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Correspondence, financial records, minute books, publications, memorabilia, scrapbooks and photographs relating to the Cornell University Cosmopolitan Club; correspondence includes records relating to the operation of the Club House, The International Federation of Students, Association of Cosmopolitan Clubs of America, The International Association of Ithaca, The International Student Service, Cornell University administration, correspondents include Edmund Ezra Day, Jacob Gould Shurman, John Mott and Donald C. Kerr; Financial records include financial activities and status of the Club and Association; Minute Books include official club business records of meetings and decisions; Membership records include a selection of the foudning members of the club; Publications including The Cosmopolitan Annual, Memorabilia consisting of commemorative programs and menus documenting official Club events, including Chinese Night 1906. Many of these items are autographed; Scrapbooks relating to International Student Association functions at Cornell (1932-1935); the founding and activities of International Student Association chapters at Berlin, Bonn, Geottingen, Heidelberg, Leipzig, Munich and Zurich (1911-1913); scrapbook containg letters, newspaper clippings, photographs, christmas cards and other memorabilia documenting the Club founding, events and members; Photographs include individual and group portraits of Club members and administrative officers.

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