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Allen, Arthur A. papers,1899-1968,

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1255
  • Size: 65.8 cubic ft. Audio Recordings, Correspondence, Movie Film, Photographs, Publications, Research Materials
  • Subject: Ornithology
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers consist largely of professional correspondence, his notes as a student, course and departmental files, field notes and bird observation charts, manuscripts of his articles and books, unpublished papers and reprints by other ornithologists, tape recordings, phonograph records and recordmasters, slides, glass plate negatives, half-tone printing blocks, lantern slides, photographs and films; topics documented include bird-banding, bird identification, slide and record sales, advice to prospective and former graduate students, lecture engagements and tours, professional meetings of organizations such as the American Ornithologists' Union and the American Game Association (American Game Protective and Propogation Association), his expeditions to Panama, Hudson Bay, Labrador, Mexico and Alaska, wildlife conservation and game management, his friendship with Louis Agassiz Fuertes, his fifteen-year study of the raising of the ruffed grouse in captivity, his study of the ivory-billed woodpecker, and the acquisition, design, building, and operation of the Laboratory of Ornithology, Cornell University. Also included are personal papers, primarily correspondence with Elsa Guerdrum, whom he married in 1913, as well as correspondence with other family members, and genealogical tables of the Allen family

Barton, Frank Arthur papers, 1887-1922.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0448
  • Size: 1.2 cubic ft. Correspondence, pamphlets, notes, reports, and military documents.
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Southeast Asia
  • Abstract: Correspondence and pamphlets concerning Barton's appointment as professor of military science at Cornell, alumni activities, the Boy Scouts, the R.O.T.C. program, Delta Upsilon Fraternity, and Cornell University's Semi-Centennial Celebration. Included are photographs of Barton, his family, and R.O.T.C. students, and Barton's Senior Ball medal (1891). Also, documents related to Barton's military service in the Philippines (1901-1902).

Berry, Romeyn family papers, 1636-1960.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2531
  • Size: 1.6 cubic ft. Correspondence, diaries, journals, drawings, photographs, legal documents, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, and other materials.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers of Romeyn Berry, a columnist, author, lawyer, and farmer.

Black Metal Music collection

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 8031
  • Size: 3 cubic feet. Audio Recordings, Memorabilia, Printed Material
  • Subject: Europe
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Original fanzines, magazines, sound recordings, photographs, and posters documenting Black Metal music

Bowman, Charles Lewis, photographs and drawings, 1917-196

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3807
  • Size: 8 cubic ft Photographs, drawings
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Abstract: Photographs and architectural drawings of houses designed or altered by Charles Lewis Bowman

Brill, Gerow D. papers, 1884-1924

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1379
  • Size: 3.6 cubic ft. Correspondence, diaries, accounts, manuscript articles, reports, lecture notebooks, pamphlets, newspapers, Chinese grammar notebooks, photographs, and other items.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: East Asia
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Southeast Asia
  • Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, accounts, and manuscript articles and reports, pertaining chiefly to Brill's work in Wuchang, China, as head of the Hupeh Agricultural College and Experimental Farm and as a scientific explorer for the United States Department of Agriculture (1897-1901) and later in a similar capacity with the Department of Public Instruction on the Philippine Islands (1901-1902)

Bryant, Laura papers, [ca. 1891]-1961.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2112
  • Size: 29.1 cubic ft. Papers, correspondence, books, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, clippings, programs, photographs.
  • Subject: Theater and Film
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Papers include professional correspondence with colleagues, publishers, and others concerning textbooks; also, her teaching career in general.

Burritt, Maurice C. papers, 1832-1959.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2414
  • Size: 21 cubic ft.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Correspondence, reports, budgets, and other materials relating to the Food Supply Commission; letters to Howard E. Babcock, general manager of G.L.F. and others; minutes of meetings, 1924-30. Correspondence and related papers pertaining to activities and policies of the AMERICAN AGRICULTURIST, Cornell University Arboretum, Farm Credit Administration, Federal Land Bank of Springfield, Federal Farm Board, Gannett newspapers, New York State Department of Agriculture, New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell University, New York State Horticultural Society, and various other agencies and institutions of which he was a member. Correspondence with publishers; notes for and copies of Burritt's speeches and articles on public utilities and rural electification, 1930s, and other subjects. Also, diaries, 1897-1956 and 1959, journals, scrapbooks, and other items on his travels in the British Isles, Alaska, Mexico, India, and elsewhere; letters from his daughter, Helen Burritt Latif, describing her experiences travelling or teaching in Australia and India, 1935-1937; scrapbooks of articles and editorials he wrote; memoranda books; detailed accounts of Beechwood Farm, with related land papers; and crop production cost analyses including cost analyses for the Office of Farm Management, U.S.D.A., 1909-1914

Campbell, Harry Earle family papers, 1790-1964.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2371
  • Size: 4.2 cubic ft. Legal Documents, Correspondence, Photographs, Financial Records.
  • Subject: Civil War
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Discharge and other papers of James Hann Campbell of the 50th Pennsylvania Volunteers; deeds for land in Fox Township, Sullivan Co., Pennsylvania, 1866-1912; historical data on Shunk and Clairton, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, by H. E. Campbell; family letters, 1904-09; photographs of Campbell, Ferguson, Hoagland, and Wilcox families in Allegheny, Bradford, and Sullivan Counties in Pennsylvania, and Delaware and Yates Counties in New York; copies of surrogate's records and documents, 1790, on estates of Anthony McMillen, a sea captain, and his wife. Also, a family album and many loose photographs mostly of family, some of lumbering at Shunk; clippings, pamphlets, and over 1000 postcards.

Clarke and Van Ness family papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2166
  • Size: 1 cubic ft. Papers, correspondence, photograph albums, publications, clippings, reports, inventories.
  • Subject: Civil War
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Includes official papers and correspondence concerning the Civil War service of Mr. Clarke's father, James E. Clarke, and his maternal grandfather, Zolman Van Ness, as well as correspondence, campaign publications, and clippings concerning the fund-raising drive of the National Contributors Committee

Clifton Mines photographs and miscellany, 1864-1969

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3458
  • Size: .1 cubic ft. Photographs, clippings and magazine articles, typescripts of newspaper articles, and financial documents.
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Photographs, clippings and magazine articles, and typescripts of newspaper articles ca.1867-ca.1941 concerning the Clifton Iron Co., St. Lawrence County, New York. Also, certificates of increase of capital stock, 1864, 1868; consent to mortgage, 1866; and typescripts of the certificate of incorporation and financial documents

Cooperative Consumers' Society records, 1936-1982

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1689
  • Size: 17.7 cubic ft. Minutes, correspondence, pamphlets, reports, photographs.
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Abstract: Materials relating to the activities of the Cooperative Consumers' Society, including records pertaining to store management, cooperation, volunteers, personnel, expansion, planning, construction, reopening, and other subjects. Also included are minutes and reports of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee; Education Committee materials; "Trade Winds," an employee publication; copies of the "Co-op Bulletin"; papers and a market survey analysis; and papers concerning the early history of the Co-op.

Cornell athletics records, 1874-200

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0370
  • Size: 3.4 cubic feet Programs, photographs, advertisements, clippings, reports, and a certificate
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Sports
  • Abstract: Athletic event programs, photographs, annual reports, advertisements, films and clippings concerning various Cornell athletic events, including women's athletics, and a certificate of incorporation of the Cornell Athletic Association

Cornell Law School photographs, 1974-1996.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2890
  • Size: .6 cubic ft. Photographs.
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Photographs of students, faculty, and visiting professors and lecturers.

Cornell University College of Engineering photographs, 1870-196

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2378
  • Size: .5 cubic ft. Photographs, Maps, Portraits, Negatives, Contact Sheet
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: College of Engineering photographic negatives, ca. 1945-1965, unidentified; seven lantern slides of field trips, 1870-1900, identified; photographs of Physics Dept. apparatus, 1870s-1880s, identified; five glass negatives and photographs of the construction of the Hydraulic Laboratory; glass slides depicting College of Engineering equipment and facilities (1870-1900); and photographs of John McMullen with a McMullen Scholarship brochure

Cornell University Library Hip Hop Collection

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 8021
  • Size: circa 25 cubic feet. Audio Recordings, Memorabilia, Photographs, Printed Material
  • Subject: African-American Studies
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: The collection documents the origins of hip-hop as music, culture and community in the Bronx, NY, and its influence on the history of music, art, performance, and activism in America during the final third of the 20th century and beyond

Cornell University Media Services Photo Section records, 1943-1989.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2227
  • Size: 20 cubic ft.; four filing cabinets. Photographs, negatives, subject cards
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Extension Bulletins with photographs annotated to give Media Services negative numbers. Also photographs of New York State Fair and Farm and Home Week exhibits. File cabinets with negative files and card files by subject.

