Europe

Adelmann research materials collection   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Binenkorb, Aaron L. films   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6689
Fifty nine films created by Aaron L. Binenkorb documenting travels in Spain, Russia, Sweden, Italy, Singapore, Norway, Greece, Morocco, Holland, India, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Trinidad, France, Bali, Tahiti, Samoa, South Africa, Denmark, Portugal, and Germany.

Black Metal Music collection   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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]   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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 mulberry 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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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)   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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 Napoleonic Period Manuscripts, 1752-1882 (bulk 1788-1815)   [no physdesc:quantity]

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

Gabriel family papers, 1916-1925.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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

Hungarian Poster collection, 1989-1990.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

John, James J. papers,   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-17-4295
Materials relating to the career of Professor James John. Items relate to medieval studies including intellectual history and universities, theology, Latin paleography, historiography, Preand#x301;montreand#x301;. Course materials including, lectures, notes, syllabi, exams, and annotated publications for his courses in the Department of History including courses on the Middle Ages, medieval culture 400-1300 and paleography. Files relating to History 263, 264, 365, 366, 501, and 665. Publications owned by or relating to Harry Caplan, Dorothy Schullian, John J. Waldemer. Many slides and images of medieval and other manuscripts some of which have been digitized. Materials from and relating to E. A. (Elias Avery) Lowe including a set of glass lantern slides of medieval manuscripts belonging to Lowe, correspondence, publications, transcriptions of manuscripts, biographical material.

Kipling, Rudyard collection, 1881-1960   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Kisch, Guido papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6314
Correspondence, manuscripts, professional papers and writings, reviews, publishing correspondence, syllabi, essays, dissertations, notes, meeting agendas, and other papers.

Lafayette Collection (Arthur H. and Mary Marden Dean Lafayette Collection), 1520-1973   [no physdesc:quantity]

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 accessible online at http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/lafayette/.

Laurence, Dan papers, circa 1950-2006   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

McGraw family papers, 1854-1956.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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 and Renaissance manuscript leaves   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6931
Medieval manuscript leaves collected by Eleze McKenzie.

Medieval manuscript fragments   [no physdesc:quantity]

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

Merritt, Rachel Alice papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Political cartoons concerning France, 1789-1914 (bulk 1789-1815)   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8552
French Revolution period caricatures mainly concerning the three estates of France, the nationalization of church property, privileges of the clergy and nobility, despotism, the constitution of 1791, and the political process.

Requardt, Gustav Jaeger papers, 1905-1966.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Shepherd, Charles William archive of voyages to Iceland   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6869
Manuscripts relating to travels to Iceland.

Smith, Goldwin papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

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

Stereoscope pictures from Iceland   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8516
Stereoscope photographs, 213 in number, of Icelandic landscapes, buildings, brifges, people, and events. Captions in Icelandic, several with date 1910 or 1911.

Tashkovich, Gligor papers,1983-2015.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Tjomsland, Anne papers,   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2924
Includes correspondence, photographs, publication reprints, patient record notes, schoolwork, and manuscripts. Materials relating to her service in WWI, such as her application, contract, and petitions for veteran benefits, are also included. Tjomsland's correspondence covers both her daily and professional life, including her work as a translator and writer. Also includes her correspondence with Morris Bishop, author of "A History of Cornell," about her experience as a student in Burt Green Wilder's class.

Tuck, John Bennet papers, 1890-1948.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Ward, Randi collection   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8493
Publications featuring translations from Faroese and Icelandic by Randi Ward.

White collection of historical medallions   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8420
"The White Collection of Historical Medallions, including, among other things, all the casts of Eichler of Berlin, namely two thousand copies of antique gems in the Royal Museum at Berlin, illustrative of ancient history and art; over five hundred casts illustrating mediaeval and renaissance history and art; some four hundred medallion portraits of eminent personages in modern history, derived from authentic portraits." Cornell University Register, 1868-69.

Witchcraft and possession-related movie posters, lobby cards, and other cinema memorabilia,   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4781
Movie posters and other advertisements for films involving witches, witchcraft, possession, devil worship and similar subjects. The films are often of a "cult movie" nature, the majority from the 1970s. Also includes other advertisements and mass market materials involving witches including two political T-shirts from 2010, one concerning the Delaware Tea Party (showing a witch stirring a cauldron-sized cup of tea) and one depicting Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell as a witch.

Witchcraft collection, unbound manuscripts, 1560-1973.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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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