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Title: John Little Moffat papers,
Creator: John Little Moffat, 1853-1917
Inclusive dates: 1867-1873.
.6 cubic ft.
Correspondence, essays, class notes, examinations, room and board receipts, a railway map, and memorabilia.
Abstract::
Correspondence between John and his parents, Dr. Reuben Curtis and Elizabeth Virginia Barcly Moffat, constitutes the bulk of this collection; there is also correspondence between Moffat and his brothers Edgar, George, and Burnham, and sister Ada, and several relatives and friends, including Aunt Liney (Adelaide Curtis) and her sons Gram, Frank, and Ernest. Moffat's letters discuss his experiences at Cornell University; letters from family and friends discuss life in Brooklyn, New York. Also included are essays, class notes, examinations, room and board receipts, an Appleton's Railway Map-U.S. and Canada, 1871, and memorabilia including reception invitations and dance cards.

Call number: 37-5-1460
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library