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1. Lunch with Royalty and the President Lunch with Royalty and the President Presidents; Group portraits; From left to right: The Duchess of Kent, President Roosevelt, Lady Clifford, Duke of Kent Prince George, Vincent Astor, Lord Clifford Governor of the Bahamas.

2. Excerpts From FDR's World War I Diary Excerpts From FDR's World War I Diary War; Presidents; Socialites; Assistant Secretary of the Navy Roosevelt records his meetings with Helen and Vincent Astor while touring France during World War I.

3. A Humerour Response to Lost Mail; A Humerour Response to Lost Mail; Presidents; Joking; Socialites President Roosevelt jokingly responds to a letter from Vincent Astor which was delayed in the mail.;

4. Helen Astor inviting FDR and Missy to Ferncliff Helen Astor inviting FDR and Missy to Ferncliff Presidents; Helen Astor writing in response to a letter from Missy LeHand, FDR's personal secretary, and attempting to make arrangements to meet socially.

5. Vincent Astor's Cruises with FDR Vincent Astor's Cruises with FDR Presidents; Yachts; Vincent Astor's recollections of hosting Franklin D. Roosevelt on his yacht Nourmahal.

6. Recollections on President Elect Franklin D. Roosevelt Attempted Assassination Recollections on President Elect Franklin D. Roosevelt Attempted Assassination Presidents; Anarchists; The transcript of Astor's interview with Sidney Shalett concerning Giuseppe Zangara's attempted assassination of FDR in Miami on February 15, 1933.

7. Socialite Spy Socialite Spy Presidents; Banking industry; Spies; Socialites; Astor provides an overview of some intelligence activities to FDR.

8. A Shooting Range in the White House? A Shooting Range in the White House? Shooting; Presidents' spouses; Vincent Astor and Eleanor Roosevelt correspond about a shooting range in the White House basement.

9. The Creation of the Area Controller of Intelligence The Creation of the Area Controller of Intelligence Presidents; Spies; Socialites; This memo from FDR appoints Vincent Astor as the Area Controller of New York.

10. Vincent Astor Reports on Convoys During World War II Vincent Astor Reports on Convoys During World War II Naval warfare; Convoys; War; Vincent Astor provides a report to President Roosevelt concerning the protection of shipping convoys on the Eastern Sea Frontier during the Second World War.

11. Vincent Astor Offers His Pool to Franklin D. Roosevelt Vincent Astor Offers His Pool to Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidents; Swimming pools; Correspondence regarding FDR using the indoor heated swimming pool at Astor Courts while he served as Governor of New York.

12. Bill for a Trip on the Nourmahal Bill for a Trip on the Nourmahal Presidents; Socialites; Yachts; Joking; A joke bill sent to James Roosevelt after a cruise on the Nourmahal

13. Roosevelt Ready to be "Shanghaied" by Astor Roosevelt Ready to be "Shanghaied" by Astor Presidents; Yachts; Joking President Roosevelt sends a friendly letter to Vincent Astor to let him know when the President will be ready to begin a cruise on Astor's yacht, Nourmahal.

14. Helen Astor: Keeping Dutchess County Beautiful Helen Astor: Keeping Dutchess County Beautiful Presidents; Socialites; Advertising; Helen Astor, socialite and first wife of Vincent Astor, lends her support to Roosevelt's rumored ban on advertising.

15. Helen Astor Inviting FDR for a Meal Helen Astor Inviting FDR for a Meal Presidents; Orangutans; Socialites; Helen Astor sends a letter to FDR at Hyde Park along with some "Ferncliff pheasants." to invite him to dine with her in Rhinebeck

16. Vincent Astor's Promise to FDR Vincent Astor's Promise to FDR Socialites; Presidents; Spying; Vincent Astor's reply to President Roosevelt naming him Area Controller of Intelligence for New York.

17. Christening a Seaplane Christening a Seaplane Naval aviation; Socialites; Vincent Astor looking on as his wife Helen christens a seaplane for the Second Battalion of the New York Naval Militia.

18. President Roosevelt in Wheelchair Aboard the Nourmahal President Roosevelt in Wheelchair Aboard the Nourmahal Presidents; Wheelchairs; Yachts; FDR aboard Astor's Nourmahal in the spring of 1935. This is one of only a few surviving pictures of President Roosevelt in a wheelchair.

19. Freda, Vincent Astor's Pet Orangutan Freda, Vincent Astor's Pet Orangutan Orangutans; Pets; Socialites; Freda, Vincent Astor's pet orangutan, is shown in Rhinebeck tied to a tree behind Astor Courts.

20. Vincent Astor Returns in Triumph Vincent Astor Returns in Triumph Naval warfare; Submarines; War; Lieutenant Vincent Astor returns to New York aboard the captured German Submarine U-117 after World War I.
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