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RM.2001.0079   1950, 51, 53,57  Appointment books belonging to Brooke Marshall Astor, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1957. Brook's second husband, Charles Marshall, died in 1952 and she married Vincent Astor in 1953. The 1953 book mentions visits to Rhinebeck. Two leather bound books, Frank Smythson's "Wafer" Diary; 4 1/4" x 2 3/4" embosed with initials B. R. M., 1950 and 1951. Two leather bound books; Frank Smythson's "Featherweight" Diary; 5 1/2" x 3 3/8" embossed "Brooke". 1953 and 1957. Book from 1953, the year she married Vincentincludes; Phone number for Alice Pleydell-Bouverie , Vincent Astorís sister; Tea with Laura Delano 3.23.1953; In Rhinebeck for Memorial Day, 5/30-31, 1953; In Rhinebeck June 26-28; No mention of marriage in October; Alice Dows, 11.1.1953; again 11.8.1953;11.15.1953 Vís birthday; 11.26-27.1953 Ferncliff, Thanksgiving; 1957 Book, no mention of Rhinebeck at all. Additional information collected: -1. RM.2001.0079 Ė Brooke Marshall Appt books Ė she became the third Mrs Vincent Astor in October of 1953. She died in 2007 at age 105. "But I think I made him happy. That's what I set out to do. I'd literally dance with the dogs, sing and play the piano, and I would make him laugh, something no one had ever done before. Because of his money, Vincent was very suspicious of people. That's what I tried to cure him of." - Not wanting to die alone, Astor agreed to divorce his second wife, Mary Benedict "Minnie" Cushing, only after she had found him a replacement spouse. Minnie had first suggested Janet Newbold Rhinelander-Stewart, the newly divorced wife of James Smith Bush II, who turned down Astor's proposal with startling candor stating "I don't even like you". Minnie then suggested the recently widowed Brooke.[10] Few people believed that the Astor-Marshall union was anything more than a financial transaction. According to Brooke's friend Louis Auchincloss; "Of course she married Vincent for the money," adding, "I wouldn't respect her if she hadn't. Only a twisted person would have married him for love."  RM.2001.0079.pdf Astor; Marshall  Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, NY  Paper  records      2/2/2018  vertical
RM.2007.0433   1945  Young F.D. Roosevelt, Fishing, pen & ink by Olin Dows, 1945"  Roosevelt  Rhinebeck, Hyde Park  Postcards  People  Dows, Olin  Mann, Steven    vertical
RM.2005.1471 Young Clerk's Magazine  1747  Young Clerk's Magazine, 1747 294 pages, 4x7"", signatures include Fulton, 1747 Schermerhorn1752"    Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, NY  Books  Education    Griffing, Thomas    vertical
RM.2004.0098.01     yellow ticket for Minstrel Show at the 3rd Lutheran Church"    Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, NY  Paper  entertainment    Mann, Steven    vertical
RM.2008.0321 Driving Assn ribbon  1919.10.18  Yellow Ribbon Springbrook Driving Assn, Oct 18, 1919"    Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, NY  Textiles  entertainment    Verrilli, Kay    vertical
RM.2002.0107     Yellow and white show ribbon from Southlands Farm. Stephanie Harrison written on the reverse side. Hodges Badge Co., INC, Portsmouth, RI 02871 800-556-2440. Staining on the upper and lower part of ribbon. 11 1/2" x 6"  RM.2002.0107.pdf Harrison    Cloth        2/2/2018  vertical
RM.2009.0488.1-6   1899-1907  yearly Town Tax Receipts, property assessment VanWagenen"  VanWagenen  Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, NY  Paper  buildings, land    Mann, Steven    vertical
RM.1999.1228.c1-.c4   1900  yearbook,Dutchess county Board of Supervisors,1900,with clippings"  Twn Historian Gurnell    Books  Dutchess        vertical
RM.1999.1228.b1-.b4   1899  yearbook,Dutchess County Board of Supervisors,1899"  Twn Historian Gurnell    Books  Dutchess        vertical
RM.1999.1228.a1-.a5   1898  yearbook,Dutchess County Board of Supervisors,1898"  Twn Historian Gurnell    Books  Dutchess        vertical
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