Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Grand Duchess Kira in New York

December 22, 1929

Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia arrived today in New York from Washington, D.C. The Grand Duchess, who is the second daughter of Grand Duke Kirill and Grand Duchess Victoria, will be a guest at a dinner, which Mr. and Mrs. William Jay Shieffelin give at their home. Afterward, the hosts and their guests will head to the Colony Club for a dance hosted by Mrs. Shieffelin's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Hennen Morris. The couple's daughter, Miss Alice Vanderbilt Morris 2nd, will be introduced to society.
The Grand Duchess, earlier today, attended the Bagby musicale, and was the guest of honor at a luncheon hosted by Princess Enrico Rusipoli.

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