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Collection Scope and Content Note


Records include a manuscript concerning the history of agronomy at Cornell University; eleven photograph albums pertaining to soils and crops, taken by Cornell professors E. O. Fippin, E. L. Worthen, Ernest VanAlstine, and others; correspondence and design material for Caldwell and Leland field houses, and Bradfield and Emerson Halls. Also, black and white photographs of department activities, 1950s and 1960s, and portraits of the faculty, 1920-1950. Also, photographic slides and photoprints and negatives (c.1905-1980), especially by Reeshon Feuer and Harry Kerr, of agronomic projects and tests; and Herbert B. Hartwig instructional materials for elementary agronomy.

Also, photographs, many well annotated, of 1930s and 1940s farm structures and equipment, soil conservation; framed print that served as a departmental registry of marriages; photograph of Chinese trainees; slides, and other papers and records.

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