- Del Mar, Walter, 1862-1944
- Call number
- MssCol 761
- Physical description
- 2.7 linear feet (6 boxes and 4 v.)
- Preferred Citation
- Walter Del Mar papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Walter Del Mar (1862-1944) was a banker, broker, journalist, and author. After establishing a banking firm in London which represented American interests, he returned to the United States in 1914 and wrote books on his extensive travels. Collection contains correspondence, memoranda, business agreements, writings, and photograph albums compiled by Del Mar. General correspondence, 1900-1944, consists mainly of letters from The New York Public Library regarding Del Mar's gifts and requests. Business papers, 1882-1901, include correspondence, memoranda, agreements relating to his company and various other business interests; and papers, 1896-1901, concerning color photography and multi-color printing. Writings series contains notes, diaries, address books, and typescripts including annotated version of Around the World Through Japan (1903). Also, photographs of Del Mar's travels.
Source of acquisitionGift, transfer, Del Mar, Walter, 1934
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Alternative form available
Diaries 1898-1934 available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-364