Physical Sciences and Engineering

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.

Arecibo Ionospheric Observatory and Electrical Engineering reports, 1950-1960   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-6-3333
Cornell University School of Electrical Engineering technical, scientific and quarterly progress reports, 1950-1960. Arecibo Ionospheric Observatory pamphlet, 1962. Center for Radiophysics and Space Research research reports, 1960-1969; quarterly status reports to the Office of Naval Research, 1963-1969; proposals to Office of Naval Research, 1961-1964; progress report to the National Science Foundation, 1956-1957; and annual report, 1974-1975. The Antenna Laboratory reports from the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1951-1953; report on "High Resolution Studies of Discrete Radio Sources," University of California, San Diego, 1968.

Arecibo Ionospheric Observatory records   12.2 cubic feet,1 oversize folder, 50+ additional boxes.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 53-7-3581
Includes publications, proposals, plans and contract drawings of the radio astronomy telescope, including t-shirts and memorabilia publicizing the observatory. Also, a large artist's rendering of the telescope.

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.

Baker, Norman student papers   3 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-3936
Notebooks from his graduate student courses at Cornell, with a few from the University of Minnesota.

Baker, Ross Lee papers, 1910-1947.   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3629
Clippings, engineering reports, letters, financial records, legal records, travel notes, and articles of Ross L. Baker.

Bancroft, Wilder papers, 1896-1953   10.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-8-135
Personal correspondence; professional correspondence relating to electrochemistry, physical chemistry, pandemic chemistry, cloud dispersal and rainmaking, and other chemical studies; student reports; materials relating to professional societies; records relating to the John Bancroft Estate; and other miscellaneous professional papers.

Beardsley, James Wallace papers, 1848-1934   .4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2768
Correspondence, reports, maps and charts, plans and clippings concerning irrigation engineering; includes material relating to Puerto Rican dams, and various U.S. dam and irrigation projects. Includes 1848 background report concerning Puerto Rico.

Bethe, Hans papers, ca. 1931-1995   70.4 cubic ft.; 9 videocassettes; 1 videodisc; 4 reel-to-reel tapes; 7 cassette tapes.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-976
Papers of Hans Albrecht Bethe, physicist, Cornell University professor of physics, Nobel laureate. Materials relate to Bethe's work concerning nuclear physics, solar, stellar, and nuclear energy, radiation, conduction in metals, and quantum mechanics; also the administration of the Cornell University Physics Department, and Cornell courses. Collection includes material on arms and arms control, underwater explosion research, the nuclear test ban, the Strategic Defense Initiative, the hydrogen bomb and the anti-ballistic missile, the end of the Cold War, and supernovae.

Blake and Rood families papers, 1847-1906   .2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3485
Includes letters (1847-1868) from Helen Rood to her brother Ogden Nicholas Rood and his wife Mathilde concerning family and friends in New Haven, Connecticut; religion; female education; Eli Whitney Blake, whom she married in 1860; her impressions of Heidelberg, where her husband studied; and German and English sentiment concerning the American Civil War. Letters (1859-1891) from Eli Blake to Ogden Rood concerning scientific experiments; his work as professor at Cornell University; and his work at Brown University as professor of physics. Other correspondence includes letters to Eli Blake concerning the National Bell Telephone Company, the University of Virginia, and Troy University.

Bramble, James H. papers, 1962-1997   2.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-19-3308
The collection contains correspondence, notes, talks, lectures, and papers by J.H.B. and others.

Brice, William R., Field camp in the Helderbergs 1900 to 1909   22 pages

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 700-131
[no abstract]

Burt, Le Van Merchant family papers, [ca.1860-1924]   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2327
Letters and documents relating to the Civil War, various buisness ventures, and political activities.

Calspan Corporation records,1945-1973   7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 17-1-1567
Includes litigation documents concerning Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory in the matter of Attorney General Lefkowitz vs. Cornell University, EDP Technology, Inc., and Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory; papers of Trustee Robert W. Purcell concerning the Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory; annual reports; financial statements; Board of Directors minutes; minutes of stockholder meetings; general correspondence; reports; news releases; and other records of the Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, including Annual Reports (1952-61), News Bulletin (1963-67), "Perspective" (1957-67), and "Research Trend" (1953-68); and agreements between EDP Technology, Inc. and Cornell University. Also, Charles W. Lake's files on the Cornell Engineering College Council's relations with CAL.

