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Records concerning the establishment of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, including letters from Andrew Carnegie to Jacob Gould Schurman and Livingston Farrand (Presidents of Cornell and trustees of the Foundation). The collection includes extensive correspondence of Foundation presidents Henry Pritchett, Henry Suzzallo, and Walter A. Jessup, and secretaries Clyde Furst and Howard Savage; also, material and lists pertaining to pensions,
financial records, trustee meeting minutes, and published pamphlets concerning the Foundation.