Includes some of Thaw's letters to his lawyer, A. Russell Peabody, from the Tombs prison and Matteawan State Hospital; portions of the trial transcript; letters to Thaw; photographs of Peabody and letters by him; and a large scrapbook (45 x 33 x 10 cm.) of newspaper clippings about the murder and its aftermath, including extensive coverage of Thaw's wife, Evelyn Nesbit Thaw.
Biographical / Historical:
The trial of Harry Thaw for the murder of Stanford White occurred in 1906.
Purchase; Millicent K. Peabody; 1967; NM-027.67; Gift; Millicent K. Peabody; 1968;NM-68.68.
Coll. No. 131: Harry Thaw Collection is open for research according to the regulations of Fenimore Art Museum Library.
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