Agriculture

Abraham, George and Katy papers.   14.3 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6777
Papers of George and Katy Abraham including notes, correspondence showing life in the military in Africa during World War II.

Adams, Bristow papers, 1853-1970   15.1 cubic ft; 18 drawings.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3205
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.

Alvin Howard Sanders Papers   1.5 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6312
Photographs, correspondence, drawings, clippings, reports, financial records, awards, journals, articles, and other material pertaining to and deriving from Sanders' editorship of The Breeder's Gazette, his work in livestock breeding, and his authorship of several books on agricultural persons and subjects.

American Wine Society records, 1967-2003   2 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: [no collection number]
Historical records, documents, and publications from American Wine Society from 1967 to 2003

Andersen, Robert L. papers   32.4 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 22-2-3580
The collection contains correspondence, grant files, Horticultural Science Department planning documents (Geneva), McCarthy Farm Nursery documents, meetings and activities files, publications files, and New York plum pox virus files.

Atkinson, George F. papers, 1880-1918.   6 linear ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-29-103
Correspondence relating to the collection, classification, and study of plant specimens; recommendations for graduate students; notes on the development of botanical investigation at Cornell; and diary of a trip to Europe. Also, a bound volume of material relating to Atkinson's work between 1886 and 1890 at the University of North Carolina and the Agricultural Experiment Station in Auburn, Alabama. Also, platinum print photograph of students and faculty.

Atwater, Wilbur Olin papers, 1869-[ca.1914].   39 reels negative microfilm, .7 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2223
Includes letterpress books, 1876-1901; incoming letters, 1881-1903; student papers; and notes on experiments. The correspondence is concerned mostly with establishment of experiment stations in the U.S., with chemical analyses carried out, with other professional and administrative duties, and with family affairs. Also, a journal of a trip to Europe in 1869, speeches, articles, and pamphlets.

Babcock, Howard Edward papers   47.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1618
Correspondence, mimeographed pamphlets and other printed material; photographs, and scrapbooks concerning Babcock's career.

Bailey, Liberty Hyde papers, 1845-2004   43.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-2-3342
Material relating to the life and work of Liberty Hyde Bailey.

Baker, Robert papers   7.8 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-26-4030
Includes correspondence, publications, research files, speeches, photographs, including promotional photographs of meals with his products made of fish, eggs and poultry.

Baldridge, Charles J. papers, 1889-1946.   11.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3463
Papers of Charles J. Baldridge, a farmer and beekeeper in Kendaia, Seneca County, New York. Correspondence, bills and receipts, 1889-1899, 1902-1946; daybook, 1890-1946; and farm inventories, 1902, 1903 of Charles J. Baldridge for honey and fruit production. Also, Treasurer's Book, Women's Mission Circle; Kendaia Baptist Church, Record Book, 1902-1910, 1936; Sunday School Superintendent Record Book, 1932-1940.

Bates, David papers   6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 34-1-2495
Includes correspondence and reports about the hortorium and material on Conservation Farming in the Tropical Uplands (CFTU); Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD); the Organization for Tropical Studies and the Society for Economic Botany.

Bates, Erl papers, [ca. 1920-1960].   1.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-24-790
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.

Berry, Romeyn family papers, 1636-1960.   1.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2531
Papers of Romeyn Berry, a columnist, author, lawyer, and farmer.

Blanford, Charles Jessie papers, 1934-[ca.1964]   27 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2411
Papers include correspondence, reports, pamphlets on various aspects of milk marketing and the dairy industry in general, milk production, price control, supply, and utilization; also, memoranda to and reports from section chiefs of the New York-New Jersey area concerning milk supply and subsidies and effects of Federal orders; proceedings of meetings of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Administration Advisory Committee, 1944-45;

Boerner, Eugene Sonnenberg papers   35 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2639
Personal and family papers include legal documents; diaries; letters from friends and relatives; memorabilia and papers relating to his student days at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Illinois.

Bond, Maurice Chester papers, 1912-1980   8.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-24-248
Reports; mimeographed and printed material from Agricultural Economics Extension files on subjects such as cooperatives, farm management, and marketing; articles and speeches on extension work; notes, journals, photograph album, mimeographed material, correspondence, memoranda, and minutes of various conferences, workshops, and committees; reports of the Los Baños Project in the Philippines (1963); office calendars, desk and field notes, travel accounts, and diaries; logs of trips to Germany, England, and Mexico; papers relating to Epsilon Sigma Phi, an honorary extension fraternity; and correspondence, notes, and other records pertaining to local organizations including the Ithaca Cooperative Consumers' Society Inc. and First Congregational Church of Ithaca (New York).

Botany Dept. records   .3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-29-2026
Two small volumes of inventory and financial records, 1877-1890, 1888-1893; and photographs of staff and facilities of the Cornell University Botany Department, now the Section of Plant Biology.

Boyle, James E. papers, 1894-1938   13.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-10-210
Correspondence, pamphlets, articles, clippings and other material mostly concerning agricultural marketing.

Breed, Robert Stanley papers, [ca. 1901-1943]   16 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 22-2-662
Correspondence with other bacteriologists, farmers, and public health officials.

Brill, Gerow D. papers, 1884-1924   3.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1379
Correspondence, diaries, accounts, and manuscript articles and reports, pertaining chiefly to Brill's work in Wuchang, China, as head of the Hupeh Agricultural College and Experimental Farm and as a scientific explorer for the United States Department of Agriculture (1897-1901) and later in a similar capacity with the Department of Public Instruction on the Philippine Islands (1901-1902).

Brotherhood Wine Company Records   10 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6701
Brotherwood Wine Company ephemera, including brochures, newspaper clippings, and other printed material

Brumsted, Harlan B. papers   41.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-18-3257
Includes subject files, correspondence, publications, pertaining to Brumsted's career in the Dept. of Natural Resources.

Burritt, Maurice C. papers, 1832-1959.   21 cubic ft.

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

Burritt, Maurice C., Director of Extension papers, 1922-1924   3 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-24-101
Correspondence and other records of the Director of Extension at the New York State College of Agriculture.

Cady, Elias W. papers, 1801-1857.   54 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2399
Letters to Cady relate to sheep raising, wool sales, lumbering, farm machinery, land sales, legislative issues including civil and criminal codes, free common schools, an agricultural college, the Sodus Canal, telegraphy, temperance, and family matters. There are also deeds, receipts, inventories, sermons, and poems. Correspondents include Jedediah Barber, Ezra Cornell, John McGraw, Henry W. Sage, Josiah B. Williams, and others.

Call, David L. papers, 1977-1995   67 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-2-1620
Records of Dean David L. Call include materials pertaining to various departments of the college; other colleges at Cornell University; the Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York; the Cornell Board of Trustees and administration; Cornell Plantations; SUNY; CALS Alumni Association; Isles of Shoals; the Sea Grant Institute; Boyce Thompson Institute; New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets; New York State Council of Farmer Cooperatives; the Council of Agricultural Organizations; Agway, Inc., Agricultural Resources Commission; and the Environmental Protection Agency.

CALS freehand drawing collection   1.7 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-25-3736
This collection features art projects and assignments created in the studio and left behind by students.

Cayuga County sugar beet industry records   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3249
Photocopies of newspaper clippings concerning the Maine Sugar Industries, Inc., the Finger Lakes Sugar Beet Growers Association

Ceres Circle records   .2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 52-1-3413
Includes meeting minutes, membership lists, and newspaper clippings.

