-06-02/ed-5/seq-1/>

Coaching Club’s Spring Drive The evening world. (New York, N.Y.), 02 June 1888. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030193/1888-06-02/ed-4/seq-1/>

1889

“Vanderbilt’s Big Stable: The Magnificent Establishment at Oakdale, L.I.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 8 December 1889, 2. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

1890

“Nothing Mean About Vanderbilt” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 17 August 1890, 11. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

“News from Islip” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 30 December 1890, 3. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

1891

“North Side People Complaining - Personal Mention” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 17 May 1891, 2. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

1894

“A Case for the Grand Jury. “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 7 Mar. 1894,9. Pro Quest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

“CYCLISTS ENJOY A BIG RUN :FIRST CENTURY JOURNEY A-WEEEL ON PRETTY LONG ISLAND. Two Hundred and Eighty-five Persons Started from Sag Harbor, and a Large Majority Finished the 100 Miles at Jamaica — Ladies Who Rode as Well as Some Men — A Trip to Brooklyn, Where the Survivors Were Dined.. “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 16 Jul 1894,3. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

1895

“A PICNIC IN THE RAIN :Liberal Sunday Law Enthusiasts Were Joyous, However. MAYOR STRONG INVITED, THEY SAY Otto Kempner Tells How the Letter Was Sent to Him — Praise for The Times and the Democrats.. “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 27 Sep. 1895,8. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

“Getting Ready at Oakdale: Extensive Preparations for Receiving the Bridal Party.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 6 November 1895, 12. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

1896

“CITY AND VICINITY. “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 6 Jan. 1896,8. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

“Road Improvements.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 12 August 1896, 7. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

“Long Island’s Deer Slaughter.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 5 November 1896, 5. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

Long Island Deer Hunters The sun. (New York [N.Y.]), 06 Nov. 1896. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030272/1896-11-06/ed-1/seq-9/>

“Last Day For Deer.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 25 November 1896, 3. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

1897

“Sues Vanderbilt for $20,000.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 18 January 1897, 4. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

“Mr. Vanderbilt at Idle Hour.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 10 May 1897, 9. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

“RESORTS ON LONG ISLAND.” New York Times (1857–1922): 20. May 30 1897. ProQuest. Web. 3 Apr. 2014 .

“W.K. VANDERBILT PROTESTS. “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 24 Aug. 1897,1–1. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

“Mr. Vanderbilt Protests.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 24 August 1897, 5. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

1898

“Latest Long Island News.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 16 April 1898, 5. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

“Brooklynites Voting in Sayville.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 9 November 1898, 16. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

“WHAT IS DOING IN SOCIETY. “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 30 Dec. 1898,6. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

1899

“About Long Islanders.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 6 January 1899, 7. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

“WHAT IS DOING IN SOCIETY. “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 4 Apr. 1899,6–6. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

“Miss Fair Becomes A Vanderbilt’s Bride.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 4 April 1899, 2. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

“VANDERBILT — FAIR UNION.” New York Times (1857–1922): 1. Apr 05 1899. ProQuest. Web. 3 Apr. 2014 .

“Mr. and Mrs. Vanderbilt at Oakdale. “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 5 Apr. 1899,2–2. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

“Vanderbilt Mansion Destroyed By Flames.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 11 April 1899, 1. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

“WHAT IS DOING IN SOCIETY. “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 12 Apr. 1899,6. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

“VANDERBILT VILLA BURNED :Flames Cut Short W.K. Vanderbilt, Jr.’s, Honeymoon at Idle Hour. NARROW ESCAPE WITH BRIDE Flames Started While Household Slept — Incendiary, Mr. Vanderbilt Says — Bad Flue, Perhaps. . “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 12 Apr. 1899,1–1. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

“One More Death - Vanderbilt’s Praised by Volunteer Firemen.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 12 April 1899, 2. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

“THE BURNED VANDERBILT VILLA. “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 13 Apr. 1899,4. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

To Protect Meadow Brook New-York tribune. (New York [N.Y.]), 16 April 1899. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1899-04-16/ed-1/seq-14/>

“NOTES OF INSURANCE INTERESTS. “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 14 May 1899,25–25. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

“NEW HOUSE AT IDLE HOUR :W.K. Vanderbilt Will Build a Mansion Larger than the Burned One. . “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 7 Jul 1899,1–1. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

“WILLIAM K. VANDERBILT. “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 9 Jul 1899, SM2. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

“Long Island Realty.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 14 July 1899, 7. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

“To Rebuild Idle Hour.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 15 July 1899, 5. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

Rebuilding “Idle Hour” The sun. (New York [N.Y.]), 10 Sept. 1899. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030272/1899-09-10/ed-1/seq-11/>

“A New Idle Hour.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 15 October 1899, 40. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

“Vanderbilt at Oakdale.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 2 November 1899, 7. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)

“WHAT IS DOING IN SOCIETY. “ New York Times (1857-Current file) [New York, N.Y.] 14 Nov. 1899,7. ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2004). ProQuest. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 31 May. 2008

“Great Hunting Preserves.” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. [New York, N.Y.] 24 December 1899, 26. Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online! (1841 - 1902). Brooklyn Public Library. Dowling College Library, Oakdale, NY. 17 Jun. 2008 (http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org)



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