Cornell University News Service records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0015
  • Size: ca. 200 cubic ft. ; 2265 tape recordings Photographs, Printed material
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes correspondence, news press releases, notes, publicity material, newspaper clippings, distribution lists, administrative files, photographs, biographies, and other records of events at Cornell

Cornell University student and faculty cabinet photographs,1892

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6692
  • Size: 25 items. Photographs
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Cabinet photographs of Cornell University faculty and students from 1892.

Dekker, Niels A. Douwes papers, [ca. 1900]-1950, 1944-1946 (bulk)

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3480
  • Size: 6 cubic ft. Photographs, negatives, maps, correspondence, reports, manuscripts, news clippings.
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Southeast Asia
  • Abstract: Photographs, maps, correspondence and reports of Niels Douwes Dekker relating to the Netherland Indies (Indonesia). Also includes other documents related to the Dutch presence in Indonesia and the Indonesian revolution.

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

Dow, John Melmoth papers, 1798-1918.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2765
  • Size: 6.4 cubic ft. Financial Records, Legal Documents, Correspondence, Printed Materials.
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Personal and professional papers of John M. Dow. Also included are letters and newspaper clippings concerning political events in Central America in the second half of the nineteenth century. Dow also pursued his interests as a naturalist, exploring the Central American coast to collect marine flora and fauna.

Embree, John F. papers, 1932-2001.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6475
  • Size: 4 cubic ft. Correspondence, manuscripts, census records, publications, clippings, photographs, notes, journals, scrapbooks.
  • Subject: East Asia
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Records of a social study undertaken by John Embree and his wife Ella Embree Wiswell of Suye-mura, a Japanese village, from 1935-1936.

Gallagher, Barrett photographs and film

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3956
  • Size: 92 cubic ft. Photographs, negatives, contact prints, photographic enlargements, 16mm film
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Photographs of Cornell University faculty and campus scenes taken by Barrett Gallagher include Alexander M. Drummond; University President Livingston Farrand and his wife, Daisy; University Presidents Deane W. Malott and Frank H.T. Rhodes; arts quadrangle buildings, museum, and other photographs for publications such as the Cornell Alumni News. Also, 16mm film Spring in Ithaca, ca. 1960.

Gould, Norman Judd papers, [ca.1861]-193

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2078
  • Size: .4 cubic ft
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: World War I
  • Abstract: Copies of House resolutions and bills introduced by Gould, amny of which pertain to the military establishment, the welfare of members of the armed forces, and American participation in World War I; also, his statement as to why he voted against the Soldiers' Bonus Bill of 1922 and letters commending him for his stand; copies of speeches, press releases, and circulars concerning the war effort, his campaigns for reelection on the Republican ticket, rural mail deliveries, and other matters; also, clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous items relating to his political career, the Gould and Judd families, or to Goulds Pumps, Inc. of Seneca Falls, New York

Halsey family papers, 1870-1975.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2966
  • Size: 3.2 cubic ft. Scrapbooks, notebooks, stock certificates, blueprints, articles, books, correspondence, photographs, pamphlets, and a genealogy.
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Personal and professional papers of Francis W. Halsey (Cornell University Class of 1873), a newspaper editor and writer, and of his brother, Frederick A. Halsey (Cornell University M.E. 1878), an engineer and author of a number of articles and books about engineering.

Hamill, Janet archive,

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 8062
  • Size: Approximately 13 linear feet Correspondence, photographs, publications
  • Subject: Visual Arts
  • Subject: Humanities
  • Subject: Human Sexuality
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: The Janet Hamill Archive contains extensive materials that document the life and work of Janet Hamill

Harding, Robert F. (collector) railroad photographs, [ca. 1890-1959]

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2019
  • Size: 20 items. Photographs and newsclippings.
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Subjects include crewmen, locomotives, other rolling stock, freight yards, a wreck, right-of-way, and other views, chiefly of the New York, Ontario, and Western Railway. Also, two clippings pertaining to Marblehead, Massachusetts railroads.

Hazzard, Florence Woolsey papers, 1819-197

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2516
  • Size: 1.4 cubic ft.
  • Subject: Literary Collections
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Subject: Women's Studies
  • Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts of writings, notes and bibliographies, printed matter, photographs, and other papers dealing mainly with Hazzard's studies of eminent American women, including an unpublished work "Women Pioneers in Democracy"; unpublished biography of Dr. Eliza Mosher "Heart of the Oak," 394 pp. manuscript on microfilm; short biographical sketches of Cornelia Hancock, Julia Ward Howe, Alice Freeman Palmer, Lucy Stone, and Harriet Tubman, as well as Elizabeth Blackwell, Amanda Sanford Hickey, Dr. Mosher, and other women physicians; material on the Worlds Center for Women's Archives and the womens rights movement in the United States; other women represented include Abigail Adams, Susan B. Anthony, Angelina and Sarah Grimke, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Emma Willard, and many others. Chief correspondents include Mary Ritter Beard, Carrie Chapman Catt, Edward Bradford Titchener, and Marjorie White. Also included are miscellaneous and personal papers of the Hazzard family, materials on the disposition of the Emily Howland papers; microfilm of photographs, letters, and printed materials concerning Emily Howland; and papers pertaining to Florence Hazzard's work in psychology, especially odor perception

Ithaca movie industry photograph collection, 1915-196

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2959
  • Size: .3 cubic ft
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Photographs of movie actors and actresses, movie sets in Ithaca, New York, scenes from movies and various public events in Ithaca, collected by actress Mame (Mary L.) Hennessy. Also, personal photographs of Mary Hennessy, her family, friends and residences; letters and postcards, 1917-1964; news clippings, 1917, 1949-1961; miscellaneous manuscript and printed material, 1947-1965; and photographic negatives. Includes photographs of Irene Castle, Grace Darling, Doris Kenyon, Derwent Hall Caine, Florence Short, Marguerrete Marsh, Lillian Walker, Betty Howe, Frances White, Pearl White, Jean Sothern, Elsie Baker, Evelyn Ferris, Dick Steward, Eddie Kaw, E. Coit Albertson, and Creighton Hale

Kennedy Assassination Collection, 1963-1969

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6461
  • Size: 9 items and .6 cubic ft. Newspapers articles, photographs, books.
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Newspapers and magazines reporting on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy.

Loewy, Benno photographs, [ca. 1850-1870]

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3013
  • Size: 14 cubic ft., 56 volumes. Photograph albums.
  • Subject: Theater and Film
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Albums of photographs of famous personages in the arts. Some photographs are formal head and shoulder type, others are full length. Many are of actors portrayed in the roles they played in well known plays. One volume is an alphabetical index to the photograph albums.

Mary Hitchcock Wilde papers, 1801-1984

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3989
  • Size: 6.7 cubic ft. Papers, clippings, publications, writings, correspondence, photographs.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Letters, photographs and photograph albums, writings and genealogical material of Hitchcock-Wilde and related families including Fairbrothers, Frost, Mann, Marvin, Raymond, Reynolds, Stenson, and Waddy.

Matthes, Gerard Hendrik papers,

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3017
  • Size: 33.3 cubic ft Correspondence, Diaries, Maps/Charts, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publications, Reports, Research Material
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Abstract: Professional papers of Gerard Hendrik Matthes, a hydraulic engineer and member of the U.S. Geological Survey

McDivitt, Emma L. Phillips photograph albums, [ca.1900-1926

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4125
  • Size: .3 cubic ft. Photograph albums
  • Subject: East Asia
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: World War I
  • Abstract: Three albums of photographs taken primarily by Emma McDivitt, but also containing John P. Troy and Ernest Abbe photographs, of Cornell University students and campus scenes, family gatherings, as well as scenes from her travels in Europe and East Asia. Other subjects include the solar eclipse of January 1925 and the unveiling of the Ezra Cornell statue at Cornell University