Chapman, Paul Jones papers, 1940-1983   1.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 22-1-2102
Includes correspondence concerning the graduate program of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, 1940-1983; selection of a head for the Entomology Department at Cornell University, 1965; and Rachel Carson's SILENT SPRING, 1962-1963. Also, research material concerning SILENT SPRING.

Clarke, George Hyde family papers, 1705-1937.   50.2 cubic ft.,

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2800
Business, land and family papers of eight generations of the George Hyde Clarke family.

Combs, Gerald papers, 1955-2001.   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 29-2-3335
Correspondence, articles, lectures, grant material and committee work, pertaining to Combs'career and his work with poultry nutrition, selenium and cancer.

Coming Up on the Season exhibition records   3 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6831
Files relating to Coming Up on the Season: Migrant Farmwork in the Northeast include planning documents, research materials, contracts and agreements, and photographs. Also, cassette tapes of interviews with migrant workers.

Community, Food & Agriculture Program records   27 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-46-3763
Includes correspondence, publications, reports and memos about the program.

Conklin, Howard papers, 1949-1982.   21.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-10-2878
Correspondence, course material and class lecture notes, professional writings, extension surveys and followups, subject files, project statements, material relating to Cornell University, and subject files relating to the New York State Land Use Committee and the New York State Agricultural Resource Commission. Also, charts, graphs, and other materials from the "Decade of the Sixties," study about changes in commercial farms in New York State.

Conn, H.J. papers, 1911-1959.   20 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 22-2-661
Correspondence with other bacteriologists, public health officials, publishers, commercial laboratories, and Cornell administrators, as well as reports, financial records, notes, and printed material, concerning his participation in the work of the Biological Stain Commission, National Research Council, American Public Health Association, and Society of American Bacteriologists, his scientific writings, and research projects.

Cooperative Extension Association of Tompkins County records, 1914-2009   7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4287
General files related to county extension work, including publications, reports, photographs, and meeting minutes

Cornell Cooperative Extension Finger Lakes Grape Program records   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6773
Papers pertaining to the grape programs, projects, grape pricing, correspondence, New York State Wine Grape Growers meeting items, crop committee reports, newsletters. and U.S. Tariff Commission Hearing report. Also slides of grapes and other activities.

Cornell Migrant Program campus collection,1953-2006.   48.5 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 23-13-3582
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 Migrant Program records, [ca. 1953-2005]   43.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 23-13-3160
In 1979 the program was transferred to the Department of Human Development and Family Studies and renamed the Cornell Migrant Program. Engman became the director and Kay Embrey became the Wayne County office director in 1980. Kathy (Fox) Castania was hired in 1981 and she and Embrey founded the Wayne Action for Racial Equality. For the first years of the program all funding was provided by the College of Agriculture and Cornell Cooperative Extension. By the mid 1970's, grant money was being raised to expand programs. As of 1994, the financial support was divided between the College of Human Ecology, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell Cooperative Extension and grant money.

Cornell Statutory Facilities Office records, 1961-1975.   7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 32-1-2074
Construction files of New York State colleges on the Cornell campus, including the Veterinary School, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, and the College of Human Ecology. Also, some information concerning budgets, and the Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York.

Cornell University Cooperative Extension records, 1915-2004   59.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-24-1975
Cooperative Extension Administration files regarding county extension associations; Cornell departments including Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Animal Science, Botany, Conservation, Entomology, Food Science, Plant Breeding and Biometry, Rural Sociology, Communication Arts, and Buildings and Grounds; committees and special projects; community resource development; project summaries, 1914-1965; some annual summaries of county farm bureaus and home bureaus. Also, miscellaneous files on dairy herd improvement, 1919; farm management, 1917-1918; National Board of Farm Organizations, 1919; New York State Dept. of Health; New York State Grange, 1918-1919; agricultural conservation, 1936; Farm and Home Week, 1930-1942; farm debt adjustment and debt reconciliation, 1934; farm forestry program, 1939; Farm Bureau Federation, 1938 and 1940; rural electrification program, 1936-1942; rural housing, 1946-1947; and World War II activities. Files of Lincoln Kelsey, primarily relating to Cornell United Religious work and to the Christian Rural Fellowship movement; radio speech scripts, 1932-1941; and negotiations about the Bartlett Club, 1947. Also, Annual Reports (1944-1960); "On the Extension Line" (1968-1992); and "Perspectives" (1992), and two student papers on Extension written by Lucinda Noble (1959).

Cornell University International Agriculture records   46.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-2-1700
Includes terminal reports, research papers, proposals, maps, general correspondence, progress reports, photographs, and other records of the University of the Philippines-Cornell Graduate Education Program.

Cornell University Media Services Motion picture films   56 cubic ft.56 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 35-14-2064
Includes footage of Cornell University activities, places, and events.

Cornell University miscellaneous pamphlet report and publication collection   12

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: ARP 1598
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   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 47-7-1948
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 Office of Controller records, 1911-1982   6.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 7-1-1883
Budget figures, reports, payroll vouchers, and other records of the Controller of Cornell University.

Creal, Harold L. papers, [ca. 1916]-1986   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4326
Correspondence, notes, speeches, memoranda, certificates, clippings, financial records, photographs, and printed material concerning the American Agriculturist, Inc.; Century Farms in various New York counties; GLF and the New York State Grange; the New York State Council of Farmer Cooperatives, Inc.; the New York State Fair; and the New York Farm Bureau. Personal papers include materials pertaining to the Cornell University Alumni Association, YMCA, church work, and the Homer, New York, school and Planning Board.

Curtis, Ralph Wright papers   3.5 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-25-1406
Includes correspondence; articles; genealogical material; photographs; slides; postcards; Christmas cards; letters from students and friends on his retirement from Cornell; material on the funeral of Harriet Curtis; plaque from the Garden Club of Ithaca; medal from the Federated Garden Clubs of New York State; articles on Cornell; maps and informational publications regarding New York State parks; news clippings and other printed matter; notebooks; and periodicals related to horticulture and gardens.

Dairy Farm Business Summary and Analysis Project records   19 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-43-3764
Includes county business record summaries for dairy, grape, poultry and beef farms.

Dairy marketing publications   23.8 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-43-3920
Various publications concerning dairy marketing.

Dairymen's League Cooperative Association records,1916-1961.   456.3 linear ft.; 27 v.; 1 film.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2614
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.

Dairymen's League records, 1915-1946.   28 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1820
Business papers, copies of speeches and articles, and other miscellaneous papers of Miller.

Darrow, J. J. diaries, 1885-1924   25 v.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4431
Farm diaries.

Deal, Jennette Howell diaries   40 v., 20 reels of microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3881
Forty volumes of diaries of Jennette H. Deal concerning her activities as a teacher and a farm wife, her participation in the Baptist church and other religious organizations, and the activities of family members. Many diaries also contain records of income and expenditures and lists of books read during the year.

Dept. of Agricultural Engineering records   3.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-11-2379
Correspondence, drawings, legal documents, black and white negatives, prints, and other materials.

Dept. of Agricultural Extension Farm Bureau files   4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-24-526
Files regarding the New York State Farm Bureau.

Dept. of Floriculture records, 1905-1940   10 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-25-137
Correspondence, 1907-1914, of the Dept. of Rural Art, largely that of E. Gorton Davis; correspondence, 1915-1917, of the Dept. of Landscape Art; also correspondence relating to extension, the development and growth of plants, landscaping and city planning, departmental budgets, allotments, and University regulations; departmental photographs and photographs of orchid studies; correspondence of E.A. White (personal and orchid studies); personal and lecture materials of L.H. MacDaniels; and departmental files, mostly relating to pomology.

Dept. of Forestry records, 1912-1915   1.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 20-01-287
Records include routine college and interdepartmental administrative correspondence; correspondence pertaining to commercial forestry, government regulation of forest products industries, conservation, and professional forestry associations; also, correspondence pertaining to the formal exercises at the opening of the Forestry Building at the N.Y.S. College of Agriculture (1914). Included is correspondence of Alfred W. Abrams, Robert Judson Aley, Philip Wheelock Ayres, Liberty Hyde Bailey, Hugh Potter Baker, John Bentley, Jr., Robert C. Bryant, Herman Haupt Chapman, Earle Hart Clapp, John Henry Comstock, Samuel Trask Dana, Henry Sturgis Drinker, Beverly Thomas Galloway, Royal Gilkey, Jay P. Kinney, Lewis Knudson, Clyde Leavitt, Ora Miner Leland, Albert Russell Mann, Alice G. McCloskey, Franklin Frederick Moon, Veranus Alva Moore, Walter Mulford, Clyde Hadley Myers, Charles Lathrop Pack, George W. Parker, Gustav Adolph Pearson, Clifford Robert Pettis, Gifford Pinchot, James Edward Rice, P. S. Ridsdale, Howard Wait Riley, Samuel Newton Spring, William Alonzo Stocking, Jr., Charles Henry Tuck, Edward M. Tuttle, Ottomar H. Van Norden, Martha Van Rensselaer, Edward Albert White, Karl McKay Wiegand, Charles Scoon Wilson, Paul Work.

Dept. of Plant Breeding records   58.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-28-889
Departmental files include correspondence with officials at the N.Y.S. College of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Agriculture

Dept. of Rural Sociology records, 1920-2010   4.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-33-1085
Includes minutes of the New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Farm and Food Processing Labor (1948, 1950-1955); descriptions and reports concerning migrant labor in New York State and various funded projects; requests for information; and other records of Olaf E. Larson at the New York State College of Agriculture Department of Rural Sociology at Cornell University. Also, reports and bulletins (1920-1955), dept. newsletters (1961-1967), mimeographed proposals, notices, and position papers relating to challenges to governance at Cornell, collected by Harold Capener, 1965-1977 and Capener's correspondence (1963-1977).

Dept. of Soil, Crops, and Atmospheric Science records   10.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-13-2078
Records include a manuscript concerning the history of agronomy at Cornell University.

Dept.of Household Economics and Management Research studies   34 cubic ft., 126 volumes, 10 reels microfilm

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 23-18-1648
New York State College of Home Economics Dept. of Household Economics and Management Research studies

Devereaux, Willard Loomis papers, 1874-1899   1 cubic foot

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6745
The collection contains correspondence, articles, advertisements, notes, and coleoptera lists. Correspondents include Thomas O. Blair, Samuel Edison Cassino, John Henry Comstock, Adolph Conradi, A. S. Fuller, Asa Gray, A. P. Hilton, Arthur Kretzler, G. M. Sevette, and Herman Strecker. Organizations include American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Entomological Society; American Naturalist and Naturalists' Agency; Cambridge Entomological Club; Daily Rural Life; Entomological Society of America; Galen Agricultural Society; New York State Grange; New York State Museum of Natural History; Office of the State Entomologist; United States Department of Agriculture, Division of Botany; and United States Department of Agriculture, Division of Entomology.

Doremus, Mabel papers, 1950-1966.   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 23-14-973
Primarily publications relating to civil defense, especially for farms, published by various New York State and federal agencies including Cooperative Extension and the United States Department of Agriculture. Also some memos and reports.

Eastern Wine and Grape Miscellany   6.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6695
Wine and grape industry ephemera, including brochures, newspaper clippings, and other printed material

Eastman, Edward Roe papers, 1923-1970.   22 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3105
Correspondence, pamphlets, and clippings concerning or authored by Edward Roe Eastman. Also, speeches, radio talks, notes, scrapbooks, reports, and surveys. Printed material includes New York Artificial Breeders Co-operator, 1948-1970; The Dairymen's League News (30 volumes); University of the State of New York, Regents Minutes (volumes 25-30); and other items concerning education.

Edgett-Burnham Company records, 1854-1930.   80 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2522
Records of the Edgett-Burnham Company, and its predecessors, Edgett & Totten and Wayne County Preserving Company, include correspondence, 1883-1920, with the Federal Trade Commission, the New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell, the New York State Canned Goods Packers Association, the New York State Factory Investigation Commission and the United States Department of Agriculture. Also contains brokerage accounts, cash books, check registers, farm accounts, corn accounts, daily reports of packing and canning departments, daybooks, ensilage records, inventories, labor and time books, ledgers, merchandise books, payroll records, and sales books. Includes correspondence of Edwin K. Burnham concerning the Democratic Party in Wayne County, New York, area crops, and the State Custodial Asylum for Feeble-Minded Women at Newark, and photographs of company personnel.

Evans, Alice Catherine papers, 1908-1965.   .7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2552
Papers of Alice C. Evans, who graduated from Cornell University in 1909 and served as a dairy bacteriologist for the United States Department of Agriculture and for the United States Public Health Service.

Farm and Home Week records   .4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-24-3104
Programs for a variety of events at Farmers' Week.

Farm Bureau scrapbooks, New York State, 1912-1934   4.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-24-461
Scrapbooks documenting farm bureau activities county by county, 1912-1917; also two scrapbooks on farm bureau activity statewide, 1928-1934.

Farm Family Decision Making Project oral histories and records   327 tape recordings.594 transcripts (21,362 pp.)

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 13-6-1230
Biannual conversations with adults and children eight and older, individually and in family groups, in a panel of thirty-three New York and Iowa farm families concerning how the occupation of farming is organized and conducted.

Farmers' Loan and Trust Company records, 1829-1866.   2.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 659
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.

Farmers' Union of the New York Milk Shed records, 1939-1957.   7.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1858
Correspondence of Archie Wright, president, and Alfred C. Kuchler, secretary-treasurer of the Farmers' Union of the New York Milk Shed; copies of speeches and articles; mimeographed letters and bulletins; reports, minutes, broadsides, scrapbooks for 1940-55, and miscellaneous papers. Correspondents include persons prominent in New York agriculture and politics. Other materials are papers of or about County organizations of the Farmers' Union, annual conventions, the Dairy Farmers' Union, and various organizations, agencies, and publications dealing with dairy farming in the state.

Foote, Robert H. papers   13.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-14-2668
Includes publications, reports, subject files, course material, articles, video tape, audio tapes, and photograph.

Forker, Olan D. papers, 1950-2000   1.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-1-3444
The collection contains journals, bound volumes of works by Prof. Forker, subject files and correspondence.

Fruit culture miscellany.   7 v.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1325
Scrapbook of clippings pertaining to fruit cultivation made by Crissey of Fredonia, New York; miscellaneous loose clippings, pamphlets, and other material on grape culture and related agricultural problems; also, periodicals pertaining to fruit and grapes.

Gabriel family papers, 1916-1925.   .3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2482
The collection includes primarily the papers of Harry S. Gabriel including letters to his mother and fiancee, Ellen Wigsten, depicting daily life before and after the armistice, written from American training camps and the French front, his war diary (October - November 1918) describing night patrols, documents relating to his military service and awards, photographs of Gabriel in uniform and of Camp Dix, New Jersey, and related printed matter, including an orientation pamphlet titled "France Our Ally" (1918); also Gabriel's letters from England (1919) giving impressions of the country and describing life at Oxford University, his travels in England, and his farm observations near Oxford, letters (1916-1918) in French to Miss Wigsten from a Belgian soldier, containing scattered references to the war, and other subjects.

Gamma Sigma Delta, Cornell Chapter Records, 1992-2000   .6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 37-6-3454
Collection includes organization handbooks, minutes, reports, newsletters, photographs, and banners.

Garden Information Center of Ithaca records, 1958-1973   1.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3685
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.

Garnsey family papers, 1847-1993.   1.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2984
Collection includes diaries, 1850-71; scrapbook about Cyrus Garnsey III and World War I, compiled by his father, Cyrus Garnsey Jr.; letters to Cyrus Garnsey and Mercy Harris Garnsey from Ira Harris, 1847-70; personal letters, clippings, and telegrams, 1917-51, collected by Cyrus Garnsey Jr. about his work with the United States Fuel Administration; estate and financial papers relating to Cyrus Garnsey Jr., Mary Woolsey Pettis and other Garnsey family members, primarily concerning Lakeholme, the Garnsey family home in Seneca Falls, N.Y.; letters, notes, clippings, and research materials about the Sullivan Expedition, historical markers, the Johnston Farm, the Montezuma Marsh bird refuge, Luke Swetland, Judge William I.Grubb, and other interests of Cyrus Garnsey Jr.; also a family history by Elizabeth Pettis Lamb, 1984; and letters relating to the Iroquois turtle shell rattle from Chief Jesse Lyons, Chief of the Onondagas. Maps and letters relating to Cayuga Lake Park; early material relating to Cyrus Garnsey's attending Brown University and his obituaries; Croix de Guerre and memorial certificate for Cyrus Garnsey III, who died in World War I; and letters and pictures relating to Cyrus Garnsey, Jr. and his resemblance to Robert E. Lee.

Gates, Paul Wallace papers, 1873-1996.   34.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-17-1403
Correspondence, office files, printed material, and other papers relating to Gates's study of U.S. land policy, his role in Indian land claims, and his work as a professor of American history.

Gibson, Edwin Thomas papers, 1935-1958.   2.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1972
Correspondence, manuscript or typescript speeches and notebooks, and pamphlets and other printed matter concerning national security, amomg other things.

Glass, Edward papers, 1940-1999.   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 22-1-3343
Includes correspondence, reports, lecture notes, subject files, biographical material, and photographs, relating to Glass' career in the Dept. of Entomology and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station at Cornell University, his work in the Phillipines, and with the firm Rhodia.

Good, George papers   1.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-25-3493
Includes correspondence, course material, publications and minutes of meetings of the New York State Nurserymen's Association (1928-1969) and the New York State Arborists Association (1965-1969)..

Goodman, Clara Browning oral history   52 pp. transcript.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 47-2-O.H.84
Transcript of an interview with Goodman conducted by Sharon Carroll, January 1, 1964.

Gould family papers, 1799-[ca. 1869]   3.4 cubic ft.; 9 v.; 8 o/s flds.; 6 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2033
Diaries, 1799-1832, of Stephen Wanton Gould, concerned with meetings of the Society of Friends, the activities of his family members and friends as well as several public events; extracts from the records of monthly meetings, 1676-1707, held by Rhode Island Quakers; letters, 1862-1868, from John Stanton Gould to his daughter Mary (Gould) Baldwin, relating to the Goulds and the related families, Gould's early life, his interests, and other personal matters; journal, 1866-1869, showing Gould's interest in cattle diseases and grasses, prison reform and other humanitarian aims, and containing many references to his public life and his role in the founding of Cornell University; and microfilm copies of a typewritten copy of a diary, 1851-1862, kept by John Stanton Gould's second wife, Hannah Wright Gould (1819-1912); and Gould family genealogical charts and notes compiled by her granddaughter, Dorothy C. Abbott, including data on related families.

Graham, Donald papers   5 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-26-3889
Includes correspondence, course material, meeting minutes, and subject files.

Gross, Cecil Roberts papers, 1918-1950.   .2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1890
Forty-four letters from C.R. Gross to members of his family concerning his service with the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I and afterward with the army of occupation in Luxembourg, including comments on army life, work in a 33rd Division field hospital, devastation caused by military operation in Lorraine and northeastern France, conditions on troop ships, reactions to the cessation of hostilities, the situation in France during the half year following the Armistice, his studies at the University of Paris, and related matters. Also included are three newspapers, eleven monographs on agricultural chemistry, postcards, and other printed items.

Guterman, Carl E. F. papers, 1937-1958   38 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21/12/721
Correspondence concerning appointments, departmental reports, financial matters, and research projects.

Guthrie, Edward Sewall papers, [ca. 1907-1962]   5.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Collection Number: 21-20-800
Correspondence with the American Dairy Association, other agricultural organizations, manufacturers of dairy machinery, commercial laboratories, and other professors of dairy science concerning experiments, studies of cultured cream, butter making, stock judging at Cornell, and the naming of the dairy building after William A. Stocking.

Hammondsport Wine Company records   .1 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 488
Accounts, balance sheets, and correspondence with stockholders and others relating to the question of disposal of plant and stocks after passage of the Volstead Act, to the sale of votes against the company, a resulting legal judgment, the seizure of a truckload of champagne, a sheriff's sale of the property, and a susequent suit by the federal government.

Hampton, Robert N. lecture notes, 1946-1952   .3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-10-3203
Graduate student lecture notes, reports, and other papers from Agricultural Economics 187, Farm Appraisal, fall 1946; Land Economics 181, spring 1947; Agronomy 101, spring 1947; Economics 202, Money, Currency, and Banking, fall 1947; Agricultural Economics 151, Prices, summer 1950; and Agricultural Economics 240, Introduction to Marketing Research, fall 1952.

Henick-Kling, Thomas papers.   3 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 22-2-3604
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.

Henry, Susan A. papers, 1998-2010   11 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-1-3456
The collection contains departmental annual reports, budget reports, committee reports and core program summaries.

Hitchings, Raymond Clark papers, 1808-1959   4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2580
Accounts, correspondence, and financial and legal records relating to Hitchings's various positions as an officer and employee of the Co-operative Grange League Federation Exchange (ca. 1920-1928) and as a consultant and officer in various agricultural agencies; also, other personal and family papers.

Holcomb, Lydia Coye family papers, 1796-1959   .9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3488
Correspondence, diaries, and other papers of the Holcomb family.

Hopson family papers, [ca.1900-1980].   14 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4247
Farm records and family papers.

Hoskins, Edwin R. papers, [ca.1911-1962].   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-32-1007
Papers concerning administration and supervision of agricultural education; agricultural education curricula; education of teachers; farming programs; agricultural education in secondary schools; institutional on-farm training; and other aspects of agricultural education. Includes reports, surveys, and studies; bulletins; pamphlets; photographs; lectures; correspondence; and other papers.

House, S.D. beekeeping materials, 1891-1947.   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6384
Collection relating to beekeeping business in Camillus, N.Y. includes: photographs, letters, a typed manuscript, typed letters, diaries, and account books. Also includes tintype of unidentified man and other miscellaneous materials.

Institute for Comparative and Environmental Toxicology records   3 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-50-4038
Includes reports, publications, correspondence and proposals concerning research on Superfunds, the toxicology training program, the Cornell University Program in Comparative and Environmental Toxicology (CUPCET), the outreach/educational branch of ICET, and the corporate associates program.

Ithaca Garden Club records   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6881
Yearbooks, scrapbooks, albums containing clippings and programs from events, executive board files, and civic development project folders from the Ithaca Garden Club.

Johnson, Willis Grant papers, 1901-1904   .3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-02-471
Correspondence, printed matter, and photographs concerning efforts to obtain funds from the state legislature for the construction of agricultural college buildings at Cornell University. The principal correspondents are Liberty Hyde Bailey, John Craig, George Malby, Isaac Phillips Roberts, Jacob Gould Schurman, John Spencer, Edwin Stewart, John Lemuel Stone, Henry Hiram Wing, and Daniel Parrish Witter.

Kelly, William Henry papers, ca. 1880-1910.   3 vols.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2542
3 volumes owned by William Henry Kelly. Two are letter impression books of his correspondence with colleagues, clients, business associates and legislators. The other volume is a book of horse remedy recipies compiled by Ransford H. Garlock.

Kennedy, W. Keith papers, 1971-1978.   47 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-2-2764
Administrative correspondence, reports, proposals, financial records, and other material documenting the New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University and Kennedy's deanship from 1972to 1978.

Kilborne, Fred Lucius papers, 1884-1936.   .4 cubic ft.,

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1806
Correspondence, reports, photocopies of photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous printed material relating to various aspects of veterinary medicine. Includes letters from the editors of the RURAL NEW YORKER concerning specific subject matter and rate of compensation for articles on veterinary medicine; letters commenting favorably on Charles Kendall Adams and Robert Henry Thurston; letters describing living conditions and economic opportunities in El Paso, Texas; papers relating to Kilborne's work testing cattle for the New York State Board of Health Tuberculosis Committee and an account of Kilborne's study of Texas cattle fever, 1933-36.

Ladd, Carl E. papers, 1932-1943   23 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-2-87
Includes curricula, budgets, printed material, clippings, and memoranda and correspondence with Cornell faculty and administrators, students, county extension agents, agricultural club leaders, farmers, publishers, state and federal agricultural agencies, credit associations, and state and national politicians. Subjects include administration of the College of Agriculture; appointments, promotions, and resignations of faculty and administrators; Farm and Home Week at Cornell; construction of the Arboretum; the Bailey Hortorium; the Association of Land-Grant Colleges and State Universities; the Farm Credit Administration; GLF; USDA Extension Service; Dartington Hall and the South Devon cattle; the Emergency Food Commission; farm labor during World War II, wartime agricultural production, and wartime student enrollment; the "Farm Forum" broadcast on WGY; rural electrification, Dutch elm disease, and rural education. Major correspondents include Charles Poletti, Herbert H. Lehman, Eleanor Roosevelt, Howard E. Babcock, Henry A. Wallace, Flora Rose, Edward Eastman, Leonard K. Elmhirst, and the Agricultural Experiment Station at Geneva, New York.

Ladd, Carl E., Director of Extension papers, 1924-1930   13.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-24-97
Correspondence, reports, and other records of Carl E. Ladd as Director of Extension at the New York State College of Agriculture.

Lake Mohonk Mountain House records, 1870-1968.   80.0 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2835
Records of Lake Mohonk Mountain House, a resort hotel in the Shawangunk Mountains near New Paltz, New York, owned and operated by the Smileys, a Quaker family. Albert Smiley bought a tavern near Lake Mohonk and 280 acres, including the lake, in 1869.

Larson, Olaf papers, 1918-2001.   29.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-33-1791
Papers of Dr. Olaf Frederick Larson, professor of rural sociology.

Ledford, Richard papers   1.4 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-26-3890
Includes correspondence and publications

Liberty Hyde Bailey, New York State College of Agriculture and Agricultural Experiment Station records, 1903-1914   48.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-2-84
Director's files including correspondence, committee reports, and files concerning construction projects and the general administration of the college.

Lord, Bert papers   18 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1776
Political business, and personal papers consisting mainly of correspondence, but also including scrapbooks, loose newspaper clippings, pamphlets and other printed or mimeographed material, copies of speeches, legal documents, and accounts.

Love, Harry H. papers, 1907-1964.   15 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-28-890
Papers include correspondence, reports, photographs, plans, statistical data, notes, and scientific papers pertaining mainly to the work done in China and Thailand and at Cornell by Professor Love, a specialist in cereal breeding and the application of statistical methods to agricultural research; papers concerning China relate mainly to agricultural research, extension work, and reconstruction at the University of Nanking, the needs and problems of that university, particularly during the Japanese occupation, the studies of Nanking graduate students at Cornell, the field work and studies of Chinese trainees at Cornell and in American industry, and assistance Love gave to Chinese agronomists; also, speeches, radio talks, articles, and various papers, including the manuscript of "The Cornell-Nanking Story" by Love and John H. Reisner.

Lund, Daryl B. papers, 1995-2000   6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-1-3463
The collection contains departmental reports, budget reports committee reports, correspondence and subject files.

MacDaniels, Laurence papers.   39.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-25-815
Papers include correspondence with other horticulturists, floriculturists, and pomologists.

Mai, W.F. papers, 1955-1993.   .4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-29-3304
Includes correspondence, meeting minutes, bibliographic information, and photographs relating to Dr. Mai's forty-four years in Plant Pathology at Cornell University and his work on the Archives Committee of the Society of Nematologists.

Mann Library. Division of Collection Development records   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 13-18-3618
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, Albert R. papers, 1916-1931.   56.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-2-14
Correspondence, reports, and other materials relating to the administration of the New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell University, and its departments, units, and enterprises. Papers consist chiefly of correspondence and working papers between the dean and directors and department heads, and pertain to the routine administration and bureaucratic operation of the College; other topics include the Agricultural Experiment Station, relations with the Federal and New York State governments, finance, law and legislation, instruction, faculty benefits, and the Country Life Association. Includes correspondence with Liberty Hyde Bailey.

Mary Hitchcock Wilde papers, 1801-1984   6.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3989
Letters, photographs and photograph albums, writings and genealogical material of Hitchcock-Wilde and related families including Fairbrothers, Frost, Mann, Marvin, Raymond, Reynolds, Stenson, and Waddy.

Maynard, Leonard A. papers, 1940-1971   7.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 29-1-292
Papers documenting Maynard's career at Cornell, including his involvement in establishing the School of Nutrition.

Mead, Catherine A. papers, 1854-1920   .3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3645
Letters to Catherine A. Mead, Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, from relatives and friends, mostly concerning family news such as marriages, births, deaths, and health. Financial matters such as crop prices and debts are also mentioned. Catherine Mead's will is included.

Media Services records, [ca. 1950-1993]   33.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-36-2566
Film prints (sole surviving copies of very old films) and film printing materials (for which there is no film print or video copy) including films on topics in agriculture, home economics, and general Cornell topics. Also, audio recordings, slide sets and inventories.

Metropolitan Cooperative Milk Producers Bargaining Agency records, 1932-1958.   8 v.; .1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1899
Scrapbooks, clippings, and other printed items pertaining to milk marketing, pricing, and control, strikes, the appointment of Charles H. Baldwin as New York State Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets, and other material concerning the dairy industry, including a scrapbook of clippings on the New York State Fair and various county fairs.

Miller, John Ivan papers, 1918-1977   .1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-14-1915
Pamphlets, printed matter, and photographs related to Miller's research on animal nutrition and beef cattle production.

Miller, Mark and Benmarl Winery Collection   4.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6716
Collection includes information about Benmarl and Mark Miller.

Miller, Robert D. papers   5 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-13-3960
Collection includes personal and professional materials regarding his travels and work at Cornell

Mitchell and Barnes families papers, 1791-1999   3.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3785
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.

Morgan, Percy Reese papers, 1900-1961.   2.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4449
Papers of Percy Reese Morgan, a fruit farmer in Lewiston, N.Y. and observer for the U.S. Weather Bureau in the Lewiston area.

Morrison, F. B. papers, 1900-1962.   2.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-14-1014
Papers of Frank B. Morrison, who was Director of the Cornell Agricultural Experiment Station and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York in 1927, and in 1928 became Professor of Animal Husbandry and Animal Nutrition at the New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell University.

Myers, William I. papers, 1892-1977   83.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-2-466
Papers include correspondence with Cornell Faculty and administrators, agricultural experts including the National Agricultural Advisory Commission, state and national politicians, state and federal agencies, and other universities concerning administrative matters, courses of study, budgets, and the building program at the New York State College of Agriculture, general agricultural programs and problems, and the aims and activities of national, state, and Tompkins County committees, commissions, and college and company boards on which he served; also included are Myers' student notebooks, 1910-1919; lecture notes and teaching materials, 1910-1934; financial records, 1915-1971; newspaper clippings in bound volumes, 1921-1959; scrapbooks and photograph albums, 1924-1966; diaries, 1931-1975; related reports, copies of Myers' addresses, minutes of meetings, and other printed material in bound volumes, 1921-1959; and an Oral History Interview (by Cornell Program in Oral History), 1964-1969. Also, a five volume set of survey records and analyses from his study of the use of farm tractors, 1920; and tabulation sheets on milk cow production, used for his Ph.D. thesis

Myrtle Family Accounts, 1881-1920   32 v.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1172
Farm account volumes from a farm owned by Henry C. Myrtle and later by his son Clarence Myrtle.

Nassau County Cooperative Extension records, 1914-1962   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3927
Includes weekly field reports of county agents, annual reports, and Farm Department audits.

National Federation of Grain Cooperatives records   53 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2940
Legislation; congressional committee hearings, comments, and press releases regarding agriculture law and legislation; press releases of farmers' associations; correspondence concerning laws, taxation, etc.; material on cooperatives and associations; records of commodity prices; newsletters, reports, memos, etc. concerning import quotas; material on the Uniform Grain Storage Agreement; and other records of agricultural associations and laws and regulations affecting agriculture.

National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry records, 1842-1994   64 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3020
Includes the files of National Masters and other Grange officials, the Executive Committee, and the Diamond Jubilee Building Fund. Material concerning the administration of the national and state granges, other agricultural organizations, farm credit, insurance, bonding, prices and price control, parity, taxation, Grange history, conferences, the "National Grange Monthly", and the building of the National Grange headquarters. Also included are personal papers of William Saunders, horticulturist, landscape architect, and first National Master; and personal papers of Oliver H. Kelley, founder and first National Secretary.

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition records   6 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6843
The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, and logo templates designed by Bonnie Acker.

New York Grape Country Cooperative records   2.4 cubic ft

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6709
Ephemera, correspondence, and financial records and industry related material.

New York State Agricultural Experiment Station records, 1859-2008   116.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 22-1-44
Minutes of meetings of the Board of Control and Reports of the Director; correspondence files; sketches, photographs and other materials concerning staff members; clippings relating to the experiment station, milk production and testing, and agricultural problems in New York State. Clippings; certificates from the Universal Exposition of 1900 and the United States Exposition of 1904; drawings of the Director's residence; and memorabilia from the centennial celebration of the station, 1981-1982. The bulk of the collection is from the directorship of Whitman H. Jordan, 1896-1921. Two kits for the counting of bacteria in milk, and the first watchman's clock used at Geneva. Also, records for the years 1859-1957; and an award to the Station for exhibits at the Pan American Exhibition, 1895-1920.

New York State Agricultural Society records, 1841-1990.   14.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1759
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 4-H Educators records   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 37-04-3071
Includes minutes of meetings from 1923-1984, excluding 1926.

New York State College of Agriculture 4-H club records, 1918-2008.   61.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Collection Number: 21-24-692
Mainly annual reports of the various New York State county 4-H Club agents.

New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dept. of Plant Pathology records,   14.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-29-544
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 Public Affairs/Development records   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-37-2608
Development Committee files.

New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Office of Admissions records   1.4 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-47-3745
Collection contains memoranda, studies, profiles, statistics, annual reports, and other records of the office.

New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Records of the Administrative Services Office   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-2-2142
Records include correspondence and memoranda on facilities and projects, program notes, and equipment lists. Also building and construction records.

New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Office of Academic Programs records   15 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-3-1304
Includes surveys of graduates and records of the Cornell Office of Resident Instruction.

New York State College of Agriculture Dept of Botany records   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-17-2491
Photographs, prints, and lantern slides; memorabilia about Botany Dept. field trips and social activities, and department minutes.

New York State College of Agriculture winter short course photographs   31 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-34-2459
Composite photographs and prints of the students and faculty members who attended the winter short courses at Cornell. Composites include the general agriculture, poultry, dairy, and horticulture classes.

New York State College of Agriculture. Department of Agricultural Economics records, 1908-1962   22.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-10-694
Correspondence and other records concerning the Department of Agricultural Economics.

New York State College of Agriculture. Dept. of Rural Sociology surveys, 1938-1966.   172.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-33-1485
Collection includes schedules, interviewers' notes, correspondence, and other records containing information on individuals, households, farms, neighborhoods, and organizations gathered during the following projects in New York and elsewhere.

New York State College of Home Economics. Dept. of Food and Nutrition records, 1943-1968.   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Collection Number: 23-14-2485.
Records and photographs of faculty and graduate students in the Dept. of Food and Nutrition of the College of Home Economics.

New York State Federation of Home Bureaus Records   12 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 23-17-853
New York State Federation of Home Bureaus records including minutes, programs, reports, clippings, and photos.

New York State milk strike records, 1941-1961   .5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6628
Includes western union telegrams as well as correspondence, newspapers clippings, and a letter to New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia concerning the pending July 1941 milk strike.

New York State Patrons of Husbandry records, [ca. 1874]-2012.   261 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3381
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 Veterinary Medical Society records, 1890-1998   3.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2541
Minutes, proceedings and correspondence of the Society from 1890 until 1998.

New York State Wine Grape Growers records   4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6714
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.

Northern Nut Growers Association records, 1892-1948   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3426
Includes correspondence between various members of the Northern Nut Growers Association, and between members and organizations of related scope including the California Almond Association, the Southern Nut Growers, and the United States Department of Agriculture; clippings concerning association members and activities; publications of the association and of individual members, many concerning the chestnut blight; photographs of members and of plants of interest to members; questionnaires; reports; brochures; drawings; charts; and historical sketches.

Nourse, Edwin Griswold papers, 1908-1970.   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2723
Collection includes papers from the period preceding Nourse's chairmanship of the Council of Economic Advisers, including a bibliography, autobiographical statement, and reviews of his books by others; papers, 1949-1966; book reviews of THE 1950s COME FIRST; correspondence relating to published materials; Nourse's testimony at hearings before congressional committees; personal diary; official papers of Nourse's chairmanship of the Council of Economic Advisers, and related press clippings and speeches; and tapes and transcripts of interviews with Nourse, 1966, 1967, and 1970.

Office of the Director of Research and of the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station Records, 1935-1965}   5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-12-829
Subject files, correspondence, and other papers of the office.

Office of the Director of Research records   20.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-12-828
Correspondence, minutes, reports, and other papers relating to various departments in the College and at Cornell.

Onondaga County Cooperative Extension records   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3437
Includes Home Bureau reports, audits, and other records; scrapbooks; and photographs.

Palm, Charles E. papers,1956-1986.   82 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-2-1478
Correspondence, typescripts, reports, drafts, handwritten notes of telephone conversations, and publications pertaining to his deanship of the New York State College of Agriculture from 1959 to 1972 and to his work as Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor of Agricultural Sciences beginning in 1972. The papers mainly document the administration and growth of the New York State College of Agriculture, its departments, committees, and related activities, including the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, the New York State Cooperative Extension Service, and the Water Resources Center; the relation of the New York State College of Agriculture with Cornell University, state and federal governments, and other organizations, including the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the United States Agency for International Development, the Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Foundation for American Agriculture, the National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, the National Science Foundation, the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Agway, the New York State Horticultural Society, the New York State Grange, and the State University of New York. Subjects include the Office of International Agricultural Development's Chapingo and Los Baños Projects in Mexico and the Philippines, and the New York State Cooperative Extension Service (including 4-H).

Palmer, Katherine V.W. and Ephraim Laurence memorabilia, 1918-1978   1.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4177
Bound volume of letters on the retirement of E. Laurence Palmer, 1952; scrapbook of letters on the retirement of Katherine V. W. Palmer from the Paleontological Research Institution, 1978; scrapbook on Katherine V. W. Palmer's trip to Japan, 1974; medal from the Paleontological Society. Also, Sigma Delta Epsilon materials, including correspondence, directories, newsletters, clippings, minutes, reports, speeches, and a history of Sigma Delta Epsilon, 1921-1971; and four-page mimeographed outline of the development of the Nature Study program in the Department of Rural Education at Cornell, prepared by Professor E. Laurence Palmer. Also, letter to Dr. Palmer from Pvt. T.A. Baker, U.S. Marines, stationed in Nantes, France, Dec. 29, 1918, describing his experiences in the military service.

Pearson, Frank A. papers, 1923-1965   28.4 linear ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-10-453
Professional correspondence concerning prices, statistics, and economics; correspondence and notes on the career of George Frederick Warren; mss. by Pearson and Warren; notes on a trip to England and other subjects; speeches and publications; lecture notes on prices; research material on cream; statistics (30 v.); notes and drafts and related correspondence on world hunger, the price of gold, and foodstuffs. Also, photographs and slides of Cornell and other scenes and subjects.

Phillips, Everett Franklin papers, 1868-1950.   3.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-768
Correspondence, reports, and other papers relating to bees and beekeeping.

Pleasant Valley Wine Company records, 1860-1953   ca. 70 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6599
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.

Pool, Robert M. papers   4.4 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 22-1-3725
The collection includes correspondence, subject files, class materials, papers, reports, studies, slides, film, and photocopies of a Geological Survey Map of Seneca Lake (legal-size folder in Box 4)

Pro-Fac Cooperative records   5.4 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8431
Includes correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, publications, audiotapes, slides, videotapes and photographs, documenting the history of the cooperative.

Purdy family diaries   12 volumes.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3797
Diaries of Isaac Purdy, a farmer and grape grower, and his son J. Harvey Purdey, of Yates County, New York discuss the Purdy's daily chores and social life, and the chores of Isaac Purdy's wife Amelia. Includes much discussion on grape growing.

Randall, Henry Stephens papers.   .8 cubic ft.; 2 reels microfilm; 1 photograph.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1732
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.

Rawlins, William Arthur papers, 1930-1972.   8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-1775
Papers include general correspondence, and correspondence and reports from Rawlins' work with the Food and Agricultural Organization's Mission to Poland and with the Ford Foundation in India.

Raymond Family papers, 1855-1947.   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2163
Farm produce, fruit, crop, labor, pasturage, household and personal accounts of a Penfield, Monroe County New York family.

Recknagel, Arthur Bernard papers, 1948-1961.   .4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1891
Monthly reports, minutes, printed material, and a transcript of an interview with Recknagel concerning his career in forestry education and management.

Remaily, George W. papers   7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6665
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.

Rowlee, Willard Winfield papers, 1905-1923   1.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-29-234
Correspondence, reports, photographs, and other miscellaneous printed material pertaining to Rowlee's activities at Cornell University and elsewhere.

Scott, Matthew T. papers, 1831-1930.   4.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 330
A collection of business documents relating to the establishment and development of a 55,000-acre frontier estate in Illinois and a 5,000-acre estate in Iowa, by Matthew T. Scott, Jr., of Lexington, Kentucky, the Scott family and other partners. Notebooks and papers dating from 1852 describe purchases, acquisitions and sales of land and the development costs and crop yields of frontier farms.

Sexauer, Fred Henry papers, [ca. 1928]-1978.   22.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3026
Correspondence, photographs, reports, and related original source material concerns Sexauer's career as an agricultural leader and documents his work with organizations including the Dairymen's League, the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, and the National Milk Producers Federation. There is also information relating to New York Highway Users and improvement of rural roads.

Shaulis, Nelson papers, 1941-1986   24.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 22-2-3140
Alphabetical correspondence, files relating to European trips, manuscripts, and photographs relating to his research on siting vineyards, grapevine physiology, vineyard mechanization and management, mineral nutrition, rootstocks, and canopy microclimates.

Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society of North America, Alpha Chapter records, 1886-1986.   6.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 37-4-194
Collection includes material pertaining to the chapter affiliations of members, 1886-1967, with correspondence, lists, forms, minutes, notices, and announcements concerning transfers, nominations, officers, committees, and branches at the Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, the Cornell Medical College in New York City, and the New York Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York; materials concerning the founding and early history of Sigma Xi, 1886-1945, including correspondence, printed material, manuscripts, and speeches; extensive financial records, 1909-1973, including correspondence, lists, reports, bills, receipts, checks, and bank statements; miscellaneous correspondence, 1930-1976; Alpha Chapter membership lists, 1949-1974; administrative information, 1887-1976, including procedural manuals, by-laws, constitutions, yearbooks, song, annual reports, programs, proceedings, minutes, correspondence, and presidential addresses; petitions for new chapters of Sigma Xi, 1909-1971, initiation announcements, and completed nomination forms, 1965-1971, with unclaimed certificates and insignia order forms; volumes, 1886-1966, include minutes, petitions for new chapters, account books, histories of Sigma Xi, and photographic negatives of the chapter signature book. Also included is a 1904 Sigma Xi diploma. Includes correspondence of Simpson Linke and Yervant Terzian.

Simons, Lloyd R., Director of Extension papers, 1932-1935.   7.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-24-108
Correspondence, scrapbooks, photoprints, publications, and other records of the Director of Extension of the New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell University.

Smith, Franklin Robert papers, 1875-1919.   .8 cu. ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2073
Papers of Franklin Robert Smith, a fruit grower from Ontario County, N.Y., including general accounts, 1883-1906. Also letters, miscellaneous business papers, trade cards and other advertising material.

Spencer, Leland papers   52 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-10-908
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and printed matter concerning economic aspects of pricing and distribution of milk, especially in New York and New Jersey.

Srb, Adrian M. papers, [ca. 1947-1997]   7.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Collection Number: 21-28-3159.
Professional papers of Adrian M. Srb, geneticist and professor of plant breeding at Cornell.

Stanton, B.F. papers   3 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-43-3851
Includes correspondence, publications and subject files concerning his work in the Dept. of Agricultural Economics and as president of the American Agricultural Economics Association and vice president of the International Association of Agricultural Economists.

Stevenson family papers, 1902-1909   .1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 356
Correspondence and business and legal documents concerning the management of 1700 acres of Vermillion and Newton County, Indiana farms owned by W. O. Davis and Helen D. Stevenson, managed by Lewis G. Stevenson and others.

Steward, Frederick C. papers, 1921-1973.   11.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 53-2-1592
Papers of Frederick C. Campion, a botanist and plant physiologist who held teaching and research positions at the University of Leeds, the University of Rochester, the University of California at Berkeley, and Cornell University, where he was instrumental in the development of the Biological Sciences Division of the New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Stewart, Edwin Crowell scrapbooks, 1894-1921.   6 v.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2098
Scrapbooks of Edwin Crowell Stewart of Ithaca, New York State assemblyman, 1894-1895, and senator, 1896-1898 and 1901-1904. Contain area newspaper clippings and cartoons, invitations and programs, telegrams, correspondence, and scattered handwritten commentary, pertaining to Stewart's political career with special references to Tompkins County and Ithaca city politics and to the passage of the legislation establishing the New York State Colledge of Forestry, the Veterinary College, and the College of Agriculture at Cornell University; also unmounted newspaper clippings, c. 1904-1921.

Strander, John student notebooks   1 cubic foot.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 37-5-4076
Seven volumes of typed lecture notes, lab exercises, and class handouts related to landscape architecture, horticulture, and agricultural economics.

Strong, Ruth papers   .3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 37-5-2334
Student notebooks, a syllabus, work sheets, and preliminary exams for courses in botany, geology, and home economics.

Stuart, Lyman collection, 1803-1895.   .6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1997
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.

Supplee, George Cornell papers   .5 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6976
Collection includes publications authored or co-authored by Supplee and some other of his papers.

Taber, Louis John papers   33 linear ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2307
Papers of Louis John Taber, dealing mainly with his interest in the Grange and in politics, and including correspondence, speeches, and various publications.

Taylor Wine Company records   .

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: [no collection number]
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Taylor, Harden Franklin papers   81 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2567
Included are correspondence, clippings, notes, and published and printed materials relating to such topics as the fishing industry, frozen food technology, and his assessment of the contribution of Clarence Birdseye to the development of frozen food technology.

Todd, Walter Ledyard papers, 1889-1970.   9.4 cubic ft.,

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

Trelease, William papers, [ca. 1862-1945].   3 linear ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2560
General incoming personal and professional correspondence, c. 1879-c. 1845; correspondence, clippings, and other items concerning his work in the Missouri Botanical Gardens, his monographs, the naming of Mount Trelease, Colorado, activities of the Society of American Bacteriologists, and other subjects; and photographs and miscellaneous printed matter. Also Trelease's correspondence, deeds, and drawings concerning family cemetery plots in Urbana, Illinois, and St. Louis Missouri.

Turner, Clesson Nathan papers, [ca. 1926]-1987.   14 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-11-810
Materials relating to Turner's career as professor and agricultural engineer.

Uhl, Natalie W. papers   7 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-28-3883
Files relating to her research, writing, teaching, and other professional activities.

Wagner, Philip papers, (ca. 1934-1997)   10.2 cubic ft.

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

Walker-Gordon Laboratory Company Records,1920-1971.   61.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3150
Subject files many of Henry W. Jeffers III, vice president of the company.

Warner, Richard G. papers   5

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-14-3539
Collection contains general Cornell University Animal Science publications, specific lab material, notes, examinations, and information.

Warren, George F. papers, 1892-1938   18.5 cubic ft.,

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-10-77
Materials pertaining to Warren's work in agricultural economics, both as a professor at Cornell and as a public policy advisor.

Waterman Thomas Hewett, 1857-1920, 1870-1905 (bulk)   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 47-1-591
Papers of Waterman Thomas Hewett, a professor of German language and literature at Cornell University.

Watson, John P. papers,1946-1988.   4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 22-3-3565
The collection contains primarily correspondence files as well as course work materials that date from his undergraduate days at the University of Massachusetts, which awarded him a B. S. in 1948. Watson received his M. S. from Rutgers University in 1950.

West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company records   420.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1781
Miscellaneous papers pertaining to the operation of the company and its previous and subsequent names, including Hinde and Dauch Paper Company.

Westcott, Cynthia papers, 1922-1983   4.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4095
Business correspondence with publishing companies, with periodicals and newspapers relating to books and articles written by Westcott, and with nurseries about test roses and other plants; general correspondence; some family correspondence; research notes for books and articles; papers related to the American Rose Foundation and Society; manuscripts of talks given to Garden Clubs of America and other organizations; correspondence with and about the author of SILENT SPRING, Rachel Carson; line drawings used as book illustrations; scrapbooks of newsclippings and articles; photographs; Rose Day guest lists; and appointment books.

Wheeler, William Reginald papers, 1927-1957   .5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4284
Personal correspondence, 1927-1957; documentation on agricultural work in China, 1927; athletics, 1933; Chinese women, 1935; foreign missionaries in China, 1934-1935; observations and eyewitness accounts by missionaries and teachers at Nanking ("The Nanking Incident of March 24-25, 1927").

Whetzel, Herbert H. papers   12.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-29-45
Correspondence, notes, bulletins, photographs, articles, and speeches relating primarily to the study of plant diseases and the operation of the Department of Plant Pathology at Cornell; also materials relating to the Atkinson mushroom studies, the War Emergency Board, the Bailey Hortorium, the University of Puerto Rico, Bermudan agriculture, and the Apios rubber project.

Widmer Wine Cellars Records   15.1 cubic ft.

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

Williams, Robin papers   1 cubic foot.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-25-3646
Includes biographical material, correspondence, photographs, and papers related to various symposiums.

Wood family papers,1926-1989   8.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3811
Dairy farm records of Mabel and Walter Wood and their sons, Loren and Carl, Horseheads, New York

Wu, Ray papers   26 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-47-3771
Professional papers journal articles and reprints, manuscript reviews, thesis reviews, course material, photographs and correspondence of Professor Ray Wu..

Zehnder, Robert J papers   4 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6763
Correspondence, grape vouchers, and notes.


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