Cassel, David papers   5.5 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-3899
Professional papers and correspondence.

Cold fusion archive,1989-1993.   16.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4451
The archive consists of four major types of information: original manuscript and published materials produced by principles in cold fusion; mass media articles about cold fusion, including newspapers, magazines, books, radio broadcasts, and television broadcasts and consisting of original clippings, off-the-air recordings, computer printouts, digital camera cassettes, and transcripts; taped interviews with researchers, research administrators, public information representatives, and journalists involved in cold fusion; and items of material culture.

Collyer, John Lyon papers   9 cubic ft.,

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3265
Photographs, correspondence, printed items, speeches, clippings, films and tapes concerning the public activities of John L. Collyer. Material covers his tenure as president of B.F. Goodrich; most of this material concerns rubber.

Cooper, Barbara Hope papers, 1963-1999   6.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-3072
Includes research and teaching materials of Barbara Hope Cooper, a Cornell University physics professor.

Cornell Center for Materials Research records   41 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 53-24-3676
Includes correspondence, committee meeting minutes, reports, publications, grant information and subject files pertaining to the Center for Materials Research.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Teaching and Information Dept. recordings   183 phonograph albums,

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-24-950
183 twelve and sixteen inch records of speeches, interviews, and informal talks by such figures in the field of agriculture and related professions.

Cornell Electrical Engineering Centennial Symposium records,1985   1 v., 29 videotapes.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-6-2512
Videotapes of sessions from the symposium and published proceedings, "Future Directions in Electrical Engineering: Proceedings of the Cornell University Electrical Engineering Centennial Symposium series, March 15-June 12, 1985," edited by Simpson Linke. Topics discussed include technological innovations in electrical engineering and electronics, social aspects of electrical engineering, space sciences, and power resources.

Cornell Injection Molding Program records   6 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-5-3929
Includes technical and progress reports, conference and journal papers and technical manuals related to the Cornell Injection Molding Program.

Cornell Theory Center Visualization Group files   3 hard drives (500 GB), 1.5 cubic foot.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 53-16-3705
The collection contains digital files, created by Chris Pelkie, of videotapes and DVDs from the Cornell Theory Center Visualization Group.

Cornell University College of Engineering Dean's Office records, [ca. 1916-2000]   105.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-2-2156
Dean's Office subject files, including correspondence, annual reports, minutes of meetings, and working papers concerning the establishment of programs and construction of buildings. Includes the administrative papers of Deans Andrew Schultz, William Streett, T. E. Everhart, Edmund Cranch, and Solomon Hollister. Earlier records consist primarily of the records of Assistant Engineering Dean John F. McManus. Also, blank Fuertes Medal for graduate research in civil engineering.

Cornell University College of Engineering summer surveying camp records,1874-1958.   12 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-4-956
Land survey maps drawn by Cornell Civil Engineering students during summer surveying camps at various locations in New York State, including Cayuga, Cayuta, Canandaigua, Keuka, Owasco, and Skaneateles Lakes; an index showing the location of the camp each year; surveyor's field book, 1934; diary of the Cayuga Lake Survey kept by successive groups of students, 1874-1879; and a "Camp Cascadilla" kitchen inventory, 1908.

Cornell University Department of Geology records   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-15-728
The papers of the Geology Department consist of examination reports, reptints, abstracts of geology lectures, estimates of departmental needs, registers of geology students (1947, 1957), and other records and correspondence.

Cornell University Department of Physics records,1876-1994 records   19.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-693
Correspondence, biographical material, clippings, photographs, notes, diagrams, publications, and other items pertaining to the Cornell University Department of Physics, primarily from the 1880s through the 1950s, along with some later memoirs and histories of the Department and those associated with it.

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.