McDonald, Ruth Seely Berry papers,1850-1959.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2016
  • Size: 1 cubic ft.
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Subject: World War II
  • Abstract: Papers of Ruth McDonald and her family include letters from her father, Romeyn Berry, concerning his writing for the ITHACA JOURNAL, the CORNELL DAILY NEWS, and other publications, the maintenance of "Stoneposts," his farm at Jacksonville, Tompkins County, events at Cornell University and in the Ithaca area, Ruth's positions in New York City, mainly with the publishing firm, Walter J. Black, Inc., his daughter Hilda's service with the Women's Army Corps during World War II, Ruth's marriage to William Naylor McDonald, 3rd, the family history she wrote, his views on literature and journalism, art criticism, religion, and current events, and other personal and professional matters; letters from Hilda, 1942-1945, mainly to her sister and father, those written from France and England referring in part to the wartime situation in those countries, scattered correspondence of other relatives, and letters of condolence on the death of Romeyn Berry; letters from Hendrik Willem van Loon to Ruth concerning his writing and illustrating and other materials relating to van Loon; letters to Ruth from Katharine ("Kip") Fuertes and a draft of Miss Fuertes' reminiscences, all of which concern her brother Louis Agassiz Fuertes, and two of his watercolor sketches of birds; and correspondence, 1850-1941, of the McDonald family of Nashville, Tennessee, and Jacksonville, Florida, and the related Hicks family, including a letter from Edward D. Hicks about his journey overland from St. Joseph, Mo. to California

Media and Technology Services records, 1968-1996

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3152
  • Size: 5 cubic ft. Correspondence, reports, slide.
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Correspondence, reports, policies, slides, and other material of the office of Media and Technology Services; including the files of the first director Christopher Whittle and information on the New York State Fair, Empire Farm Days and the Educational Television Center.

Medical Society of the State of New York records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2695
  • Size: 165 cubic ft. Minute meetings, correspondence, records, newsletters, journals, photographs.
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Includes minutes of meetings and agenda of several councils, in addition to membership records and publications.

Morrison, Hedda photographs, [ca. 1950-1985]

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4516
  • Size: ca. 10 cubic ft. Photographs, negatives, travel notebooks.
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Southeast Asia
  • Abstract: Photographs and negatives of Sarawak, other places in Malaysia, Indonesia, and elsewhere in Southeast Asia.

Nolen, John papers,1890-1938, 1954-1960.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2903
  • Size: 135.6 cubic ft. Correspondence, Diaries, Manuscripts, Photographs, Printed Materials, Research Materials
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, biographical data, diaries, scrapbooks, school notes and textbooks, syllabi, lectures and outlines, typescript papers and articles, printed material, policy directives, card files, sample contracts, projects files and reports, slides, photographs, negatives, plans, blueprints, drawings, charts, and maps relating to Nolen's work in city planning, preservation, survey projects, zoning, and extension programs. Includes records pertaining to Nolen's studies at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard; his work at the American Society for the Extension of University Teaching; consulting jobs; projects with the United States Housing Corporation, National Resources Committee, National Park Service, National Resources Planning Board, Federal Emergency Relief Administration of Public Works, Resettlement Administration, Department of the Interior, Division of Subsistence Homesteads, and various city and state agencies; and housing, parks, streets, railways, and water systems in Bridgeport, Conn., Charlotte, N.C., Clearwater, Clewiston, Sarasota, and Venice, Fla., Columbus, Ga., Johnson City and Kingsport, Tenn., La Crosse and Madison, Wis., Lancaster and Reading, Pa., Little Rock, Ark., Mariemont, Ohio, Niagara Falls, N.Y., Riverton, N.J., Roanoke, Va., Sacramento and San Diego, Calif., Boston, Mass., Spartanburg, S.C., Dubuque, Iowa; and other places

Parkhurst and McMaster family papers, [ca. 1800-1940]

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2075
  • Size: 13.6 cubic ft
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Included are legal files of Bath, New York, attorneys Guy Humphreys McMaster and his son-in-law, John Foster Parkhurst, which contain briefs, summonses, court orders, correspondence, memoranda, accounts, opinions, notebooks, and other papers, ca. 1850-1900. Also, deeds and related documents concerning land in Steuben County; legal papers of David McMaster; accounts of Dr. Andrew Baker, ca. 1828; family and personal letters; a clipping scrapbook; manuscript poetry of the McMaster family; and photographs, broadsides, pamphlets, maps, and local historical and genealogical materials

Photograph Album of Siam, 1900.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4863
  • Size: 98 items (97 photos, matted, and 1 album cover) Album photographs.
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Southeast Asia
  • Abstract: Album photographs of Siam (Thailand). Subjects include Siamese royalty, religious figures and residences, politicos, group social scenes, theatre folk, street scenes, musicians, and other views of Bangkok and Thailand

