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Partial Box List [series]:
 
Series I Family and Childhood [series]:
 
Documents concerning his parents and genealogy. [subseries]:
  19  
Family Documents and Manuscripts
Includes biographies of Willard Straight, his parents, Henry H. and Emma Dickerman Straight; Willard Straight's war record, writings of Henry H. Straight, obituary of Emma D. Straight, and school reports of Willard A. Dickerman.

  19  
Genealogy
Includes letter describing Straight family as well as a notebook ad letters describing the Needham-Crombie genealogy.

  19  
Historical Sketches Relating to the First Quarter Century of the State Normal and Training School at Oswego, NY
Includes remarks on Henry H. Straight, Emma D. Straight, and friend Margaret W. Morley, 1888.

  19  
Sketchbook and sketches--copybook of Emma D. Straight.
  28  
Scrapbook on Louis Agassiz--assembled by Henry H. Straight.
 
Correspondence [subseries]:
  19  
Family Correspondence
Includes letters among family members and from Willard Straight to family members and others concerning family matters.

  31  
Diary of Willard Straight
  30  
Scrapbook--greeting cards, c.
  30  
Stamp Album--partially filled by Willard Straight.
 
Series II Education [series]:
 
Bordentown Military Institute, 1896-1897 [subseries]:
  19  
Bordentown--printed views of campus, grade reports, and measurements of Willard Straight.
  19  
"The Skirmisher"
Magazine of Bordentown Military Institute for 1896, 1897, 1900; includes articles by Willard Straight.

  30  
Notebook--"Tabulations in Rhetoric"
Includes notes, sketches, writings about Alpha Omega society at Bordentown.

 
Cornell University, 1897-1901 [subseries]:
  19  
Memorabilia--student handbook and dance card for 1899 Easter party.
  19  
Publications--includes copy of Cornell Era, and Willard Straight's drawings for publication.
  19  
The Widow
  19  
Grade Reports and Class Notes
Notes of History of Art with Olaf Brauner; grade reports from Cornell and Oswego High School.

  19  
The Annual of the College of Architecture, 1897-1898
Includes copies of Willard Straight's drawings.

  19  
The Annual of the College of Architecture, 1898-1899.
Includes copies of Willard Straight's drawings.

  19  
A Book of Designs sn Drawings, College of Architecture, 1901, annotated.
  19  
Letters--to "Miss Drew," n.d.
  31  
Details of Building Construction--includes typed notes.
  32  
Scrapbook
Describes Willard Straight's activities at Cornell and includes photos of classmates, friends, and campus scenes.

  31  
Scrapbook
Describes Willard Straight's activities during his junior year at Cornell.

 
Series III Far East [series]:
 
Professional [subseries]:
  31  
Notebook
Russo-Japanese War, includes notes on Japanese and Russian military strength and Straight's wardrope list.

  19  
Documents on Far Eastern Currency--transcripts.
  19  
Notes--includes a sketch by Ellen B. Straight
  20  
Clippings--describe events during the Russo-Japanese War.
  20  
Clippings--describe unrest in China.
  20  
Clippings
Describe rebellion in early 1912 during which the Straight's home in Peking was ransacked.

  20  
Clippings, n.d.
Describe Far Eastern events from 1902-1912 with letters describing clipping services from which many of the clippings came.

  32  
Duplicate Correspondence--carbon copies.
  33  
Duplicate Correspondence--one bound volume, carbon copies.
  33  
Clippings--one bound volume, Russo-Japanese War
  34  
Clippings--one bound volume, Japan in Korea, c.
  34  
Clippings
One bound volume, Russo-Japanese War; Battle of Heikoutai to Anti-Peace Demonstrations in Tokyo, February-September 1905.

  20  
Notebook-Miscellaneous notes, n.d.
  20  
Pamphlets
"Polo in China," "Edward Henry Harriman," "Personal Impressions of Edward Henry Harriman," "The Heathen Invasion" by Claude Bragdon, Russian railroad timetable.

  20  
Pamphlets
"Diary of the Revolution," reprints from the Hankow Daily News from Oct. 10-Nov.28, 1911, 2 volumes.

 
Personal [subseries]:
  85  
Letters--to Gertrude D. Cox, 1902-1904.
Written from China, Japan, and Korea, including sketches on the letters; three photographs; and a postcard.

  30  
Guestbook, 1907-1908.
  20  
Check Stubs
  20  
Check Stubs--includes financial accounts.
  20  
Checks and Stubs.
  20  
Financial records
Includes checks and check stubs, 1912, n.d.

  20  
Financial records
Includes receipts from 1907-1912, checks, and two items in Chinese.

  20  
Greeting Cards and Calling Cards--from China.
  20  
Japanese theatre program, temporary passport.
  20  
Clippings--describe Straight's wedding.
  35  
Chinese Manuscripts
Described by Diane Perushek, Curator of the Wason Collection, Olin Library, 1980.

  35  
Japanese and Korean Manuscripts
Reuters byline, interview referring to military and railroads, 1904-1905

  35  
Chinese Manuscripts
Depiction of battle, revolutionary poster, prints of Buddhist Pantheons.

  35  
Korean Poster
Protest against paying Chinese taxes, 1907.

  35  
Pamphlet--on Korea in Japanese.
  35  
Manchu Manuscripts--possibly a zodiac calender.
  35  
Chinese Correspondence
Invitation, manuscript about railroad contract, calling cards, notes, receipt.

  35  
Chinese Correspondence
Personal, includes various envelopes and Straight's calling cards.

  35  
Newspaper clippings--Chinese, 1912.
  35  
Financial records
  35  
Pamphlets--Chinese
  35  
Memorandum--concerning Korean-Manchurian border, 1877.
 
Series IV U.S.A. [series]:
 
The New Republic [subseries]:
  20  
The New Republic
Speech by Herbert Croly announcing plan to publish The New Republic

  20  
The New Republic--pamphlet.
"The New Republic Idea" by Herbert Croly, program from banquet celebrating first anniversary of founding of the magazine.

 
Personal and Career [subseries]:
  31  
Address book and 1914 diary
Diary contains miscellaneous notes.

  20  
Clippings
  20  
Clippings
  20  
Financial records--receipts
  20  
Program
For dinner of Cornell Architects in New York.

  20  
Italian Manuscript
Collected by Willard Straight, probably a review of a work by Jean Francois Fouquet in 1729.

  21  
1130 Fifth Avenue
Exterior and interior photographs of Willard and Dorothy Straight's home, including an article in Harper's Bazaar on the house.

  21  
Calling cards, place cards, sketches.
  21  
Invitations, safe-conduct pass, floor plan sketches.
  21  
List of friends.
  21  
Straight children
Clippings describe activities of Whitney, Michael, and Beatrice Straight after their father's death.

  30  
Mayor's Committee on National Defense
Resolution of support for President and war effort.

  34  
Music composed by Willard Straight--annotated by Dorothy Straight.
  37-38  
Scrapbooks--include architectural photographs.
 
Series V Military Training and Service [series]:
 
Military Training [subseries]:
  R-7  
Oversize photographs
Book from Camp of Instruction, August 10-September 6, 1915.

  30  
Plattsburg
Book from Camp of Instruction, August 10-September 6, 1915.

  30  
Notebook
General orders, Governor's Island, New York; Ft. Sill, Oklahoma.

  31  
Notebooks
Notes, manuals, orders, and references to books, from France, 1917-1918.

  21  
Notebooks
Contain diary entries and notes on military training.

  21  
Notebook
War Risk Insurance Bureau.

  21  
Notebook
Orders, Distinguished Service Award notice, War Department correspondence, 1917-1918.

  21  
Notebook
Duplicates of military correspondence.

  22  
Pamphlets
Explanation of War Risk Insurance, Army pay tables.

  22  
Pamphlets
Awards of Distinguished Service Medal, Intelligence regulations.

  22  
War Documents
Receipts, vouchers, personnel lists for War Risk Insurance Bureau.

  22  
American Expeditionary Forces
Notes prepared by Brigadier General Fox Conner, Chief G-3, G.H.Q., 1919.

  22  
Forms, orders--instruction for filing reports.
  22  
War Risk Insurance
Correspondence, reports on War Risk Insurance

  22  
Langres
Photos and text describing rectories and monasteries in Langres.

  22  
Notes--from Army Staff College at Langres.
  22  
Army General Staff College
Pamphlets with roster, cartoons, and songs from second course, 1918.

  22  
Personal receipts and clippings
Describe war service, includes nameplate for printing calling cards.

  36  
Typed transcriptions of letters of condolence on Straight's death.
  36  
List of correspondence.
 
Death/Suresnes [subseries]:
  22  
Mounted clippings
Describe Straight's death and will.

  22  
Clippings
Describe Straight's death and will.

  28  
Scrapbook
Contains clippings on Straight's death.

  23  
Illness
Nurse's charts, telephone inquiries, and notes received during Straight's illness and upon his death.

  23  
Calling cards--received during Straight's illness.
  23  
Calling cards and flower cards--received at time of Straight's death.
  23  
Calling cards--used by Dorothy Straight
  23  
Ribbon
From Marshall Foch, probably from floral arrangement at funeral.

  23  
Ribbon
From J.P. Morgan and Co.

  23  
Plaques
From Straight's grave, includes an explanatory letter.

  22  
American Cemetery, Suresnes--photographs
  22  
Pamphlets
On war dead and military burials in France.

  22  
Pamphlets
On Memorial Day in France and on American soldiers buried in France.

  22  
Cemetery beautification, Suresnes
Photographs of Jo Davidson and "The Doughboy," with sketches and clippings describing cemetery beautification.

  22  
Cemetery beautification, Suresnes, annotated in French
Photographs of Suresnes cemetery, "The Doughboy" dedication, models of Suresnes cemetery, and transplanting trees.

  22  
Suresnes
Sketches and plans for monument and cemetery grounds at Suresnes.

  24  
Financial Records
Detailing cost of cemetery beautification, mostly in French.

 
Series VI Events After Willard Straight's Death [series]:
 
Tributes [subseries]:
  24  
Transcripts
Of various tributes, includes original correspondence from Manton M. Wyvill ('01) and lists of organizations who adopted resolutions of sympathy.

  24  
Frank E. Bolway & Sons, Inc; Oswego Yarn Mills, Inc.--tributes.
  24  
Board of Directors of Asia magazine
Resolution of sympathy

  24  
Board of Governors of India House
Tribute and resolution of sympathy

  24  
American International Corporation
Tribute

  30  
United States Army, The New Republic--tribute
  24  
Lists
People who attended Straight's funeral, sent condolence, received a copy of Straight's biography.

  24  
Clippings
Include mention of Straight and former associates.

  29  
Bound clippings
Detail events throughout Straight's life.

  29  
Willard Straight Agricultural School
Photograph and newsletter from school in Indanan, Sulu, Philippine Islands.

 
Publications and Drafts [subseries]:
  24  
Scribners
June 1919 issue includes a series of letters from Straight to Claude Bragdon.

  24  
Memoirs
By Edwin V. Morgan, Maurice Casenave, and Dorothy W. Straight, compiled for Straight's biography and articles in Asia magazine.

  24  
Correspondence
Notes in preparation for Asia articles and biography.

  24  
Asia
Copies of Straight's correspondence, excerpted for articles, annotated, incomplete; November 5, 1910 - February 12, 1911; February 17, 1911 - May 20, 1911.

  24  
Correspondence
A-C in preparation for Asia articles and biography.

  24  
Correspondence
D-G in prepartion for Asia articles and biography.

  25  
Correspondence
H-M in preparation for Asia articles and biography.

  25  
Correspondence
N-R in preparation for Asia articles and biography.

  25  
Correspondence
S-W in preparation for Asia articles and biography.

  25  
Notes
For Asia article, includes copy of advertisement for The New Republic announcing the series.

  25  
"An American in Asia"
Drafts of article series for Asia magazine.

  25  
"An American in Asia"
Rough drafts of chapter three, proofs of chapter one, and proofs of Willard Straight in the Orient, based on these articles.

  36  
Broadside
Advertisement of Asia magazine issue on Near East, April 1922

  31  
Willard Straight in the Orient--by Louis Graves
  25  
Notes
For preparation of biography.

  25  
Notebook
Notes on biography, list of people who sent letters to the Straights, lists of Straight's sketches.

  25  
Notes
For biography: biographical information, lists of places visited and friends, transcription of grades from Bordentown Military Institute and Cornell, list of people to whom copy of biography was sent, outline of events in Willard Straight's life.

  25  
Biography--miscellaneous chapters.
  25  
Biography--Introduction, Chapter 1.
  25  
Biography--Chapter 2 and 3.
  26  
Biography--Chapter 4.
  26  
Biography--Chapter 5-8.
  26  
Biography--Chapter 10-11.
  26  
Biography--Chapters 11, 13, 14.
  26  
Biography--Chapter 13 and 14.
  26  
Biography--miscellaneous chapter revisions.
  26  
Biography reviews--clippings, 1924-1925.
  36  
Transcribed letters of thanks for copies of the biography sent to friends from Dorothy.
  36  
Original letter of thanks for biography from Warwick Greene.
  36  
Artwork Exhibitions
Programs and cards from exhibitions of Straight's artwork at the Arden Gallery in Manhattan and the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.

  27  
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Given to Willard Straight by Prof. Henry Morse Stephens.

  27  
Verse and Worse
By John O. P. Bland, illustrated by Willard Straight, published 1902.

  27  
Willard Straight
By Herbert Croly, published 1924.

  27  
Portfolio--Some Men of East Asia: From the Original Water-Colors by Willard Straight, published by Asia.
 
Inventories of Straight Household [subseries]:
  26  
Inventories
 
Seances [subseries]:
  31  
Transcripts
 
Series VII George Collingwood Bennett Papers [series]:
 
Correspondence [subseries]:
  39  
Correspondence
Concerns activities before Bennett came to America with some mention of the Straights and military service.

