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Abell family papers, 1797-1936.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1480
  • Size: 2 cubic ft. Correspondence, diaries, accounts, notebooks, receipts, insurance policies, photographs, school records, and miscellaneous papers.
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, accounts, notebooks, receipts, insurance policies, photographs, and miscellaneous papers of the Abell family of Cazenovia. Papers of Dr. William Abell, a general practitioner (d.1835), include diaries, notebooks, correspondence, and loose notes on medical cases, travel; the status of the medical profession in Louisiana and secret societies in Cazenovia. Other papers include school records, instructions from the Commissioners of Roads of Cazenovia and genealogical and other correspondence and papers.

Acacia Fraternity records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1538
  • Size: 17.7 cubic feet
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Brother membership files contain information about each named Acacia fraternity member. Some of the materials include correspondence with the chapter or other brothers, essays written prior to initiation about expectations for the event, and announcements of birth, marriage, and death. Alumni dues notices are included. Some of the original folders were empty and in the case of the empty folders, a list of these additional Acacia members is provided after Series XI

Adams, Bristow papers, 1853-1970

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3205
  • Size: 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 Correspondence, published and unpublished articles, press releases, illustrations, newspapers, pamphlets, clippings, posters, periodicals, drawings, paintings, lecture notes, essays, college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.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Civil War
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: 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

Advisory Committee on the Status of Women records,1970-2006

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3595
  • Size: 2 cubic feet Correspondence, Reports, Research Materials
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, and subject files.

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

Alpha Delta Phi records,1956-1966.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2101
  • Size: 1.1 cubic ft. Computer Media, Correspondence, Financial Records, Manuscripts, Publications
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Alpha Delta Phi ephemera.

American Institute of Planners Records, 1934-1978

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4007
  • Size: 83.2 cubic ft. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, bylaws, policy statements, contracts, proposals, bills and receipts, publications, drafts, articles, reviews, surveys, and other materials.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Primarily files of American Institute of Planners executive offices, departments, and committees, this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, bylaws, policy statements, contracts, proposals, bills and receipts, publications by AIP and other organizations, drafts, articles, reviews, surveys, and other materials relating to the activities of AIP and its local chapters. Subjects represented include educational and career opportunites for women and minorities in planning; grants and fellowships; continuing education; planning awards; AIP annual meetings; AIP conferences (including talks as well as files); AIP's 50th anniversary; AIP membership standards, registration, and role in the planning profession; certification of educational institutions offering degrees in planning; professional development; professional ethics; housing; regional planning; environmental issues; and related topics

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

Ashbery, Ray Stevens papers, [1930-1971?].

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3634
  • Size: 103 cubic ft. Correspondence, subject files, constituent bills, reports, case files, estates, wills, and income tax files.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, subject files, constituent bills, reports and case files of Raymond Ashbery from his tenure as New York State Assemblyman. Also, correspondence, case files, estates, wills, and income tax files from Ashberry's private law practice in Trumansburg, N.Y.

Associated Gas and Electric Company records,1902-1954.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4261
  • Size: 151 cubic ft.; 4 reels microfilm. Financial Records, Legal Documents
  • Subject: Labor History
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of AGEC include articles of incorporation; contract agreements between AGEC and its subsidiaries and banks regarding corporate stock, bonds, and debentures, mergers, real estate and facilities transactions, and electricity distribution; annual financial reports to securities holders; Federal Trade Commission accounting reports; 211 volumes of stock and bond ownership certificates; AGEC audits, 1906-1939; indentures; Board of Directors and Executive Committee minute books of operating companies, service companies, holding companies, and trusts; 88 volumes of scrapbooks, including letters, circulars, sales brochures, clippings, and reports; U.S. District Court records of litigation concerning the reorganization of AGEC, including testimony, proceedings, judges' opinions and rulings, and reports of court-appointed trustees, 1930s; histories of AGEC and its associated properties, and biographical information on Howard C. Hopson; lists of companies and mergers, 1919-1933; Securities and Exchange Commission legal forms and hearings, 1941-1944; copies of and AGEC company magazine, 1927-1938; and related records. Also included are journals, ledgers, cashbooks, payroll vouchers, stock certificate books, and other items concerning Howard C. Hopson's business interests, including trusts, service companies, and investment and management firms; also, records concerning the Rural Electrification Administration. Includes Manila Electric Company records on microfilm

Babcock, Howard Edward papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1618
  • Size: 47.9 cubic ft. Correspondence, Photographs, Scrapbooks
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Correspondence, mimeographed pamphlets and other printed material; photographs, and scrapbooks concerning Babcock's career.

Baker and Wells families papers, 1897-1990.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3601
  • Size: 14.5 cubic ft. Correspondence, photographs, diaries, notes, photographs, scrapbooks, articles, a typescript, and sketchbooks.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes research material on Elizabeth Baker Wells' biography of Albert W. Force and other material relating to Cornell history, as well as papers of the Baker and Wells families.

Balcerski, Thomas J. Acacia Fraternity papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6853
  • Size: 4 cubic feet. Correspondence, Memorabilia, Movie Film, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publications, Research Material
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers regarding research for the book Acacia Fraternity at Cornell : the first century

Baptist Church of Altay records,1817-1935

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6090
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Three record books (1825-1839, 1839-1858, 1853-1874) which record regular covenant, special and annual meeting minutes and lists of members, male and female. The church had several revivals and passed resolutions against secret societies and for open seating.

Baptist Church of Campbell and Bath records,1854-1890

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6095
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume of annual meeting minutes (1854-1924) containing a subscription list (1874); a volume of membership records showing attendance (1866-1886) and a register of baptisms and members and covenant meeting minutes (1855-1890).

Baptist Church of Galen, New York records,1830-1865

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6009
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm, 1 folder. Microfilm, record book.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume record book (1830-1843) containing the church covenant, a list of members (1831) and covenant, minutes, extracts from church records (1843-1865) prepared by Virginia Moscrip (June 1966), a list of those buried at the Old Village Cemetery in Clyde prepared by Mrs. H.T. Jeffry

Baptist Church of Hornby records, 1860-1916

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6074
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Covenant and annual meeting minutes interspersed with membership records. Subjects discussed include revivals, the appointment of pastors, and church discipline.

Baptist Church of Mead's Creek records, 1837-1857

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6073
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two volumes conference, covenant, and special meeting minutes which record church membership, discipline, elections, appointments and finances.

Baptist Church of Tyrone and Jersey record book,1848-1872

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6075
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Membership lists for male and female members (1860, 1866); church covenant and special meeting minutes (1848-1872) which deal with discipline and the appointment of pastors.

Barry family papers, 1793-1956.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1859
  • Size: .3 cubic ft. Account books, correspondence, deeds, a justice dockett, trade cards, and other papers.
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers of the Charles H. Barry family of Pittstown, Rensselaer County, New York, include family, store, and blacksmith account books, 1806-79; a few personal letters and deeds; justice dockett, 1841-63; report on the condition of the Troy Turnpike, ca.1867; trade cards; and miscellaneous papers.

Bates, Erl papers, [ca. 1920-1960].

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0790
  • Size: 1.6 cubic ft. Correspondance, printed material, typescript reports, memoranda, newsletters, and pamphlets.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the background and passage of a state bill (1920) appropriating $10,000 to the College of Agriculture for Indian extension work and to the early progress of this work; correspondence and printed, mimeographed, and typescript reports, memoranda, newsletters, and pamphlets pertaining to the Cornell Indian Boards, Six Nations' Agricultural Society, Indian Farmers' Schools.

Baumgardner, Harold K. menu collection

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 8404
  • Size: .8 cubic feet. Printed material
  • Subject: Humanities
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: 227 restaurant menus, collected by Baumgardner, 1940s-1960s

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.

Betten, Beatrice Argetsinger reminiscence

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0721m
  • Size: 1 item. Printed Materials
  • Subject: College of Human Ecology
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Recollections (13 pp. typescript) based on dictation that Cornelius Betten, dean of the Cornell University faculty (1932-45), gave to Mrs. Argetsinger while she was his secretary or on statements that he made following their marriage

Bitner, Harry papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1892
  • Size: 1.3 cubic ft Manuscripts, Publications
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes records from Cornell University on academic and administrative staff, library planning and services, and other topics; and agenda, minutes, personnel records, and other records of the South Central Research Library Council, of which Bitner was a director

Black Caucus of Ithaca records, 1979-1981

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6572
  • Size: 0.8 cubic ft. Correspondence, newsclippings, typescripts.
  • Subject: African-American Studies
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: The Black Caucus of Ithaca records include materials concerning the civic organizations' work.

Boardman, Douglass papers, 1839-1891

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1622
  • Size: 8.3 cubic ft
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Letters concerning the appointment of the original faculty of the Cornell Law School. Correspondents include Henry Williams Sage, Charles Kendall Adams, Charles Avery Collin, Francis Miles Finch, Harry Burns Hutchins, Robert Henry Thurston, Daniel L. Follett, Lucien A. Wait, Herbert Tuttle, Arthur M. Curtis, Alfred C. Coxe, and H. J. Heath. Also, an Introductory lecture by Boardman, 1890

Boardman, Emily estate papers, 1888-1903.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1936
  • Size: 79 items. A will, accounts, receipts, and correspondence.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Will, accounts, receipts, and correspondence of Emily Boardman, addressed to George R. Williams pertaining to the settlement of her estate.

Booker, Barbara collection.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4752
  • Size: 1.3 cubic feet Correspondence, Memorabilia, Printed Material
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes records pertaining to various track and cross-country skiing races and events, including meet results, workout schedules and memorabilia

Bouck, William C. papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2206
  • Size: 2.6 cubic feet, 4 reels microfilm. Correspondence, Memorabilia, Legal Documents, Printed Materials.
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Correspondence, appointment papers, official documents, and other papers chiefly relating to Bouck's political career.

Brigg's Bank of Clyde accounts,1854-1864

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6037
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Cash book (1860-1864); a ledger of monthly accounts (1861-1863); and a monthly transaction and account book (1854-1858), the latter covering the years surrounding the bank's incorporation in 1856 in Wayne County.

Brockett collection

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0381
  • Size: .3 cubic ft.; 4 v. Deeds, bonds, accounts, lists, scrapbooks, letters, and other papers.
  • Subject: Civil War
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Anti-Slavery
  • Abstract: Deeds, bonds, accounts, lists, scrapbooks, and letters pertaining to the Irvine family and Albany, Rensselaer and Washington Counties, New York. Deeds from Alexander and Cadwallader Colden. Also, papers pertaining to the Lourie family, of Washington County, including lists from "The Old Town" book (1773-1816) including slave owners, school districts, fire wardens, and town meetings of Albany County. Scrapbooks of John S. Crocker, Warden of the United States Jail in Washington, D. C., relating to President Garfield, Guiteau, the Jail, Washington, D. C. and other topics; letters from Crocker to his wife from Albany, Rikers Island, Libby Prison, Salisbury Prison, and from his stations with McClellan's and Burnside's armies, describing in detail the problems of his commands, his capture, a number of campaigns, and the Battle of Fredericksburg

Brotherhood Wine Company Records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6701
  • Size: 10 cubic ft. Memorabilia, Newspapers, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publication
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Brotherwood Wine Company ephemera, including brochures, newspaper clippings, and other printed materia

Brown, William L., Jr.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3532
  • Size: 6.9 cubic ft. Galley proofs, photographs, correspondence, subject files, metal-etched blocks.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: The collection contains galley proofs including original drawings for publications, photographs, subject files, course files, correspondence, notebooks, field books, and metal-etched blocks used in illustrations used in publications.

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.

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.

Camp family papers, 1817-1953.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0891
  • Size: 4.8 cubic ft. Correspondence, accounts, diaries, family stories, postcards, and other papers.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes papers of the related Osborn and Camp families.

Cascadilla School publications, 1887-1932.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1152
  • Size: .1 cubic ft. Catalogues, a prospectus, a yearbook, and pictures.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Catalogues (1887, 1893-1894, 1896-1897, 1923-1924, 1924-1925, 1931-1932), prospectus and yearbook (ca. 1900), and pictures of the school (ca. 1900).

Cayuga County sugar beet industry record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3249
  • Size: 3 cubic ft Correspondence, Newspapers, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publications, Research Materials, Scrapbook
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Photocopies of newspaper clippings concerning the Maine Sugar Industries, Inc., the Finger Lakes Sugar Beet Growers Associatio

Central New York Regional Medical Program records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3240
  • Size: 40.3 cubic ft. Correspondence, Financial Records, Publication
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes document files, financial materials, evaluation materials, committee minutes, proposals for funding from health programs and projects, project files, librarian files, historical files and grant applications of the Central New York Regional Medical Program

Chamberlain, Henry H. B. papers, 1863-1898

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4274
  • Size: .5 cubic ft. Correspondence, personal papers, documents.
  • Subject: Civil War
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence with family members with extensive description of Civil War involvement, and other miscellaneous family papers.

Chautauqua County Republican Party Committee minute book, 1855-1912.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1945
  • Size: 1 reel positive, 1 reel negative microfilm. Minutes.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Minutes of annual conventions of the Chautauqua County Republican Party, with a history of the party in Chautauqua County.

Christ Church (German Reformed) of Bearytown records,1813-1941

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6050
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two volumes containing copies of the constitution and lists of baptisms, communicants, confirmations and deaths for their respective periods (1813-1832, 1835-1852). Volume 3 contains miscellaneous trustee records including minutes (1847-1941), subscription lists, treasurer's reports, and a copy of the church's constitution. Item 4 is a group of loose papers including a deed (1837), correspondence (1898), lists of furniture and two copies of the "Every Member Canvas". The volumes are in German and English with English used exclusively after 1863.

Christ Church of Corning records,1841-1916

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6077
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Register containing parishioners, baptisms, confirmations, mariages, communicants, burials and church offerings. Also included is a certificate of incorporation (1841).

Christian Church of Trumbull's Corners records,1854-1920

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6057
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume (1854-1920) of church records which contain minutes of Quarterly Fellowship and Annual Meetings; accounts of church services (including marriages and funerals), and socials; and annual reports to the conference which include membership and financial information. Of note is the number of women who preached to the congregation.

Clarke, George Hyde family papers, 1705-1937.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2800
  • Size: 50.2 cubic ft., Correspondence, Financial Records, Legal Documents, Manuscripts
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Business, land and family papers of eight generations of the George Hyde Clarke family.

Class of 1935 records,1929-1995.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3430
  • Size: 2 cubic ft. Memorabilia, Photographs
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Photograph albums documenting reunions of the Class of 1935; slides of class activities, 1976-1981; and movie films. Also records relating to Reunions and to the Class of 1935 Walk.

Colbert, William journal,1792-1804

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6088
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: The journal records the travels and work of William Colbert as a Methodist circuit rider with lengthy and detailed descriptions of towns and settlements visited, texts delivered in sermons, travel and weather conditions, Colbert's health, opinions regarding the progress of Methodism in New York, conferences and general meetings attended, and reflections on his own spiritual progress as a Methodist minister, size and spiritual condition of classes and congregations visited and baptisms, marriages and funerals attended or served.

Cole, Harry E. papers, 1763-1937

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0698
  • Size: 2.8 cubic ft. Correspondence, diaries, indentures, poems, genealogies, photo album, letterbook, notebook, and scrapbooks.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, diaries (1912-36), indentures, poems, genealogies, photo album, and other materials on the early and contemporary history of Salem, Washington County, New York, including papers relating to the raising of regiments for the Revolutionary War and compensation for the same; a general history of Washington Academy; a Salem letterbook (1794-1882); a notebook of outlines of theological studies kept by Henry M. Davis; two scrapbooks of Albany clippings; and diaries and correspondence of Harry Cole

Congregational Church of West Groton records,1817-1900

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6070
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two volumes containing membership lists, monthly meeting minutes (1817-1874), and trustee's annual meeting minutes (1832-1900).

Constable, William papers, 1790-1805

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0608
  • Size: .8 cubic ft. Survey records, field books, survey maps, and deeds.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Survey records, field books, survey maps, and deeds pertaining to the Constable Purchase, under the direction of Benjamin Wright; deeds for Constable and Alexander Macomb in Jefferson, St. Lawrence, and Franklin Counties, New York.

Cook, Constance papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2881
  • Size: 223.5 cubic ft. Correspondence, Legal Documents, Printed Materials
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Material relating to Constance Cook's tenure as a New York State Assemblyperson.

Cook family letters,1827-1843

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6030
  • Size: 7 items. Letters.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Contains letters sent or received by members of the Chester Cook family. Topics include sin and temptation, a request for a loan, a cabin, information about the village of Orleans (N.Y.), a lyceum meeting, a baptism, views on marriage and recipes, a wedding and local and family news. Correspondents include Sally Wicks, J.W. Sheriff, Samuel Sheriff, William Cook, Sarah Cook, Chester Cook, Caroline Cook, M.J. Edgerton and Elisabeth Paris.

Cornell Adult University records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3726
  • Size: 1 cubic ft Printed Materials
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of adult university offered by Cornell University, including course lists, compilations, announcements, and other related material

Cornell, Alonzo B. papers, 1830-1904

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0773
  • Size: 6 cubic ft. Correspondence and manuscripts.
  • Subject: Ezra Cornell
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Letters and manuscripts of recollections and memorials concerning Ezra Cornell, solicited by his son, Alonzo B. Cornell, via form letters dated November 30 and December 9, 1887.

Cornell Alumni Association record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1058
  • Size: 17 cubic ft Correspondence, Financial Records, Report
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, membership records, minutes, scholarship information, reports, plans, dues and financial information, and other records of various Cornell Clubs (Women's and Men's). Also, invitations, programs, videotapes, and DVDs from the Frank H.T. Rhodes Exemplary Alumni Service Awards (FHTR), 2001-2011. Also large felt banner with Cornell Alumni Federation name and logo used at board meetings and at the Rhodes Award Dinner

Cornell and Ithaca concert and event programs

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3854
  • Size: .5 cubic feet. Printed Materials
  • Subject: Visual Arts
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes general concerts at Ithaca High School and Cornell University

Cornell Black Alumni Association records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3683
  • Size: 1.3 cubic feet. Printed Materials, Publications, Photographs
  • Subject: African-American Studies
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes minutes of meetings, bylaws, event flyers, publications, membership lists, photo albums from the 1970s, and time capsule.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Teaching and Information Dept. recording

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0950
  • Size: 183 phonograph albums Audio Recordings
  • Subject: College of Human Ecology
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: 183 twelve and sixteen inch records of speeches, interviews, and informal talks by such figures in the field of agriculture and related professions

Cornell divestment movement collection, 1983-1987

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3515
  • Size: 3 cubic feet. Legal Documents, Publications, Reports
  • Subject: Africa
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Reports, legal documents, memos, articles, leaflets, posters, publications, and other items, all relating to the movement for Cornell divestment in South Africa.

Cornell Farm Radio Program records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3624
  • Size: .9 cubic ft. Audio Recordings, Research Materials, Scrapbooks
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes a scrapbook of Cornell's radio station, WESG (operated within the New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences), and oversize LPs of specific programs concerning farming.

Cornell, Franklin Cuthbert papers, 1857-1938

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0456
  • Size: 2.2 cubic ft. Correspondence, account books, ledgers, finacial documents, clippings, photogrpahs, legal documents.
  • Subject: Ezra Cornell
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Family papers, correspondence, and miscellaneous items concerning Franklin C. Cornell and son, Franklin C. Cornell, Jr.

Cornell Graphic records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1987
  • Size: 2 cubic ft., Photographs
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Photographs associated with the publication, 1923-1926

Cornell Information Technologies Record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3351
  • Size: 62 boxes Printed Materials, Publications, Reports, Research Materials,Correspondenc
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes correspondence, memos, meeting minutes, proposals, budget material, photographs, Project Ezra and Project Mandarin records, John Rudan's files and other records that document the history of computing at Cornell University

Cornell Law School Dean's office records,1917-1989

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2554
  • Size: 11 cubic ft. {comma separted list of material formats; end with period.}
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records relating to the administration of the Law School.

Cornell Migrant Program campus collection,1953-2006

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3582
  • Size: 48.5 cubic feet Audio Recordings, Correspondence, Photographs, Printed Material
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes correspondence, reports, research studies, publicity, slides, tapes, 40 oral histories (conducted by Neil Schwartzbach of the Community and Rural Development Institute), and subject files documenting the Cornell campus migrant program and other farmworker-oriented organizations, not generally available from other sources

Cornell Plantations maps and drawings,1908-1978

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2362
  • Size: 215 items. {comma separted list of material formats; end with period.}
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Maps and drawings of gardens and natural areas supervised by Cornell Plantations.

Cornell United Religious Work record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1468
  • Size: 34.5 cubic ft Correspondence, Manuscripts, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publications, Scrapbook
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of the Cornell University Christian Association

Cornell University Africana Studies and Research Center record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3363
  • Size: .3 cubic ft Manuscripts
  • Subject: African-American Studies
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Contains course syllabi for courses taught in the 1970s

Cornell University basketball films,1957-1985.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3120
  • Size: 21 cubic ft. Movie Film
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Sports
  • Abstract: Films, video cassettes, and video reels of Cornell basketball games. Includes games with Air Force, Bowling Green, Broome Tech, Brown, Bucknell, Canisius, Carlton, Cleveland State, Clemson, Colgate, Columbia, Dartmouth, Fordham, Harvard, Hofstra, Manhattanville, Niagara, the University of Northern Iowa, Northeastern, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, the University of Pennsylvania, Portugal, Princeton, Rensselaer Polytech, Robert Morris, Rochester, St. Bonaventure, St. Joseph's, Syracuse, Utica, Vermont, and Yale. Includes films of basketball tournaments.

Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Records, 1896-1984.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1269
  • Size: 6.8 cubic ft. Minutes of various committees.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Consists of minutes of various Committees and Boards pertaining to academic life.

Cornell University College of Engineering summer surveying camp records,1874-1958.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0956
  • Size: 12 cubic ft. Maps/Charts, Research Materials
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Land survey maps drawn by Cornell Civil Engineering students during summer surveying camps at various locations in New York State, including Cayuga, Cayuta, Canandaigua, Keuka, Owasco, and Skaneateles Lakes; an index showing the location of the camp each year; surveyor's field book, 1934; diary of the Cayuga Lake Survey kept by successive groups of students, 1874-1879; and a "Camp Cascadilla" kitchen inventory, 1908.

Cornell University Dept. of History records,1923-1981.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1573
  • Size: 14.2 cubic ft.
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: History department correspondence, memoranda, catalogs, inventories, reports, and minutes; financial records including payrolls, accounts, budgets, invoices, and vouchers; materials pertaining to the department's move from Boardman to West Sibley Hall, and later to McGraw Hall; student records including correspondence, gradebooks, course evaluations, draft deferment requests, applications, and other materials pertaining to study abroad, curriculum, fellowships, scholarships, assistantships, the Admissions Advisory Committee, advanced placement, honors program, prizes, quotas, and graduate study; Summer Session; teaching applications and faculty appointments; department chairman's records of L. Pearce Williams, Paul W. Gates, and others; personnel files; items regarding the Messenger Lecture Series; and related materials.

Cornell University hockey films and ephemera collectio

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3590
  • Size: film reels, DVDs Movie Film
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Film, videos, and other material relating to the Cornell University hockey team.

Cornell University Library Acquisitions Department records, 1874-1988

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0705
  • Size: 29 cubic ft. Correspondence, accession volumes, fund books, and a catalog.
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of the Acquisitions Dept. include correspondence of Felix Reichmann and Arthur Sweet; miscellaneous correspondence; general correspondence and fund books (1898-1948); accession volumes (1874-1948); Chemistry Library accession books (7 vols., 1927-1962); Latin Seminary accession book, (1892-1914); catalog of the Franz Bopp collection; correspondence with vendors, 1985-1986.

Cornell University Media Services Motion picture film

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2064
  • Size: 56 cubic ft.56 cubic ft Movie Film
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: College of Human Ecology
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Sports
  • Abstract: Includes footage of Cornell University activities, places, and events

Cornell University miscellaneous pamphlet report and publication collectio

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1598ARP
  • Size: 12 Printed Materials, Publication
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Abstract: Catch all collection of various booklets, brochures, and other publications produced by Cornell University. Includes items from different colleges, departments and organizations from across the University

Cornell University museum items

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1948
  • Size: Memorabili
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: East Asia
  • Subject: Europe
  • Subject: Ezra Cornell
  • Subject: Visual Arts
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Sports
  • Abstract: Includes two Cornell plaques, one ca.1907, depicting Ezra Cornell; a red cap bearing a "C" with the initials "UFBT"; an original Uris Library Reading Room chair; a rubber mold for the Cornell Seal; and a bronze medallion bearing a likeness of Ezra Cornell. A set of twelve rose-colored Wedgwood plates depicting Cornell University buildings; scenes depicted are McGraw Tower (Library Tower), Willard Straight Hall, the War Memorial, Baker Laboratory of Chemistry, Sage Chapel, McGraw Hall, the Schoellkopf Crescent, Ezra Cornell Statue, Balch Hall, Myron Taylor Hall, Goldwin Smith Hall and Sibley Dome. A Class of 1958 cloth badge; a Class of 1921 scarf; five caps, two from the Class of 1929, one from the Class of 1921, one from the Class of 1923, one undated; straw hat from the Class of 1934; nine reunion jackets, three from the Class of 1929, two from the Class of 1921, and one each from the Classes of 1916, 1923, 1925 (red, white and blue), and 1927; one polo shirt from 1923; a Cornell spoon; four Cornell service pins, ca. 1955-1970; two mugs from 1912; a 14" Cornell pencil; a 3"x4" "Cornell Library Club" printing plate; a cigarette case belonging to Ralph Gordon; a trowel wielded by President Edmund Ezra Day June 22 1946 on the Day Hall cornerstone

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 Office of Alumni Affairs records,1872-1995

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0884
  • Size: 13.9 cubic ft. Minutes, reports, financial and other records, videocassettes, films, slides, photographs, and other material.
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Minutes, reports, financial records, fund raising records, reunion records, and other records of the Cornell Alumni Corporation, Associate Alumni, Cornell Alumni News, Alumni Trustees, Committee on Cornell Alumni Trustee Nominations (1968-1990), Alumni Holidays, Inc., Cornell University Alumni Association, and the Office of Alumni Affairs. Includes videocassettes of fund raising projects, movie films, slides, photographs of alumni affairs, and other material. Also, responses to the Presidential Search Committee's request of alumni and Cornell friends for advice and nominations on the presidential successor to Frank Rhodes.

Cornell University Office of Alumni Affairs. Regional club record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0635
  • Size: 38.1 cubic ft Correspondence, Printed Material
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence and records of the Alumni Office and its regional club

Cornell University Office of the Registrar miscellany, 1913-1968.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0876
  • Size: .2 cubic ft. Correspondence, annual reports, and printed material.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection includes a summary of both undergraduate and graduate annual degree awards from the first commencement in 1869 to 1966 and annual fall enrollment statistics (1868-1968) compiled by Registrar Herbert H. Williams; correspondence (1963-64) between Williams, Cornell President James A. Perkins, and Elwood Hunter of Josten's-E.A. Wright Company of Philadelphia, diploma suppliers, concerning planning and preparation of the new form of diploma, 1963-64, Williams' report (1963) to the Ad Hoc Diploma Revision Committee, and twelve sample diplomas; a letter and postcard from David F. Hoy, 1919; and annual reports of the registrar (1962-68).

Cornell University Office of the Vice Provost records, 1959-1969.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1264
  • Size: 4 cubic ft. Correspondence, reports, and office files.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes correspondence, reports, and office files.

Cornell University Senate records, 1966-1977

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1555
  • Size: 23 cubic ft., Correspondence, minutes, reports, rosters, legislation, tape recordings, and other records.
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes correspondence, minutes, reports, rosters, and legislation of the Senate; correspondence of the speaker of the Senate; correspondence, minutes, reports, and legislation of the Campus Life Committee, the Executive Committee, and other Senate committees; file concerning the establishment of the Senate; tape recordings of sessions of the Senate and of the Executive Committee; and records of the Senate's predecessor organization, the Constituent Assembly.

Cornell University Treasurer's records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0365
  • Size: 69.2 cubic ft. Financial materials and correspondence.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Financial records of various University departments, and correspondence with students, faculty, and staff; includes correspondence relating to student loans.

Cornell Women's Club of Batavia record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3435
  • Size: 1.9 cubic foot Correspondence, Memorabilia, Newspaper
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Women's Studies
  • Abstract: Victorian bird cage and copies of letters and clippings about it

Council of School Superintendents records, 1883-1967

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2750
  • Size: 5.5 cubic ft., Minutes, financial records, correspondence, audiotape, transcript, microfilm, and other materials.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Minutes of annual meetings, committee files and financial records, correspondence, membership lists of the Council of School Superintendents. Also, tape and transcript of round table discussion conducted by Sam Bishop, January 17, 1967; and one reel of negative microfilm of Enna Smith Burdick's "Edward Smith, Syracuse Schoolmaster," M.S. thesis, 1940, Syracuse University.

Dairymen's League Cooperative Association records,1916-1961.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2614
  • Size: 456.3 linear ft.; 27 v.; 1 film. Correspondence, Financial Records, Publications, Research Materials
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of the Dairymen's League and predecessor companies in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania include general ledgers; journal entries, records of the Accounting, Cost, Sales, Pooling, Traffic, Health Education, and Home Service Departments; library files and correspondence; membership files; miscellaneous crop and market reports, 1930-1940; transcripts of hearing before the New York State Public Service Commission and the Federal Trade Commission; annual reports of the Legal and Traffic Departments; reports on milk distribution; files of Seward A. Miller, attorney for the League; and extensive correspondence, briefs, reports, and other papers pertaining to League relations with various United States and New York State agencies, cooperatives, employees, and other groups. Special topics include relations with local milk plants, the drought of the 1930s, establishment of milk price support system, campaign against oleomargarine, left wing and labor union influence in the New York milkshed region in the early 1942s, and Teamsters' Union activity among dairy farmers, 1958. Additional records include executive files of correspondence, reports, minutes, sales information, production figures, promotional materials, budgets, copies of bills affecting the milk industry, and speeches by League officials. There are also orders issued by milk control boards in northeastern states and photographs of League officials and other groups

Davenport family papers, 1800-1941

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0539
  • Size: 41.2 cubic ft; 29 v.; 2 reels movie film; 3 oversize folders
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, accounts, deeds, mortgages, tax statements, wills, bonds, stock certificates, bills, receipts, business and legal papers, maps, photographs, and movie films of the Davenport family of Angelica, Allegany County, New York and Bath, Steuben County, and of related Cameron, Waterman, French, and other families. Featured most prominently are Charles and Ira Davenport, and their agent, J. W. Waterman. The collection pertains chiefly to investments in lands in New York State, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, and Nebraska, to interests in mining, railway, mercantile, banking, and other business ventures, and to the settlement of family estates. Includes papers of the Davenport Home for Girls (also known as the Davenport Home for Female Orphan Children), Bath, New York, and the Bath Presbyterian Church

Davenport family papers, 1800-1941.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1173
  • Size: 41.2 cubic ft; 29 v.; 2 reels movie film; 3 oversize folders. Correspondence, accounts, deeds, mortgages, tax statements, wills, bonds, stock certificates, bills, receipts, business and legal papers, maps, photographs, and movie films.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: The collection pertains chiefly to investments in lands in New York State, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, and Nebraska, to interests in mining, railway, mercantile, banking, and other business ventures, and to the settlement of family estates

Deceased Alumni files, 1868-1990.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0877
  • Size: 424 cubic ft. Correspondence, photographs, clippings, and biographical data
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, photographs, clippings, and biographical data concerning Cornell University alumni

Delaware County (N.Y.) account books, 1825-1906.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1906
  • Size: 14 v. Account books.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Account books of S.D. Higgins, a physician and justice of the peace in Deposit, N.Y.

Delta Chi Fraternity (Cornell University) records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0734
  • Size: 5 cubic ft. Correspondence, Memorabilia, Manuscripts, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publications, Scrapbook
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Minutes and membership lists, and other chapter history

Department of Animal Husbandry records, 1920-1960

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2217
  • Size: 4 cubic ft. Research Materials
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Abstract: Annual extension reports of the Department of Animal Husbandry.

Department of Animal Science records, 1949-1990

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2565
  • Size: 3 cubic ft. Publications, Reports, Research Materials.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Abstract: Records pertaining to research and extension, including the New York State Fair, particularly with sheep, swine, and goats, 1949-1973.

Dept. of Biometrics records,1948-2006.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3204
  • Size: 24 cubic ft. Research Materials
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Annual reports, correspondence, budgets, course lectures, syllabi, labs, exams, and problem sets of the Dept. of Biometrics, New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University.

Dept. of Chemistry records, [ca. 1865-1977]

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2535
  • Size: 4.5 cubic ft. {comma separted list of material formats; end with period.}
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Historical material relating to the Chemistry Dept. includes photographs (including prints, and glass and film slides), memorabilia, correspondence, tape recordings, programs, and announcements.

DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County, Ithaca, N.Y. publications,1947-1977.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2693
  • Size: 0.5 cubic ft. Newspapers, Printed Materials
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Pamphlets and clippings relating to people, events, and local landmarks in Tompkins County and surrounding region.

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.

Diven family papers, 1828-1940.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2231
  • Size: 223 cubic ft. Correspondence, Legal Documents, Maps/Charts, Printed Materials
  • Subject: Labor History
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, notes, account books, and legal papers of an Elmira family of lawyers and businessmen.

Division of Nutritional Sciences record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3247
  • Size: 14.7 cubic ft Correspondence, Printed Materials, Publications, Reports, Photographs, Financial Records, CD
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Inlcudes correspondence, reports, grants, course syllabi, meeting minutes, program files, awards, photographs, and dept. reviews concerning the Division

Division of Student and Academic Services records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2926
  • Size: 20.4 cubic ft. Correspondence, Manuscripts, Printed Materials
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, committee minutes, President's Fund files, program files, subject files, and other records relating to student and academic services and academic programs, including material from the Academic Affairs and Campus Life Committee

Downing, William S. papers,

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6971
  • Size: 309 cubic feet. Correspondence, drawings, photographs, publications
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection consists of project files, correspondence, meeting notes, architectural drawings, specifications, photographs, photographic negatives, and slides related to Downing's architectural practice

RMM01605.xmlGuide to the Sidney Ayres papers,1779-1955.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1605
  • Size: rareref@cornell.eduhttp://rmc.library.cornell.eduRMC StaffNovember 2, 1989RMC Staff, November 2008© 2008 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University LibraryDESCRIPTIVE SUMMARYSidney Ayres papers, 1779-1955. 1605Sidney, Ayres 1900-1960.1.2 cubic ft. rareref@cornell.eduhttp://rmc.library.cornell.eduRMC StaffNovember 2, 1989RMC Staff, November 2008© 2008 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University LibraryDESCRIPTIVE SUMMARYSidney Ayres papers, 1779-1955. 1605Sidney, Ayres 1900-1960.1.2 cubic ft.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: rareref@cornell.eduhttp://rmc.library.cornell.eduRMC StaffNovember 2, 1989RMC Staff, November 2008© 2008 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University LibraryDESCRIPTIVE SUMMARYSidney Ayres papers, 1779-1955. 1605Sidney, Ayres 1900-1960.1.2 cubic ft.Correspondence, Legal Documents, Newspapers, Photographs, Printed Materials.Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University LibraryCorrespondence of Lewis Selye of Rochester, on Penn Yan business matters.

Early Regional History Collection accessions file

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3871
  • Size: 3 cubic ft Manuscripts
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Early accessions files, with some accompanying single item or very small collections

Eastern Wine and Grape Miscellan

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6695
  • Size: 6.5 cubic ft. Memorabilia, Newspapers, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publication
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Wine and grape industry ephemera, including brochures, newspaper clippings, and other printed materia

Elsbree, Anna papers, 1788-1953.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1600
  • Size: 4.5 cubic ft. Correspondence, an autograph album, an account book, a recipe book, a photograph album, photographs, broadsides, pamphlets, and other materials.
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes genealogical correspondence, 1922-53; mimeographed Elsbree family letters and other papers; letters and other papers of Jabez and Lewis Beers relating to the New Jerusalem Church of Danby, 1815-74, and to the Ithaca and Owego Turnpike Company, 1810-20; attendance records and other papers of the Tornado Hook and Ladder Company, No. 3, Ithaca, 1843-1928; notes and clippings on history of Ithaca and Tompkins County; commencement ball in New Haven; invitations; cemetery records from Tompkins County; autograph album, account and recipe book, and photograph album of Llewellyn Elsbree; many family and other photographs; broadsides and pamphlets; and much miscellaneous material on local history and genealogy

Enfield Methodist Episcopal Church record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6811
  • Size: 2 cubic feet Correspondence, Diaries, Financial Records, Publication
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Church Record, 1867-1891,1882-1904, 1897-1926; Recording Steward's Book, 1901-1910; Sunday School records, 1896-1897, 1905; financial records, 1927-1965; membership register, 1965, publications, 1970s; and correspondence and newsletters, 1970s-1987

Entomology and Limnology, Department of record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1461
  • Size: 1.3 cubic ft Correspondence, Research Material
  • Subject: Entomology
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of the department; includes subject files, correspondence, and other material; also includes mss. and notes by George C. Embody, 1909, 1930-ca. 1945; and mss. by C. McC. Mottley, ca. 1940 on fisheries research

Ewald, William R., papers, 1947-1970

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4876
  • Size: 5 cubic ft. Projects, articles, maps, audiotapes, reports
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Projects, articles, maps, audiotapes, reports, and other materials pertaining to Ewald's career as a planner.

Farmers' Loan and Trust Company records, 1829-1866.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0659
  • Size: 2.2 cubic ft.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes abstracts of titles, agreements of sale and articles of trust, copies of the deeds and the contract schedules used to transfer title, detailed maps of townships where the transfers took place, resolutions by officers of the company, powers of attorney to company agents, schedules of land and of mortgage foreclosures, bills of cost, accounts of cattle received in payments on mortgages, and other material relating to the business. Also, accounts for the Batavia and Buffalo Land Offices, land tables for the Batavia Land Office, and other material pertaining to Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties, New York. Microfilm covers correspondence of the presidents of the company; correspondents include Horatio Seymour, Erastus Corning, James S. Wadsworth, August Belmont, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and many others.

Farmington, N.Y. records,1830-1876

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6023
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Minute book of the Farmington Temperance Society (1833-1844); and the New Salem Branch of the Society (1870-1876); military roll of the town (1831); miscellaneous letters, and the farm and household account book of George S. Allen (1845-1874)

Fatzinger, Samuel hymnbook,1818

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6052
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm; 12 slides. Microfilm, photographs.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Microfilm copy of a fraktur manuscript hymnbook of the German Reformed church illuminated in the Pennsylvania Dutch style.

Federated Church of Ovid records,1803-1977

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6036
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Ovid, N.Y. including histories of the church written in 1868, 1877, 1878 and 1880; lists of probationers, class members, members, pastors, baptisms, marriages and other church statistics; and a secretary's book of the church's Christian Endeavor Society. Records of the First Presbyterian Church of Ovid including session meeting minutes (1810-1832, 1832-1864); lists of members, baptisms, marriages, and deaths; and trustee records (1849-1897). Also records of the Federated Church in Ovid, formed in 1956 containing trustee records (1956-1965) and membership information.

Fellows, Joseph papers, [ca. 1750-1900]

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4154
  • Size: 37.5 cubic ft. Legal documents, correspondence, receipts, account books, maps.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection includes land and legal documents, correspondence, receipts, account books, and maps.

Field family papers, 1851-1881.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1547
  • Size: .8 cubic ft. Correspondence, a diary, photographs, other papers, and assorted memorabilia.
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence of William R. Field, Pittstown, New York, and Mary Hyde (Field) of New York; diary of Mary Hyde; letter from James A. Garfield, Ohio, to Mary Maxon Hyde Field, acknowledging her recent letter and recalling his graduation from Williams College; autographed photograph of Garfield (1880); F.W. Field's notes on his family's acquaintance with President Garfield and on the Hyde and Field genealogies; daguerreotype (ca. 1860) of Mrs. William Field holding her infant daughter, Addie Hyde Field (later Mrs. Blinn); tintypes of Mary and William Hyde; and letter and sketch by A.B. Frost to Miss Blinn.

Finch, Francis M. papers, 1851-1889

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0433
  • Size: 6.8 cubic ft. Correspondence, legal documents, certificates, manuscripts, account book
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Legal and business documents and correspondence of Walbridge and Finch, Boardman and Finch, and Francis M. Finch; also, correspondence and accounts of the Finch family, including letters from Daniel Coit Gilman, Chauncey M. Depew, Hiram S. Sage, and others dealing with legal, personal, literary, and educational subjects. Trial testimony, instructions to the jury, and other material pertaining to the Edward H. Rulloff murder case. Also, gold Venetian ceremonial cufflink-coins presented to Finch by Andrew Dickson White; poetry, material pertaining to Cornell University Library, and diplomas. Francis M. Finch's handwritten dedication of the Ezra Cornell Library in downtown Ithaca, December 20, 1866, and his presentation of Jennie McGraw's chimes to the University on October 7, 1868. Songs, poems, and photographs

Finger Lakes Runners Club record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4750
  • Size: 1.4 cubic foot Memorabilia, photographs, audiotape, meeting minutes
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Sports
  • Abstract: Board meeting minutes, race results, photographs, and T-shirts from various local races, including the Finger Lakes Marathon and Ithaca 5 & 10

Firebaugh, Francille papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3675
  • Size: 4.1 cubic fee Correspondence, Reports, Printed Materials, Subject Files, Scrapbooks, Awards, Photographs
  • Subject: College of Human Ecology
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes correspondence, scrapbooks, and awards documenting Francille Firebaugh's career and records pertaining to her role on the Board of Trustees of Zamorano University in Honduras

First Baptist Church of Avoca records,1848-1918

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6096
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two volumes including minutes of church meetings (1846-1868) and minutes of trustee meetings (1851-1918).

First Baptist Church of Corning records,1842-1896

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6078
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Church covenant, articles of faith, minutes of the council called upon to constitute the church, covenant, and annual meeting minutes (1842-1896) and membership lists.

First Baptist Church of Covert records, 1803-1849

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6038
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Contains one volume of covenant meeting minutes recording cases of church discipline, subscribtion policy, anti-Masonry, temperance, heresy and the mission controversy, with a membership list in the back.

First Baptist Church of Geneva records,1825-1890

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6003
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes records of the Baptist Society (1826-1830); records of the Board of Trustees of the first Baptist Society; constitution of the Social Aid Society (1855-1864); minutes of the Ontario Baptist Ministerial Conference (1852-1877); and the records of the Baptist Church (1826-1890).

First Baptist Church of Ithaca records, 1811-1997

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2004
  • Size: 17.8 cubic ft., Correspondence, scrapbooks, pamphlets, books, minutes, tape recordings, architectural plans
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Materials from the Board of Trustees, boards of deacons and deaconesses, and church meetings; lists of members, baptisms, and funerals; records of women's and youth organizations; Sunday School materials; letters from donors to the church building fund. Tape recordings of services; plans for remodelling the church; records of the Danby Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church of Christ of Ithaca

First Baptist Church of Lodi records,1804-1924

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6062
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: This volume is divided among those of a church set off from Romulus in 1804 (1804-1821), the First Baptist Church in Lodi (1821-1900) and later when the church called itself the First Baptist Church of Valois (1900-1924). It contains covenant meeting minutes (1812-1821) and annual trustee meeting minutes (1830-1924).

First Baptist Church of Marion records, 1804-1904

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6063
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two volumes of quarterly church covenant and special meeting minutes (1804-1846, 1848-1893); one volume of trustee's minutes (1824-1893) which also contains treasurer's reports (1896-1904) and membership records; and meeting minutes and membership and dues lists for the church's Female Benevolent Society. Church discipline, revivals, anti-masonry, anti-slaveryand missionary activity figure prominently as subjects.

First Baptist Church of Newark records,1835-1917

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6021
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Minutes of the Twenty-seventh anniversary of the Wayne Baptist Association (1861) and minutes of church meetings, a history of the Marion Baptist Church, and a treasury report of Wayne County Baptist churches. Also Lockville Baptist Society (later called the Baptist Church of Arcadia) records (1835-1855), minutes (1835-1847) of church meetings and annual meetings (1847-1917).

First Baptist Church of Ontario records,1834-1889

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6032
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes one volume of records containing church membership and trustees' meeting minutes (1834-1889) and a copy of the church covenant.

First Baptist Church of Palmyra records,1835-1865

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6033
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Minutes of monthly covenant meetings, yearly election of trustees, and quarterly financial meetings (1835-1865), discussing church discipline, revival seasons, and church finances, including the construction of a new church.

First Baptist Church of Peach Orchard records,1838-1839

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6059
  • Size: 3 items. Legal documents.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Certificate of incorporation, a subscription list for the construction of the church and a deed for the church lot.

First Baptist Church of Romulus records,1818-1898

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6034
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Contains eight transcribed items arranged in chronological order including: two sets of church meeting minutes (1818-1846, 1847-1873); one set of covenant meeting minutes (1873-1898) and five membership lists (1826-1849, 1849-1880, 1861-1898, 1874-1888 and 1895).

First Baptist Church of Seneca Falls records,1827-1883

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6006
  • Size: 2 reels microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Articles of faith, church covenant and minutes of regular and special church meetings, dealing with church finances, abolition, temperance, and religious discipline. Also three unrelated items: a sermon entitled "The hard-shell Baptists" (n.d.) satirizing that type of group; "The Baptist church manual" (1853); and "The Sunday School receiving book" (1838-1850) which lists pupils, dates of entry, parents' names, occupations and characters, residences, classes and remarks

First Baptist Church of Watkins Glen records,1848-1892

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6039
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Contains one volume of trustees' annual meeting minutes (1848-1892) and two volumes of covenant meeting minutes (1845-1891) containing accounts of church discipline.

First Baptist Church of Williamson records,1821-1878

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6035
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Three volumes of records (1826-1878) include minutes of church covenant meetings, membership lists, church covenants and articles of faith. Minutes include discussions of church policy regarding Masonry and slavery, a vote to hold protracted meetings, a decision that male members should have closed prayer meetings, and documentation of the trial of the church pastor.

First Congregational Church of Christ records,1807-1878

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6055
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two volumes of church meeting minutes which include Articles of Faith, Church covenant, disciplinary cases, founding of a Sabbath school, temperance resolutions, membership lists, baptismal records, church rules, and a decision to discontinue affiliation with the Ithaca Presbytery.

First Congregational Church of Marion records,1808-1946

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6064
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume of annual meeting minutes (1808-1829, 1844-1946) and one volume of session minutes (1830-1844) and which include membership lists for this church its predecessor.

First Congregational Church of Rushville records,1802-1898

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6085
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume congregation meeting minutes (1829-1898) dealing with membership and discipline, a pew rent and pledge book (1860-1873), the Church Manual (1869) and Sunday School Records (1820-1824).

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Fairville records,1836-1927

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6011
  • Size: 2 reels microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Minutes of annual meetings of male members of the church to elect trustees (1843-1927), a subscription list (1875), and a valuation of church property (1875).

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Konana records,1861-1892

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6089
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume of a preprinted register containing lists of baptisms, marriages, probationers, members and classes.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Port Gibson records,1834-1901

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6026
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of the Port Gibson Charge (which included East Palmyra until 1853) including: minutes of stewards and leaders meetings (1841-1853, 1853-1865); trustees' account books (1834-1901); church register (1844-1868) and misccellaneous sheets. Also include financial records, membership lists, and meeting minutes.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Pultneyville records,1851-1900

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6046
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two registers (1852-1874) which list baptisms, marriages, members, subscribers to periodicals, class leaders, preachers and probationers. A third volume contains trustee minutes (1850-1851, 1858-1861, 1890-1900) reporting on elections and repairs to church property.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Trumansburg records,1831-1934

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6066
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two church registers (1841-1851, 1854-1866); two volumes Sabbath School Meeting Minutes (1846-1870, 1860-1904); one volume of Quarterly Conference Meeting minutes (1862-1881) for Trumansburg and one volume for the Ulysses Circuit (1831-1845) and one volume fo church meeting minutes (1860-1904) which also contain accounts for constructing a building.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Waterloo records,1843-1872

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6041
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Contains a volume of trustee records (1843-1872) which include monthly meeting minutes and financial records, and a membership register which lists members, probationers, marriages and baptisms.

First Methodsit Episcopal Church of Varick records,1856-1889

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6043
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Trustee book (1856-1889) which includes the election of trustees, board president and clerk, the hiring of the church sexton, and notes on church finance and maintenance.

First Presbyterian Church in Lyons records,1799-1946

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6098
  • Size: 2 reels microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume of annual meeting minutes (1799-1870); three volumes of session minutes (1809-1825, 1825-1840, 1840-1865) dealing heavily with discipline and pew rent and documenting increase in membership; one volume of treasurer's records (1826-1848) indexed to names; and a register of members, baptisms and marriages (1809-1946).

First Presbyterian Church of Corning records,1834-1915

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6081
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two volumes (1834-1845, 1847-897) session meeting minutes, which deal predominately with discipline, temperance and administrative issues and one volume of trustee's records (1843-1915)

First Presbyterian Church of Dundee records,1832-1887

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6094
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Minutes of annual meetings from 1832-1887, and a volume of session minutes (1853-1883) which contains also two membership lists.

First Presbyterian Church of East Palmyra records,1817-1900

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6022
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two volumes (1817-34 and 1834-1900) containing session minutes and some membership information. Revivals, temperance, and church discipline are issues.

First Presbyterian Church of Galen records,1838-1896

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6019
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records consist of two volumes of church records (1840-1896, 1838-1875) containing annual meeting minutes, minutes of special and session meetings, the Church Covenant and Confession of Faith. A third volume (1875-1895) is a register with lists of elders, deacons, pastors, communicants, baptisms, marriages and deaths.

First Presbyterian Church of Geneva records,1808-1984

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6017
  • Size: 3 reels microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Fourteen volumes including one volume account book (1810-1811), records of the Geneva Examining Committee of the Western Executive Society of the Presbyterian Education Society (1832-1840); four volumes of minutes of session (1808-1865); two volumes of church members (1852-1854); a list of baptisms (1827-1851); receipts and expenses including those pertaining to the construction of the church (1813-1845); two volumes of memorabilia (1798-1877) and records of the First Congregational Church of Geneva (1845-1853).

First Presbyterian Church of Havana records,1828-1888

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6083
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Three volumes session meeting minutes (1829-1883) which include membership lists; one volume of trustee and annual meeting minutes (1829-1888); a subscription book (1841-1858) and a list (1853) and miscellaneous receipts, a program and a schedule.

First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4045
  • Size: 44.9 cubic ft. Publications, Reports, Movie Film
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Subjects include annual reports; births; baptisms; marriages; deaths; buildings and grounds; church finances, governance, history, library, manuals, membership, organizations, and publications; missionary work; pastors; special events; Sunday school; youth programs; Bibles; prayerbooks; music and hymnals; blueprints and maps; and other records of the First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York

First Presbyterian Church of Romulus records,1802-1824

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6008
  • Size: 1 folder. Photocopies.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Photocopy of the first record book of the church which contains membership information, session meeting minutes, the church covenant, and Articles of Faith.

First Union Baptist Church of Christ at Farmerville records, 1819-1899

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6068
  • Size: 2 reels microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume of covenant meeting minutes (1819-1894); one volume of annual meeting to elect trustees minutes (1825-1899); issues of the American Baptist Magazine and Missionary Intelligencer (Volume IV, no. 5; Volume III, no. 4); and minutes of the twentieth-seventh annual meeting of the Seneca Baptist Association (1848). Covenant meeting minutes document a split in 1828, accounts of revivals, church discipline and doctrine.

First Unitarian Church of Ithaca, New York records, 1861-1986.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4590
  • Size: 15.3 cubic ft. Constitutions, board minutes, correspondence, financial records, and other records.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Constitutions, board minutes, correspondence, financial records, and numerous other records of the church.

First United Methodist Church of Geneva records,1835-1899

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6020
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Mainly class leader records (1835-1869) including a decisions on when to hold a Love Feast and a discussion about an anti-slavery convention to be held in Rochester. Also records of the Quarterly Conference Meetings (April 1837-October 1899). Also included is a membership register (1836-1854).

First Wesleyan Methodist Church of Seneca Falls records,1843-1911

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6049
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Seven numbered volumes containing trustee meeting minutes (1843-1871, 1880-1913), proceedings of the church's monthly business meetings (1858- 1870), clerk's records (1874-1880) and several miscellaneous papers including receipts, certificates of dismission, and a subscription list. The records document the church's 1869 split, church discipline, finances, and reactions to the Women's Temperance Union and freemasonry.

Floyd family papers,1790-1910.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0777
  • Size: 2.5 cubic ft
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers concerned with the interrelated Floyd, Ireland, and Sicard families. The Floyd items include the militia records (1824-1829) of Captain David Floyd, 157th Regiment, Rome, Oneida County, New York. The Ireland items include a plat book of the lands owned in New York City by the John Ireland Estate (1837). The bulk of the collection (1855-1873) relates to the activities of Montgomery Sicard, a U.S. Naval Officer, and includes notes, pamphlets, and other materials on navigation, naval discipline, and the care and use of naval guns; letters relating to the shipwreck of the U.S.S. Saginaw in the Pacific, November 1870; and letters relating to Sicard's duties at the Brooklyn Navy Yard (1870s)

Fordyce family papers, 1839-1979

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3646
  • Size: 38.4 cubic ft. Correspondence, account books, notebooks, photographs, deeds, field notes, glass slides, newsclippings, daguerrotypes, portraits, photograph albums, wallpaper samples, menus, invitations, stock certificates, and scrapbooks.
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Ornithology
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection consists of correspondence, account books, notebooks, photographs, deeds, and other material of the Fordyce family of Scipio Center, Cayuga County and Monroe County, New York. Also contains papers of the Ohio branch of the Fordyce family, which included George Lincoln Fordyce, a Cleveland businessman and naturalist.

Forrester, Ray papers,1962-1973

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2304
  • Size: 9 cubic ft. {comma separted list of material formats; end with period.}
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of the Dean include files on admissions, the Advisory Council, committees, convocations, dean's reports, directories, international legal studies, and student activities; files from the Law School's participation in University-wide groups, committees, and meetings; and files pertaining to the Law School's participation in state, national, and international organizations.

Francis family papers, 1874-1906

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0263
  • Size: 1.4 cubic ft.; 5 v
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Scrapbooks of John Morgan Francis (1823-1897), his son Charles Spencer Francis (1853-1911), and his grandson John Morgan Francis (1879-1925), containing clippings and correspondence pertaining to Cornell University and the Cornell crews when Charles Spencer Francis and John Morgan Francis were students; copybook (Oct. 1884-Aug. 1885) of John Morgan Francis, containing copies of letters written to Francis by colleagues, friends, and family, gives insight into duties and problems of a diplomat; also comments on election of 1884; letters pertain to Cornell crew matters and the controversy between Francis and Charles E. Courtney

French, Flora Williams account books, 1858-1926.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0315
  • Size: 1 cubic ft.,1 reel negative microfilm, 1 reel positive microfilm. Account books, microfilm
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Account books of various Groton, New York, firms and insurance companies, personal accounts, and prescriptions and recipes for medicines. Also, microfilm of a Groton Iron Bridge Company daybook, 1877-1885.

Fry family letters,1864

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6010
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Letter from Richard Fry Sr. to his son Jabez discussing family news; a letter from Jabez's widow, Clary, relating the hardships of her life and asking for assistance from her brother-in-law, Richard Fry Jr

Gage, Henry Phelps papers, 1886-1955.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1874
  • Size: 26 linear ft. Correspondence, diaries, notes, notebooks, slides, photogrpahs.
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, notes on the life of Simon Henry Gage.

Galvin family papers, 1906-1987

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4933
  • Size: .8 cubic ft Correspondence, passports, photographs, certificates, awards, biographical clippings, and other papers
  • Subject: African-American Studies
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, passports, photographs, certificates, awards, biographical clippings, and other papers of an upstate New York physician and college professor. Includes correspondence, accounts, historical descriptions, constitution and by-laws, and other papers pertaining to Cornell University's African-American fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha

Garden Information Center of Ithaca records, 1958-197

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3685
  • Size: 1.5 cubic ft. Scrapbooks, correspondence, minutes, newspaper clippings, an organizational history, membership lists, annual reports, a constitution, and bylaws
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes scrapbooks, correspondence, minutes, and newspaper clippings related to various projects, and to the annual plant sale; also organization history, membership lists, annual reports, constitution and bylaws

Gavras, George collection

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4753
  • Size: 1 cubic foot Correspondence, Memorabilia, Printed Material
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes newspaper articles and magazines concerning running; meet results and awards

George (William R.) family papers, 1750-1989

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0800
  • Size: 83.1 cubic ft Correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, money, bound periodicals, blueprints, notebooks, photographs, sketches, clippings, wax recordings, transcript
  • Subject: Labor History
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection contains extensive correspondence and other materials concerning William R. George and the founding of the George Junior Republic, the evolution of the Republic and its part in educational reform in the early twentieth century; and the establishment of other Junior Republics in the United State

Gifford family papers,1811-1857

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6028
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Twenty seven letters, most addressed to Rowland S. Gifford from relatives and friends discussing a cholera epidemic in Albany, family news, the annexation of Texas, the dissolution of the Union, winter shipping on canals, land speculation, farming and buying a farm. Also miscellaneous legal documents including deeds, affidavits and a receipt.

Greig, John papers, 1794-1870.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1550
  • Size: 18 reels positive, 18 reels negative microfilm
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence; accounts of purchases, payments, and unsold lands; surveys; tax receipts, contracts, notes, bonds, deeds, powers of attorney; and maps and field notes of the New York Military Tract and city lots of Rochester and Ontario County, New York. Papers relating to Greig's land interests include material on the Chenango Triangle, the Hornby Estate, the New York Military Tract, Cottringer Tract, Ogden Tract, and Pulteney Estate. Documenting his activities as a promoter of internal improvements are materials on the Charlotte to Rochester Railroad, Erie Canal, Rochester and Carthage Railroad, Rochester and Ontario Plank Road, Sodus Canal Association, and the Sodus Land Company. Also included is miscellaneous material on local history, papers concerning the settlement of Greig's estate, and extensive correspondence and other papers of family members and friends in the United States, Scotland and England discussing American political and economic issues and internal British politics. Correspondents include Thomas Morris, John and Eunice Tryon, John and John L. Phelps, Joseph Fellows, Elias Kane, Eliza Greig, Alexander Greig, Alexander Duncan, George W. Kirkland, John Rankine, and William Jeffrey

Gross and Snow family papers, 1782-1885

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0882
  • Size: 53 items
  • Subject: Civil War
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers of the Snow family (1782-1865) of Truro, Massachusetts, include letters, land contracts, and a poem. Papers of the Gross family (1861-1884) include letters pertaining to the Civil War, a water cure, and life in Washington and Oregon

Hammond family business papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2139
  • Size: 6.5 cubic ft., 126 v. Correspondence, Financial Records, Legal Documents, Research Materials
  • Subject: Labor History
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: The bulk of these papers consist of grocery and general merchandise daybooks, cashbooks, customers' ledgers, inventories, order books, checkbooks and other accounts (80 v., 1851-1854, 1872-1916) mainly of Hammond Brothers (John and Thomas), the Hammond Store, and [E.J.] Barker and [Wallace] Wyman, successors (1871) to the Hammonds; also cashbooks, payroll records and board bills for furnace, furnace store, and company railroad employees, canal and lake steamer shipping accounts, and journals (7 v., 1858-1880) of the Crown Point Iron Company; accounts for the furnace company store, which include daybooks, customers' ledgers, and a cashbook (11 v., 1874-1886); miscellaneous accounts (11 v., 1847-1889) of Hammond & Company, Charles Franklin Hammond, the Sugar Hill Company, and others; bankbooks (10 v., 1835-1866) and checkbook stubs (13 v., 1855-1883), covering accounts which C. F. Hammond and Hammond & Company had with banks in Whitehall and Troy; and one daybook of Allen Penfield (1845-1861). In addition to bound account books, the papers also include correspondence, financial statements, orders, invoices, vouchers, board and freight bills, boat operation receipts, general store bills and receipts, and memoranda notebooks. Essex County

Handler, Phil and Maddy papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3229
  • Size: 1.2 cubic ft. Clippings, catalogs, articles, reminiscences, and other source materials for the video
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Files relating to research and DVD versions of videos created by Fly on the Wall Productions.

Hansen, Helmer menu collection

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 8405
  • Size: .4 cubic feet. Printed material
  • Subject: Humanities
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Menus from restaurants including the Stock Yard Inn in Chicago; Ernie's San Francisco; Jules Podell's Copacabana; The Plantations in Moline, Illinois; Hotel Emporio; Martinetti's; Trader Vic's in Oakland, CA; and La Cage in the British Colonial Hotel, Nassau, Bahamas

Hardin, Martin D. papers, 1881-1963

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3291
  • Size: 5 cubic ft. Manuscript sermons, correspondence, a scrapbook, a manuscript, printed materials, and other items.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers of Martin D. Hardin, a Presbyterian clergyman, lecturer, and portrait artist. He seved as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca, New York, 1920-1935.

Hartshorne, James collection

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4751
  • Size: 3.4 cubic feet Correspondence, Memorabilia, Printed Material
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes correspondence and records pertaining to various track meets and events, including track meet results, workout schedules and memorabilia

Hartzog, Justin R. papers,1917-1966.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2407
  • Size: 38.5 cubic ft. Correspondence, Maps/Charts, Newspapers, Printed Materials, Publications
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, reports, blueprints, whiteprints, maps, pamphlets, monographs, and newspaper clippings mainly concerning his association (1922-1937) with John Nolen.

Hector Falls (N.Y.) accounts,1822-1825

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6004
  • Size: .6 cubic ft.; 2 reels mf. Daybooks, ledgers, account books, microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Daybooks, ledgers, and account books registering payments, subscriptions, and bills of customers and clients.

Hector, N.Y. records,1835-1863

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6016
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Church book of the First Baptist Church of Hector (1837-1887); minutes of the Ladies Benevolent Society of the First Baptist Church and Society of Hector (1842-1857); records of the Bennettsburg Sociable (1861-1862); a letter from the Thomas Allen family to Mrs. Allen's father, Mr. Smith (1820); a solicitor's bill; and thirteen compositions by elementary students.

Henick-Kling, Thomas papers.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3604
  • Size: 3 cubic feet. Correspondence, Publications, Research Materials
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection consits of papers from his work at the NYSAES in Geneva, NY. Most are related to wine and grapes. Areas covered include New York, California, Germany, and others. Contains research materials, presentations, brochures, and slides.

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.

Highland Park Association sales brochure, [ca.1945

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4146
  • Size: 1 item
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Highland Park was a proposed residential real estate development in Ithaca, N.Y

Hinckley, Henry N. local history ephemera, 1838-1936

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6749
  • Size: .3 cubic ft. Manuscripts, Printed Materials
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Printed and manuscript ephemera relating to canals, commerce and banking, education, politics and elections, religion, smoking, theater, travel and transportation, and technical equipment, primarily in Ithaca and Tompkins County.

Historical Planning publications collectio

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3669
  • Size: 69.8 cubic feet Printed Materials, Publications, Report
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Historical planning publications, transferred from the Fine Arts Library

History 126 scrapbooks, Spring 2007

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3602
  • Size: 18 volumes. Scrapbooks
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Annotated student scrapbooks, compiled by students in Professor Carol Kammen's History 126 course for Spring 2007, documenting the Cornell experience especially the freshman experience. Compilers include Ariana Almeida, Leslie Chae, Peter Franz, Lisa Han, Nicole Handy, Emma Herzog, Edward Kim, Jr., Jen Koh, Samantha Krotz, Sora Lee, Scott Marrett, Natalie McClain, Kaitlyn McKeown, Ryan McNamara, Kate Morris, Alyssa Padover, Leif Paulson, and Liz Peters.

Hobbs family papers,[ca. 1850-1935

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1641
  • Size: 30 cubic ft
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correpondence, letter books, order books, accounts, sales catalogs, and other business records of the Ninevah carriage factory established in 1844 by Joseph W. Hobbs and operated by his two sons, George and Charles; daybook of George W. Hobbs (1908-1909); personal accounts and diaries kept by Joseph W. Hobbs (1875-1903) and George W. Hobbs (1868-1894); papers pertaining to Joseph W. Hobbs' law practice, his local political activities (ca. 1868-1900), and his investments, and to the Hobbs brothers' later activities as area real estate brokers and general insurance agents (ca. 1910-1929); and family correspondence. Other papers consist of records of the Afton School District No. 15 (ca. 1850-1930), the Ninevah Sons of Temperance (ca. 1867), the New York Road Hone Company (ca. 1910-1917), the Susquehanna Valley Telephone Company (ca. 1905-1917); and personal, financial, and business papers of Mrs. S.F. Humphreys, who was associated with the Hobbs brothers in their insurance service and other local enterprises

Holland Land Company records, 1802-186

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0383
  • Size: 41 volumes, 2 cubic ft., 33 reels microfilm
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Account books for the Ellicottville Office in Cattaraugus County; correspondence and records including amounts paid on principal and interest, general expenditures, notes on improvements, and other material including land contracts and deed books for Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Wyoming Counties. Includes records kept by purchasers of Holland Land Company holdings Nicholas Devereux and Co., Utica, N.Y. and the Farmers' Loan and Trust Co., New York City

Hollister, Solomon Cady papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2077
  • Size: 105.8 cubic ft Audio Recordings, Correspondence, Manuscripts, Movie Film Photographs, Printed Materials, Reports, Research Material
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: The papers of Solomon Cady Hollister include correspondence, typescripts, reports, drafts, publications, engineering studies, specifications and computations, blueprints, photographs, tape recordings, slides, and movie films concerning Hollister's work as a civil engineer prior to his academic career

Horton, Randolph papers, 1877-1928.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1799
  • Size: 2 cubic ft. Legal papers, correspondence, and other papers.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Primarily legal papers pertaining to various cases over which Judge Horton presided while Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, 6th Judicial District or as a private attorney; also, correspondence and papers (1917-1919) relating to the Ithaca Calendar Clock Company, of which Horton was a trustee, mainly in connection with its going into receivership and with its dissolution.

Hosner, Adeline Cleveland papers,1833-1882

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6005
  • Size: .4 cubic ft. Diaries, typescript.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Diaries and accounts of a markedly religious woman in Mecklenburg, Schuyler County, New York; she describes her concern with the irreligious soul of her husband and the spiritual well-being of her family, buys the drafts of her sons in the Civil War, and otherwise reflects on her life as a Christian woman. Also, grocery and household accounts. Includes typed transcript of diary.

Hospitality Leadership The Cornell Hotel School research paper

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3774
  • Size: 3.6 cubic feet Correspondence, Photographs, Printed Materials, Research Material
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes correpondence, photographs, memos, programs, and other research files used in the writing of the book Hospitality Leadership: The Cornell Hotel School

Hotel Ezra Cornell records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2328
  • Size: 12 cubic ft Photographs, Printed Materials, Movie Fil
  • Subject: Ezra Cornell
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Programs, menus, press releases, broadsides, videocassettes and photographs concerning Hotel Ezra Cornell

Houghton, Clarence L. papers, 1883-1923.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0899
  • Size: .4 cubic ft. Correspondence, photographs, a diary fragment, programs, articles, newspaper clippings, and other printed materials.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers of Clarence L. Houghton, an Ithaca newspaperman, pertaining to local events and organizations.

Howard, Marshall P. papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3345
  • Size: 2 cubic ft. Business and personal correspondence; account books; deeds; estate settlements and maps.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers consist of business and personal correspondence; account books; deeds; estate settlements; land and title searches with accompanying maps of areas in Tompkins, Allegheny, Broome, Cattaraugus, Schuyler and Wayne Counties. Includes material concerning the acquisition of lands for Allegheny State Park, Adirondack Park and the Connecticut Hill Fish and Game Refuge. Game refuge files contain deeds and papers pertaining to Cornell University

Howe, Marion papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6858
  • Size: 1.7 cubic feet Correspondence, Newspaper
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, newspapers clippings and memoranda pertaining to Howe's work with the Cornell United Religious Work (CURW) and family

Hulce family papers, 1773-1899.(448)

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0448
  • Size: 4.9 cubic ft. Correspondence, records, contracts, accounts, inventories, surveys, deeds, expository accounts, plans, sketches, and other records and material.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Anti-Slavery
  • Abstract: Correspondence, records, contracts, accounts, inventories, surveys, deeds, expository accounts, plans, and other records and material pertaining to the activities of the Hulce family in Deposit, Delaware County, New York. Subjects include their lumbering interests along the Delaware River, the making of potash, a general store business, land speculation and real estate in New York, Pennsylvania, and the west, saw-mills, labor matters, waterpower, and brick-kilning. Areas of their especial interest include education, religion, politics (with particular reference to "Black Republicanism" and the Democratic Party), and temperance. Also included are historical sketches by Martial Hulce describing the early settlement of Deposit and vicinity.

Hulce family papers, 1773-1899. (579)

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0579
  • Size: 4.9 cubic ft.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Anti-Slavery
  • Abstract: See Collection Number: 448

Hulce family papers, 1773-1899. (690)

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0690
  • Size: 4.9 cubic ft.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Anti-Slavery
  • Abstract: See Collection Number: 448

Hull, Charles Henry papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0249
  • Size: 5.1 cubic ft
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Correspondence of Hull relating to his studies in Germany in the 1890's, to his work as professor and dean at Cornell University, to his research as an historian, and to the professional organizations to which he belonged, particularly the American Historical Association; also manuscript and printed materials, correspondence and financial accounts pertaining to Ithaca, N.Y. organizations such as the Cornell Public Library, the Cornell Heights Land Company, the Fall Creek Milling Company, the Ithaca Children's Home, the Ithaca Band, and the Ladies Union Benevolent Society. Additional records include deeds, mortgage and survey (1733-1803) on lands in Albany and Montgomery Counties and newspaper clippings and handwritten notes about the early Ithaca "Moral Society"; a few letters and other papers of Miss Mary J. Hull, sister of Professor Hull; English documents(1607-1725). Also included is correspondence of William A. Dunning, Max Farrand, Charles Homer Haskins, J. Franklin Jameson, Waldo G. Leland, Andrew C. McLaughlin, Isaac P. Roberts, Henry Morse Stephens, Willard Straight, James Sullivan, Hendrik Willem Van Loon. One box of lantern slides

Hyde family papers, 1863-1957.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1670
  • Size: 3.6 cubic ft
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Largely correspondence and other papers of Florence Elise Hyde of Ithaca, New York, relating to her literary activities, her support of the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment (1926-32), and her interest in national politics and American foreign policy (1932-53). The remainder of the collection consists of clippings of reviews of her books, brochures used in advertising hem, and printed or typescript copies of her plays and novels; scattered correspondence and other papers of Miss Hyde's father, Orange Percy Hyde, chiefly concerning Ithaca social and civic life, and various public issues; and family correspondence of her brother, Walter Woodburn Hyde (Cornell Class of 1893), much of it from the years he taught at Northampton High School (Massachusetts) and Princeton University, travelled in Great Britain, or studied in Athens, Rome, Halle, and other European cities. Correspondents include George Lincoln Burr, George Washington Cable, A. Stanley Copeland, Luigi Criscuolo, George De Grassi, Lewis E. Dofflemeyer, John S. Fine, Frederick Treman Johnson, Alfred M. Landon, Clark S. Northrup, Frances Folsom Cleveland Preston, Pauline Morton Sabin, Grace Alvana Seeley, Sao-Ke Alfred Sze, Stanley Shaw, Jouett Shouse, John Taber, Robert A. Taft, Jessie M. Thilly, James W. Wadsworth, Jr., Andrew D. White, and William Allen White

International Order of Good Templars records, Edward C Sturges, collector

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2573
  • Size: 24.1 cubic ft. Correspondence, Memorabilia, Photographs, Publications
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Files of the International (originally "Independent") Order of Good Templars.

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.

Ithaca and Tompkins County (N.Y.) printed material, 1858-199

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1074
  • Size: 1.4 cubic ft. Photographs, maps, brochures, booklets, programs, broadsides, invitation
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Included are photographs, maps, brochures, booklets, programs, broadsides, invitations, historical outlines, and other printed items pertaining to subjects including local politics and government, urban renewal, religion, civic and social events and organizations, musical and dramatic productions, transportation, educational institutions, and geology of the region

Ithaca Area United Jewish Community records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6876
  • Size: 3 cubic feet. Correspondence, Photographs, Printed Material, Publications
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: The collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, annual reports, newsletters and other printed matter, publications, photographs, and architectural plans reflecting the activities of the organization.

Ithaca City Federation of Women's Organizations record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2643
  • Size: 4.5 cubic ft Correspondence, Manuscripts, Newspapers, Printed Materials, Report
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Women's Studies
  • Abstract: Collection includes correspondence, preliminary sketches, and bluprints concerning the construction of the Women's Community Building in Ithaca, New York

Ithaca Feminist Radio Collection, "Being Ourselves" records, 1970-1998

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6483
  • Size: 33.2 cubic ft. Audiotapes, studio and meeting notes, correspondence, articles.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Women's Studies
  • Abstract: Audiotapes of "Being Ourselves," a program that was produced by the Ithaca Feminist Radio Collective and broadcast in Ithaca, NY, on Sunday mornings. Also, notes and files from collective meetings and relating to producing the show.

Ithaca Garden Club records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6881
  • Size: Correspondence, Manuscripts, Newspapers, Printed Materials, Scrapbook
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Yearbooks, scrapbooks, albums containing clippings and programs from events, executive board files, and civic development project folders from the Ithaca Garden Club

Ithaca Rotary Club Records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3067
  • Size: 24.4 cubic ft Correspondence, publications, photographs, videotapes, phonographs, CD's, DVD's, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and artifacts
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records created or assembled by the Rotary Club of Ithaca, New York. Including correspondence, publications, and material related to the functioning and activities of the club

Ithaca Woman's Club records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2743
  • Size: .3 cubic ft. Manuscript volumes, receipts, programs, historical summaries, news clippings, and a scrapbook
  • Subject: College of Human Ecology
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Women's Studies
  • Abstract: Records include three manuscript volumes containing constitution, by-laws, list of charter members; treasurers' records (1897-1909); and minutes of the Home Economic Section of the Ithaca Woman's Club (1902). Also miscellaneous items including receipts, programs, historical summaries, news clippings. One scrapbook containing a history of the club, lists of charter and early members, photographs of club presidents and copies of presidents' speeches and club brochures (1897-1949)

Johnson family papers, 1776-1937

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4928
  • Size: 1.9 cubic feet. Correspondence, wills, diplomas, a field book, an examination, obituaries, marriage certificates, photographs, a book of autographs, pay rolls, land grant certificates, military documents, genealogical notes, family histories and records, books, and other documents of the Johnson family.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: The Johnson Family Papers consist of correspondence, wills, diplomas, marriage certificates, obituaries, photographs, genealogical notes and family histories, land grant certificates, military documents, a book of autographs, and other papers and documents of the Johnson and related families, direct descendants of the Presidential Adams family. The family was located chiefly in Utica, New York.

Johnson family papers, 1816-1936.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1200
  • Size: 5 cubic ft. Deeds, bills, accounts, correspondence, membership papers, cathedral rubbings, maps, and other papers.
  • Subject: Labor History
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Family and business papers of Benjamin Johnson, including early Tompkins county deeds; bills; gristmill, teamsters', and personal accounts (1816-1878); correspondence and papers relating to the interest of Jesse Johnson and Charles D. Johnson in the Ithaca Calendar Clock Company and in a brick-making venture (1867-1870); membership papers of Charles D. Johnson in the Royal Templars of Temperance (1880); numerous letters written to family and business associates by Benjamin Johnson, a grandson of the first Benjamin, from Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Kansas, and elsewhere in the West (1883-1896), where he was employed by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad; some correspondence of his brother, Frederic Treman Johnson (1886-1890); cathedral rubbings made while the latter was in England (1907), and bills, accounts and maps for that trip.

Joy family journals,1812-1813, 1844

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6014
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Diary of Arad Joy (1812-1813) discusses events during his service in the War of 1812 including punishment of deserters, living conditions, a visit to Niagra Falls, a skirmish, and duties as paymaster. The travel journals of Henry Joy (1844) relate details of his trip through the Midwest, including accommodations, a meeting with a former senator from Ohio, Mr. Spaulding, and a sermon by Harriet Beecher Stowe's husband, Dr. Calvin Stowe, discussion of the Pennsylvania Dutch and their farming methods, description of an iron works, a glass works and a nail factory, drawings of historical sites, descriptions of various towns including Chicago, Milwaukee, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek, Michigan, and descriptions of Indians he saw canoeing on the upper Mississippi

Kammen, Carol papers, 1973-2011.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4295
  • Size: 32 cubic ft. Manuscripts, typscripts
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Personal and professional papers and student papers.

Kelly, E. C. Cornell and Ithaca printed miscellany, 1890-1960.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1962
  • Size: 3.3 cubic ft. Broadsides, trade cards, pamphlets, brochures, photographs, and other items.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Broadsides, trade cards, pamphlets, brochures, photographs and other items pertaining chiefly to Cornell University and the Tompkins County region.

Kephart, George S. papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3268
  • Size: 3 cubic ft Financial Records, Legal Documents, Manuscript
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Legal documents, 1791-1897, include articles of agreement, deeds, mortgages, and property titles in and around Ithaca, New York

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.

Kingsley family papers, [ca. 1857]-1951.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1316
  • Size: 60 cubic ft. {comma separted list of material formats; end with period.}
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Personal and professional papers of Bath, New York, lawyers Charles Freeman Kingsley and his son Carter Robie Kingsley; records pertaining to their work in the western land mortgage business; and papers of various members of the Kingsley and Bull 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.

Legal documents - Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgi

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4780
  • Size: .4 cubic feet Financial Records, Legal Documents, Manuscript
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Legal documents include wills, estate inventories, indentures and other land documents, summonses and other court documents, and accounts. Many relate to the ownership of slaves

Legal documents - Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvani

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4779
  • Size: 7 items Financial Records, Legal Documents, Manuscript
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Anti-Slavery
  • Abstract: Last will and testament of Colonel Pierre Benjamin Faneuil, Boston, Mass., 1877; ALS Revolutionary War pension request for Tyler Porter, with list of battles, Mass., 1818; New York State Militia Return of Officers... under Command of Brigadier-General Lyman Curtiss, 1834; Beebee & Co. Bullion Exchange Bankers, N.Y. financial statement, 1851; will of Christian Gingery of Warwick, Lancaster County, Pa., includes mention of "mulato Girl," 1778; will of Jacob Rubsamen (?) of Philadelphia, Pa., includes manumission of three slaves, 1792; and will of Brigadier General Christian Febiger, Philadelphia, Pa., 1796. Also clipping with poem about slavery, "The Auction-Block Again - Who Bids?" from the New York Tribune, n.d

Lewis, Jack collection

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6508
  • Size: ca. 70 cubic ft Correspondence
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Personal and professional papers of Jack Lewis relating to his career as a chaplain and minister; the Christian Faith and Life Community; Cornell United Religious Work (CURW) and many community based social support programs

Loomis, Augustus Ward papers, 1803-1897

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2474
  • Size: .4 cubic ft. Correspondence, deeds, bonds, lists, sketches, photographs, bound volumes.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection includes letters to relatives in Cazenovia, New York, from Augustus Ward Loomis and his wife, Mary Ann, Presbyterian missionaries to Chekiang Province, China (1845-1849), Indian Territory (1852), and to the Chinese in San Francisco (1865-1867). Also included are papers (1803-1849) of Ward's father, Seba Loomis, among them deeds for lands in Coventry, Connecticut, and Cazenovia, New York; a survey of his farm in Road Township, Madison County, New York; debtors' writs from Tolland County, Connecticut; a blacksmith's apprenticeship indenture from Windham County, Connecticut; and his will.

Loomis, Chester papers, 1813-1865.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2238
  • Size: 3.6 cubic ft. Correspondence, legal documents, financial records
  • Subject: Civil War
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Anti-Slavery
  • Abstract: Papers include correspondence, deeds and agreements, personal and business accounts, petitions, drafts of speeches, and resolutions, mainly concerning local politics and patronage, the Anti-Masonic Party, abolitionist agitation, temperance, the use of convict labor, pensions for veterans of the American Revolution and the War of 1812, opposition to the Bank of the United States, and land speculation in Michigan, Wisconsin, and other parts of the Midwest; also, correspondence and legal and financial papers pertaining to a case involving the Geneva & Rushville Plank Road Company (1849-50) and other lawsuits, to the settlement of the estates of the Brackett and James families, Orpha Gates, Oren Green, John Lee, Nathan Pratt, and Royal Stearns, and to Loomis's interest in Geneva College (1827-38), now Hobart College; also, a deed (1813) for land in the town of Gorham from Ann Ellice and her children; bills and tuition and board receipts (1832-34) from Genesee Wesleyan Seminary, Lima, Livingston County, New York, for Loomis's daughter, Amanda; thirty-three Civil War letters (162-64) written from various camps by his son, Charles, Morris O'Connell, Fayette Green, and other area men serving in the Union Army. Other correspondents include the Ontario County Antislavery Society, Skaneateles Antislavery Society, William Ansley, Samuel Colt, William T. Crittenden, Richard Gilbert, James Loomis, Congressman Meredith Mallory, and Augustus Torrey

Lovejoy, Peter diary,1867-1875

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6087
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Begins as a memoir containing reminiscences of Lovejoy's boyhood, adolescence and young adulthood including memories of family, the town of Benton, Methodist Episcopal church members and activities including revivals and personal spiritual growth. Diary entries (1-5 per year) record activities and opinions as a religious leader in the Methodist Episcopal church; births and deaths of family members and friends; quarter meetings and district conferences attended; sermons heard and prayers for spiritual growth.

Luther, Leslie L. (collector and compiler) Moravia Area Items, 1882-1966

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1934
  • Size: .4 cubic ft.
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Alphabetized tombstone inscriptions for cemeteries in the Towns of Locke, Genoa, Moravia, Niles, Scipio, Sempronius, Summer Hill, and Venice in Cayuga County and for the Van Etten Cemetery in the Town of Skaneateles, Onondaga County, New York; scrapbook of newspaper clippings (1921-58), sketches, and notes concerning people, events, and churches and other institutions in central New York (1794); genealogical data on the Alley (Allee), Luther, Spafford, Sparks, Youngs, Thayer, and Sawyer families; and a copy of a journal (1824) kept by William Slade during a journey from Sempronius to Swansea, Massachusetts

MacDaniels, Laurence papers.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0815
  • Size: 39.9 cubic ft. Correspondence, Photographs, Printed Materials, Research Materials
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Europe
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers include correspondence with other horticulturists, floriculturists, and pomologists.

Mann, Albert R. Library exhibition materials, 1994-2007

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3601
  • Size: 4.5 cubic ft. Printed Materials, Publications, Photographs.
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Division exhibit items, records and related material. The collection contains text, book lists and materials used in exhibits displayed at Mann Library from 1994-2007.

Mann Library. Division of Collection Development record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3618
  • Size: 2 cubic ft Correspondence, Research Material
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Contents include: Activities of the Faculty, committee reports, correspondence, Full Text Project reports, CALS 75th Anniversary information, user surveys, user statistics, including SWIG (Simplified Wrapped Interface Generator), reference stats, a doorbell system for reference patrons, and collection guidelines for academic departments in CALS

Mann Library records, 1908-2008

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2748
  • Size: 34.9 cubic ft Correspondence, Diaries, Financial Records, Printed Materials, Publications, Reports
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection development records, vendor correspondence, and permanent records of the library of the New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Also old Mann Library plaque

McCall family papers,1749-1942.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0222
  • Size: 1.6 cubic ft. Correspondence, Diaries, Financial Records, Legal Documents, Maps/Charts, Newspapers, Photographs.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Family papers include correspondence and diaries of Ansel James McCall (1816-1898).

McCormick family papers, 1900-1941.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1312
  • Size: 8.6 cubic ft. Prime prints, tear sheets, sketches, lecture slides, linoleum blocks, glass plate negatives, photonegatives, correspondence.
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Consists mostly of graphic arts materials of Howard McCormick and correspondence of family and friends.

McCray, Elizabeth family papers, 1810-1944

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1935
  • Size: .4 cubic ft
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, deeds and other legal documents, accounts, certificates, printed material, and miscellaneous papers of the Chatfield, Foster, and McCray families, mainly concerning the sale of land and lumber

McGinnies, Joseph papers 1925-1942

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1943
  • Size: 1 folder
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Microfilm of letters, speeches, and newspaper clippings dealing with New York State and Chautauqua County politics, mainly during the years McGinnies was a member of the Assembly. Also, one undated photograph of McGinnies in the company of Mayor James J. Walker, and two programs for a Chautauqua County testimonial dinner held in McGinnies' honor

McGuire, Harold F. genealogies, [ca. 1962]-1967.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2755
  • Size: 2 cubic ft. Genealogies.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Genealogies of a number of families in Central New York, including cemetery records of Prattsburg and of Steuben County

McNish family papers, 1773-1926.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0754
  • Size: 2.1 cubic ft. Land accounts, deeds, wills, merchandising statements, school records, correspondence, recipes, contracts, bills, and other papers.
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Women's Studies
  • Abstract: Families papers from Washington County, New York.

Mead, George M. papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0318
  • Size: Sermons and correspondence
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Sermons and correspondence relating to Ives Seminary, Antwerp, Jefferson County, New York and Kirkville, Onondaga County, New York; correspondence relating to the National Accident Society of New York City, to inventions and a water-filter business, to the Seneca Chief Vineyard Co., Denver real estate, and from the Remington brothers of Ilion, New York. Also, correspondence and other material relating to land speculation in Harris County, Texas, with settlers drawn from Nebraska, by La Porte Investment Company, Syracuse, with E. W. Bliss, and F. W. Clark

Media Services tapes

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3773
  • Size: 78 cubic feet.3800 video tapes.70 DVDs.77 CDs.26 audio tapes Movie Film
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes videotapes, audiotapes, CDs, DVDs, etc. produced by the Media Services and Technology Group.

Merritt family papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0039J
  • Size: 94 letters (approximately 0.6 cubic feet) Correspondence
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Letters and ledgers from various members of the Merritt family.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Bath records,1857-1870

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6092
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume of preprinted register containing lists of baptisms, marriages, probationers, members and classes.

MethodistEpiscopal Church of Catharine records,1819-188

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6082
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume of quarterly conference minutes for the Catharine Circuit (1819-1847), a class book for the first class in Johnson's Settlement (1833-1839) listing members' attendance, and a record book (1852-1882) of the Catharine Sunday School Association

Methodist Episcopal Church of Corning records,1832-1897

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6079
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of the Painted Post Circuit quarterly conference meeting (1832-1839) and the Painted Post Church (1832-1833); records of the leader's minutes for the Corning circuit, and quarterly conference meeting minutes for the Methodist Episcopal Church of Corning. Also Class Number One's class leader's records (1839-1844), Trustee's annual meeting minutes (1857-1897) and a register listing the history of, statistics about and a subscription list for the church built in 1861; marriage, probationer's, membership and class lists. Subjects discussed include slavery, temperance, a missionary society, revivals and church discipline.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Danby records,1831-1915

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6056
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume of Trustees' Annual Meeting minutes (1831-1915), one volume of Steward's Quarterly Conference meeting minutes (1831-1885), and a Register (1856-1906) listing members, baptisms and marriages.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Lansing, West Dryden and Asburg records,1850-1880

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6071
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Register listing baptisms, marriages, probationers, ministers and members for all three churches (which were charges on one circuit) and class lists for the West Dryden and Asbury societies.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Lyons records,1851-1887

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6047
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume of steward's quarterly conference meeting minutes (1851-1887) and one volume of class leader's meeting minutes. Central issues in the church are the Sunday school, church finances, and during the 1870-80s, revival activity and the lyceum.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Mecklenburg records,1849-1963

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6054
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Three volumes which include a quarterly conference meeting minutes of the Mecklenburg charge and the Methodist Episcopal Church of Mecklenburg (1849-1893); a church membership register (1863-1883) containing lists of baptisms, marriages, probationers, members in full and class members, with removals, deaths and dismission; and a "Comprehensive Church Record of th Methodist Episcopal Church" (1882-1963) with much information on early Mecklenburg, the McIntyre settlement, area churches, circuits and villages.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Montour Falls records,1850-1869

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6060
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Register which lists members and probationers; pastors and trustees; class members, leaders and elders; baptisms, marriages, expulsions and deaths; and annual reports (1850-1855).

Methodist Episcopal Church of Savona records,1855-1882

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6097
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume pre-printed register lists baptisms, marriages, probationers, members and classes.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Seneca Falls records,1851-1871

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6007
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Minutes and subscription lists pertaining to the history and operation of the church.

Metzger, Herbert and Dorothy (collectors) family papers, 1814-1883

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1822
  • Size: 1.2 cubic ft
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Business and personal papers of the North and related families of Walton and Unadilla, New York; included are correspondence and accounts of Mary North (1814-66) and her first husband, Roswell Wright (1816-30); estate and guardianship papers; and personal correspondence (1833-56). Papers of Dr. Henry E. Bartlett, Mary North's second husband, a physician and Democratic politician, include letters, resolutions, and reports concerning his chairmanship of the New York State Senate railroad committee; correspondence, notices, reports, monthly statements, landing permits, immigrants' bonds, quarantine instructions, and other papers relating to his appointment as Health Officer of the Port of New York (1854-55); reminiscences of Bartlett's early life in Massachusetts and Stanstead, Quebec, and his early years of medical study; his notes of Dr. Valentine Mott's medical lectures (1826); papers concerning business ventures in which the Wrights or Bartletts were interested; and numerous bills, accounts, and related items

Miller, Mark and Benmarl Winery Collection

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6716
  • Size: 4.3 cubic ft. Audio Recordings, Correspondence, Newspapers Photographs, Printed Materials, Publications, Video
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection includes information about Benmarl and Mark Miller.

Mitchell and Barnes families papers, 1791-1999

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3785
  • Size: 3.8 cubic ft. Correspondence, land and other legal documents, daybooks, photographs, an autograph book, and clipping
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers consist primarily of correspondence, land and other legal documents, daybooks, photographs, and clippings. Early documents largely concern the transfer and use of land in central and eastern New York

Moffat, John Little papers, 1867-1873.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1460
  • Size: .6 cubic ft. Correspondence, essays, class notes, examinations, room and board receipts, a railway map, and memorabilia.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence between John and his parents, Dr. Reuben Curtis and Elizabeth Virginia Barcly Moffat, constitutes the bulk of this collection; there is also correspondence between Moffat and his brothers Edgar, George, and Burnham, and sister Ada, and several relatives and friends, including Aunt Liney (Adelaide Curtis) and her sons Gram, Frank, and Ernest. Moffat's letters discuss his experiences at Cornell University; letters from family and friends discuss life in Brooklyn, New York. Also included are essays, class notes, examinations, room and board receipts, an Appleton's Railway Map-U.S. and Canada, 1871, and memorabilia including reception invitations and dance cards.

Montes, Gregory E. urban history and travel collectio

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 8035
  • Size: 6 cubic feet Printed Materials, Publication
  • Subject: East Asia
  • Subject: Europe
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Southeast Asia
  • Abstract: Travel brochures, city guides, maps, books of views, postcards, and related materials

Moosewood Collective records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6882
  • Size: 4.0 cubic feet Correspondence, Manuscripts, Printed Materials, Publication
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of Moosewood, Inc., including menus from the restaurant and special events, work on cookbooks, files on publicity and public recognition, restaurant policies and management, photographs, and correspondence

Morrill, Justin S. papers, 1814-1937, 1982.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1146
  • Size: 3.3 cubic ft. Correspondence, drafts of speeches, pamphlets and other printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, and other personal items
  • Subject: Civil War
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, drafts of speeches, pamphlets and other printed material, mainly relating to the Civil War and Reconstruction, the status of freed blacks, the tariff and international trade, passage of the Land Grant College Act, and other public questions

Mulks, Charles F. papers, 1799-1905, 1975

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3654
  • Size: 2.8 cubic ft.
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes 24 scrapbooks and 12 notebooks compiled by Mulks, including notes on the settlement, migration, and treaties of Indians; Caroline, New York, slave population; local folklore; histories of many prominent families of Tompkins County, including the Ellis, Meddaugh (Middaugh), Mandeville, Mulks, Cornell, DeWitt, Speed, Thomas, and Cantine families; personal material; and notes on many other topics. Also, biographical sketch of Charles F. Mulks by Jane P. M. Vaughn (1975); photograph of Mulks; documents concerning the acqusition of land in the towns of Caroline (1800-38) and Ulysses (1833), New York; promissory notes, Dutchess County (1799, 1809); Erie Canal Directory and Rate Schedule (1847); internal revenue licenses (1860s); Phillips family estate settlement papers; and Thomas family genealogical data.

Myrtle Family Accounts, 1881-1920

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1172
  • Size: 32 v. Farm account volumes.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Farm account volumes from a farm owned by Henry C. Myrtle and later by his son Clarence Myrtle.

Nantucket project records,1712-1968.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0943
  • Size: .7 cubic ft., Photographs, maps, charts, microfilm, tapes, and transcripts.
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection includes photographs, maps, charts; microfilm of 18th, 19th, and 20th century maps and charts of Nantucket Island; final report AN HISTORICAL SURVEY OF THE PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT OF NANTUCKET: A BRIEF NARRATIVE HISTORY AND DOCUMENTARY SOURCE MATERIAL by Michael Hugo-Brunt; tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews (1968) of Parker W. Gray, Edouard A. Stackpole, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Orpin, and Grace B. Gardner conducted by Constance Werner, and of Charles C. Coffin interviewed by Michael Hugo-Brunt; and a tape and transcript of an informal discussion (gam) led by Edouard Stackpole (1968)

Nearpass family letters,1863-1864

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6040
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Four letters written in 1863 and 1864. Three are from Philip Nearpass, a Union soldier, to his sister Libbie Nearpass of Arcadia (now Newark and Palmyra). The last is from Jacob Wentzel, also a Union soldier, to Libbie Nearpass, presumably after Philip's death.

Newfield Public Library manuscript collectio

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3046
  • Size: 3 reels of microfilm Minutes, catalogues, records, proceedings, constitution, bylaws, a directory, a census book, a "death book," and periodicals
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Subject: Women's Studies
  • Abstract: Minutes of the Newfield School Board, District 5, 8 and 18; Newfield Public Library minute book and catalogues, and Newfield Town Library Association, program; records and proceedings of the Town of Cayuta, Tioga County, New York; constitution, bylaws, and minutes of the Newfield Literary Society and Debating Club; constitution, by laws, minutes, and list of ex-presidents of the Newfield Ladies Monday Club; directory of the Newfield and Trumbull's Corners Methodist Episcopal Church and Sunday School; undertaker's census book and "Death Book" (annual list of people buried); Grant's Petersburg Progress (Virginia), Vol. l, No. 4, April 10, 1965; and issues of the Newfield Tribune and the Newfield Home News

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 State Agricultural Society records, 1841-1990.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1759
  • Size: 14.2 cubic ft. Correspondence, citations and resolutions, speeches, membership lists, a catalog, and proceedings and minutes.
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records include correspondence, citations and resolutions, speeches, membership lists, an 1859 catalog from the Society's museum, and printed and mimeographed copies of proceedings and minutes of annual meetings. Includes correspondence of Charles H. Baldwin, Perley M. Eastman, Joseph M. Hurley, and Van C. Whittemore.

New York State Association of Family and Consumer Science Educators records, 1975-2008

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4955
  • Size: 14.8 cubic fee Reports, slides, texts, photographs, exams, newsletters, notebook
  • Subject: College of Human Ecology
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Curriculum material, including annual reports of the Association, slides and photographs, texts, old Regents examinations, newsletters, a President's Notebook, meeting minutes

New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dept. of Plant Pathology records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0544
  • Size: 14.9 cubic ft Correspondence, Photographs, Research Materials, Scrapbook
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes class rosters and grade books; student grade reports; lists of course registrations and fees; reports and results of experiments, etc

New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Office of Admissions record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3745
  • Size: 1.4 cubic feet Printed Materials, Publications, Reports, Research Material
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection contains memoranda, studies, profiles, statistics, annual reports, and other records of the office

New York State College of Agriculture Finance and Business Office records, 1943-1959

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0784
  • Size: 14 cubic ft printed material
  • Subject: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: General files of the Financial offic

New York State Federation of Home Bureaus Record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0853
  • Size: 12 cubic ft Correspondence, Manuscripts, Photographs, Printed Materials, Report
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: College of Human Ecology
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: New York State Federation of Home Bureaus records including minutes, programs, reports, clippings, and photos

New York State Nutrition Council records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2679
  • Size: 1.5 cubic ft. Manuscripts, Reports
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Minutes of meetings, membership lists, procedures of the council, Historians' reports, Executive Council Board minutes, and related records of the New York State Nutrition Council.

New York State Patrons of Husbandry records, [ca. 1874]-1995.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3381
  • Size: 261 cubic ft. Financial Records, Research Materials
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of defunct local Granges consist primarily of minute and roll books and treasurers' accounts, but also include drill manuals, program books, bylaws, degree records, quarterly reports to the State Grange, certificates, and records of a few Junior Granges. The records of about half of these Granges extend, usually continuously, over a period of fifty years or more; about ten percent extend, usually continuously, from the 1870s or 1880s to the 1960s or 1970s.

New York State Wine Grape Growers records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6714
  • Size: 4 cubic ft. Correspondence, Financial Records, Printed Materials, Research Materials
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records document the activities of the organization. Other items include, member files, grape prices, news items, legislation that pertains to the wine and grape, correspondence with legislators, marketing, Vinefresh, annual meeting items, press releases, and newsletters. Also included are the files of Monty Stamp as secretary to the organization these have meeting minutes, financial information, copies of mailings from the organization.

Nichols, Chauncy Smith diaries,1860-1865

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6015
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Contains three diaries of Chauncey Smith Nichols which report on social events, school attendance, family news and everyday activities (1860,1864, 1865). The 1864 volume includes financial records. Also included is a resolution to establish and a constitution for the Methodist Female Missionary Society on the Hector circuit (April 9, 1845).

Nixon, John H. papers, 1952-1995

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6336
  • Size: 4 cubic ft. Research Materials, Printed Materials
  • Subject: East Asia
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Reports and studies deriving from Nixon's work as a consulting economist.

Nixon, Samuel Frederick papers, 1887-1958

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1944
  • Size: 10 reels positive, 10 reels negative microfilm. Correspondence, scrapbooks, cartoons, broadsides, memorial resolutions, biographical sketches, and obituaries.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes correspondence from fellow political figures, constituents, special interest groups, and office-seekers concerning legislation under consideration in Albany; local and state politics, patronage, and other matters. Also, personal business correspondence; scrapbooks (4 volumes, 1895-1958) of clippings, cartoons, and broadsides, dealing chiefly with poitical events and issues during Nixon's public life; memorial resolutions, biographical sketches, and obituaries.

Office of Assemblies records,1977-1999

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2930
  • Size: 13 cubic ft. Minutes, agendas, correspondence, and rosters
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Minutes, agendas, correspondence, and rosters of the Campus Council, Student Assembly, Employee Assembly, and University Assembly.

Office of Development records, 1884-1992

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2157
  • Size: c. 124.1 cubic ft Correspondence, publications, tape recordings
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes biographical material, correspondence, giving records and signatures of donors, personnel files, job search files, annual reports, project files, and conference files. Also, tape recordings

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

Office of Regional Resources and Development publications, 1969-1971.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1303
  • Size: 9 v. Publications.
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Various publications concerning city and regional planning, history, architecture, archaeological sites, and historic preservation in the Finger Lakes Region.

Office of the Director of Research record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0828
  • Size: 20.4 cubic ft Correspondence, Publications, Research Material
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, minutes, reports, and other papers relating to various departments in the College and at Cornell

Ogden, H. Emmons family papers, 1830-1917

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3837
  • Size: .4 cubic ft. Diaries, account books, correspondence, and a photograph.
  • Subject: Civil War
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes diaries, account books, and correspondence of the collector's relatives.

Osterud, Nancy Grey papers, 1856-1983.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4985
  • Size: 2.9 cubic ft. Interviews, diaries, a notebook, and autograph book, photographs, tintypes, pocket almanacs, audiocassettes, and other materials.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers relating to the Historian in Residence Program.

Ovid, N.Y. account books,1829-1835, 1838-1856

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6031
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Accounts of W.P.F.B. Pomeroy, an Ovid cabinet maker (1838-1856) and Rockwell Manning, a hosteler (1829-1835). In the Manning ledger are notes of Laverne Blackwell, a child, on curing horses and penmanship practice exercises.

Owego and Ithaca Turnpike Company records, 1808-1936.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2005
  • Size: .2 cubic ft. Articles of agreement, correspondence, notes, account books, and stock certificates.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Articles of agreement, correspondence, notes, account books, and stock certificates pertaining to the Owego and Ithaca Turnpike Company.

Parker, Samuel J. papers, [ca. 1892]-1895.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2521
  • Size: .3 cubic ft., 2 reels negative microfilm. Manuscripts.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: "The History of Oregon and the Pacific Coast and Its Especial Connection with Ithaca, New York," a handwritten account concerning the journey begun in 1835 by the author's father, Rev. Samuel Parker, from Ithaca to the Oregon Territory. Also, "Papers Relating to the History of the Presbyterian Church, Ithaca, N.Y.," by S. J. Parker and "A Picture of Ithaca, N.Y. as I Saw It in Childhood," 1895, by S. J. Parker.

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

Patterson family papers, 1701-1900

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0286
  • Size: 2.8 cubic ft. and 4 v
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Letters and papers, mainly those of Chester Patterson and D. Williams Patterson Tioga County, New York; collection includes deeds, wills, bail bonds, bank notes, court documents, tax due lists and sales notices; also loose accounts and account books, and a bound volume of a doctor's journals. Collection includes a bound volume of mounted manuscripts (chiefly of Massachusetts origin), a copy of the will of James Patterson of Billerica, Massachusetts, and of Joseph Patterson; also, deeds, tax assessments, and newspaper clippings

People's College records,1848-1880.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1138
  • Size: 1.5 cubic ft. Correspondence, scrapbooks, financial documents, academic papers
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Letters, scrapbooks, pamphlets, and other material relating to the establishment of the college in Montour Falls (then Havana), Schuyler County, New York; includes correspondence of the founder, Harrison Howard. Also records relating to administration, finance, and construction, 1856-1880, including land transactions, articles of agreement, building plans, specifications, supplies, labor, costs, and receipts; and educational papers, 1850-1864, including letters, teachers' applications, recommendations, minutes, presidents' reports, resolutions, and lists of students, faculty, and trustees. Includes a letter from Horace Greeley dated February 26, 1859 to the Treasurer of People's College. Also, John Hay, Assistant Private Secretary, Executive Mansion, Washington, D.C. to Charles Cooke, June 26, 1863, enclosing the Horace Greeley resolution relating to the People's College Convention. Also copy of the Horace Greeley resolution relating to The People's College Convention, November 1, 1852. Additional correspondents include Edward Hitchcock, Mark Hopkins, Theodore D. Woolsey, and the Geneva Medical College

PhotoSynthesis Productions Cornell movie film

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6728
  • Size: 6.5 cubic ft Movie Film
  • Subject: College of Human Ecology
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes sound mix elements, A and B roll cut negatives for Cornell films with collaboration of Urie Bronfenbrenner

Pi Alpha Xi records,1930-2012.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4379
  • Size: 3.5 cubic ft. Correspondence, certificates, photographs, leaflets, newsleters
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of the national organization. Includes flower judging contest records and photographs, 1978-1986, and copies of Lotus Leaflets (newsletter)

Pi Beta Phi Sorority, NY Delta Chapter Records.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3271
  • Size: 2.1 cubic ft. Scrapbooks
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Architectural drawings and abstract of title, history and pledge class scrapbooks. Also chapter bylaws, 2002.

Pierrepont, William Constable diaries, 1823-1885

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1094
  • Size: 29 v.
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Diaries contain day-to-day weather records and information concerning the sale of Pierrepont lands in Jefferson, Lewis, and Saint Lawrence Counties, the development of Pierrepont Manor, and periodic trips to New York City. Also, photocopies of Irving Parmeter's articles on the Pierrepont journals, 1830-1831. Includes Pierrepont's Journal THE TAMING OF THE WILDERNESS edited by Inez B. McConnell. Also, records of the Zion Episcopal Church, Pierrepont Manor, New York.

Platt, Chester C. papers, 1869-1934

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0195
  • Size: 8 cubic ft. Letters, clippings, pamphlets, financial records and newspapers.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Copies of a series of articles written by Platt for the Batavia Times called Human Behavior, which covered a variety of subjects from politics to travel; also included are editorials, articles submitted to other newspapers, speeches, correspondence, and other documents pertaining to Platt's numerous interests. The political correspondents include William Sulzer and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents pertaining to the operation of a drugstore. Newspapers include letters pertaining to the three papers with which Platt was associated. Historical documents concerning the Ithaca Unitarian Church, a suit brought against the Forest City Printing Company, some early letters, and accounts. Also, miscellaneous pamphlets, broadsides, and correspondence

Pleasant Valley Wine Company records, 1860-195

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6599
  • Size: ca. 70 cubic ft Correspondence, Financial Records, Legal Documents, Memorabilia, Newspapers, Printed Materials, Reports
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: This collection documents administrative and financial affairs of the Pleasant Valley Wine Company through its founding in 1860 through the 1950s. Included are grape growing and vineyard records, business ledgers, retail sales reports and statistics, correspondence from manufacturers, wholesalers and clients, advertising material, tax returns and other government correspondence. Correspondence with the company's traveling salesmen document the economic and social conditions of the time, especially in the period leading up to and during Prohibition. Government legislation, taxation, and regulation of alcohol is documented through legal forms, permits, and correspondence. Also included are various types of ephemera such as bottle labels, menus, advertising, and other promotional material, including a videotape, The Story of Wine, and a Betacam SP videotape, Pleasant Valley Wines. Also contains extensive business and personal correspondence of Champlin, Bauder, and Masson

Polenberg, Richard papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3804
  • Size: 4.8 cubic feet Correspondence, Manuscripts, Printed Materials, Research Material
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Subject: World War II
  • Abstract: Professional papers relating to his research, teaching, and writings about American History

Pratt family papers, 1758-1903

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0223
  • Size: 3 folders. Letters, legal documents, financial records.
  • Subject: Civil War
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Anti-Slavery
  • Abstract: Letters received by Horace L. Edgar Pratt, a Protestant Episcopal rector on Staten Island, New York; also, a Civil War draft exemption certificate issued to John A Kernochan, Sept. 10, 1863; Queens County documents including a four year indenture apprenticing Joseph Lawrence to Effingham Lawrence; a bill of sale selling Joseph, a Negro boy; a receipt for a twelve pound bounty for William Aitken for New York militia service during the Revolutionary War; and a proclamation of Governor George Clinton

Pratt family papers, 1787-1903.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0299
  • Size: 1.2 cubic ft. Letters, clippings, diaries, legal and financial records, manuscripts
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Letters, deeds, accounts, a manuscript arithmetic book, newspaper clippings, and an autograph book; also diaries (1842-1847, 1852-1891) of William B. Pratt; Steuben County (N.Y.).

Rabinowitz, Aaron/Fred F. French collection, 1938-2004

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4264
  • Size: 1 cubic ft. Records, correspondence, clippings, photographs, papers.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence and real estate records relating to the sale of property at 250 Church Street, 42 Broadway and the "White Block" in New York City.

Randall, Henry Stephens papers.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1732
  • Size: .8 cubic ft.; 2 reels microfilm; 1 photograph. Correspondence
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence pertaining to Randall's interest in sheep raising and breeding, the sale of sheep, especially to raisers in Texas, the difficulty of transporting sheep over long distances, diseases, pedigrees, stock improvement, and exhibitions; also letters to Randall concerning his books on the sheep industry, and responding to his plea for a New York Wool Growers Convention to be called in 1864; also, a report on common school libraries, Cortland County.

Rawley family papers, 1822-1953.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0937
  • Size: 11.5 cubic ft. Correspondence, accounts, promissory notes, receipts, teachers' certificates, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, photographs, essays, legal papers, minutes, and other papers.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, accounts of a general store, promissory notes, receipts, teachers' certificates, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers of a family living in Richford, Tioga County, New York.

Records of the Ithaca College Study Center for Early Religious Life in Western New York,1978-1981.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6000
  • Size: 3.4 cubic ft. Office files, lists of contact persons, record files, and field inventory files.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Office files, lists of contact persons, record files, and field inventory files of the Ithaca College Study Center for Early Religious Life in Western New York.

Reed, Harry Clifford papers, 1948-1952

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1580
  • Size: .9 cubic ft
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts of articles, genealogical notes, clippings, and photographs pertaining to Reed's secretaryship of the Hobasco Masonic Lodge in Ithaca, New York; other correspondence pertains to the early history of Cornell University, and the city of Ithaca; also, genealogical material pertaining to the Stevenson and Dumont families

Regional Plan Association records,1919-199

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2688
  • Size: 291.5 cubic ft Correspondence, Photographs, Research Material
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: [no abstract defined]

Remaily, George W. papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6665
  • Size: 7 cubic ft. Correspondence, Publications, Research Materials
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, extensive grape breeding notes and notebooks, drawings of grape plants, drawings and sketches for wine labels for the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva Cellars. Includes rootstock and grape information from the U.S., Georgia (in the former U.S.S.R.), France, and Germany. Information about his Hammondsport vineyard.

Rice family genealogy, 1600-1918.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1072
  • Size: 2.8 cubic ft. Notebooks of data containing detailed genealogies, family letters, notes, bibles, public records.
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Genealogies for the Rice family and several other families, as well as correspondence and other writings.

Rivoire, Alice Cecilia Sanderson papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2129
  • Size: 2 cubic ft. Correspondence, Diaries, Manuscripts, Photographs, Scrapbook
  • Subject: College of Human Ecology
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers include scrapbooks (1925-1945), reports, notes, and miscellaneous manuscript and printed items concerning Mrs. Rivoire's education in Ithaca, New York and at Cornell, travel in the United States and abroad, and her later teaching career

Robertson family papers, 1820-1907.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0243
  • Size: .5 cubic ft.; 2 reels microfilm; 1 painting. Letters, school records, painting.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence and other papers of the Robertson family of Washington County, New York, and several other related families. The papers of Smith Robertson consist of his letters written while a student at Union College (Schenectady, New York) and as superintendent of Common Schools in Tompkins County; also as a medical student at Geneva Medical College, at Yale University, and while traveling to Washington, D.C.; a painting by F. E. Robertson (brother of Mary "Grandma" Moses). Robertson family genealogy; also material on related families, including Bishop, Brown, Houtz, King, Snyder, Teeter, and Wood.

