Francis M. Finch papers,
Francis M.(Francis Miles), Finch 1827-1907.
6.8 cubic ft.
Correspondence, legal documents, certificates,
manuscripts, account books
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.
Language: Collection material in English
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell