Europe

Adelmann research materials collection   Bound photocopies: ca. 312 v.Bound manuscripts: 1 v.Letters: 9 items.Microfilms: 17 linear ft. (366 reels).Unbound photocopies and photographs: 8 linear ft. (6 boxes).Glass slides: 35 slides.Wood blocks: 30 blocks.Metal plates: 10 plates.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4703
Consists mainly of reproductions of manuscripts and some printed material by or about mainly 16th- and 17th-century Italian scientists, amassed and indexed by Howard B. Adelmann.

Black Metal Music collection   3 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8031
Original fanzines, magazines, sound recordings, photographs, and posters documenting Black Metal music.

Blaukopf, Miriam Seidman nee Blasenstein papers   1 box.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6916
Correspondence, photographs, tape recordings and other material regarding Polish holocaust survivors.

Bohannon, Mary Elizabeth papers, [ca. 1930-1963]   5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2424
Notes and transcripts of 17th century English documents, diaries, account books, maps, and correspondence for her doctoral dissertation, "Studies of the Barrington Family in England During the Early Seventeenth Century," and for various later studies. There is also correspondence with Carl Becker and others concerning her research, drafts of her thesis and various articles, and photostats of the proceedings of the House of Lords for 1610 and 1614.

British Labour local authority archives   12 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6799
Includes documentation of his work for The Centre for Local Economic Strategies, a non-profit membership organization of Labour local governments; writing for the Local Economic Development Information System of The Planning Exchange, based in Glasgow; and government and non-profit agency documents describing local and regional economic development efforts.

Center for International Studies records   29 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 53-5-2158
Departmental files include material concerning course offerings and conferences; fellowships, grants and funding sources; department and director's correspondence;

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.

Denissoff family papers, 1739-1994   1.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3866
The collection includes letters from Russian Czars and noblemen, records of sales and purchases, wills and legal documents, letters from serfs and peasants, and various documents pertaining to Russian history. Also Denissoff family genealogical chart.

Dutch and French engravings (portraits and allegories)   0.3 cubic feet (approximately 89 items).

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8451
Engravings by various artists, depicting prominent individuals, including many clergymen and intellectuals, of western Europe in the 16th-18th centuries. Also, allegorical scenes, Biblical scenes, and decorative vignettes.

Evans, Clara T. bookplate collection   33 volumes (circa 3.5 linear feet) ;

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8027
Bookplates from a variety of countries and time periods, mainly American and European. Armorial and pictorial plates are included, as well as those consisting of portraits, family crests, or mottoes.

Fernow, Bernhard Eduard papers, 1885-1930.   2.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 20-1-561
Includes manuscripts, speeches and articles by Fernow concerning forestry.

Follet, Joseph papers, 1874-1916.   .2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3882
Collection includes letters, certificates of discharge, and memorial cards. Letters from Follett, who was lost at sea in 1879, are to Annie Fearn, whom he married in 1878, concerning his health, the weather, and a little information about ports and cargoes; mass cards are those of Joseph and Harry Follett, who died in 1881; certificate of marriage of Fearn and Follett; petition for Exempt Certificate (1916) for Joe Follett; also, letters concerning the wages and effects of Follett due Annie, and an unsigned letter.

French Revolution and Napoleon Manuscripts, 1788-1815   1027 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4606
Manuscript documents and correspondence, mainly government documents, covering the period 1788-1815 [bulk]

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.

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.

Gilbert, Jack and Inger papers   8 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6964
Thirty-five scrapbooks documenting trips taken by the Gilberts.

History Of The Book And Printing Tools Collection   5 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6460
Printing equipment and supplies.

Hungarian Poster collection, 1989-1990.   ca. 75 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4481
Campaign posters and other paraphernalia from the major political parties in the Hungarian elections of 1989-1990. Produced by some of Hungary's best graphic artists, these posters are a dramatic depiction of the clash of political symbols in the era of transition to democracy in Easten Europe.

Kipling, Rudyard collection, 1881-1960   4.2 linear ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4610
Manuscripts, letters, clippings, and photographs by, to, or relating to Rudyard Kipling.

Lafayette Collection (Arthur H. and Mary Marden Dean Lafayette Collection), 1245-1931   49.3 linear ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4611
The Lafayette Collection contains materials by, to or about Lafayette and his family, with family documents extending back to 1245 and through the death of Georges Washington Lafayette in 1849. The series "Medals and Coins" covers a century and a half, up to 1931. The collection includes the oldest existing letter from Lafayette (1772), long missives he sent to his wife from America during the Revolution, other letters he wrote while imprisoned in Austria (1792-1797) and during his 1824-5 trip to the USA; texts of Lafayette's speeches, his commentary on public events, material compiled for inclusion in his memoirs, financial statements ; many letters from foreign correspondents on the progress of liberal causes in their countries, including letters from leaders of the Italian revolutionary movement; notes concerning the Belgian revolution, letters and documents on his involvement in the Italian and Polish revolutions, and documents concerning the management of family business affairs, including the management of the family estates. Some of the more remarkable documents were put on display for the exhibition "Lafayette, Citizen of Two Worlds" (October 2007-May 2008), whose electronic version is now accessible online http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/lafayette/.

Laurence, Dan papers, circa 1950-2006   31.5 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4662
Collection consists mainly of typewritten transcripts of letters by George Bernard Shaw, eventually published in the edition of Shaw's collected letters edited by Dan Laurence. With the transcripts are some notes, photocopies and microfilm of Shaw letters and manuscripts, and page proofs and galley proofs for the Collected letters. Also included is Dan Laurence's personal correspondence from 2002-2006.

Letters of Washington, Franklin, and Lafayette, 1744-1830   30 items

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4600 Bd. Ms. 548++
Manuscript documents and correspondence about the American and French Revolutions, covering the period 1744-1830

Letters to Ernst Curtius and Ernst Robert Curtius   1 cubic foot (circa 140 items).

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6957
Letters to Ernst Curtius and Ernst Robert Curtius, covering the period 1841-1956

Liebling, A.J. collection, 1920-1963.   15 linear ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4613
Manuscripts, correspondence, and other papers of A.J. Liebling, an American journalist who served as reporter and columnist for the New Yorker magazine from 1935-1963.

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.

McGraw family papers, 1854-1956.   .5 cubic ft; 4 folders.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2355
Business and family correspondence, relating to lumbering interests near Canadea, New York; McGraw family genealogy; diaries and accounts of travels in France, Italy, Germany, Russia, and Egypt; Jennie McGraw Fiske diaries refer to travels in England and on the Continent, and to Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, and New York. Other subjects include Cornell University faculty members, the settlement of the estate of John McGraw, and a memorial to McGraw by the Cornell University Board of Trustees. Major correspondents and persons figuring prominently in the collection include Douglass Boardman, J. W. Dwight, Willard Fiske, Mary Celestia McGraw, John Ellis Southworth, and Anna Gauntlett Whitcomb.

McKenzie, Eleze collection of medieval manuscript leaves   3.5 Cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6931
Medieval manuscript leaves collected by Eleze McKenzie and individually framed. Items are from Italy, India, Turkey, the Low Countries, the United Kingdom, Flanders and France.

Medieval manuscript fragments   ca. 3 cubic ft. 4 boxes and storage in mapcase.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Collection Number: 6532
Various Medieval manuscript fragments and objects.

Merritt, Rachel Alice papers   1.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 37-5-2558
Student scrapbooks from Cornell University. Travel memorabilia, letters, diary from a 1931 trip to Europe; photographs; diplomas and certificates; extension agent scrapbook; and retirement album.

Montes, Gregory E. urban history and travel collection   6.2 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8035
Travel brochures, city guides, maps, books of views, postcards, and related materials.

Photostats of scattered Indian documents in the Archives of the Indies   .5

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 9254
Photostats of a selection of important manuscripts and documents regarding Indians from the Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain, particularly the section of Papeles procedentes de Cuba.

Requardt, Gustav Jaeger papers, 1905-1966.   1.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2548
Printed and photocopied items, mainly concerning Requardt's student years at Cornell University, his participation in alumni activities, his career in sanitary engineering, and his interest in national politics and public affairs.

Santerre collection of Charles X, 1535-1855   10.2 linear ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4603
Business correspondence, accounts, statements, receipts, vouchers, deeds, transcripts of transactions, and notes, mainly written or collected by the personal or family treasurers of the Comte d'Artois (including his reign as King Charles X) and of his grandson, the count of Chambord and duke of Bordeaux. The collection documents the management of the Comte d'Artois's personal and household finances from 1773 until his permanent exile following the July Revolution of 1830, with documents concerning some family estates extending back to 1535. It also documents the management of the Comte de Chambord's personal and household finances through 1855. Most items are from the pre-Revolutionary period (1773-1789), the Restoration (1814-1830), or items concerning the Comte de Chambord (from 1828-1855), including expenses for his education and begging letters received by him or his tutors. Materials from Restoration period include a complete set of annual accounts of the Comte d'Artois's household from 1815-1830.

Smith, Goldwin papers   30 cubic ft.,

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-17-134
Correspondence; scrapbooks; journals; clippings; addresses; translations; drafts, manuscripts, and articles; printed copies of works by or about Goldwin Smith.

Tashkovich, Gligor papers,1983-2014.   30.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 41-5-3039
Files relating to student and alumni activities and campus governance including the Committee to Review the Dean of Students Office, Quill and Dagger, the Public Safety Advisory Board, the Campus Store Administrative Board, and the Budget Policies Committee, the Career Center of the Johnson Graduate School of Management, and fundraising efforts for the Johnson School and for the Campus Life Campaign Committee (with memorabilia from the campaign). Also, "Helping Cornell Begin its Journey Towards Legendary Service: Highways, Bumpy Roads and Potholes," by Kenneth Blanchard and Gligor Tashkovich. Program for 1984 memorial service for Erin Nieswand and Young Hee Suh, students murdered in 1983, 1984, with photographs of memorial trees and plaque dedicated to their memory. Folder with material concerning the Membership Solicitation Program. Clippings relating to the Cornell Board of Trustees and the Student Assembly.

Taylor, Bayard papers   9.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14/18/1169
Correspondence, journals, notebooks, scrapbooks, manuscripts, diaries, clippings, articles, sketches, and autobiographical notes pertaining to Taylor's life as a writer and traveler in North Africa, Scandinavia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Thilly, Frank papers   2.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-21-623
Correspondence and lecture notes relating to Thilly's career at the University of Missouri (1893-1904), Princeton (1904-1906), and Cornell University (1906-1934); notes in German (ca. 1889-1890) taken by Thilly while studying at the Universities of Berlin and Heidelberg.

Thompson, George Jarvis papers   6.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 18-2-1173
Collection includes student and professional papers from several schools and travels.

Tuck, John Bennet papers, 1890-1948.   8.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2604
Includes papers written when he was a student at Cornell University; estate records with material relating to the F. P. Collins Company, Dey Brothers, Milmac, Inc., and the Mowat Company; military records of his activities in the Spanish-American War, the New York National Guard, and World War I; and correspondence, notes, and other items concerning his association with the American Foundation, the American Legion, the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment, Cornell University Trustees, the Cornell Law Association, the Guards of Liberty, and the Young Workers League of America; also, family papers referring largely to the sale of the Tuck farm in Ogdensburg, New York, and three letters (1917-1918) from his brother Charles H. Tuck which describe the Russian Revolution of 1917 and Far Eastern affairs from his vantage point as an import agent in Harbin, Manchuria. Includes 19 maps of trenches and towns in France and Belgium during World War 1.

Witchcraft collection, , unbound manuscripts 1560-1973.   3.7 linear ft. (242 items)

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4620
Documents, broadsides, letters, and other manuscripts concerning witchcraft and witchcraft trials in Europe, mainly in Germany, through the early modern period, with a few documents from New England.


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