Robinson family papers, 1868-1950

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1960
  • Size: 2 cubic ft
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers include correspondence, legal documents, and related papers dealing with the law practice of James Richards Robinson (1885-1953); letters from constituents and special interest groups, copies of bills and hearings, and miscellaneous items pertaining to his service as a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, 1923-1936; scattered letters and pamphlets relating to his early Pesbyterian pastorate at Weston, Schuyler County. A stock ledger, subscribers' list, and advertising cuts of the Danby Telephone Co., ca.1912-1926, and broadsides, trade cards, pamphlets, and photographs from Ithaca, New York and elsewhere. Also papers, 1868-1881, of Mr. Robinson's father, James, Sr., principal of Southold Academy, Suffolk County, which include letters, a roll book, a student petition, school announcements and bills, manuscript orations and essays; personal and household accounts, 1868-1880; a scrapbook and estate settlement papers of Douglass Boardman, a distant relative of James Robinson; and blueprints (1922-1926) of the Masonic Temple in Ithaca

Robison, Howard W. papers, [ca. 1956-1974]

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3394
  • Size: 238 cubic ft., 23 tape recordings. Correspondence, invitations, and personal papers.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Personal papers and clippings from years in office as a member of the House of Representatives. Papers include files relating to campaigns and elections, constituent requests, general files, files relating to bills, invitations, files relating to military and social security cases, military academies, veterans, gun control, the Vietnam War and the draft, aging and senior citizens, and files relating to local issues such as post offices, local airports, floods, interns, federally-funded projects, and Cornell University.

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.

Rothschild's Department Store records, 1866-2957

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3846
  • Size: 3.7 cubic ft. Ledgers, account books, legal documents.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes ledgers and account books (1914-1935) of customer orders and dealer invoices. The volumes dealing with customers frequently record the customers' tableware patterns and prices. Also, deeds and title abstracts and searches (1866-1957) for various properties in the city of Ithaca and two appraisals (1923-1933) of the Rothschild Brothers Building.

Rowland family papers,1832-1874

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6025
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Bank notes, promissory notes, leases, legal documents, bills, and receipts from family business. Also a large group of receipts from Hubbel Rowland.

Rudd family papers, 1777-1952.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1636
  • Size: 1 cubic ft. Correspondence, notes and notebooks, printed material, and other documents.
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, notes and notebooks, printed material, and miscellany concerning the family affairs and genealogy of the Rudd, Porter, DeForest, and other related families and including information on the history of Norwich, Connecticut, where the family originated. Of particular interest are a copy of a letter (August 26, 1777) from Joseph Rudd, describing the battle at Bennington, Vermont; two letters (1827) about a religious revival in Huntington, Connecticut; and B. Rudd's book of sketches made in Italy (1891-1894)

Rudin, Gail and Stephen Rudin New York landmarks

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6991
  • Size: .3 cubic feet. correspondence, printed materials, publications, photographs
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Paper ephemera, postcards, and photographs related to the Brooklyn Bridge and other New York landmarks. Includes booklet, program, invitation, and ticket to opening ceremony for bridge on May 24, 1883. Also includes receipt for the purchase of Randall's Island, as well as miscellany related to the Holland Tunnel and the Statue of Liberty

Rural indexes and maps, 1920-1940, 1959

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3953
  • Size: 1.5 cubic ft. Maps, indexes, and directories.
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: "Compass system" maps and rural indexes of New York State counties published by Rural Directories, Inc. Also, rural directories published by others.

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.

Scandrett, Richard Brown papers,1907-1966

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2623
  • Size: 11.6 cubic ft., Correspondence, Printed Materials
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Mainly papers that document Scandrett's tenure (1934-36) as Treasurer of the Republican Committee of Orange County, New York.

Schickel family papers, 1905-1969

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3671
  • Size: 15.1 cubic ft. Financial Records, Manuscripts, Correspondence, Legal Documents
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Schickel family papers include correspondence, applications, a housing survey, inquiries and replies, licences, patents, financial records, payroll, blueprints, drawings, specifications, advertisements, brochures, trade catalogs, contracts, orders, political letters, progress reports, and other records pertaining to the business interests of Norbert H. Schickel, Sr., particularly relating to his involvement in Ithaca, New York housing and real estate development, engineering, investments, and the family owned motorcycle manufacturing company, Schickel Motor Co. Personal papers include bills, a broadside, theses, correspondence, income tax and insurance records, maps, notes, diaries, legal papers, and photographs of the Schickel family.

Schurman, Jacob Gould papers, 1867-1942 [1986]

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0006
  • Size: 8.3 cubic ft.; 55 reels microfilm; 1 tape recording; 10 oversize map case folders Correspondence, photographs, clippings, microfilm, and ephemer
  • Subject: Cornell Presidents
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: The Schurman papers consist of correspondence, addresses, photographs, testimonials, diplomas, certificates, newspaper clippings, printed material, and records of the New York Constitutional Convention (1915). The material listed covers Schurman's career as a teacher, college president, and diplomat; the majority of the papers involve his role in national and foreign affairs. His views on American imperialism are reflected in letters to President McKinley, David Starr Jordan, David J. Hill, and John Hay. Schurman's later correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt, Charles F. Adams, Carl Schurz, Charles W. Eliot, and Sergio Osmena show his interest in the Philippine Islands and their eventual independence. His active interest in politics, the problems of peace and the League of Nations, and his diplomatic activities are discussed in correspondence with William Howard Taft, Charles Evans Hughes, Elihu Root, Henry Lane Wilson, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Wadsworth, Joseph Foraker, and Frank Kellogg, including comments on Gustav Stresemann, German politics, and the German economy. Includes addresses and other material on Germany, the Far East, and U.S. foreign policy after Schurman's retirement in 1930. Also personal and family correspondence including letters to Professor William John Alexander about his thoughts on religion and his stay at Heidelberg University; letters to his daughters, Helen and Barbara; and transcriptions and photocopies of other letters

Sciencenter records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6325
  • Size: 2 cubic ft Manuscripts, Printed Materials, Publications, Report
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes annual reports, meeting minutes, newsletters, calendar of events, manuals and brochures of the Sciencenter

Scott family papers, 1861-1895.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1737
  • Size: .8 cubic ft. Correspondence, Financial Records
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence (1862-1872), legal papers (1861-1875), memorandum books (1870-1875), and account books of Wiley H. Scott and family of Ninevah and Unadilla, N.Y. pertaining to business ventures such as the "Scott House," a hotel in Ninevah N.Y. and the Scott Brewery in Unadilla, N.Y.

Seal and Serpent Society of Cornell University records, 1906-2009

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0871
  • Size: 12.5 cubic ft. Printed material, constitution, bylaws, meeting minutes, financial records, construction plans and specifications, photographs and correspondence
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Materials relating to the Seal and Serpent, a local fraternity founded at Cornell in 1905

Second Baptist Church of Walworth records,1832-1866

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6044
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Covenant meeting minute book (1832-1865), Wayne Baptist Association minutes for 1840, trustees' record book (1833-1866), church indenture (deed) of June, 1833, account book (1833-1834). Also covers church discipline, financial matters and temperance, slavery and anti-secret society resolutions.

Second Presbyterian Church of Fayette records,1825-1859

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6080
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Session minutes which document the acceptance and dismissal of members, selection of delegates to the Presbytery, selection of elders and trustees, and matters of church discipline. Lists of baptisms and members.

Selden family papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1655
  • Size: .3 cubic ft Correspondence, Printed Material
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Anti-Slavery
  • Abstract: Personal correspondence of Selden family mambers and additional letters and other papers of members of the related Gale, Hitchcock, and Selden families

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.

Sherrer, Diane collection

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4754
  • Size: 8.4 cubic feet Manuscripts, Newspapers, Printed Material
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes newspapers articles, running results, press notebooks, autographed posters, and a quilt made from running t-shirts

Sigma Gamma Rho, Lambda Omicron Chapter record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3712
  • Size: 1.1 cubic ft Correspondence, Manuscripts, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publications, Scrapbooks
  • Subject: African-American Studies
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records include correspondence, meeting minutes, scrapbooks, membership lists, notes pertaining to induction ceremonies, printed and mimeographed material, photographs, awards, and other items pertaining to Sigma Gamma Rho

Sisler, Carol papers, [ca. 1944-1990].

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4925
  • Size: 6.4 cubic ft. Correspondence, subject files, clippings and background information, scrapbooks, photographs and awards.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, subject files, clippings and background information, scrapbooks, photographs, awards, and other material of the personal life and professional career of a writer, historian, and director of Historic Ithaca. Subject files compile research on subjects of local interest and local history. Family papers of Sisler's parents, Eleanor and Frederick Untiedt.

Skilton Family papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1273
  • Size: 30 cubic ft. Correspondence, Newspapers, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publications, Report
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: These papers, which consist of correspondence, reports, legal papers, accounts, photographs, maps, newspaper clippings, and other printed materials, pertaining to the Skilton Family. This guide combines the Julius A. Skilton papers, the Frank A. Skilton papers, and the Cayuga County cemetery records collections

Skorton, David J. papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3682
  • Size: 4.4 cubic feet Correspondence, Printed Materials, Publication
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: The collection includes files from David Skorton

Smelzer Family papers, 1811-1941.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1184
  • Size: 12 cubic ft. Diaries, account books, broadsides, notes, legal documents
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Family and business correspondence; diaries, bills, notes, receipts; deeds and other legal documents; farm, general store, personal. church, and other accounts of various members of the Crisfield, Gulick, Hall, Halsey, Lott, Marsh, Miller, Mount, Sanford, Smelzer, Teeter, and Townsend families, chiefly of Seneca and Tompkins Counties; also included are a substantial compilation of genealogical data concerning the above families, numerous photographs, recipes, pamphlets, programs for church and social activities, broadsides, newspaper obituaries of Cornell professors and area residents, and other printed materials. Included are papers of and about E.P. Bodine, George Bristol, Ann Crisfield, John Crisfield, D.H. Denton, A.H. Dunbar, S.A. Elmore, Samuel Gulick, Calista Marsh Hall, Darius Hall, Martha Hall, Pliny Hall, Chauncey Halsey, J.H. Halsey, Emeline Marsh,J.W. Osgood, William Riley, Sanford O. Root, Emily Russell, Philip Smelzer, J.H. Stover, Gilbert Townsend, Jedediah Townsend

Smith, Cordelia H. diaries,1835-1843

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6067
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Diaries kept by a young woman while whe tried to earn her living by teaching school in Schuyler County, N.Y. and after she returned to live with her family include comments on daily activities, marriages, deaths and illnesses of friends, church attendance and revivals and opinions on current events.

Smith, Goldwin papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0134
  • Size: 30 cubic ft. Correspondence, Manuscripts, Newspapers, Microfilm, Printed Materials, Publication
  • Subject: Europe
  • Subject: Humanities
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence; scrapbooks; journals; clippings; addresses; translations; drafts, manuscripts, and articles; printed copies of works by or about Goldwin Smith

Smith, Helen Finch papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3777
  • Size: 8 cubic ft. Manuscripts.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Manuscript, typed, mimeographed and printed material derived from family and genealogical research; local, county, court, church and cemetery records; and printed local and family history, primarily in southern and central New York State and nearby Pennsylvania counties. Includes research notes and correspondence concerning Cayuga, Schuyler, Tompkins, Madison, Chenango, Tioga and Chemung Counties, New York

Snell family papers, 1766-1942.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1170
  • Size: 1.8 cubic ft
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Montgomery County indentures and other legal papers (1766-1876); correspondence concerning the Civil War and other matters (1860-1868); general store accounts (1881-1905); diaries and weather records of Jacob G. Snell, Ephrata, New York (1810-1916); and Snell genealogical data

Southworth, John papers, 1817-1921

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3919
  • Size: 1.9 cubic ft. Land deeds, mortgages, bonds, correspondence, ledgers, survey bills, lists of leases and purchases, letters patent, stock certificate books, checkbook, diary.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Financial records relating to land holdings, sales and leases by John Southworth in New York, Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Iowa, and Indiana.

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

Stacy family letters,1849-1860

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6027
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Five letters from John Stacy to his wife Dorothy in Port Gibson, N.Y. (1849-1850) discussing his trip to California during the Gold Rush and also Rio de Janeiro and four letters from Nancy Stacy, John's mother, to John and Dorothy from Nevada City, California.

Stampless lettersheet collection

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6933
  • Size: .3 cubic feet Correspondence, Printed Material
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Miscellaneous letters and documents, primarily stampless lettersheets, from New York State and elsewhere include family letters, business letters, and legal documents. Also a few envelopes, stampless and stamped

Stanton, Amos B. papers, 1843-1930

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4265
  • Size: .6 cubic ft. Correspondence, documents, clippings, publications, diaries.
  • Subject: Civil War
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Primarily Civil War letters from Stanton to his wife. Also, family letters, certificates, pension files, clippings, publications, and diaries of John Crosby and Amos B. Stanton.

Stanton family papers, 1782-1979

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3930
  • Size: .3 cubic ft. Correspondence, clippings, account book, deeds, survey and indenture papers, booklets, hymnal, New Testament, calendar.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes letters, clippings, account books, and other papers of the Walter Stanton family.

Starrett family papers, 1790-1933

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0142
  • Size: 575 pieces. Personal and business papers and letters, including patent rights, wills, notes, bills and receipts, land deed, school lists, land surveys, Civil War and War of 1812 material, indentures, account books, almanac, newspapers, broadsides, maps, material on local Democratic politics, items on estate management, recipes, and formulas.
  • Subject: Civil War
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Personal and business papers and letters, including patent rights, wills, notes, bills and receipts, land deed, school lists, land surveys, Civil War and War of 1812 material, indentures, account books, almanac, newspapers, broadsides, maps, material on local Democratic politics, items on estate management, recipes, and formulas

Steuben County Home Bureau records, 1930-1970

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3783
  • Size: c. 10.2 c.f.
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Records of the Bureau, including extension files.

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.

St. John's Episcopal Church of Ithaca records,1822-1906

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6058
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two parish registers (1831-1837, 1843-1870) which list baptisms, confirmation, membership, marriage and burial records and one volume of vestry meeting minutes (1822-1906) which record the organizaiton of the church, vestrymen elected, and discussion of parish finances and affairs.

St. John's Lutheran Church of Potter records,1841-1921

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6086
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume register listing baptisms, confirmations, communicants, marriages, members and deaths and one volume of congregational meeting minutes which document the temporal affairs of the church.

St. Mark's Episcopal Church of Newark records,1850-1883

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6045
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume of vestry records (1850-1883) containing minutes of regular and special church meetings and some accounts, and a register (1850-1871) listing parishioners, baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials and church offerings.

St. Mary of the Lake Roman Catholic Church of Watkins Glen records,1848-1868

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6093
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume baptismal and marriage records (1848-1869) in Latin.

Stoddard family papers,1852-1899

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6012
  • Size: 4 v.; 3 items. Diaries, letters, notebooks, newspaper clippings
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two diaries (1860, 1861); a poem and an essay book by Lucy Maria Stoddard, an account book by J.M. and Lucy Stoddard (1883-1899) and miscellaneous papers.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Havana records,1847-1938

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6084
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm.. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two volumes of parish registers (1847-1918, 1848-1888), one volume of vestry meeting minutes (1856-1938), and miscellaneous papers including two affidavits certifying baptisms.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Waterloo records,1817-1892

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6048
  • Size: 2 reels microfilm; 1 folder. Microfilm, meeting minutes.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Minutes of annual, warden's and vestry meetings, 1817-1878; a parish register containing membership, baptism, marriage, confirmation and pew subscription lists, 1817-1848; church and parish school cash book, and accounts, 1852-1892; and records of the Ladies Sewing Society, 1837-1838. Articles of incorporation, 1818. Also illustrated pamphlet called St. Paul's Church Review by Emma B. Becker, 1963.

Strong family papers, 1870-1977

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3933
  • Size: 1 cubic ft. Correspondence, diaries, a scrapbook, photographs, genealogies, and other material
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection includes correspondence of and biographical material concerning Frank Strong; diaries, transcript of diaries, and a scrapbook kept by his mother, Mary Foote Strong, 1902-1918; photograph album of Frank Strong's daughter, Evelyn Strong Claassen; genealogies of Frank Strong's family and of his wife, Mary Evelyn Ranson. Also, printed material concerning the University of Kansas Chancellors; photographs of John Butler Strong, Mary Foote Strong and her two sons, Frank and Otis

Stuart, Lyman collection, 1803-1895

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1997
  • Size: .6 cubic ft
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Civil War
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence and other papers of several New York State families, discussing everyday events and problems, agriculture, religion, and prices; also, Civil War letters of the Carver brothers of Savannah, New York; other letters concern life in Montana and the Dakota territories and western Canada (1870s). Includes correspondence of the Barnhardt family, Luke Blodgett, D. Watson Davis, Henry Dean, and Aaron Lane; correspondents include Theodore and W. H. Allen, Lydia Barnhardt, George Boardman, John and George Coventry, Alex Vattemore, the Salina and Central Square Plank Road Company, and the Waterloo Woolen Manufacturing Company

Stutz, Harry George papers, 1915-1954

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2607
  • Size: .4 cubic ft. Correspondence, photographs, clippings
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, awards and citations, photos of Stutz and other JOURNAL staff members, and newspaper clippings. Includes letters and telegrams from Frank E. Gannett praising Stutz' work and commenting on the 1920 election campaigns of Warren G. Harding, James Cox, and Alfred E. Smith, Gannett's own possible gubernatorial candidacy in New York State (1936), and other aspects of State, national, and world events; letters concerning JOURNAL editorial and articles and matters of local interest from Howard E. Babcock, Neal Dow Becker, Frank D. Boynton, Maurice C. Burritt, Anna Botsford Comstock, Hollis E. Dann, Edmund Ezra Day, Edward R. Eastman, Felix Frankfurter, Othon Guerlac, Robert J. Kane, Claude L. Kulp, Harry H. Love, Deane W. Malott, Veranus A. Moore, William I. Myers, Cuthbert Pound, Ruby Green Smith, James Sullivan, Frank Thilly, Robert E. Treman, Robert H. Treman, Hendrik Willem van Loon, and others; and letters from John Fr. Moakley and others concerning Stutz' selection as a member of the Gannett Foundation

Sulzer, William papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1147
  • Size: 30.2 cubic ft Correspondence, Manuscripts, Newspapers, Printed Materials, Publications, Scrapbook
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Correspondence and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and memorabilia, primarily concerned with Sulzer's political activities

Swearingen, Mack Buckley papers, 1920-1969.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2637
  • Size: 22.7 cubic ft. Manuscripts, typescripts, clippings, correspondence, journals, photographs, audiotapes.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes personal and professional correspondence, material related to Swearingen's career as professor of history. Pamphlets, books, articles, research materials, essays, book reviews, photographs, cartoons, tapes, radio broadcasts, speeches, material concerning Vietnam and Turkey, journals, and other records. Also, genealogical material, and draft of Swearingen's unpublished book about Turkey. Correspondents include Flannery O'Connor and Eudora Welty.

Taietz, Philip papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3727
  • Size: .5 cubic foo Research Materials
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes Taietz's publications and results of a 1993 survey "Factors Associated with Continued Professional Productivity of Emeritus Professors at Cornell University" and a 1998 study "Post-Retirement Productivity and Life Quality of Emeritus Professors.

Tashkovich, Gligor papers,1983-2012.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3039
  • Size: 26.7 cubic ft. Correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, printed materials, publication
  • Subject: Europe
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Files relating to student and alumni activities and campus governance including the Committee to Review the Dean of Students Office, Quill and Dagger, the Public Safety Advisory Board, the Campus Store Administrative Board, and the Budget Policies Committee, the Career Center of the Johnson Graduate School of Management, and fundraising efforts for the Johnson School and for the Campus Life Campaign Committee (with memorabilia from the campaign). Also, "Helping Cornell Begin its Journey Towards Legendary Service: Highways, Bumpy Roads and Potholes," by Kenneth Blanchard and Gligor Tashkovich. Program for 1984 memorial service for Erin Nieswand and Young Hee Suh, students murdered in 1983, 1984, with photographs of memorial trees and plaque dedicated to their memory. Folder with material concerning the Membership Solicitation Program. Clippings relating to the Cornell Board of Trustees and the Student Assembly

Thilly, Frank papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0623
  • Size: 2.8 cubic ft Correspondence, Manuscript
  • Subject: Europe
  • Subject: Humanities
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence and lecture notes relating to Thilly's career at the University of Missouri (1893-1904), Princeton (1904-1906), and Cornell University (1906-1934); notes in German (ca. 1889-1890) taken by Thilly while studying at the Universities of Berlin and Heidelberg

Thomas, Sarah papers,1996-2006.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3599
  • Size: 23 cubic feet. Correspondence, Printed Materials, Research Materials
  • Subject: Labor History
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Alphabetical subject files documenting activities as Karl A. Kroch Cornell University Librarian relating to all aspects of administration.

Thoron, Gray papers, 1922-1987

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1695
  • Size: 18.3 cubic ft. Correspondence, surveys, memoranda, applications, reports, announcements, financial records, and other materials.
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Files of Gray Thoron include correspondence, surveys, memoranda, applications, reports, announcements, and other materials pertaining to Cornell Law School admissions, students, curricula, and examinations; personnel recruitment information and applications; budgets, endowments, fundraising, scholarships, and fellowships; alumni; the International Legal Studies Program; academic freedom and tenure; faculty members; policies; and other papers relating to Thoron's position as Law School dean.

Tompkins County American Red Cross records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6985
  • Size: 8.8 cubic feet. Correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes minutes of meetings, scrapbooks, ledgers, memos, photographs, awards, and correspondence

Tompkins County Health Association records, 1915-1968

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2921
  • Size: 3 cubic ft. Correspondence, reports, histories, newsletters, pamphlets, minutes, notebooks, annual reports, programs, personnel records, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper articles.
  • Subject: Life Sciences
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes correspondence, reports, histories of local health associations, newsletters, pamphlets, minutes, notebooks, annual reports, programs, personnel records, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper articles.

Townsend, J. Meeker diary,January-December 1865

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6042
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Diary kept by a 13 year old boy from Townsendville, Seneca County. Includes accounts of everyday life including school, church, visitors, weather, and chores, which consisted of threshing flax and caring for his own sheep. Much of December is used for itemized lists of goods with prices and there are five poems or notes written to him by friends and family in the memoranda section.

Travel brochure and map collection, [19--

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6591
  • Size: 6.0 cubic ft Maps/Charts, Printed Materials, Publication
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: The collection contains travel guides, road maps, brochures, leaflets, post cards, and souvenir publications relating to various states of the United States and foreign countries all around the world

Treman, Allan H. papers, 1824-1967

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3612
  • Size: 2 cubic ft. Legal documents; letters; news clippings; photographs; slides; programs; scrapbooks; audiotapes and transcripts; and other materials.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes legal documents; letters; news clippings; photographs; slides; programs; scrapbooks, including one mostly concerning Robert H. Treman; maps; and material used in compiling As I Remember: Recollections of Allan H. Treman (ed. Joyce H. Finch), including news clippings, transcripts of tape recordings, nine tapes, and other items

Treman family papers, 1838-1954.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1303
  • Size: 19 cubic ft.
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers of the Treman family of Tompkins County, New York, contain business and family material, including correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, and printed matter of Elias Treman and his wife Elizabeth Lovejoy Treman, Robert H. Treman, Charles E. Treman, Robert E. Treman, and Allan H. Treman. Papers of Robert H. (Cornell University Class of 1878) and Robert E. (Cornell University Class of 1909) Treman concerning Cornell, collected during their years as University Trustees, 1891-1953); also, Class of 1878 programs, correspondence, and other items. Account books of Treman Brothers Hardware, Trumansburg, 1838-1839, and miscellaneous business papers of Treman and King Hardware, Ithaca, 1845-1900; Renney family material, 1855-1869; Ithaca, New York memorabilia; Tornado Hook and Ladder Company items; diaries and scrapbooks of travel in Europe, the Middle East, and the United States; Presbyterian Church material; and Ithaca architect William Henry Miller's blueprints and specifications, ca. 1901, for the residence of Robert H. Treman

Tremont Despatch and United States Mail Coach waybill

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4778
  • Size: .1 cubic feet Manuscripts
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Waybills from Boston and Lowell to Brattleborough and Keene; from Boston to Lexington, Concord, and Harvard; and from Brattleborough and Keene to Lowell and Boston, 1839-1841

Trinity Episcopal Church of Geneva records,1805-1874

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6013
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two volumes (1805-1836 and 1836-1855) listing marriages, baptisms, confirmations, burials, communicants, individual parishioners and some financial records. Two volumes of vestry minutes (1806-1836 and 1836-1874) contain detailed entries concerning official church functions and brief notes on elections for various officers, pew allocation, construction of the church building, acquisition or sale of vaious accroutrements, and various functionary resolutions

Trinity Episcopal Church of Seneca Falls records,1831-1886

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6002
  • Size: 3 reels microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Two registers, 1831-1886, list baptisms, confirmations, communicants, families, marriages, and burials. In addition, there is a soldier's prayer book from the Civil War period and a mite book for 1858.

Troy, John B. papers, 1897-1901

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 4277
  • Size: .2 cubic ft. Correspondence, photographs, a picture book, photocopies of newspaper clippings, and personal documents.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Letters written by John B. Troy to his family in Spencer and Ithaca, N.Y. from Helena, Montana, Dawson City, Yukon Territory; and Skaguay, Alaska during the gold rush. His letters discuss a gold miner's life in the Klondike district and include descriptions of the gold mining process, harsh weather and working conditions, fluctuating wages, the high cost of living, medical care, gambling and lawlessness, and the difficulty of making a fortune. The collection also includes photographs, a picture book, photocopies of newspaper clippings, and several personal documents

Trump, Edward Needles and Charles Croasdale papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2869
  • Size: 3.5 cubic ft. Correspondence, Financial Records, Legal Documents, Newspapers, Photographs
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Family papers regarding the Trump family.

Tschirky, Oscar Michel papers, [ca.1895-1950]

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3990
  • Size: 5 cubic ft. Scrapbooks of clippings, telegrams, correspondence, and forms; photographs, an etching, a sketch, a guest book, and a tribute book.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes six scrapbooks of clippings, telegrams, and correspondence on his career at the Waldorf-Astoria, ca. 1897-1950; one scrapbook of forms used at the hotel; two published booklets on staff functions; photographs of Oscar and his wife Sophie Bertisch Tschirky; and an etching and a sketch of the Waldorf-Astoria. Also scrapbooks, a guest book, a scrapbook of congratulatory letters from many famous personalities, and a tribute book given to the Tschirkys on their golden wedding anniversity, 1937.

Tuck, John Bennet papers, 1890-1948.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2604
  • Size: 8.6 cubic ft. Student papers, estate records, military records, correspondence, family papers, and other materials.
  • Subject: Europe
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: World War I
  • Abstract: 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

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.

University Faculty records, 1909-1998

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0707
  • Size: 42.8 cubic ft. Correspondence, Printed Materials.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Minutes, notes, agendas, correspondence, and other printed material of the Cornell University Faculty.

Uris Library Media Archive,1969-1984

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3188
  • Size: 75 video tapes Videos
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Social Sciences
  • Abstract: Video tapes relating to art, library and various lectures; 4 different video formats are represented in the collection

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.

Van Cleef Family papers, 1841-1935

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3088
  • Size: 34.6 cubic ft. Correspondence, documents, photographs, scrapbooks
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Business and personal correspondence, briefs, legal materials, photographs, scrapbooks, newspaper articles, daybooks and a variety of documentation

VanDerLyn, Henry letter book

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0527
  • Size: 1 v.,
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Letters relating chiefly to the sale, leasing, and development of land, to lumbering, and to political and social life in Chenango County, New York. Correspondents include Colonel Cady, Obadiah German, Abraham R. Lawrence, Caleb Lawrence, W.T. Lawrence, Robert L. Livingston, Theodore Sill, John Sudam, Simon G. Throop, Gerrit Van Wagenen, and Marinus Willett.

Van Schaick family papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0393
  • Size: .2 cubic ft. Correspondence, accounts, receipts, deeds, wills, inventory, and other papers.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: Anti-Slavery
  • Abstract: Correspondence, accounts, receipts, deeds (including deeds for the sale of slaves), wills, inventory, and other papers pertaining to land transactions and other activities of the van Schaick family, including Anna, Anthony, Christina, Gerrit, Jacob, John, Henry, and Gerard van Schaick. Also, a map for the village of Oswego, New York

Vice President for Administration records,1970-1977

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1588
  • Size: 20 cubic ft. Reports, correspondence, minutes, proposals, files, and other records.
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Reports, correspondence, minutes, proposals, files, and other records of the Vice President for Administration pertaining to colleges, departments, committees, trustees, special projects, and administrative offices of Cornell University. Topics include funding and budgets; personnel, benefits, and labor relations; student affairs, admissions, and financial aid; buildings and properties; planning and development; housing; dining; transportation; computers; athletics; affirmative action; and other subjects related to Cornell University. Includes files of Vice President for Administration Samuel A. Lawrence.

Vice President for Research and Advanced Studies records, 1961-1998.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1243
  • Size: 17.4 cubic ft. Records.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes records concerning research and research proposals in various academic departments and study centers at Cornell University, including the Center for International Studies, the Center for Radiophysics and Space Research, and others; includes files of Franklin A. Long.

Vice Provost for Land Grant Affairs record

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3427
  • Size: 6 cubic ft Correspondence, Printed Materials, Report
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes Francille Firebaugh's correspondence, speeches and presentations, committee material and university related material

Waldorf School of the Finger Lakes records, 1979-2000.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6419
  • Size: 13.1 cubic ft. Minutes, correspondence, records, files, newsletters.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: The collection contains minutes of the Board and their correspondence, records of the Care, Development, Coordinating, Finance and Site Committees, information about annual budgets and finance, operational records, personnel and student files, and newsletters.

Waterloo Missionary Society proceedings,1817-1824

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6051
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Constitution, annual and quarterly meeting minutes and a membership list of the Society. Also in this volume are accounts from St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Waterloo.

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

Whalen, Michael L. and Catherine H. Collection of Cornellian

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3784
  • Size: 8.6 cubic feet. Computer Media, Memorabilia, Manuscripts, Photographs, Scrapbook
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Photographs, including carte-de-visite pictures, cabinet cards, stereo views, prints and negatives. Also scrapbooks.

Wharton Releasing Corporation records, ca. 1916-1923

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3924
  • Size: 1.1 cubic ft. Scenarios, scene blockings, company records, and correspondence.
  • Subject: Theater and Film
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Contains film scenarios and other records of the Wharton Releasing Corporation, an early motion picture company based in Ithaca, New York.

White, Ernest Ingersoll papers, 1820-1960

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1298
  • Size: 14.2 cubic ft.; 33 v
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers of E.I. White and his family consist largely of correspondence, leases and other legal agreements, accounts, receipts, inventories, surveys, and other items pertaining to the acquisition of property for the Onondaga Golf and Country Club and to such business matters as purchases of additional land, lease renewals, water supply, railroad right-of-way, and insurance (1899-1919); papers pertaining to the management of the White Farm at Fayetteville (1905-1942); correspondence and other items relating to the Memorial Prize in Oratory established at Syracuse University in honor of Horace Keep White (1916); newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and other printed material

White family papers,1851-1861

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6029
  • Size: 9 items. Letters, legal documents.
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Miscellaneous documents include two letters to Hiram White from Henry W. Sage (Ithaca) discussing payment of a note and for a horse, a liquor license granted to Hiram White and a receipt from a New York liquor dealer, and four letters from Civil War soldiers J. M. Brown, Royal S. White, Herman Sawyer and Captain G. V. White discussing war clothing allotment, duties, salary, souvenirs, battles, and recruits. Schuyler County.

White family papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1831
  • Size: 17.1 cubic ft Correspondence, Legal Document
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence and papers of Hugh White, William Pierrepont White, William Mansfield White, and William Constable Pierrepont

White, Gordon E. photonegatives,1951-1956

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2573
  • Size: 1 cubic ft. (832 items) Photographs (negatives)
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Negatives, 4x5 cut film, taken at Cornell University for the Cornell Sun, for the Cornellian, and for personal interest.

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.

White, John H. papers, 1854-1877.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1988
  • Size: .3 cubic ft. A photograph album, scrapbooks, pamphlets, photographs, broadsides, postcards, and greeting cards.
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Includes a photograph album of officers and members of the 1870 New York State Assembly, scrapbooks, pamphlets, photographs, broadsides, postcards, and greeting cards.

Whitlock, John H. papers,1937-1980

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2203
  • Size: 11.7 cubic ft. Correspondence, photographs, mimeographs, meeting minutes.
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Personal correspondence; correspondence, minutes, and bills relating to the University Senate and Constituent Assembly and the University Faculty, c.1968-1980; mimeographed Faculty and Senate records; and Board of Trustees correspondence and mimeographs, 1971-1976; also professional correspondence and work, and photographs.

Wickham, Robert S. and Eloise C. papers

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 8408
  • Size: 3 cubic feet. Bound manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, printed material, publications
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Carpenter-Mayhew papers include correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, legal and estate papers, photographs, and clippings relating to Alvin R. Carpenter, Alice Carpenter, Charles Mayhew, Eloise Carpenter Wickham, and Robert Sloane Wickham. Charles Mayhew Carpenter papers include personal and business correspondence, 1910-1918, including letters from his estranged wife Mary

Willard Straight Hall records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0503
  • Size: 43.5 cubic ft. Correspondence, financial records, printed material
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Files of Cornell University's student union include files relating to the creation of the student union, correspondence, financial records, printed material, scrapbooks, guestbooks, and some Straight family correspondence

Willers family papers, 1820-1908

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0652
  • Size: 2.8 cubic ft.; 2 v.; 1 folder
  • Subject: Cornell University
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Letters and other material relating to patronage and machine politics of the Democratic Party in Seneca County; other topics include draft exemptions, laws relating to the hiring of substitutes in the Civil War, pardons, Poor House investigations, canals and canal appointments, letters concerning Governor Tilden's policies, Horatio Seymour's stand on the subject of bounties, and actions taken by the Romulus Convention (1875). Also, papers relating to the German Reformed Church at Bearytown, Seneca County, New York

Williams, E.A. and Company journals,1844-1845

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6018
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: One volume of accounts of a dry goods merchant from Newark, New York.

Williams family papers,1809-1952.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1148
  • Size: 102.6 cubic ft. Correspondence, Legal Documents, Newspapers, Photographs, Printed Materials
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers of Josiah Butler Williams, banker, businessman, and New York State Senator, contain business, political, and personal papers, accounts, legal documents and correspondence, 1809-1883. Subjects include banking, canals, the lumber business, railroads, and real estate; also, Cornell University, Ovid Academy, the New York and Erie Telegraph Company, the Ithaca and Owego Railroad Company, the Ithaca Cotton Mills, the Merchants and Farmers' Bank, Ithaca, and the Sodus Canal.

Wood family papers,1926-1989

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3811
  • Size: 8.2 cubic ft. Financial Records, Legal Documents, Printed Materials
  • Subject: Agriculture
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Dairy farm records of Mabel and Walter Wood and their sons, Loren and Carl, Horseheads, New York

Wood, Taber, and Morse Company printed items

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 2082
  • Size: 50 items. Printed Materials
  • Subject: Architecture and Planning
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Pamphlets, broadsides, circulars, catalogues, and pictures issued by the Wood, Taber, and Morse Company and its predecessor, the A.N. Wood Company of Eaton, New York. The materials were designed to advertise their steam engines for sale. Also included are pamphlets from the Blizzard Manufacturing Company of Canton, Ohio; the Erie City Iron Works of Erie, Pennsylvania; and the Oneida Iron Works of Oneida, New York.

World War II servicemen alumni files

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0822
  • Size: 3 cubic feet Correspondence, Newspapers, Photographs
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Subject: World War II
  • Abstract: Correspondence, photographs, clippings, and biographical data concerning Cornell University alumni who died during World War II.

WVBR - live audio

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3768
  • Size: .5 cubic feet. Audio Recordings, Computer Media
  • Subject: Theater and Film
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection includes 35 CDs of WVBR recordings from the 1950s and 1960s

WVBR records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 1739
  • Size: 6.4 cubic ft. Correspondence, Memorabilia, Photographs, Report
  • Subject: Physical Sciences and Engineering
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Collection includes reports; letter; station log (1948-1951); minutes of the Cornell Radio Guild, Inc. (1971); Board minutes (1968); published Program Guides (1959-1965); and other materials pertaining to Cornell radio station WVBR

Young, Adelaide Taber papers, 1887-1911.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 0820
  • Size: 1.8 cubic ft. Correspondance, photographs, scrapbooks and clippings.
  • Subject: Genealogy
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Papers of Adelaide Taber Young include letters written to her mother during her studies at Cornell, largely concerning student life, sorority affairs, and social activities; student notebooks; scrapbooks of photographs, programs, clippings, and other memorabilia from Cornell and Elmira College, including items concerning her sister, Sara Louise (Elmira Class of 1904).

Youth Community Development Program records

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 3654
  • Size: 6 cubic ft. Correspondence, Newspapers, Photographs, Printed Materials, Publications, Reports.
  • Subject: College of Human Ecology
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Correspondence, studies, and various programs conducted within the College of Human Ecology and the ones in New York State are arranged by counties.

Zion Episcopal Church of Palmyra records,1823-1917.

  • Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
  • Collection Number: 6024
  • Size: 1 reel microfilm. Microfilm
  • Subject: Religion
  • Subject: Regional History
  • Abstract: Baptismal and membership records for 1823-1895, one volume of vestry minutes (1827-1917) with entries on official church functions, financial matters and elections, and a sreies of annual sermons (1852-1861).