Scope and Contents
This collection is composed of autographs and letters collected by Eleanor Robson Belmont in connection with a copy of the Treaty of Versailles for which she wanted original signatures. The correspondence in the collection includes cover letters from people who helped her secure the signatures as well as letters from some of the signatories of the Treaty. There is also a small amount of memorabilia.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Colonel E.M. House Papers (MS 466).
0.25 Linear Feet
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
Chiefly autographs and letters collected by Eleanor R. Belmont in connection with a copy of the Treaty of Versailles for which she wanted original signatures. There is also some personal correspondence connected with gathering the letters and a small amount of memorabilia.
Biographical / Historical
Eleanor Robson Belmont was born in Lancashire, England in 1879. In 1897, she graduated from St. Peter's Academy, in Staten Island, New York. Upon graduation, Belmont became an actress in California and New York. After her marriage to August Belmont on February 26, 1910, she quit the acting business and focused her attention on philanthropy. Belmont died in 1979.
- Guide to the Eleanor Robson Belmont (Mrs. August Belmont) Collection
- compiled by Janet Elaine Gertz
- July 1982
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository