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Summary Information

Title: Chester C. Platt papers,
Creator: Chester C. Platt
Inclusive dates: 1869-1934.
8 cubic ft.
Letters, clippings, pamphlets, financial records and newspapers.
Abstract::
Copies of a series of articles written by Platt for the Batavia Times called Human Behavior, which covered a variety of subjects from politics to travel; also included are editorials, articles submitted to other newspapers, speeches, correspondence, and other documents pertaining to Platt's numerous interests. The political correspondents include William Sulzer and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents pertaining to the operation of a drugstore. Newspapers include letters pertaining to the three papers with which Platt was associated. Historical documents concerning the Ithaca Unitarian Church, a suit brought against the Forest City Printing Company, some early letters, and accounts. Also, miscellaneous pamphlets, broadsides, and correspondence.

Call number: 195
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library