Humanities

Anthony Caputi papers,1956-1989   3 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14/12/3593
Includes lecture notes, correspondence, and course material on various drama courses. taught.

Balliett. Whitney papers   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6948
Notes, drafts, and writings on jazz criticism and biography. Also, letters to Balliett and photographs.

Baumgardner, Harold K. menu collection   .8 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8404
227 restaurant menus, collected by Baumgardner, 1940s-1960s.

Birnbach, David New York State Dept. of Mental Hygiene Oral History records   3.2 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6821
Audio recordings and transcriptions of interviews David Birnbach conducted with former staff of New York State mental hospitals.

Black, Max papers, [ca. 1927]-1988.   32.0 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-21-2466
Professional papers include correspondence, subject files, and files relating to his work with the Science, Technology, and Society program at Cornell. Also, manuscript of Black's book Rational Choice, the Prisoner's Dilemma.

Boynton, Mary F. letters, 1981-1988   0.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4416
Letters from Mary Boynton to Dorothy Tyler about James Hutton, his papers, a memoir they were writing, and lists of prospects and donors to the Hutton Memorial Fund.

Cooper, Lane papers   9.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-12-680
Personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts, notes, reviews, printed material, and other items.

Cornell University Department of Theatre Arts records   50.1 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-24-2114
Records of the Department of Theatre Arts (fomerly the Department of Public Speaking and then the Department of Speech and Drama) as well as the Cornell Dramatic Club and the Cornell University Theatre.

Cunningham, Gustavus Watts letters, 1911-1944.   67 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-21-796
Incoming correspondence from fellow philosophers, including forty-seven letters from Richard Burdon, Viscount Haldane (1856-1928), in which he discusses the philosophical systems of Hegel and Kant, comments on Cunningham's studies of Hegel and Henri Bergson, and on the writings of Bergson, Bernard Bosanquet, Francis Herbert Bradley, John Dewey, Albert Einstein, Alfred North Whitehead, and others. Reference is also made to world events.

Daniel Willard Fiske papers, 1847-1927, 1847-1904 (bulk)   23.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 13-1-1165
Correspondence, scrapbooks, and account books pertaining chiefly to Fiske's activities as a book collector, although there are extensive family correspondence and other letters pertaining to his education, his career as a journalist, his activities as a professor and librarian at Cornell University, his interest in chess, and his cultural studies of Iceland and Egypt; included is correspondence of George Lincoln Burr, Wendell Phillips Garrison, George W. Harris, Samuel May, Charles Warner, and others.

Department of Fine Arts records, 1922-1959.   3.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-14-818
Correspondence, minutes, accounts, inventories, archaeological notes, programs, and printed material; department chairman was Frederick O. Waage. Organizations represented include the American Numismatic Society, the Archaeological Institute of America, and the College Art Association of America. Major correspondents include Cornelius William De Kiewiet, and Deane W. Malott.

Department of Sociology and Anthropology records, 1951-1955   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-25-2209
Records for a research training seminar and various other reports.

Diacritics collection   16 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6988
Records relating to the management of the journal. Includes administrative files, proofs and galleys, issues of Diacritics, submissions and reviews of articles. Also interviews with individuals involved in the publication.

Extension Teaching prize speaking contests records   .7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-24-3105
Material documenting Prize Speaking Contests held under the auspices of the Oral Expression Division of Extension Teaching, including the Eastman Stage in Public Speaking, the Farm Life Challenge Contest; and the Home Economics Stage in Public Speaking.

Federer, Walter T. papers   7 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-40-3704
The collection contains correspondence, class notes, lectures, papers and publications.

Fogel, Ephim papers,1951-1989   1.9 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-12-2711
Correspondence and subject files pertaining chiefly to Fogel's career as Professor of English at Cornell.

Games collection   ca. 6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6554
Various types of games ranging from historical to contemporary board and card games.

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.

Grene, Marjorie papers   444

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6947
Publications, essays and manuscripts on the philosophy of science by Marjorie Grene and other authors. Also includes Grene's correspondence and course material.

Hamill, Janet archive,   12 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8062
The Janet Hamill Archive contains extensive materials that document the life and work of Janet Hamill.

Hansen, Helmer menu collection   .4 cubic feet.

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

Harry Caplan papers, 1918-1980   27.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-9-1921
The bulk of this collection consists of letters from Caplan's colleagues, graduate students, friends, and family members, and notes and drafts of his replies. Also included are speeches and lectures, course materials, bibliographies, subject files, notes, manuscripts, reprints and other published material, diaries, photographs, sketches, materials concerning Cornell, and other papers reflecting Caplan's career as a classics professor.

Hathaway, Baxter papers,[ca. 1932]-1980   15.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-12-2198
Collection includes manuscripts and typescripts of three novels THE SHEEPFOLD, THE OUTPOSTS OF COLD, and BRIEF CANDLE, short stories, poetry, reviews, critiques, and essays; polemics; literary studies; notes; student work; broadsides; correspondence and other records concerning "Epoch" and "Cornell Review"; correspondence (approximately one quarter of the collection) to and from Hathaway, particularly with David Ray, B.H. Friedman, and editors and publishers;

Healey, George papers, 1941-1972.   9.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 13-6-1969
Cornell Library Journal records include orders/paid subscriptions, 1967-1968 and correspondence, 1966-1972. Also, George James Hucker correspondence regarding the ordering and making of the Cornell University mace, 1961-1963; Rare Books Department correspondence, 1968-1970; sheet catalogs; author's manuscripts, 1966-1972; and a photocopied typescript of a poem written by George H. Healey for the Cornell Class of 1909 Reunion Social, 1963. Includes historical newspapers and magazines regarding World War II and other great moments in twentieth century American history.

