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1% for Peace/Business Partnership for Peace records, 1985-1993.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4547
  • Size: 18 c.f. Correspondence, records, subject files, financial and organizational records, and ephemera.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Correspondence, records, subject files, financial and organizational records, records pertaining to the founding of 1% for Peace, letters received and queries, and ephemera.

American Short Line Railroad Association records, 1912-197

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2945
  • Size: 44.3 cubic ft. Tape recording included Records, minutes, correspondence, transcripts, tape recording
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Includes association records, files, and transcripts of regional and board of directors meetings ; procedural files; active member files; reports and financial data on cases before the Interstate Commerce Commission; non-member and inactive member files; and Association newsletter VIEWS AND NEWS, 1969-1971

Arnold Lumber Company accounts, 1821-1938

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1724
  • Size: ca. 35 cubic ft Journals, trial balances, ledgers, inventories, account books, and catalogs.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Journals, trial balances, ledgers, inventories, cashbooks, daybooks, and other account books of the Arnold Lumber Company at Poughkeepsie; catalogs of furniture, lumber, and building supplies; also accounts pertaining to the Howard Hose Company, 1846; S.B. Rickard Boots and Shoes, 1864-67; Frost and West Furniture, 1850; and other Poughkeepsie firms

Badgley, Lester(collector) papers, 1799-1919

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2176
  • Size: .2 cubic ft Manuscript, letter, bills, and shipping documents
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Abstract: Trans-Atlantic and coastal bills of lading, insurance policies, and other shipping documents issued in New York City, Philadelphia, Wilmington, Savannah, Bordeaux, Liverpool, Hamburg, and Guadeloupe to John Juhel & Company and other firms, 1799-1807. Other items include a letter, 1815, to Ichabod Parsons of Denmark, New York, from a brother in Boston telling of plans to sail on privateer schooner, and items from Lowville and Denmark, New York, including a miscellaneous manuscript

Camp, Elisha papers, 1756-1879.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0696
  • Size: 7.2 cubic ft.; 9 v. Correspondence; accounts; contracts; leases; surveys; bonds; deeds; receipts; other land, legal, and business papers; political broadsides; pamphlets; editorials; handbills; and speeches.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers pertaining to the early history of Jefferson County, New York.

Caroline Werner Gannett papers,1888-1978.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2475
  • Size: 8.5 cubic ft. Correspondence, Diaries, Research Materials, Scrapbooks
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Women's Studies
  • Subject: World War II
  • Abstract: Papers of Caroline Werner Gannett contain personal, business, and social correspondence, including letters between CWG and her parents, sisters, friends, husband, and children; courtship letters from Frank E. Gannett; correspondence relating to Rochester and Miami Beach country clubs and other social groups in which she was actively involved; letters concerning her work with the Frank E. Gannett Newspaperboy Scholarship Fund, Inc., the American Red Cross (1941-1944), the New York State War Council, the New York State Board of Regents (1947-1963), and other organizations; and letters regarding her many awards, citations, and honorary degrees. Also, correspondence, speeches, drafts, and printed material pertaining to CWG's involvement with the Syracuse University Youth Development Center and the White House Conference on Children and Youth; and correspondence, printed material, and memorabilia relating to the 1960 Republican campaign. The collection also includes photographs of the Gannett, Werner, and related families, as well as pictures of CWG, her friends, and associates; student scrapbooks, diaries, poems, plays, and other prose written by Caroline Werner; and printed material from social, political, and religious organizations

Caygill, Suzanne papers, circa 1950-1990.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6367
  • Size: 14.1 cubic ft. Video tapes, audio tapes, worksheets, scrapbooks, posters, samples, photographs, slides, and clippings
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Documentation concerning Caygill's Academy of Color.

Cooper Bridge collection, 1887-1889 (bulk)

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4709
  • Size: .9 cubic ft. plus 278 items Technical drawings, bluprints, correspondenc
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Consists mainly of letters (194 items) and drawings (ca. 150) sent to Theodore Cooper, giving him information for the important paper on American railroad bridges which he published in Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1889. Also contains notes, sketches, and a few photographs

Dexter, Simon Newton papers, 1785-1862.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0753
  • Size: 12.8 cubic ft; 9 v.; 4 rolls microfilm. Correspondence, accounts, orders, receipts, notes, contracts, and other papers.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Correspondence, accounts, orders, receipts, notes, contracts, and other papers relating to Dexter's business and political activities.

