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Sources for information in this web site include books, catalogues, magazines, newspapers, ephemera
(mostly old post cards, cablegrams, telegrams and advertisements in my possession), oral history accounts,
personal communications and subject related web sites
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BOOKS
    All, with exception of the Sobel book, emphasize the life and times of Mackay family members but provide only incidental details concerning the telegraph business.

Behrman, S.N.  Duveen, The Story of the Most Spectacular Art Dealer of All Time.  New York  The Little Bookroom  2003 (Originally appeared as a series of articles in The New Yorker)

Bergreen, Laurence  As Thousands Cheer, The Life of Irving Berlin.  New York  Penquin Books USA, Inc.  1990

Berlin (Mackay), Ellin  Silver Platter. Garden City, New York  Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1957 (Clarence Mackay's daughter)

Barrett, Mary Ellin 
Irving Berlin, A Daughter's Memoir.  New York  Simon & Schuster  1994 (Clarence Mackay's granddaughter)

Carpenter, Charles H. Jr 
Tiffany Silver,  New York  Dodd, Mead & Company  1978

Erskine, John
The Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, Its First Hundred Years. New York The MacMillan Company  1943

Moffat, Charles H.
Ken Hechler, Maverick Public Servant.  Charleston, West Virginia  Mountain State Press  1987

Lewis, Oscar
Silver Kings. New York  Alfred A. Knopf  1947

Mackay, John W.
Mark!  New York  Coward-McCann, Inc.  1956  (Clarence Mackay's son)

Mackay, Robert B., Baker, Anthony K., Traynor, Carol A. Editors
Long Island Country Houses and Their Architects, 1860-1940.  New York  W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.  1997

McKim, Mead & White
The Architecture of McKim, Mead & White.  New York  Dover Publications, Inc. with new introduction by Richard Guy Wilson  1990

Moger, Roy W. (Edited by Myrna L. Sloam)
Roslyn, Then and Now.  Roslyn, New York  The Bryant Library  1992

O'Conner, Richard
The Scandalous Mr. Bennett.  Garden City, New York  Doubleday & Company, Inc.  1962

Randall, Monica
The Mansions of Long Island's Gold Coast.  New York  Rizzoli International Publications, Inc.  1979, 1987

Secrest, Meryle
Duveen, A Life in Art.  New York  Alfred A. Knopf, Random House  2004

Seligman, Germain 
Merchants of Art: 1880-1960, Eighty Years of Professional Collecting.  New York  Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc.  1961 (disposition of Mackay collections)

Shodell, Elly Editor
In The Service, Workers on the Grand Estates of Long Island 1890's-1940's.  Port Washington, New York  Port Washington Public Library  1991

Smith, Grant H.
The History of the Comstock Lode: 1850-1920.  Reno, Nevada  University of Nevada, Reno  Vanier Graphics Corp.  1966, 1980

Sobel, Robert
ITT, The Management of Opportunity.  New York  Truman Talley Books - Times Books  1982 

Tuggle, Robert
The Golden Age of Opera.  New York  Holt, Rhinehart and Winston  1983

Van Vick Tomes, Ethel
Rocket of the Comstock.  New York  Ballentine Books  1950, 1973
COLLECTOR  CATALOGUES
Grancsay, Stephan V.  Catalogue of Armor, The John Woodman Higgins Armory.  Worcester, Massachusetts  Privately Printed  1961, 1969  (Curator of Arms and Armor at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and special advisor to Jacques Seligmann & Company during the inventory and sale of the Mackay arms and armor collection, c. 1939-1942)

Hunter, George Leland  Tapestries of Clarence H. Mackay.  New York  Privately Printed  1925

The Nineteenth Park Lane Arms Fair, February 2002, Catalogue designed and produced by Apollo Magazine Ltd, London, pp. 20-32.  Stuart Pyhrr, "Clarence H. Mackay as an Armour Collector".  (Provides expert insight into how CHM's armor collection was assembled 1906-1937 and dispersed during 1939-1942 after his death in 1938)
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