  39  
Correspondence
Includes two notes from Bennett to Straight, and mentions military service and returen to America following World War I.

  39  
Correspondence
  39  
Correspondence
  39  
Correspondence
  39  
Correspondence
  39  
Correspondence
  39  
Correspondence
Concerns Willard Straight biography, distribution of copies, plans for Willard Straight Hall, list of objects in cornerstone of Willard Straight Hall.

  40  
Correspondence
Two letters from friends of Straight to Herbert Croly praising the biography.

  40  
Correspondence
  40  
Correspondence
  40  
Correspondence
  40  
Correspondence
  40  
Correspondence
Mentions his photography work and contains condolences on death of Herbert Croly.

  40  
Correspondence
  40  
Correspondence
  40  
Correspondence
  41  
Correspondence
Includes mention of Bennett's marriage.

  41  
Correspondence
  41  
Correspondence
  41  
Correspondence
Mentions reunion of Willard Straight A.E.F. Association, coronation of King George VI.

  41  
Correspondence
Includes mention of Willard Straight A.E.F. Association.

  41  
Correspondence
  41  
Correspondence
  42  
Correspondence
  42  
Correspondence
  42  
Correspondence
  42  
Correspondence
  42  
Correspondence
Includes correspondence with servicemen.

  43  
Correspondence
  43  
Correspondence
  43  
Correspondence
  43  
Correspondence
Includes Foster M. Coffin of Cornell University on tentative plans for 25th anniversary of Willard Straight Hall; Charles Vevier on the use of the Straight papers for his thesis research; Louis D. Froelick, Henry P. Fletcher, and George D. Marvin on Vevier's research.

  43  
Correspondence
Includes Charles Vevier, George Marvin, and Louis Froelick; cataloging of Straight's Chinese Art; 25th anniversary of Willard Straight Hall celebration.

  43  
Correspondence
Describes display of Straight's photos for annual meeting of Willard Straight A.E.F. Association; and 25th anniversary of Willard Straight Hall, including writings reflecting on the event, notes, postcards, programs, and list of photos exhibited.

  43  
Correspondence
A-Breed

  43  
Correspondence
Bridger-Gach

  43  
Correspondence
Gilmore-Jackson

  44  
Correspondence
Jeffries-McKinley

  44  
Correspondence
McNally-Preston

  44  
Correspondence
Rennick-Tordis

  44  
Correspondence
Turner-unidentified

  44  
Undated letters and notes of Bennett
Excerpts and transcripts of letters, lists of Bennett's possessions, notes.

  44  
Recollections of World War II Years at Dartington Hall
Transcripts of letters to Bennett from servicemen who spent furlough time at Stepping Stones (Bennett's home) during the war in appreciation of hospitality and memory of good times.

  44  
Guestbook
Servicemen who visited Bennett during World War II

  44  
Postcards
  44  
Calling cards
  44  
Personal Records--notes, account notebooks
  44  
Personal Records--notes, photos
  44  
Family records--documents, memorabilia, financial records.
  45  
Notebooks--notes, addresses, financial records.
 
Memorabilia and Photographs [subseries]:
  45  
Memorabilia
Pamphlets, passenger lists, and miscellany.

  45  
Australian postcards.
  45  
Straight-Elmhirst family
Correspondence, drawings, cards.

  45  
Straight-Elmhirst family
Photos

  45  
Straight-Elmhirst family
Children's drawings.

  45  
Dartington Hall
Pamphlets

  45  
Dartington Hall
Cards, notes, souvenirs, programs from exhibitions of Mark Tobey's artwork.

  45  
Dartington Hall
Map, miscellaneous writings, "News of the Day."

  45  
Dartington Hall
"News of the Day"

  45  
Dartington Hall
Notes of photography and films.

  45  
Dartington Hall
Foundation Day guestbook.

  45  
Dartington Hall
Certificate from English-speaking Union.

  45  
Financial Records
  45  
Financial Records
  45  
Brochures--on Dartington Hall
  45  
Newspaper Clippings
About Dartington Hall, World War I, photography, and personal interests.

  45  
Book made by Bennett in book-binding class at Dartington Hall.
  45  
Book made at book-binding class at Dartington Hall
  45  
Wartime Souvenirs--book cover, patches.
  45  
World War I Souvenirs--comic books, currency.
  47  
George Bennett photographs
 
Series VIII Willard Straight Post of American Legion Records [series]:
  48  
Record books
Four volumes including meeting notices, correspondence, and financial records.

  49  
Record books
Two volumes including meeting notices, correspondence, clippings, and financial records.