Diver, DeForest Douglas Railroad Photographs, ca. 1870-194

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1948
  • Size: 3.4 cubic ft. Original photographs, glass plates and other negatives, glossy prints
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Abstract: Original photographs, glass plates and other negatives, and glossy prints, mainly of the New York, Ontario, and Western Railway, taken by Mr. Diver and others in Delaware, Madison, Oneida, Oswego, Otsego, and Sullivan Counties, New York

Gannett, Frank Ernest papers, [ca. 1859]-1958.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1900
  • Size: 32 cubic ft. Correspondence, Printed Materials, Publications, Research Materials
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: World War II
  • Abstract: Papers include correspondence, news releases, speeches, scrapbooks, articles, and pamphlets concerning FEG's youth, his student days at Cornell, editorial policies of the Gannett Newspapers and the establishment of the Frank E. Gannett Newspaper Foundation in 1935, temperance and liquor advertising, and newspaper and professional organizations in which FEG was active.

Gibson, Edwin Thomas papers, 1935-1958.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1972
  • Size: 2.1 cubic ft. Correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, pamphlets.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Correspondence, manuscript or typescript speeches and notebooks, and pamphlets and other printed matter concerning national security, amomg other things.

Gordon, William Reed transportation records, 1872-1966.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2484
  • Size: 1.2 cubic ft., Letter impression books, correspondence, orders, bills, receipts, accounts, time-books, insurance policies, broadsides, photographs, timetables, and other materials.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Primarily letter impression books, loose correspondence, orders, bills, receipts, accounts, time-books, insurance policies, broadsides, photographs of the Ithaca Railway Company; correspondence of general managers directed to equipment manufacturers, and also concerning construction and rental of an apartment house in Cornell Heights under railway sponsorship; form letter from the Duplicate Transfer and Rebate Company of Philadelphis offering to furnish industrial spies; release and decision in a damage case, Bolster v. the Ithaca Street Railway Company, inventory of rolling stock; also, photographs, timetables, and printed items concerning other upstate New York railroads, and steamboats on Cayuga Lake.

Griffin, William Joseph oral history interview, 1958

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1968
  • Size: 1 v.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Abstract: Reminiscences concerning Griffin's life as a lumber camp worker, sawmill operator, farmer, and maple syrup cooperative president, and concerning the hardships of his Irish immigrant parents in the 1840s and 1850s. Interview conducted by Charles D. Bonsted

Guthrie, Edward Sewall papers, [ca. 1907-1962]

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0800
  • Size: 5.4 cubic ft. Correspondence, charts, photographs, printed material.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Correspondence with the American Dairy Association, other agricultural organizations, manufacturers of dairy machinery, commercial laboratories, and other professors of dairy science concerning experiments, studies of cultured cream, butter making, stock judging at Cornell, and the naming of the dairy building after William A. Stocking.

H. G. Hotchkiss Essential Oil Company records, 1822-1982.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0673
  • Size: 94.2 cubic ft. Accounts, correspondence, banking records, broadsides, prices current, market guides.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes accounts, correspondence, banking records, broadsides, prices current, market guides and other materials relating to the development of the essential oils industry.

Hiteman Leather Company records, 1898-1968

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2969
  • Size: 30 cubic ft. Correspondence, records, reports.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Correspondence, financial and business records for the Hiteman Leather Company, West Winfield, New York, including information on shoe industry trends, industry newsletters and detailed material concerning daily maintenance of a tannery operation. Also includes correspondence and reports on sanitary sewage treatment and water pollution, 1960-1967.

Hodges, McCloud B. papers, 1960-1999

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3516
  • Size: 3 cubic ft., Tape recordings: 1 reel, 3 cassettes. Correspondence, manuscripts, tape recordings, published articles
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Correspondence, speeches, published articles and reports, papers, and manuscripts concerning real estate investment; land valuation tax; computer applications in real estate, education, taxation and ethics; rent control; and the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers. Includes material concerning ethics, professionalism and techniques of real estate appraising. Also, four tape recordings, one with a transcript. Also subject files: Land Economics, Political Economy, Valuation and Finance, Virginia State Appraiser License, Property Tax Research, Ethics and Professionalism, Taxation, Bay Program and Lawn Care Seminars, and Investment Class.

Hotels Statler Company records, 1918-1971

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4303
  • Size: 5 cubic ft. Manuals, instructions, surveys, historical records, publications, newsletters, and memorabilia.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Statler standard instruction manuals for accounting and finance, housekeeping, employee training and job descriptions; folders on the history of the hotels, instructions and procedures, wage surveys; sales and convention information; executive training materials; publications, newsletters, and memorabilia. Also includes newsletters and other items relating to the Statler Alumni Club.

Ithaca Airways records, 1972-1942

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3169
  • Size: 1.6 cubic ft. Correspondence, cancelled checks, deposit slips, notes, mortgages, cancelled stock certificates, invoices, ledger books, cashbooks, checkbooks, receipt books, bank books, a daybook, training forms, maps, notes, exams, pamphlets, an atlas, logbooks, personal papers, and other materials.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of Ithaca Airways, which was founded by Herbert M. Peters in Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York. It later became Ithaca Flying Service Inc.

Johnson Graduate School of Management Dept. of Marketing and Communications records, 1997-200

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3260
  • Size: 5 cubic ft Publicity material, photographs, reports, periodicals, plans, proposals, directories, and handbooks
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Includes publicity material, photographs, annual and placement reports, marketing periodicals, plans and proposals, directories and handbooks relating to the Johnson Graduate School of Management

Johnson Graduate School of Management Library records, 1947-1988.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3209
  • Size: 2.3 cubic ft. Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, and files.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Includes correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, and files on the activities and administration of the library.

Kernan family papers,1776-1922.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0772
  • Size: 517 boxes. Correspondence, Financial Records, Legal Documents, Research Materials
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Letters, clippings, speeches, and miscellaneous items relating to the activities of the Kernan family of Utica. Also, included are genealogical records of the Hyde, Butler, Avery, and Clapp families.

Kohm, Emil A. accounts, 1908-1945.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2065
  • Size: .7 cubic ft. Accounts, cashbooks, wage records, correspondence, and other records.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Customers' accounts, cashbooks, and wage records (6 vols.); also, letters and accounts concerning the tailoring business, the settlement of the Kohm estate, and other matters.

Lehigh Valley Railroad Company records, 1870-1962.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3362
  • Size: 6 cubic ft. Financial records, reports, schedules and blueprints.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Abstract: Financial records, reports, schedules, blueprints, and other records of railway lines in central and western New York State.

Menu collection, 1851-[ca.1990]

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6452
  • Size: 35 cubic ft. Menus.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: A collection of over 10,000 menus, providing evidence of the manners, mores, and food habits of earlier times.

Milton, Ellsworth and Statler, Alice papers, 1896-1961

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3879
  • Size: 3.5 cubic ft. Company documents, scrapbooks and letters.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Includes some original Hotels Statler Company documents; stockholders lists, 1914-1917; two scrapbooks of E. M. Statler obituaries, 1928; photocopy of the Statler's will; two scrapbooks of clippings and letters about Alice (Mrs. E. M.) Statler; Statler Hotels Delaware Corporation documents; and other scrapbooks and documents. Also an album of eight 78 rpm phonograph records

Nettels, Curtis Putnam papers, 1917-1981

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1256
  • Size: 3 cubic ft. Includes correspondence, clippings, congressional voting lists, articles and letters to editors.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Includes papers relating to political issues.

New York and Western Railroad papers, 1869-1948

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1443
  • Size: 10.6 cubic ft.; 3 v.; 2 rolls
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Time tables, notices, circulars, employee agreements, material pertaining to the maintenance of equipment, freight and passenger account books, brass checks for non-English speaking employees, special passes, a typescript history of the two railroads, and other material for the New York and Oswego Railroad, its successor, the New York, Ontario and Western Railroad, and many connecting lines

New York and Western Railroad papers, 1869-1948

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2058
  • Size: 10.6 cubic ft.; 3 v.; 2 rolls
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Time tables, notices, circulars, employee agreements, material pertaining to the maintenance of equipment, freight and passenger account books, brass checks for non-English speaking employees, special passes, a typescript history of the two railroads, and other material for the New York and Oswego Railroad, its successor, the New York, Ontario and Western Railroad, and many connecting lines

New York, Ontario, & Western Railway Co. records, 1868-1956

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1949
  • Size: 4 cubic ft. Bound volumes, maps, papers.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Abstract: Includes volumes of copies of deeds showing trackage locations; volumes of dispatchers' diaries; volumes of engineers' survey books; one volume of official notices of schedule and route changes; map and survey; timetable; map and profile of the Pecksport Loop line.

Northeastern Wood Utilization Council records, 1942-1959

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1964
  • Size: 1.5 cubic ft
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Abstract: Letters and other papers from the files of Edgar Heermance, Henry W. Hicock, and A.B. Recknagel, officers of the Council (1942-58); papers pertaining to the dissolution of the Council (1958-59); pamphlets and miscellaneous material relating to Council activities and the forest products industry (1942-59); and incomplete runs of WOOD NOTES and THE COUNCIL BULLETIN

Office of Planning Information and Policy Analysis record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3794
  • Size: 26.5 cubic feet Financial Records, Report
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Budget reports (1952-2008); graduate school reports; Operating Plans (1965-2002); fact books; various other surveys and financial reports, and e-Cornell files (1997-2003), compiled by Michael Whalen, Director of the Office of Planning Information and Policy Analysis

Otto, Stuart papers, 1918-1940.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2389
  • Size: 1.6 cubic ft. Correspondence, files, and typescript.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Papers relating mainly to Otto's contributions to the development of household refrigeration by gas. Included are records of the SORCO Manufacturing Company, Scranton, Pennsylvania, and its successor, the Gas Refrigeration Corporation, New York City. Also, Otto's correspondence concerning the refrigeration industry; files relating to patents on refrigeration machinery; and a typescript history of his involvement in the refrigeration business

Patent Cereals Company records, 1888-1957.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1931
  • Size: .8 cubic ft. Minutes, reports, correspondence, and other papers.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Records of this Geneva, New York, company, which processed cereal products chiefly for the brewing industry, include minutes of annual stockholders' meetings and meetings of the Board of Directors; auditor's reports and treasurer's reports; correspondence; annual reports; and other legal and business papers, some concerning the sale of the firm to the Lauhoff Grain Company of Danville, Illinois.

Pittsburg Shawmut Northern Railroad Company, 1872-196

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2161
  • Size: 2.5 cubic ft. Letters, pamphlets, broadsides, maps, newspapers, and photographs
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Abstract: Allen's history of the railroad, with research notes and correspondence; a corporate history. Railroad material includes correspondence, reports, financial records, employee records, timetables, pamphlets, newspapers, broadsides, maps, blueprints, charts, and photographs. Also records of predecessor, affiliated, or otherwise connected railroads

Recknagel, Arthur Bernard papers, 1948-1961.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1891
  • Size: .4 cubic ft. Monthly reports, minutes, printed material, and a transcript of an interview.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Abstract: Monthly reports, minutes, printed material, and a transcript of an interview with Recknagel concerning his career in forestry education and management.

Rogers, Publius Virgilius papers, 1843-1918.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0821
  • Size: 9.9 cubic ft. Correspondence, accounts, mortgages, notes, articles, papers.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, accounts, mortgages, notes, articles, and other papers largely relating to Rogers' interests in banking affairs, the industrial development of central New York, and land and railroad investments; also, letters and papers concerning his son and family.

Rome Cheese Manufacturing Association collection, 1863-1951.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2101
  • Size: 73 pieces. Articles of incorporation, a stock certificate, accounts, minutes, reports, programs, periodicals, newspaper clippings, a bibliography, and other papers.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes a typescript copy of the articles of incorporation (March 1863) of the Association, which succeeded the operation begun by Jesse Williams in 1851; a stock certificate and receipt for a stock subscription payment (2 35 mm. slides, 1863); photostats (1868-1888) of David Williams' accounts with the Rome Cheese Manufacturing Association for making and boxing cheeses, minutes of stockholders' meetings, and treasurer's reports; also programs, periodicals, newspaper clippings, and a bibliography concerning cheese manufacturing, the R.C.M.A. and the Cheese Centennial held in 1951.

Ruzicka, Ivan J. papers, 1969-1990.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4665
  • Size: ca. 3.4 cubic ft. Correspondence, business transaction index notes, and other records.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Correspondence, business transaction index notes, and other records of the Ruzickas' bookbinding enterprises in Massachusetts and Florida, especially with Cornell University Library; also, technical manuals and articles pertaining to the art of bookbinding, book restoration, and conservation; dealers' catalogs, and samples of paper, bindings, cloth, and other appurtenances of bookbinding. Correspondents include many American university librarians, and Bernard F. Burgunder.

Sage, Henry Williams papers, 1814-1930

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1155
  • Size: 60.8 cubic ft; 23 v.; 58 reels mf.; 1 o/s folder Correspondence, Financial Records, Legal Document
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: The Sage papers consists of material pertaining to his business interests, the affairs of Cornell University, and his personal interests.

School of Hotel Administration Center for Professional Development records, 1928-1987

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2414
  • Size: 4 cubic ft. Correspondence, photographs, reports, and other records.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: General office files include summer school records, accounting records, general correspondence, housing records, photographs, and annual reports.

School of Hotel Administration Executive Education records, 1981-1985

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2415
  • Size: 2 cubic ft. Correspondence and other documents.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Records of seminars prior to 1986 and general correspondence.

Seymour, Horatio papers, 1741-1920.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0694
  • Size: 3.2 cubic ft.; 6 v. Financial Records, Legal Documents.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers are concerned chiefly with land holdings and business dealings of the Seymour family, and the related Bleecker family and Tibbits family; the development of business in the city of Utica, milling, banking, and iron manufacturing. Other topics include the Saint Mary's Ship Canal and connecting Lake Superior with the lower Great Lakes.

Shaw, Albert D. papers, 1878-1896

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1909
  • Size: 2 v.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Abstract: Included are a letterbook, a scrapbook, and a few loose papers. Most of the letters are to business associates and are primarily concerned with Shaw's unsuccessful efforts to raise funds in England to build an electric railroad in Canada and with the founding of the Canadian Niagara Power Company, of which Shaw was president. The scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings and assorted memorabilia concerning Shaw's service as U.S. consul in Toronto

Sherry, John E. H. papers, 1972-1983.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2324
  • Size: 3 cubic ft. Correspondence, project files, course notes and outlines, materials for books, and other papers.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Correspondence; project files; course notes and outlines; materials for books, including his revision of his father's book The Laws of Innkeepers; and files on hotel administration in China.

Silver, Samuel accounts, 1859-1901.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2269
  • Size: 13 v., 150 items Record books, a treasurer's book, vouchers, genealogical information, a photograph, correspondence, a pamphlet, and other papers.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Labor History
  • Abstract: Business and personal papers of Samuel Silver, a glass-blower in Clayton N.J., including record books in which he listed accounts received for blowing glass. Also, a treasurer's book, 1890, for the glass bottle workers' union, Local Assembly #406, National Trade Assembly #143 of the Knights of Labor, and payment authorization vouchers; genealogical information on the Silver family; photograph of Samuel Silver, Sr.; and photocopied miscellaneous Silver family letters. Also, "Silver Notes from South Jersey" by Samuel F. Silver, 1992.

Spencer, Leland papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0908
  • Size: 43.4 cubic ft Correspondence, Printed Materials Report
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and printed matter concerning economic aspects of pricing and distribution of milk, especially in New York and New Jersey

Stevenson family papers, 1902-1909

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0356
  • Size: .1 cubic ft. Tax receipts, correspondence, rental agreements, receipted bills, financial statements, account book.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Correspondence and business and legal documents concerning the management of 1700 acres of Vermillion and Newton County, Indiana farms owned by W. O. Davis and Helen D. Stevenson, managed by Lewis G. Stevenson and others.

St. George, Katharine Price Collier papers,1939-1979,

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2443
  • Size: 63 cubic ft. Audio Recordings, Correspondence, Legal Documents, Movie Film, Printed Materials, Publications, Reports, Research Materials
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Papers deal almost entirely with Mrs. St. George's service in the U.S. House of Representatives and include correspondence with her constituents.

Student Agencies records, 1901-1990

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0655
  • Size: 10.6 cubic ft. Photographs, financial records, board minutes, training manuals, employee profiles, old advertisements, a scrapbook, correspondence, newsclippings, and other records.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Photographs, financial records, board minutes, training manuals, employee profiles, old advertisements, and other records of Student Agencies, Inc., Student Agencies Properties, Inc., and Student Agencies Foundation. Also, scrapbook of papers relating mainly to the laundry agency, as well as other documents.

