Whitney, John Hay, 1904-1982
- Existence: 1904 - 1982
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 1953
Abstract: The records document the organization and activities of Greentree Stud and Stable, a family-owned thoroughbred horse racing and breeding enterprise established by Helen Hay Whitney and Payne Whitney in the 1910s. The collection primarily consists of meeting minutes, reports, financial and legal records, correspondence, photographs, topical files, and newspaper clippings created or maintained by Greentree Stud and Stable. The records document many aspects of the organization, including its...
Call Number: MS 2089
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises the records of Greenwood Plantation and Greenwood Seed Company of Thomasville, Georgia. It includes documentation of hybrid corn seed production, business records, finances associated with farm properties and employees, legal records compiled by the Whitney estate, and correspondence. The correspondence contains frequent farm reports to John Hay Whitney, mainly from farm manager E. V. Komarek, summarizing activities on the farm, including crop production, timber,...
Call Number: MS 755
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, student papers, writings, speeches, subject files, congressional papers, clippings, photographs and miscellanea documenting the personal life and professional career of Ogden Rogers Reid. Among the subjects documented in the papers are Reid's student years at Yale University, his central role with the New York Herald Tribune, and his activities as ambassador to Israel and as a United States congressman. Files relating to his newspaper career include...
Call Number: MS 1938
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, topical files, writings, legal and financial papers, photographs, scrapbooks, and audiovisual material documenting John Hay Whitney and Betsey Cushing Whitney and their extended family. The papers provide a substantive resource for the study of the private and public lives of the Whitney family, a prominent American family, widely known for its members' engagement in business, public service, government service, publishing, philanthropy, horse racing...