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Papers document the personal and professional life of Edward Trethaway, a Cornell graduate
and employee. Memorabilia from Trethaway's time as a student at Cornell University and from
his participation in ROTC; professional papers, particularly documenting his career as a
fundraiser at Cornell and his involvement with the Centennial Campaign, corporate
fundraising, and fundraising for the College of Veterinary Medicine. Also a patent,
trademark, and accompanying papers for Trethaway's invention of the Handi-Chair for children
with mental and physical disabilities; papers documenting Trethaway's involvement with the
Pilgrim Congregational Church (Harwich Port, Mass.) and the Chatham (Mass.) Police
Department; and audiotapes of Trethaway's autobiography, memorial service for Deane W.
Malott, Chimes development, and a Cornell Sun letter to the editor. Correspondence with
Deane W. Malott; two taped interviews (on one cassette) with Deane W. Malott, June 12, 1989
and May 20, 1991; cassette recording by Charles A. Norris ('24) and Carl Schraubstader
('24), "Last Night on the Back Porch," their rehearsal for the 1973 Savage Club Reunion
show; materials relating to the 2009 Chimes dinner celebrating Reed McJunkin.