Corson, Dale R. papers, 1963-1977   134.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3-11-1665
The Dale R. Corson papers consist of office files, correspondence, and other material deriving chiefly from his provostship (1963-1969) and presidency of Cornell University (1963-1977). The papers illustrate the Corson administration reconstituting the University following the trauma of the 1969 student revolt and the negative publicity following the takeover of Willard Straight Hall; dealing with anti-war demonstrations and protests relative to other social and local issues; and surviving the university fiscal crisis of the early and mid 1970s.

Corson, Dale R. papers, 1963-2002.   54.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3-11-2550
Papers of Dale Corson from throughout his career, but especially from the time before and after his provostship and presidency. Major correspondents include E. B. White, Floyd R. Newman, Leslie R. Severinghaus, and Philip Will.

Department of Mathematics records, 1877-1976.   8.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-19-2216
Bound term reports and student lists, 1890-1976, with some correspondence (lists were computer-generated after 1956); teaching schedules, 1910-1975; Mathematical Club records including minutes and papers presented, 3 volumes, 1891-1901; Mathematical Department Scrapbooks of examinations, 1877-1893; and Differential and Integral Calculus, by Virgil Snyder and John Irwin Hutchinson, with a syllabus and a list of other titles in the Modern Mathematical Series, including ones by other Cornell professors.

Diver, DeForest Douglas Railroad Photographs, ca. 1870-1948   3.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1948
Original photographs, glass plates and other negatives, and glossy prints, mainly of the New York, Ontario, and Western Railway, taken by Mr. Diver and others in Delaware, Madison, Oneida, Oswego, Otsego, and Sullivan Counties, New York.

Dyson, James Lindsay papers, ca. 1933-1971   6.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4293
Student papers, primarily laboratory and lecture notes from Cornell University; documents, notebook, and scrapbook relating to his experiences in the U.S. Army during World War II and in the Army Reserve; subject files relating to his teaching at Lafayette College and his work as a geologist; research files, card files, manuscripts, photographs, reviews, and articles on The World of Ice; research files for a projected work, The World of Water; scrapbooks; geology and ornithology field notebooks; personal correspondence and photographs; and other publications by James L. Dyson. Also, correspondence with Lolita Dyson about a scholarship established at Lafayette College in memory of her husband.

Engeln, Oscar Diedrich von papers, 1896-1964.   6.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-15-856
Correspondence pertaining to von Engeln's years at Cornell as a student and professor and to his writings on geology and Cornell history.

Engineering Women's Club records, 1922-1992.   1.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 11-8-1563
Minutes of meetings, committee and membership lists, treasurer's reports, secretary's reports, annual reports, correspondence, clippings, songs, constitution, and histories of the Engineering Women's Club from its inception in 1922 until 1992.

Ewald, Paul P. papers, 1920-1990   9.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4586
Correspondence, photographs, technical reports and reprints, drafts of articles, manuscripts, and subject files pertaining to Ewald's career as a scientist working in the field of x-ray crystallography; also, personal and family papers.

Fitchen, Douglas papers   4 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-3691
Subject files, reprints, course material, and correspondence relating to Fitchen's work in the Physics Dept.

Gage, Henry Phelps papers, 1886-1955.   26 linear ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1874
Correspondence, diaries, notes on the life of Simon Henry Gage.

Greeley and Hansen, Engineers records   4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2874
Consulting reports, reprints, and articles pertaining to water resources and sanitation projects written by Samuel A. Greeley, Paul Hansen, their staff, and others.

Greig, John papers, 1794-1870.   18 reels positive, 18 reels negative microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1550
Correspondence; accounts of purchases, payments, and unsold lands; surveys; tax receipts, contracts, notes, bonds, deeds, powers of attorney; and maps and field notes of the New York Military Tract and city lots of Rochester and Ontario County, New York. Papers relating to Greig's land interests include material on the Chenango Triangle, the Hornby Estate, the New York Military Tract, Cottringer Tract, Ogden Tract, and Pulteney Estate. Documenting his activities as a promoter of internal improvements are materials on the Charlotte to Rochester Railroad, Erie Canal, Rochester and Carthage Railroad, Rochester and Ontario Plank Road, Sodus Canal Association, and the Sodus Land Company. Also included is miscellaneous material on local history, papers concerning the settlement of Greig's estate, and extensive correspondence and other papers of family members and friends in the United States, Scotland and England discussing American political and economic issues and internal British politics. Correspondents include Thomas Morris, John and Eunice Tryon, John and John L. Phelps, Joseph Fellows, Elias Kane, Eliza Greig, Alexander Greig, Alexander Duncan, George W. Kirkland, John Rankine, and William Jeffrey.