Hickerson, H. Thomas papers,1972-2006.   22.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 13-6-3122
Alphabetical subject files documenting activities as chairman of the Dept. of Manuscripts and University Archives, and as Director of the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, relating to all aspects of administration. Includes files relating to the building of the Carl A. Kroch Library and the beginnings of the Digital Access Coalition (DAC), especially the Museum Educational Site Licensing project (MESL). Also, chronologically arranged files documenting his professional involvement in organizations including the Society of American Archivists (SAA), its National Information Systems Task Force (NISTF), and the SAA Council; the ALA/SAA Joint Committee on Library-Archives Relations; and various committees and task forces of the Research Libraries Group (RLG).

Hinchliff, Emerson papers, 1910-1968.   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 41-7-1228
Includes Cornell University and Cornell Class of 1914 items; newspaper clippings by and about Hinchliff; war diary, 1918; photographs; correspondence; certificates; and other papers of Emerson Hinchliff.

Lead Belly research collection   21.8

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: [no collection number]
Research material, largely reproductions collected by Sean F. Killeen, documenting the life and career of Huddie William Ledbetter (Lead Belly), including correspondence with Harry Belafonte, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Burl Ives, Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Odetta, Pete Seeger, and Josh White. Also CD and DVD collections, "The Definitive Leadbelly" and "Leadbelly, Important Recordings 1934-1949".

Leather bound books,1808-1847   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8008
Multi-volume sets in leather bindings. Textbooks and standard reference works on the subjects of law and mathematics.

Lindseth collection of American woman suffrage,[ca. 1820-1920]   ca. 500 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8002
The collection includes rare books, periodicals, pamphlets, broadsides, convention leaflets, letters, cartoons, photographs, banners, campaign buttons, and other objects.

Miller, William Edward papers,1951-1964.   132.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2391
Correspondence with constituents on numerous topics, clippings, tape recordings, press releases, speeches, and legislation. Also, material pertaining to the 1964 Presidential campaign, including campaign contributions, committee meetings, campaign speeches of the Miller and Goldwater campaign, and reports of the Republican National Committee and the John Birch Society.

National Historic Preservation Program oral histories, 1986-1987   168 tape recordings.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4327
Interviews (59) by James A. Glass on the subject of the development of the National Historic Preservation Program between 1957 and 1980. Interviewees include Lawrence E. Aten, Edwin C. Bearss, Martha M. Bigelow, Tersh Boasberg, J.O. Brew, Helen D. Bullock, John A. Burns, James H. Charleton, S. Allen Chambers, Jr., Ernest Allen Connally, Chris T. Delaporte, Eric N. DeLony, Antoinette F. Downing, Carl Feiss, Robert G. Ferris, John Fowler, Russell W. Fridley, Robert R. Garvey, Jr., George B. Hartzog, Jr., Gary L. Hume, Casey and Lucille Ireland, H. Ward Jandl, George A. Karas, Russell V. Keune, Thomas F. King, Bennie C. Keel, Lawson B. Knott, Jr., James M. Lambe, Ben Levy, Nellie L. Longworth, Elizabeth A. Lyon, James C. Massey, John D. McDermott, Lee McElvain, Terry B. Morton, William Penn Mott, Jr., William J. Murtagh, Lee H. Nelson, Loretta Neumann, Stephen D. Newman, Sally G. Oldham, Mary Carolyn Pitts, Constance Werner Ramirez, Dwight F. Rettie, Jerry L. Rogers, Douglas H. Scovill, Horace J. Sheely, Jr., Carol D. Shull, Ann Webster Smith, Larry E. Tise, Merle Wells, Thomas B. Williams, Frederick C. Williamson, and Alfred B. Wolfe.

Palmer, Robert M. papers   17.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-20-3775
The Palmer papers include music manuscripts, teaching materials, correspondence, clippings, reviews, photographs, sound recordings, and other materials.

Parrish, Stephen papers, 1901-2010.   15.6 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14/12/3591
Includes correspondence, book reviews, subject files, and course material relating to his study of William Wordsworth and his career at Cornell. Also, correspondence between Jared Curtis, Coordinating Editor, and Stephen M. Parrish concerning The Cornell Wordsworth series and The Cornell Yeats series, as well as correspondence from others involved in those editing projects.

Rave collection   5.2 cubic feet (approximately 8100 items).

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8068
Batch one consists of San Francisco Bay area rave cards and flyers. 118 items consisting of single sheets, variously folded leaflets, and a few pamphlets, almost all of them printed on paper or card stocks, two or there on acetate and ranging in size from 24mo to 4to, with the majority being 8vo. Some references include, Melville, Whitman, Sendak, Lewis Carroll, Dr. Seuss, Margaret Meade and rock posters of the 1960s.

Rudin, Gail and Stephen Rudin autograph collection   251 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6875
251 letters and other documents recording the achievements of notable artists, politicians, scientists, architects, businessmen and women, journalists, musicians, and educators.

Scott Elledge papers   1.4 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14/12/3592
Includes course material, correspondence and material from his book on E.B. White.

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.

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.

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.

Weissman, Edward papers   3 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 13-1-3848
Subject files relating to all aspects of library administration.


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