Ezra Cornell

Becker-Hull Ezra Cornell and telegraph materials,   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1-1-262
Notes, letters, documents, and pamphlets relating to Ezra Cornell and to the telegraph, including letters from Ezra Cornell to Alonzo B. Cornell, the Ithaca Journal, Andrew Dickson White, and T.G. Alvord; letters from Ezra Cornell to J.J. Speed and F.O.J. Smith; letters between Ezra Cornell and William A. Woodward; extracts from Ezra Cornell's private journal; Charles H. Hull's notes on Ezra Cornell; excerpts from letters received by Andrew Dickson White in the first few years of his presidency of Cornell University (1868-1872); a chronology of Ezra Cornell's activities from 1844-1858, compiled by Carl Becker; and pamphlets concerning the telegraph. The journal extracts and most of the letters are in the form of typewritten transcripts. Also included is volume 1 of The Telegrapher, a periodical published by the National Telegraphic Union (incomplete: lacks issues 6 and 10); and a volume of printed depositions in the lawsuit of Samuel F.B. Morse et al. against Francis O.J. Smith.

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.

Cornell, Alonzo B. papers, 1830-1904   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 773
Correspondence, journal, accounts, clippings, notes, leaflets, blotters, and scrapbooks relating largely to Cornell's political activities and reflecting his interest in governmental problems and other acitivities.

Cornell, Ezra Papers, 1746-1888   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1-1-1
Correspondence, financial and legal records, court proceedings, and other documents pertaining principally to the Cornell family, the telegraph industry, and the founding of Cornell University.

Cornell, Franklin Cuthbert papers, 1857-1938   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1-1-456
Family papers, correspondence, and miscellaneous items concerning Franklin C. Cornell and son, Franklin C. Cornell, Jr.

Cornell-Bouck family papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8502
Papers from the family of Alonzo Cornell and his son, Charles Ezra and daughter-in-law, Katherine Bouck.

Hotel Ezra Cornell records   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 28-5-2328
Programs, menus, press releases, broadsides, videocassettes and photographs concerning Hotel Ezra Cornell.


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