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.

Guerlac, Henry papers, 1922-1981   34.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-17-2354
Includes papers pertaining to Guerlac's research and teaching career.

Halsey family papers, 1870-1975.   3.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2966
Personal and professional papers of Francis W. Halsey (Cornell University Class of 1873), a newspaper editor and writer, and of his brother, Frederick A. Halsey (Cornell University M.E. 1878), an engineer and author of a number of articles and books about engineering.

Hartman, Paul papers, 1944-1993.   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-3294
Includes correspondence, laboratory and course notebooks, talks, and publications, relating to Hartman's teaching career and the histories he wrote on the Materials Science Center and the Physics Dept. at Cornell University.

Hartmanis, Juris papers   21 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-13-3786
Includes publications by Hartmanis and others in the field of computer science, correspondence, and subject files.

Harwit, Martin papers, 1957-1987   22.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-7-2402
Office files, reports, research files, and other materials relating to Harwit's work as a professor of astrophysics at Cornell University and his involvement with numerous organizations in his field.

Herring, Augustus Moore papers, 1891-1931.   2.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1990
Transcripts of Herring-Curtiss Company vs. Glenn Curtiss et al., briefs, exhibits, correspondence, and other papers pertaining to this lawsuit, in which William Maloney was one of the principal trial lawyers, and to related litigation; incorporation papers, minutes, resolutions, stock certificates, legal documents, correspondence, and other items (1909-1031) relating to the business affairs of the company; Augustus Herring's scrapbook (1896-1909) and notebook (ca. 1903-1910) dealing with his role in airplane and glider development and his correspondence with the United States Patent Office (1909-1913); blueprints, photographs, pamphlets, and clippings relating to general aspects of aviation development.

Holcomb, Donald papers, 1952-2004   7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-3426
Correspondence, lab notebooks, research and subject files on electron paramagnetic resonance, and experimental data pertaining to Holcomb's work at Cornell in the Dept. of Physics and in the Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics.

Hollister, Solomon Cady papers   105.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-2-2077
The papers of Solomon Cady Hollister include correspondence, typescripts, reports, drafts, publications, engineering studies, specifications and computations, blueprints, photographs, tape recordings, slides, and movie films concerning Hollister's work as a civil engineer prior to his academic career.

Icarus records, 1976-2000   114 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4412
Manuscripts submitted for publication which were rejected, withdrawn, or accepted, with referee reports.

International Congress of the History of Science records,1959-1964   2.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-17-744
Correspondence relating to the planning, financing, and publicity for the Congress held at Ithaca, New York, and Philadelphia in August and September, 1962; also includes lists of participants, copies of abstracts and papers presented with commentaries, periodicals, and mailing lists; also, drafts and final copies of the Congress' bulletins, minutes and memoranda of the planning and local arrangement committees, reports, and other material. Also, tape recordings of the proceedings. Henry Guerlac was the president of the Congress, Richard Shryock chaired the Philadelphia operations.

International Congress of the History of Science, 1962   4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Collection Number: 14-17-645
Correspondence and files relating to the Congress held at Ithaca.

Kiersch, George Alfred papers, 1991-1999   50 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-14-3181
Reprints from "The Heritage of Engineering Geology: The First Hundred Years," 1991; "The Expert Witness and Litigation," in the Bulletin of the Association of Engineering Geologists, 1993; and "Engineering geosciences and military operations," in Engineering Geology, 1998.

Laboratory for Elementary Particle Physics photographs   7.6 cubic ft; 12 drawers of negatives;125 volumes of photographs with index.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-3483
Includes material documenting events, the Wilson Synchrotron Laboratory and work done at the lab.

