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Title: John Bennett Tuck papers,
Creator: John Bennett Tuck, 1868-1955.
Inclusive dates: 1890-1948.
8.6 cubic ft.
Student papers, estate records, military records, correspondence, family papers, and other materials.
Includes papers written when he was a student at Cornell University; estate records with material relating to the F. P. Collins Company, Dey Brothers, Milmac, Inc., and the Mowat Company; military records of his activities in the Spanish-American War, the New York National Guard, and World War I; and correspondence, notes, and other items concerning his association with the American Foundation, the American Legion, the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment, Cornell University Trustees, the Cornell Law Association, the Guards of Liberty, and the Young Workers League of America; also, family papers referring largely to the sale of the Tuck farm in Ogdensburg, New York, and three letters (1917-1918) from his brother Charles H. Tuck which describe the Russian Revolution of 1917 and Far Eastern affairs from his vantage point as an import agent in Harbin, Manchuria. Includes 19 maps of trenches and towns in France and Belgium during World War 1.

Call number: 2604
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library