Photography pamphlets and ephemer

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 8050
  • Size: .5 cubic feet Printed Materials
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Includes instruction and user manuals, trade catalogs, and advertisements for cameras and other photographic equipment and supplies. Some were issued by Eastman Kodak

Requardt, Gustav Jaeger papers, 1905-1966.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2548
  • Size: 1.8 cubic ft. Correspondence, diary, reports, certificates, clippings, photographs, press releases.
  • Subject: Europe
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Abstract: Printed and photocopied items, mainly concerning Requardt's student years at Cornell University, his participation in alumni activities, his career in sanitary engineering, and his interest in national politics and public affairs.

Rowlee, Willard Winfield papers, 1905-1923

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0234
  • Size: 1.9 cubic ft. Correspondence, reports, photographs, meeting minutes.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Correspondence, reports, photographs, and other miscellaneous printed material pertaining to Rowlee's activities at Cornell University and elsewhere.

Sarnoff, Dorothy Papers, 1920-1998

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3147
  • Size: 28.9 cubic ft. Correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, published material, sheet music, audio and video recordings.
  • Subject: Theater and Film
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Material relating to Dorothy Sarnoff's personal life and careers as a Singer and Speech Consultant.

Sharp, Lester lantern slide collection, [19--]

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6690
  • Size: .6 cubic ft. Black and white glass lantern slides.
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Black and white glass lantern slides of portaits of various botanists from the 1500s-1900s, used by Professor Sharp in his lectures.

Stereoscopic views, 1800's-1900's.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6541
  • Size: 1.6 cubic ft. Photographs
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Stereoscopic views: chiefly Cornell University views and buildings; Ithaca area views, architecture, and waterfalls and glens; New York State, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Minnesota, California, Wisconsin, West Virginia and Vermont views, industry, and architecture. There are a few views of Switzerland and France as well. Also four cabinet cards featuring scenes from Fall Creek, Ithaca.

Stycos, J. Mayone papers, 1955-2004.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3171
  • Size: 23 photographs (1.1 cubic ft.) and 2.3 cubic feet. Correspondence, clippings, articles, photographs, reports, brochures, syllabi, notes, teaching materials, diary notes, reviews, speeches, bulletins, memoranda.
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Personal and professional papers and biographical information about Professor Stycos, sociologist, photographer and professor of sociology.

Tipton, Billy photographs

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 7767
  • Size: 0.2 cubic feet Photographs
  • Subject: Human Sexuality
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: A group of personal and professional photographs of Billy Tipton

Visual Services / Cornell Publications Photography records, ca. 1960-198

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1885
  • Size: 19 cubic ft.; 4 filing cabinets Photographic prints and slides
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Slides of Cornell University buildings, classrooms, students, alumni, professors, athletics, and other Cornell and Ithaca, New York subjects and scenes. Photographs, ca. 1960-1980; 35 mm. black and white transparencies of historical campus photographs; 2 x 2 black and white and color slides, some identified; 35 mm. and 2 x 2 negatives, with guide; and contact sheets of prints and negatives; 8 x 10 photographs of the Theory Center; 35 mm. slides of Roberts Hall; 35 mm. slides of Maplewood Park

Watermargin records, 1947-2012.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0446
  • Size: 5.8 cubic ft. Correspondence, Manuscripts, Photographs, Legal Documents, Printed Materials
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Correspondence, clippings, newsletters, photographs, minutes of meetings, programs, incorporation papers pertaining to a Cornell University cooperative living unit, with particular reference to social issues and visits from Eleanor Roosevelt, Marion Anderson and Norman Thomas.

Weintraub, Harry H. Collection of Gay-Related Photography and Historical Documentation

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 7771
  • Size: 90 Photographs
  • Subject: Human Sexuality
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Photographs documenting gay men's lives and men's bodies.

Wilcox, H. K. photographs, 1890-1915.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6372
  • Size: 4.8 cubic ft. Photographs.
  • Subject: Photographic Collections
  • Abstract: Photographic albums containing photographs taken on trips to Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, France, England, the United States, Africa, Holland, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, and Algeria between 1897 and 1915. Also, loose photographs, lantern slides, and dry plate glass negatives documenting extensive travel from 1890.