John Bennett Tuck papers,
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.
Language: Collection material in English
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell