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Bold backdrop inspires Claude Bedding

Posted on 01/16/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

In 2011, our curators completed a major project on the second floor of Biltmore House, allowing guests to see four grand bedrooms restored to their original splendor. Known as the Louis XV Suite,...

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George Vanderbilt: One of the Best Read Men in the Country

Posted on 01/16/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(2)

While other members of the Vanderbilt family were recognized for their lavish parties or successes in the stock market, when it came to George, the press instead focused on his love of learning and,...

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On the Archivist’s Desk: A Century’s Worth of Records

Posted on 01/09/2017 by Amy Dangelico

Biltmore archivist Jill Hawkins is responsible for cataloging, managing, and preserving Biltmore’s historic records. With over a century’s worth of manuscripts, books, photographs,...

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On the Shelves of George Vanderbilt’s Library

Posted on 01/04/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(2)

The Library of Biltmore House is a favorite room among guests and employees alike. It also happens to be the room that best reflects George Vanderbilt’s intellect and personality. At the...

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A Gem in George Vanderbilt’s Library

Posted on 12/23/2016 by Amy Dangelico Comments(2)

Once termed “one of the best read men in the country” by New York media, George Vanderbilt amassed a personal library of more than 22,000 volumes at Biltmore House, each of which he...

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