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Title: Bristow Adams papers,
Creator: Bristow Adams, 1875-1957.
Inclusive dates: 1853-1970,
Bulk dates: 1862-1957 (bulk)
15.1 cubic ft; 18 drawings.
Correspondence, published and unpublished articles, press releases, illustrations, newspapers, pamphlets, clippings, posters, periodicals, drawings, paintings, lecture notes, essays, college memorabilia, photographs, creative writings, and other materials.
Consists of papers of Bristow Adams, journalist, professor, forester, and illustrator. Various materials document his journalistic career, including early work with a paper in D.C.; his editorial responsibilities on Stanford University publications; and his work as publications program director for the College of Agriculture at Cornell. From his student years are sketches of fur seals; college memorabilia; and many letters to his mother. Also, photographs from work for the US Forest Service; photographs of the Cornell track team; Cornell student publications; and creative writings. Also, various materials chronicling his life, including his acting mayor of Ithaca. This collection also contains papers of Adams' father, primarily concerning his Civil War service.

Call number: 3205
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library