Todd, Walter Ledyard papers, 1889-1970.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3167
  • Size: 9.4 cubic ft., Correspondence files, business files, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, and printed material.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Correspondence files, business files, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, and printed material of Walter L. Todd relating to his business, Cornell University and alumni affairs, business dinners and meetings, and personal matters.

Tomek, William papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3918
  • Size: 2 cubic feet Publications, Course material
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Includes publications, presentations and course material

Trautwine family papers, 1834-1947.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0760
  • Size: 7.1 cubic ft. Correspondence, diaries, clippings, photographs, and other material.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, clippings, photographs, and other material relating largely to the engineering interests of John Cresson Trautwine, Sr. (1810-83), II (1850-1924), and III (1878-1949). Papers concern railroad promotion and construction (1844-49); experiences of Trautwine, Sr., while he worked in New Granada, and conditions in that province (1844-49); engineering matters; student letters; papers relating to Samuel Ashbridge, former mayor of Philadelphia (1906), the 1912 presidential campaign, the League to Enforce Peace (1916-18), and a letter (1887) from Oliver Wendell Holmes to Mrs. Trautwine. Correspondents include William H. Balch, Clinton Lathrop Bogert, John Ripley Freeman, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the Philadelphia Bureau of Water.

Turner, Clesson Nathan papers, [ca. 1926]-1987.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0810
  • Size: 14 cubic ft. Notes, correspondence, reports, bulletins, articles and photographs.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Materials relating to Turner's career as professor and agricultural engineer.

Turner family papers, 1799-1891.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0689
  • Size: .8 cubic ft. Correspondence.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Anti-Slavery
  • Abstract: Chiefly letters written by members of the related Turner, Baker, and Wheeler families, describing their activities as they moved southward and westward from Massachusetts and New York.

Van Breed Hart Tompkins County accounts, 1830-1880.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1974
  • Size: 4 v. Account books.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Blacksmith's accounts of Cortland Wheeler, Dryden, New York; Peruville, New York cheese factory lading accounts; general store accounts of E.B. Hill; and distillery accounts, owner unknown.

Wagner, Philip papers, (ca. 1934-1997

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6928
  • Size: 11.2 cubic ft. Daybooks, correspondence, notes, research materials, photographs
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Daybooks, correspondence, notes, research materials, photographs relating to family and vineyard business travel in U.S. and Europe, and business records of the Boordy Vineyard and Nursery in Maryland.

Welch Grape Juice Company accounts

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1774
  • Size: 18 v. & 1 folder Trial Balance book, ledgers, cashbooks, journals, salesbooks, invoices and an index.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Trial Balance book, ledgers, cashbooks, journals, salesbooks, invoices and an index of the Welch Grape Juice Company.

West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1781
  • Size: 420.8 cubic ft. Correspondence, Manuscripts, Printed Materials, Publications, Reports, Scrapbook
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Labor History
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Miscellaneous papers pertaining to the operation of the company and its previous and subsequent names, including Hinde and Dauch Paper Company

White, Hugh papers, 1750-1933.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0610
  • Size: 8.3 cubic ft.; 39 v. Correspondence, letters, diaries, account books, tax receipts, deeds, inventories, contracts, surveys, land records, maps, photographs, church records, genealogical data, political papers, and other materials.
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, letters, diaries, account books, tax receipts, deeds, inventories, contracts, surveys, land records, maps, photographs, church records, genealogical data and other papers pertaining chiefly to White's involvement in land in northern New York, particularly the counties of Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Oswego, and St. Lawrence; material concerning the cement business at Chittenango and Greenkills, New York. Also, political papers (1840-1867), which include material on the Whig Party, patronage, and national and local issues.

Widmer Wine Cellars Records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3141
  • Size: 15.1 cubic ft. Correspondence, printed material, bills, statistics, accounts, alphabetical and subject files, photographs, and other material.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Commerce
  • Abstract: Includes correspondence, printed material on equipment, bills and expenses, grape statistics, accounts with grape growers, alphabetical and subject files, photographs, and other material of the Widmer Wine Cellars, Naples, New York. Includes correspondence with numerous American producers of grapes and wine.