Cornell University Presidents

Corson, Dale R. papers, 1963-1977   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

de Kiewiet, Cornelius W. papers, 1949-1951   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3-7-2559
Material from de Kiewiet's term in office, 1949 to 1951. Includes items relating to presence of communist influence among the faculty.

Farrand, Livingston Papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3/5/7
The Livingston Farrand Papers consist of correspondence, office files, reports, letters of transmittal, notices of appointment to committees, scrapbooks, cross reference sheets, clippings, diplomas, and certificates deriving from his presidency of Cornell University from 1921 to 1937. The collection consists chiefly of correspondence, pertaining largely to the routine administration of the President's Office and the University. Subjects include student and faculty issues, student health, athletics, Cornell United Religious Work including arrangements for Sage Chapel preachers, alumni affairs, fraternities, the Cornell-in-China Program, and the University Faculty; also, relations with and the administration of the Law School, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Cornell University Medical College, the College of Engineering, Cornell University Library, the Office of the Comptroller, ROTC, the New York State College of Agriculture, and the New York State Veterinary College, and relations with New York Hospital, the city of Ithaca (N.Y.), the United States Office of Education, the New York State Department of Education, the American Council on Education, the Carnegie Corporation and Carnegie Foundation, the Heckscher Research Council, and the United States War Department. Included is a portfolio of photographs by Lewis W. Hine, created for the American Red Cross during a survey mission from 1918-1919.

Lehman, Jeffrey S. papers,2003-2005   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3-14-3395
Miscellaneous papers from the President's Office, including speeches. Also, "Reflections on the Call to Engagement," October 2004.

Malott, Deane W. papers, 1951-1964   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3-9-651
The Deane W. Malott Papers consist of correspondence and office files deriving from his presidency of Cornell University from 1951 to 1963.

Perkins, James A. papers, 1941-1997   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3-10-3158
Papers relating to James Perkins' career before coming to Cornell; speeches and articles; files relating to his inauguration as Cornell's president; files relating to activities at Cornell, including the events of 1969; subject files relating to other activities; a few photographs and personal letters; and certificates and honorary degrees.

Perkins, James papers,1963-1969.   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3-10-1022
The papers of James A. Perkins consist of correspondence, reports, administrative management forms and records, drafts of speeches, correspondence, notes of telephone conversations, memoranda for the record, substantive inter-office notes and memos, commission reports, departmental reports to the President, tape recordings, transcripts, broadsides, a phonodisc, and letters received by the President's Office concerning the events on campus in the Spring of 1969

Rawlings, Hunter Ripley papers, 1995-2006   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3-13-2843
Correspondence, subject files, administrative working papers, and other records of the President of Cornell University.

Rhodes, Frank H. T. papers, 1977-1996.   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3-12-1795
Records relating to Rhodes' Presidency of Cornell University; papers consist of the routine administrative operation of the University; chief concerns include the University's financial development and alumni relations; relations between the University and research corporations and science foundations; the administration of colleges and units relating principally to programs, personnel, and academic matters; and the social role of the President.

Schurman, Jacob Gould papers, 1867-1942 [1986].   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3-4-6
The Schurman papers consist of correspondence, addresses, photographs, testimonials, diplomas, certificates, newspaper clippings, printed material, and records of the New York Constitutional Convention (1915). The material listed covers Schurman's career as a teacher, college president, and diplomat; the majority of the papers involve his role in national and foreign affairs. His views on American imperialism are reflected in letters to President McKinley, David Starr Jordan, David J. Hill, and John Hay. Schurman's later correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt, Charles F. Adams, Carl Schurz, Charles W. Eliot, and Sergio Osmena show his interest in the Philippine Islands and their eventual independence. His active interest in politics, the problems of peace and the League of Nations, and his diplomatic activities are discussed in correspondence with William Howard Taft, Charles Evans Hughes, Elihu Root, Henry Lane Wilson, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Wadsworth, Joseph Foraker, and Frank Kellogg, including comments on Gustav Stresemann, German politics, and the German economy. Includes addresses and other material on Germany, the Far East, and U.S. foreign policy after Schurman's retirement in 1930. Also personal and family correspondence including letters to Professor William John Alexander about his thoughts on religion and his stay at Heidelberg University; letters to his daughters, Helen and Barbara; and transcriptions and photocopies of other letters.

Skorton, David papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3-15-3697
Correspondence, reports, subject files, background material, and other records relating to Skorton's Presidency of Cornell University.

White, Andrew Dickson papers, 1832-1919   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1-2-2
Collection consists of papers relating to White's activities as educator, politician, and diplomat.


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