Laboratory for Elementary Particle Physics records   31 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-3898
Includes publications written by Cornell physicists and colliding beam experiment reports.

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.

Matthes, Gerard Hendrik papers,   33.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3017
Professional papers of Gerard Hendrik Matthes, a hydraulic engineer and member of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Matyas, Robert papers, 1951-2012   7.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 43-01-3368
Slides, photographs, and papers concering Matyas' career in facilities at Cornell, including his work on the Superconducting Super Collider, the Laboratory of Nuclear Studies, the Wilson Synchrotron Laboratory, Arecibo Ionospheric Observatory, and various other campus buildings.

McDaniel, Boyce D. papers, 1933-2002   12.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-3242
Personal and Professional papers and correspondence relating to his work at Newman Laboratory and in the Physics Department, especially files relating to the Cornell Electron Storage Ring (CESR) and the Superconducting Supercollider (SSC). Also includes information about Robert Wilson and his memorial service.

McNair, Arthur J. papers, [ca. 1920-1982]   16.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-4-2375
Professional correspondence as Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Colorado. Grants, course, and student files from Cornell University; records relating to the Summer Surveying Course at Cornell; files relating to committees and other activities at Cornell; professional files, including consulting work; and files relating to the American Society for Engineering Education.

McNamara, Thomas Alexander papers, 1881-1933   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3918
Includes medical files and ledgers, diplomas and certificates, Corning Common Council materials, and various other papers of Thomas A. McNamara, a physician and a mayor of Corning, New York.

McNish family papers, 1773-1926.   2.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 754
Families papers from Washington County, New York.

Merritt, Ernest George papers, 1887-1950   2.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-46
Collection includes material pertaining to Merritt's years at Cornell, including a student scrapbook of photographs, programs, and pamphlets; loose photographs of colleagues, laboratory equipment, and Cornell views; Merritt's notes on lectures concerning electricity, magnetism, thermodynamics, and theoretical mechanics; four volumes of notes taken by teaching assistant Ernest Blaker (Ph.D. 1901) at Merritt's lectures, as well as undated notes on advances in experimental physics; calculations and notes; Physics Department annual reports, 1917-33; resolutions, reports, minutes, and statements of various committees of the Graduate Faculty concerning Graduate School requirements, and elections and organization of the faculty; and correspondence and other papers concerning the Board of Trustees and the deanship of the College of Arts and Sciences. Also, correspondence, charts, reports, and a scrapbook of photographs pertaining to Merritt's work at the New London Naval Academy, 1917-20, including correspondence from R. A. Millikan; correspondence regarding colleagues in Germany, 1901-49, and an autographed portrait of Max Planck; correspondence and printed material on the history of the American Physical Society and other organizations; and correspondence and reports concerning submarine detection, 1941-42.

Miller, William T. papers   10 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-8-3021
Papers, primarily relating to his research in fluorine chemistry, especially his work on the Manhattan Project at Columbia University. Also, files relating to the Cornell Chemistry Dept. and building projects in Baker Laboratory.

Moon, Francis C. papers   14 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-5-4047
Files of research publications and reports; research reports; patents; VHS videotapes of research experiments.

Moon, Francis C., Reuleaux Reference Collection   7 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6960
Papers regarding German engineer Franz Reuleaux and the collection of his kinematic models housed at Cornell University. Papers were assembled by Cornell Professor of Engineering Frank Moon during the late 1990's and early 2000's, particularly during research trips to Germany. They include Moon's research notes on Reuleaux and Reuleaux's influence, biography and genealogy; photocopies and transcriptions of letters, essays and drawings created by Reuleaux; Moon's academic papers and professional work on Reuleaux; and research on Cornell's kinematic model collection and other kinematic models. Papers also include material on specific projects, such as the permanent exhibit of Reuleaux's kinematic models at Cornell, and the Kinematic Models for Design Digital Library (KMODDL), an online collection of digitized images and information on kinematics.

Needham, James G. papers, 1888-1957   5.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-479
Correspondence and documents describing the career of James G. Needham.

Nunn, Lucien L. papers [ca.1863-1971]   ca.53 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 37-4-1770
Papers documenting the career of Lucien L. Nunn.

Oliver, Jack papers   18 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-14-3269
Collection contains a variety of documents and publications relating to Oliver's time at Cornell.

Pittsburg Shawmut Northern Railroad Company, 1872-1960   2.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2161
Allen's history of the railroad, with research notes and correspondence; a corporate history. Railroad material includes correspondence, reports, financial records, employee records, timetables, pamphlets, newspapers, broadsides, maps, blueprints, charts, and photographs. Also records of predecessor, affiliated, or otherwise connected railroads.

Poate family papers, 1935-1993   .7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4417
Frederick William Poate papers include correspondence, photographs, map, ephemera, and bulletins of the Old Comrades Association.

Pohl, Robert O. papers, 1973-1998   27 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-3253
Files include correspondence relating to Pohl's sabbatic leave, research including communications with international colleagues and correspondence with his graduate students; notes on energy which comprise reference files of clippings and handwritten notations; published reports on nuclear waste and waste sites, contaminated and non-contaminated sites, high-level nuclear waste disposal, reactor decommissioning, reactor accidents, radiation health effects, EPA studies and specific sites of radwaste contaminiation, carbon dioxide, thermal studies in high-level waste disposal,and uranuium mill tailings.

Rafter, George W. papers, 1872-1920   2.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4383
Correspondence, writings, and publications relating to civil engineering; some personal and family correspondence; photographs; and genealogical materials.

Regional Science Association International records   13.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4991
Correspondence, conference meeting files, papers delivered, annual meeting records, subject files.

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.

Ries, Heinrich papers, 1889-1951.   1.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-15-691
Correspondence and other papers relating to Ries' career as professor of geology at Cornell University.

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.

Rudin, Gail and Stephen Rudin collection of Simon Lake submarine materials   .5 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6992
Letters, stock certificates, drawings, photographs, and publications related to Simon Lake's designs for submarines.

Rudin, Gail and Stephen Rudin New York landmarks   .3 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6991
Paper ephemera, postcards, and photographs related to the Brooklyn Bridge and other New York landmarks. Includes booklet, program, invitation, and ticket to opening ceremony for bridge on May 24, 1883. Also includes receipt for the purchase of Randall's Island, as well as miscellany related to the Holland Tunnel and the Statue of Liberty.

Schickel family papers, 1905-1969   15.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3671
Schickel family papers include correspondence, applications, a housing survey, inquiries and replies, licences, patents, financial records, payroll, blueprints, drawings, specifications, advertisements, brochures, trade catalogs, contracts, orders, political letters, progress reports, and other records pertaining to the business interests of Norbert H. Schickel, Sr., particularly relating to his involvement in Ithaca, New York housing and real estate development, engineering, investments, and the family owned motorcycle manufacturing company, Schickel Motor Co. Personal papers include bills, a broadside, theses, correspondence, income tax and insurance records, maps, notes, diaries, legal papers, and photographs of the Schickel family.

Schoder, Ernest William papers, [ca.1903-1968].   16 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-4-1156
Includes notes, lectures, lab notes, exams, printed matter, hydraulics texts, and other course material; correspondence; diaries; reports; blueprints; graphs; charts; test data; photographs; glass negatives; and other papers related to Schoder's career as a professor of civil engineering.

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering records   1 item and 4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-6-2731
Includes meeting minutes and memoranda, annual reports, and faculty meeting minutes.

Schultz, Andrew Schultz , Jr. papers, 1932-1991   9.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-2-2244
Records and personal papers of Andrew Schultz, Dean of the Cornell University College of Engineering.

Science fiction magazines   15 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8032
Approximately 76 science fiction magazine titles.

Sciencenter records   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6325
Includes annual reports, meeting minutes, newsletters, calendar of events, manuals and brochures of the Sciencenter.

Searle, Shayle papers, 1963-1994.   2.4 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Collection Number: 21-40-3200.
Course material on Statistics and Matrix Algebra courses taught by Professor Searle.

Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanic Arts records, 1878-1934.   3.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-5-948
Glass lantern slides; cards with contact prints made from slides; bound volumes of alumni records; photograph of the Civil Engineering faculty (1891-1892); and correspondence (1878-1904) concerning professor John D. Morris and student charges against him of incompetence, as well as other college matters.

Sibley College reports, theses and course materials   13 volumes.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-5-508
Course materials, theses, and other materials pertaining to Sibley College.

Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering records   14.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-5-1151
Includes correspondence, course material, and equipment manuals of the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, formerly the Sibley School of Mechanical Engineering. Also the papers of Charles Osborn Mackey, Howard N. Fairchild, and Frank Oakes Ellenwood.

Sigma Delta Epsilon records, 1920-2012   9.2 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3605
Includes correspondence, bulletins, membership lists, reports, minutes, financial records, questionnaires, records of conventions, and histories of Sigma Delta Epsilon and its chapters, newsletters, and related records. Also, tape recordings of Grand Chapter meeting, National Council meeting, and 65th Anniversary speeches, 1986.

Sigma Delta Epsilon, Alpha Chapter records, 1921-1990.   2.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 37-4-835
Records pertain to the organization and functioning of Sigma Delta Epsilon.

Simon Bauer papers, 1932-2002   9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-8-3451
Includes publications and subject files.

Sternglass, Ernest J. papers   80 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6842
Notebooks, correspondence, clippings, and subject files relating to Sternglass's interests..

Strong, Everett M. papers, ca. 1919-1974.   6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 11-8-2335
Papers of E.M. Strong, an electrical engineer at Cornell University.

Tarr, Ralph Stockman papers   4.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-15-92
Tarr's papers mainly pertaining to geography.

Thurston, Robert Henry papers, 1859-1902.   1.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 16-2-40
Correspondence, reprints, photograph album from Brown University, Class of 1859 and diplomas. The correspondence concerns experiments, inventions, engineering and scientific problems, scientific machinery and instruments.

Warntz, William papers, [ca. 1955-1985]   54 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4392
Correspondence, teaching and administrative materials and studies in the field of geography by William Warntz, professor of geography and regional planning.

Whalen, Michael L. and Catherine H. Collection of Cornelliana   9.4 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 37-5-3784
Photographs, including carte-de-visite pictures, cabinet cards, stereo views, prints and negatives. Also scrapbooks.

Wilkins, Bruce T. papers   7.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-18-3240
Includes correspondence, memoranda, plans of work, course material and subject files, concerning Bruce Wilkins' career in the Dept. of Natural Resources (formerly the Dept. of Conservation) including material on fisheries and the Sea Grant Program.

Williams, L. Pearce papers   64.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-17-795
Correspondence with colleagues, students, publishers, libraries, and individuals and papers concerning his research and teaching

Williams, L. Pierce, Ampère Collection   18 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4730
Research materials on André-Marie Ampère compiled by L. Pierce Williams.

Wilson, Robert R. papers, 1936-2000.   12.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-22-3093
Memorabilia documenting the development of atomic energy research and high energy physics in the United States, Europe , and Asia. Dr. Wilson was a renowned expert on designing and constructing cyclotrons and synchrotrons, serving as consultant on projects around the world. Included in his professional papers are drawings, designs and photographs of some of the buildings, accelerators and equipment he helped design, as well as some of his sculptures. Among the personal papers in the collection are some family letters, documents and photographs.

Wittgenstein, Ludwig manuscript notebooks   98 volumes.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: [no collection number]
Incomplete set of Wittgenstein's manuscript notes.

Wright, Theodore Paul papers, 1911-1970   31.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4-5-1381
Includes Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory correspondence; pamphlets, correspondence, photographs, reports, and clippings concerning aviation; and other papers reflecting Wright's career in aviation and at Cornell University. Also, four bound volumes of Theodore P. Wright's articles and addresses, 1918-1970.

WVBR records   6.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 35-9-1739
Collection includes reports; letter; station log (1948-1951); minutes of the Cornell Radio Guild, Inc. (1971); Board minutes (1968); published Program Guides (1959-1965); and other materials pertaining to Cornell radio station WVBR.


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