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Title: Francis M. Finch papers,
Creator: Francis M.(Francis Miles), Finch 1827-1907.
Inclusive dates: 1851-1889.
6.8 cubic ft.
Correspondence, legal documents, certificates, manuscripts, account books
Abstract::
Legal and business documents and correspondence of Walbridge and Finch, Boardman and Finch, and Francis M. Finch; also, correspondence and accounts of the Finch family, including letters from Daniel Coit Gilman, Chauncey M. Depew, Hiram S. Sage, and others dealing with legal, personal, literary, and educational subjects. Trial testimony, instructions to the jury, and other material pertaining to the Edward H. Rulloff murder case. Also, gold Venetian ceremonial cufflink-coins presented to Finch by Andrew Dickson White; poetry, material pertaining to Cornell University Library, and diplomas. Francis M. Finch's handwritten dedication of the Ezra Cornell Library in downtown Ithaca, December 20, 1866, and his presentation of Jennie McGraw's chimes to the University on October 7, 1868. Songs, poems, and photographs.

Call number: 433
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library