I am looking for information on the Austrian consul in New York in the 1830s, Baron Alois von Lederer (d. 22 December 1842, see further: https://gw.geneanet.org/szcandre?lang=en&n=von+lederer&oc=0&p=alois+joseph+xavier). He died in New York City, where he was based, but I wonder if he left any papers that have survived. Have they been transferred to the state archives in Vienna or do any remain with family? Are there any in the United States? To be clear, I am not concerned about his prodigious rock-collecting habits but his relationship to the Leopoldine Society, particularly any assistance
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Martyn C. Rady. The Habsburgs: To Rule the World. New York: Basic Books, Hachette Book Group, 2020. xvii + 397 pp. Ill. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5416-4450-2.
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Paul B. Miller, Claire Morelon, eds. Embers of Empire: Continuity and Rupture in the Habsburg Successor States after 1918. Austrian and Habsburg Studies, vol. 22. New York: Berghahn Books, 2019. 366 pp. $135.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78920-022-5.
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