Idle Hour Estate Collection

The Idle Hour Estate Collection focuses on the history of the Idle Hour Mansions, during the William K Vanderbilt Years. The Collection also houses resources and memorabilia from and about the land and various outbuildings of the Idle Hour Estate. Collection areas include:

Books about Idle Hour in the Catalog

The First Idle Hour Mansion

First Idle Hour Mansion Files: Special Collections Location 7B: Requires appointment to use.





The Second Idle Hour Mansion



Second Idle Hour Mansion Files and Memorabilia: Special Collections Locations: 7B, 13A, 13C, 13D: Requires appointment to use.





Idle Hour Estate Workers

Idle Hour Estate Workers Files: Special Collections Location 9D: Requires appointment to use.





Idle Hour Estate Outbuildings

Idle Hour Estate Outbuilding Files: Special Collections Location 7B: Requires appointment to use.





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