Cornell University Presidents

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.

de Kiewiet, Cornelius W. papers, 1949-1951   10.5 cubic ft.

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, 1921-1939   40.7 cubic ft.

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.

Lehman, Jeffrey S. papers,2003-2005   5.5 cubic ft.

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   31.8 cubic ft.

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   8.5 cubic ft.

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.   44 cubic ft.

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   130.4 cubic ft., 987 megabytes.

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.   360 cubic ft.

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].   8.3 cubic ft.; 55 reels microfilm; 1 tape recording; 10 oversize map case folders.

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.

White, Andrew Dickson papers, 1832-1919   99.2 cubic ft.,

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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