Religion

Baptist Church of Fabius records   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6294
Six volumes containing covenant meeting minutes; covenant meeting minutes and membership lists; three containing meeting minutes; and records of the Baptist Church and Society of the Town of Fabius. Miscellaneous items include the trustees' records.

Congregational Church of Henrietta records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6216
Record book including list of members, record of baptisms, list of benevolent contributions, minutes.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Eden records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6159
A preprinted register of probationers' records; class lists; membership lists; pastoral and statistical records; baptisms and marriages (1830-1897). Miscellaneous documents relating primarily to the formation of the church (1830-1881).

Methodist Episcopal Church of Keeney Settlement records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6247
Two volumes containing baptismal register, marriage register, list of probationers, lists of members and class records; church and society annual meeting minutes.

American Baptist Foreign Mission Society records, 1813-1961   62 reels microfilm

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4424
Missionary correspondence (1817-1900) and geographic files relating to activities of the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society in Burma.

Associated Reformed Church of Seneca records   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6165
Session meeting minutes; letter of dismission; church register of communicants of the Associated Reformed and Presbyterian church; trustee meeting minutes; subscription lists; correspondence; property related documents; minister related documents; documents related to the case of Thomas Burrell and John Wilson against the church; and miscellaneous financial records (1816-1869)

Balinese transcripts,1972-1983.   36 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4354
The majority of the texts in the collection originate from northern Bali. The topics of the texts include tales from Hindu epics, folktales, and legends of Balinese kings. All of these contain moral lessons and religious lessons, and make reference to customary law.

Baptist Church of Altay records,1817-1935   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6090
Three record books (1825-1839, 1839-1858, 1853-1874) which record regular covenant, special and annual meeting minutes and lists of members, male and female. The church had several revivals and passed resolutions against secret societies and for open seating.

Baptist Church of Campbell and Bath records,1854-1890   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6095
One volume of annual meeting minutes (1854-1924) containing a subscription list (1874); a volume of membership records showing attendance (1866-1886) and a register of baptisms and members and covenant meeting minutes (1855-1890).

Baptist Church of Catlin and Dix record book   1 volume.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6061
Includes a list of baptisms and deaths (1830-1889) and covenant meeting minutes.

Baptist Church of Christ at Bluff Point records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6128
Covenant meeting minutes (1812-1832) which contain receipt and dismissal of members; disciplinary cases, names of pastors and officers, appointments of representatives to association meetings and conferences; lists of members; an anti-masonry resolution' and the Church Covenant and Articles of Faith, 1812.

Baptist Church of Christ of Vesper minute book   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6282
Contains meeting minutes and membership lists.

Baptist Church of Galen, New York records,1830-1865   1 reel microfilm, 1 folder.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6009
One volume record book (1830-1843) containing the church covenant, a list of members (1831) and covenant, minutes, extracts from church records (1843-1865) prepared by Virginia Moscrip (June 1966), a list of those buried at the Old Village Cemetery in Clyde prepared by Mrs. H.T. Jeffry.

Baptist Church of Gorham records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6132
Five volumes of covenant meeting minutes (1804-1815, 1815-1830, 1830-1841, 1852-1948) and lists of church members. Also included is one volume of trustee meeting minutes (1823-1868).

Baptist Church of Hamlin records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6201
Minutes of the covenant meetings, business meetings as well as other church gatherings of an official nature being interspersed; various membership lists and record of the trustees. Also photographs of the meeting house, one in 1911 as a meeting house and a second from 1977 showing the building as a store.

Baptist Church of Hornby records, 1860-1916   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6074
Covenant and annual meeting minutes interspersed with membership records. Subjects discussed include revivals, the appointment of pastors, and church discipline.

Baptist Church of Mead's Creek records, 1837-1857   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6073
Two volumes conference, covenant, and special meeting minutes which record church membership, discipline, elections, appointments and finances.

Baptist Church of Middlesex and Gorham records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6149
Covenant meeting minutes, church covenant and articles on doctrine; membership lists; a church history; and reports to the association.

Baptist Church of Prattsburg records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6135
Covenant meeting minutes (1842-1890); membership lists (1842-1934); and annual and special trustee meeting minutes (1843-1892).

Baptist Church of Summer Hill records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6259
Covenant meeting minutes (1818-1856); church meeting minutes (1856-1904); 180th year anniversary booklet.

Baptist Church of Sweden records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6220
Minutes of annual meetings (1830-1894).

Baptist Church of Truxton records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6242
[no abstract]

Baptist Church of Tyrone and Jersey record book,1848-1872   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6075
Membership lists for male and female members (1860, 1866); church covenant and special meeting minutes (1848-1872) which deal with discipline and the appointment of pastors.

Baptist Church of Virgil meeting minutes   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6244
Minutes.

Beracha ve Shalom at Joden Savanna - Suriname collection   1 folder

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8492m
Photographs and printed material relating to the synagogue.

Berrigan, Daniel and Philip collection, 1880-1995   207 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4602
Personal papers and ephemeral publications by and about Daniel and Philip Berrigan.

Blaukopf, Miriam Seidman nee Blasenstein papers   1 box.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6916
Correspondence, photographs, tape recordings and other material regarding Polish holocaust survivors.

Blodgett family diaries   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6137
Three diaries of Ansel and William Blodgett. Volumes 1 and 3 (1864-1865; 1869) were kept by Ansel Blodgett, and Volume 2 (1865) was kept by William Blodgett.

Bond, Maurice Chester papers, 1912-1980   8.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-24-248
Reports; mimeographed and printed material from Agricultural Economics Extension files on subjects such as cooperatives, farm management, and marketing; articles and speeches on extension work; notes, journals, photograph album, mimeographed material, correspondence, memoranda, and minutes of various conferences, workshops, and committees; reports of the Los Baños Project in the Philippines (1963); office calendars, desk and field notes, travel accounts, and diaries; logs of trips to Germany, England, and Mexico; papers relating to Epsilon Sigma Phi, an honorary extension fraternity; and correspondence, notes, and other records pertaining to local organizations including the Ithaca Cooperative Consumers' Society Inc. and First Congregational Church of Ithaca (New York).

Bouck, William C. papers   2.6 cubic feet, 4 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2206
Correspondence, appointment papers, official documents, and other papers chiefly relating to Bouck's political career.

Bowen, Elias papers, 1820-1852.   50 items,

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2111
Letters to Bowen during his pastorates at Utica, Ithaca, Cazenovia, Locke, and Moravia, New York, written by clergymen and others concerning revivals at Ithaca and elsewhere, work of the Cazenovia Seminary and Wesleyan University, and Methodism in Central New York.

Bradley, Samuel Beach diaries   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6208
Microfilm of 38 diaries authored by Bradley which span the years 1816-1876.

Brigg's Bank of Clyde accounts,1854-1864   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6037
Cash book (1860-1864); a ledger of monthly accounts (1861-1863); and a monthly transaction and account book (1854-1858), the latter covering the years surrounding the bank's incorporation in 1856 in Wayne County.

Burr, David A. papers, 1848-1969.   .5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1333
Included is a diary of journey from Washington, DC, to Utah Territory in 1855 in which Burr describes the steamboat trip, life on the trail, the appearance of the land, Indians, and horse thieves. There are also letters written from Utah (1858-1864) discussing details of the conflict between the Mormons and the U.S. government, clippings, school essays, and a number of photographs and Burr's sketches of scenes in Utah. Also included is an autograph album containing approximately 350 signatures collected by Mrs. David H. Burr and later members of her family, beginning in 1848 and continuing through 1969. Over three quarters of the autographs were collected in Washington, DC in the late 1840s and early 1850s. Included are the signatures of ten presidents, and many senators and representatives of the Thirty-first Congress, as well as many other public figures.

Burtt, Edwin A. papers, 1950-1988.   2.0 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-21-2593
Manuscripts and other papers of Edwin A. Burtt, a Cornell University professor of philosophy.

Cady, Elias W. papers, 1801-1857.   54 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2399
Letters to Cady relate to sheep raising, wool sales, lumbering, farm machinery, land sales, legislative issues including civil and criminal codes, free common schools, an agricultural college, the Sodus Canal, telegraphy, temperance, and family matters. There are also deeds, receipts, inventories, sermons, and poems. Correspondents include Jedediah Barber, Ezra Cornell, John McGraw, Henry W. Sage, Josiah B. Williams, and others.

Calvary Episcopal Church of Homer records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6251
[no abstract]

Candor (N.Y.) church class attendance book   1 volume.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4016
Book includes the name Samuel Austin ("class leader").

Carr, Caleb letters, 1856-1867.   53 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2386
Letters written to Caleb and Emily Pierce Carr of Hillsboro, Wisconsin, from family members in Genoa, Locke, and Elmira, New York. Subjects include family and local news, farm conditions, politics, temperance, spiritualism, the Panic of 1857, and homefront reactions to the Civil War. Also, 13 letters to Carr from Henry Queripel, Jr. of New York City, mostly concerning his farm property in Wisconsin, but also commenting on commodity prices and trading conditions, religion, a smallpox epidemic in New York, and the Civil War.

Center for Jewish Living records   1.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 37-3-3431
Correspondence, clippings, brochures, broadsides, and other records relating to the founding of the Center for Jewish Living and events associated with the Center. Included are books and items relating to art exhibits; broadsides relating to events; poster and cookbook by Denise Phillips; items relating to Masters in Excellence events in 1998 and 2005 including tape recordings, posters, publicity materials, invitations, and souvenirs; items relating to a "Cantorial Weekend," 2011 including a CD of photographs by Cheryl D. Sinkow, DVD of sermon by John Ertl, DVD of 2014 the Gala Dinner and CD of photographs by Cheryl D. Sinkow

Christ Church (German Reformed) of Bearytown records,1813-1941   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6050
Two volumes containing copies of the constitution and lists of baptisms, communicants, confirmations and deaths for their respective periods (1813-1832, 1835-1852). Volume 3 contains miscellaneous trustee records including minutes (1847-1941), subscription lists, treasurer's reports, and a copy of the church's constitution. Item 4 is a group of loose papers including a deed (1837), correspondence (1898), lists of furniture and two copies of the "Every Member Canvas". The volumes are in German and English with English used exclusively after 1863.

Christ Church of Corning records,1841-1916   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6077
Register containing parishioners, baptisms, confirmations, mariages, communicants, burials and church offerings. Also included is a certificate of incorporation (1841).

Christ Church of Pittsford records,   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6232
Record book, subscription book, and parish registers.

Christian Church of Christ of Harford records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6243
Minutes.

Christian Church of Naples records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6141
One volume of subscription lists and minutes of subscribers' meetings.

Christian Church of Trumbull's Corners records,1854-1920   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6057
One volume (1854-1920) of church records which contain minutes of Quarterly Fellowship and Annual Meetings; accounts of church services (including marriages and funerals), and socials; and annual reports to the conference which include membership and financial information. Of note is the number of women who preached to the congregation.

Church of Christ (West Bloomfield, N.Y.) records   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6270
Minutes of Church Council, 1799-1824, minutes of Church Board, unnumbered volume, and other items.

Church Women United in the Schenectady Area records, 1935-2011   2.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3430
Contains organizational records, including material related to affiliation and cooperation with local, national, and international organizations and records of predecessor organizations.

Clarkson, N.Y. town records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: [no collection number]
Minutes of the annual town meetings, oaths of town officials, records of roads and highways, records of animal ear marks, and minutes of meetings of Commissioners of Excise.

Colbert, William journal,1792-1804   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6088
The journal records the travels and work of William Colbert as a Methodist circuit rider with lengthy and detailed descriptions of towns and settlements visited, texts delivered in sermons, travel and weather conditions, Colbert's health, opinions regarding the progress of Methodism in New York, conferences and general meetings attended, and reflections on his own spiritual progress as a Methodist minister, size and spiritual condition of classes and congregations visited and baptisms, marriages and funerals attended or served.

Cole, Harry E. papers, 1763-1937   2.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 698
Correspondence, diaries (1912-36), indentures, poems, genealogies, photo album, and other materials on the early and contemporary history of Salem, Washington County, New York, including papers relating to the raising of regiments for the Revolutionary War and compensation for the same; a general history of Washington Academy; a Salem letterbook (1794-1882); a notebook of outlines of theological studies kept by Henry M. Davis; two scrapbooks of Albany clippings; and diaries and correspondence of Harry Cole.

Congregational Church of Homer records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6236
The first volume contains the minutes of the First Religious Society of Homer. The second volume contains records of the Church of Christ in Homer. The third volume contains records of the Homer Congregational Church. The fourth volume contains minutes of the Homer Congregational Church.

Congregational Church of Moravia records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6265
Trustee meeting minutes, treasurer's book, and church records.

Congregational Church of Prattsburg records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6111
A complete series of standing committee session meeting minutes to 1872, annual meeting minutes (1856-1877) and a register of baptisms and members (1804-1877).

Congregational Church of Reeds Corners records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6133
Church meeting minutes of the Reformed Dutch Church (1843-1847) and the Congregational Church (1851-1925); membership lists, including baptisms, marriages and deaths (1843-1949) and various subscription lists.

Congregational Church of Summer Hill records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6258
Annual meeting minutes.

Congregational Church of West Groton records,1817-1900   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6070
Two volumes containing membership lists, monthly meeting minutes (1817-1874), and trustee's annual meeting minutes (1832-1900).

Congregational Society of Victor records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6189
Minutes of church meetings; session meetings; ecclesiastical councils; and Congregational Society meetings. Also included are Articles of Faith and Covenants; lists of baptisms, marriages, deaths and membership information.

Cook family letters,1827-1843   7 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6030
Contains letters sent or received by members of the Chester Cook family. Topics include sin and temptation, a request for a loan, a cabin, information about the village of Orleans (N.Y.), a lyceum meeting, a baptism, views on marriage and recipes, a wedding and local and family news. Correspondents include Sally Wicks, J.W. Sheriff, Samuel Sheriff, William Cook, Sarah Cook, Chester Cook, Caroline Cook, M.J. Edgerton and Elisabeth Paris.

Cornell Rankhandi project records, 1953-1984   48.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-25-2787
Field notes, subject files, cross index cards, surveys, photographs, movie films, audiotapes, maps, census data, and other documentary and research material of the Cornell Rankhandi Project. The project used the control Muslim village of Jhabiran in its study, and embraced the disciplines of anthropology, religion, sociology, political science, economics, linguistics, child psychology, history, and social psychology. Team members include Michael Mahar, Pauline Kolenda, Allan Atwell, John Gompers, John T. Hitchcock (Project Director), Robert T. Smith, Morris E. Opler, and Pat Hitchcock.

Deal, Jennette Howell diaries   40 v., 20 reels of microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3881
Forty volumes of diaries of Jennette H. Deal concerning her activities as a teacher and a farm wife, her participation in the Baptist church and other religious organizations, and the activities of family members. Many diaries also contain records of income and expenditures and lists of books read during the year.

Diary of Jane   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6153
The diary contains notes and comments about weekly activities and serves as a confessional.

Dime Society of the Baptist Church of Eden record book   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6155
Annual meeting minutes including the ninth article of the society's constitution.

Dusenberry, Francisco notebooks   1 folder.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4558
Records of marriages, baptisms, and funerals performed by Dusenberry; also includes causes of death, fees charged, and a handbook of official duties.

Dutch Reformed Church of Owasco records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6287
Membership lists and minutes of the Consistory for the Dutch Reformed Church of Owasco and the Sand Beach Dutch Reformed Church. Minutes of the Consistory and subscription lists of the Dutch Reformed Church of Owasco (Owasco Outlet Church). Tithing list, minutes of the Consistory, list of baptisms, articles of association, and subscription lists.

East Bloomfield Grange No. 94 membership list   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6143
Two volumes containing a list of charter members and a list of members with ages, date of receiving the 1st to 4th degrees (1874-1916), signature and occupation; and articles of organization.

Eastern Religious Society of Marcellus records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6285
One volume contains records of the Marcellus First Church, including lists of members, minutes of church meetings, baptismal records and contributions to the American Bible Society. One volume of records contains annual meeting minutes of the trustees of the Eastern Religious Society and pew rental lists.

Eden Centre Washingtonian Temperance Society records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6157
Constitution, meeting minutes, a temperance pledge signed by the members, and a pre-printed circular of the New York State Temperance Society.

Eggleston, Edward papers, 1804-1939.   8.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 110
Correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, notes for books, accounts, outlines and notes for sermons, newspaper clippings of book reviews and obituaries. Includes correspondence with publishers concerning royalties, copyrights, and related matters; letters concerning historical and genealogical research, and real estate, mortgage, and security investments; also, 48 letters to Robert Underwood Johnson, secretary of the American Copyright League concerning Eggleston's lobbying activities on behalf of the International copyright law; also letters from George Cary Eggleston to his brother Edward.

Essays on spiritualism and Millerism   2 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6195
Includes photocopies of two essays, one on the subject of spiritualism and the other on Millerism, prepared by Alice L. Hoag for presentation to the Macedon Historical Society in 1898.

Farmington, N.Y. records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6023
Minute book of the Farmington Temperance Society (1833-1844); and the New Salem Branch of the Society (1870-1876); military roll of the town (1831); miscellaneous letters, and the farm and household account book of George S. Allen (1845-1874)

Farr, Newton Camp papers, [ca. 1933-1967]   5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2848
Includes publications of the Urban Land Institute, International Real Estate Federation, and the Chicago Department of City Planning. Also, correspondence of the Urban Land Institute, the National Association of Real Estate Boards, the San Diego Chamber of Commerce, and the Harvard Law Review.

Fatzinger, Samuel hymnbook,1818   1 reel microfilm; 12 slides.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6052
Microfilm copy of a fraktur manuscript hymnbook of the German Reformed church illuminated in the Pennsylvania Dutch style.

Federated Church of Ovid records,1803-1977   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6036
Records of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Ovid, N.Y. including histories of the church written in 1868, 1877, 1878 and 1880; lists of probationers, class members, members, pastors, baptisms, marriages and other church statistics; and a secretary's book of the church's Christian Endeavor Society. Records of the First Presbyterian Church of Ovid including session meeting minutes (1810-1832, 1832-1864); lists of members, baptisms, marriages, and deaths; and trustee records (1849-1897). Also records of the Federated Church in Ovid, formed in 1956 containing trustee records (1956-1965) and membership information.

Female Bible Society of Homer records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6240
Two volumes containing a constitution and subscription lists and minutes.

First Baptist Church (Trumansburg, N.Y.) records   .8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3631
Photocopies of seven volumes and six unbound items including covenant meetings and regular and special church meetings; lists of baptisms, admissions, financial assessments and subscriptions; tabulations of votes cast in the election of church elders and pastors; and records of the appointment of special committees. Also, correspondence, photographs, obituaries, programs and annual reports to the Seneca Baptist Association. Unbound items.

First Baptist Church of Aurelius records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6290
Contains register, covenant and articles of faith, meeting minutes and membership lists, and a printed history.

First Baptist Church of Avoca records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6096
Two volumes including minutes of church meetings (1846-1868) and minutes of trustee meetings (1851-1918).

First Baptist Church of Corning records,1842-1896   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6078
Church covenant, articles of faith, minutes of the council called upon to constitute the church, covenant, and annual meeting minutes (1842-1896) and membership lists.

First Baptist Church of Cortland records   .1 cubic ft.; 2 v.; 1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6239
Original records includes minutes, a manuscript history of the church, a membership list, an agreement as to a bequest by James Duane Squiers, and an indenture. Also a "Manual of the First Baptist Church", the minutes of the sixty-fourth anniversary of the Cortland Baptist Association and minutes of the Baptist missionary society. Microfilmed records include minutes, lists of members, Articles of the Baptist Church, and Church Covenant. Also records of the Baptist Church of Cortlandville, N.Y.

First Baptist Church of Covert records, 1803-1849   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6038
Contains one volume of covenant meeting minutes recording cases of church discipline, subscribtion policy, anti-Masonry, temperance, heresy and the mission controversy, with a membership list in the back.

First Baptist Church of Eden records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6179
Covenant meeting minutes.

First Baptist Church of Geneva records,1825-1890   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6003
Includes records of the Baptist Society (1826-1830); records of the Board of Trustees of the first Baptist Society; constitution of the Social Aid Society (1855-1864); minutes of the Ontario Baptist Ministerial Conference (1852-1877); and the records of the Baptist Church (1826-1890).

First Baptist Church of Homer records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6253
Record book with roll of members; minutes of meetings; subscription list; minutes of annual meetings; membership list; financial accounts.

First Baptist Church of Lodi records,1804-1924   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6062
This volume is divided among those of a church set off from Romulus in 1804 (1804-1821), the First Baptist Church in Lodi (1821-1900) and later when the church called itself the First Baptist Church of Valois (1900-1924). It contains covenant meeting minutes (1812-1821) and annual trustee meeting minutes (1830-1924).

First Baptist Church of Marathon meeting minutes   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6249
Minutes.

First Baptist Church of Marion records, 1804-1904   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6063
Two volumes of quarterly church covenant and special meeting minutes (1804-1846, 1848-1893); one volume of trustee's minutes (1824-1893) which also contains treasurer's reports (1896-1904) and membership records; and meeting minutes and membership and dues lists for the church's Female Benevolent Society. Church discipline, revivals, anti-masonry, anti-slaveryand missionary activity figure prominently as subjects.

First Baptist Church of Newark records,1835-1917   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6021
Minutes of the Twenty-seventh anniversary of the Wayne Baptist Association (1861) and minutes of church meetings, a history of the Marion Baptist Church, and a treasury report of Wayne County Baptist churches. Also Lockville Baptist Society (later called the Baptist Church of Arcadia) records (1835-1855), minutes (1835-1847) of church meetings and annual meetings (1847-1917).

First Baptist Church of Ontario records,1834-1889   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6032
Includes one volume of records containing church membership and trustees' meeting minutes (1834-1889) and a copy of the church covenant.

First Baptist Church of Palmyra records,1835-1865   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6033
Minutes of monthly covenant meetings, yearly election of trustees, and quarterly financial meetings (1835-1865), discussing church discipline, revival seasons, and church finances, including the construction of a new church.

First Baptist Church of Peach Orchard records,1838-1839   3 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6059
Certificate of incorporation, a subscription list for the construction of the church and a deed for the church lot.

First Baptist Church of Prattsburg records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6134
Trustee special and annual meeting minutes (1828-1836, 1838-1845) and the church covenant and articles of faith.

First Baptist Church of Romulus records,1818-1898   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6034
Contains eight transcribed items arranged in chronological order including: two sets of church meeting minutes (1818-1846, 1847-1873); one set of covenant meeting minutes (1873-1898) and five membership lists (1826-1849, 1849-1880, 1861-1898, 1874-1888 and 1895).

First Baptist Church of Seneca Falls records,1827-1883   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6006
Articles of faith, church covenant and minutes of regular and special church meetings, dealing with church finances, abolition, temperance, and religious discipline. Also three unrelated items: a sermon entitled "The hard-shell Baptists" (n.d.) satirizing that type of group; "The Baptist church manual" (1853); and "The Sunday School receiving book" (1838-1850) which lists pupils, dates of entry, parents' names, occupations and characters, residences, classes and remarks.

First Baptist Church of Sennett records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6254
Church book with list of members and meeting minutes, and trustee meeting minutes.

First Baptist Church of Skaneateles records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6275
Membership list, meeting minutes, and church minutes.

First Baptist Church of Solon meeting minutes   1 reel mcirofilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6248
Minutes.

First Baptist Church of Tully records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6281
One volume containing annual and monthly meeting minutes; one volume containing meeting minutes.

First Baptist Church of Watkins Glen records,1848-1892   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6039
Contains one volume of trustees' annual meeting minutes (1848-1892) and two volumes of covenant meeting minutes (1845-1891) containing accounts of church discipline.

First Baptist Church of Williamson records,1821-1878   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6035
Three volumes of records (1826-1878) include minutes of church covenant meetings, membership lists, church covenants and articles of faith. Minutes include discussions of church policy regarding Masonry and slavery, a vote to hold protracted meetings, a decision that male members should have closed prayer meetings, and documentation of the trial of the church pastor.

First Congregational Church (Bergen, N.Y.) records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6278
Session records, registers, baptismal and death records, trustees minutes, and history of the church..

First Congregational Church (Maine, N.Y.) records   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4437
Records of the First Congregational Church of Maine, N.Y.

First Congregational Church (New Haven, N.Y.) records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6280
Two volumes of Annual Meeting minutes for Religious Society and First Church; three volumes of deacons meeting minutes, Society and Church. With membership and subscription lists.

First Congregational Church of Bristol records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6139
Meeting minutes (1800-1810, 1813-1844, 1844-1859, 1872-1913); church membership lists (1856, 1870, 1882, 1897); trustee records including subscription lists and receipts (1827-1831); church constitutions (1806, 1850); covenants and articles of faith.

First Congregational Church of Canandaigua records   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6175
Records of the Church including church meeting minutes (1799-1908), church discipline (1817-1881), church doctrine (1799-1844), meeting minutes (1805-1962), financial records (1805-1964), legal documents (1799-1939) and records of women's associations ((1824-1971).

First Congregational Church of Christ records,1807-1878   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6055
Two volumes of church meeting minutes which include Articles of Faith, Church covenant, disciplinary cases, founding of a Sabbath school, temperance resolutions, membership lists, baptismal records, church rules, and a decision to discontinue affiliation with the Ithaca Presbytery.

First Congregational Church of East Bloomfield records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6150
Three volumes of church and church committee meeting minutes and one volume of trustee records which contain minutes (1811-1874) and miscellaneous accounts. In addition there is a copy of a "historical discourse" published in 1852; five volumes of Sunday School minutes; and one volume of minutes of the Ontario County Sunday School Union.

First Congregational Church of Eden records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6154
Church meeting minutes; lists of members (1817-1840; baptisms (1817-1840); and marriages (1840-1841). Registers of baptisms (1841-1876); marriages (1841-1869); and members (1841-1883). Included are meeting minutes, miscellaneous legal documents, deeds (1833) and subscriptions (1865).

First Congregational Church of Honeoye records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6183
Articles of faith of the Church of God at Honeoye; church meeting minutes; and membership lists; Sunday school attendance and collections records; and records of the Honeoye Ladies' Benevolent Society and Woman's Missionary Society.

First Congregational Church of Ithaca records, 1830-1946   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3910
Records include membership lists; lists of pew holders; reports of trials of church members and disciplinary actions taken; baptismal records; constitution; annual reports; treasurer's reports; records of marriages and deaths; reports of meetings of the Board of Elders; petition and resolution concerning separation fron the Protestant Reformed Dutch Church of Ithaca, New York; and bound volumes of church bulletins.

First Congregational Church of Marion records,1808-1946   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6064
One volume of annual meeting minutes (1808-1829, 1844-1946) and one volume of session minutes (1830-1844) and which include membership lists for this church its predecessor.

First Congregational Church of Parma and Greece records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6209
The records consist of three items and one volume. The first item is "Minutes of Ch[urch] meeting for formation of the Church in Parma" (1819); the second item is a confession from a member (1830); the third item is a church membership list compiled in 1867, covering the years 1819-1867. The volume is titled "The Sunday School Receiving Book. Congregational S.S. West Greece." and is a student record (1846).

First Congregational Church of Perinton records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6212
Minutes of annual church meetings, letters; minutes of meetings, records, and register.

First Congregational Church of Riga records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6231
Annual trustee reports and subscription lists.

First Congregational Church of Rushville records,1802-1898   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6085
One volume congregation meeting minutes (1829-1898) dealing with membership and discipline, a pew rent and pledge book (1860-1873), the Church Manual (1869) and Sunday School Records (1820-1824).

First Congregational Church of Sennett records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6255
Annual meeting minutes (1805-1847); church meeting minutes, list of membership (1806-1838); church meeting minutes (1832-1886)

First Congregational Society of Richland records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6288
Church meeting minutes, benevolent contributions lists, and deacons' meeting minutes.

First Methodist Episcopal Church at Milo Centre records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6152
Official board meeting minutes; quarterly conference meeting minutes for the Milo Centre Charge; trustee records which include subscription lists and a copy of articles of the church; a register of ministers, officers, probationers, members, baptisms, and marriages and a list of members of the Milo and Dresden Circuit.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Auburn miscellany   9 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2947
Sunday school record book of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, Auburn, New York, containing class lists and records of money collected and paid out. Also, "Manual and Directory", annual and memorandum books, and directories.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Canandaigua records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6170
Quarterly conference, official board and leader's meeting minutes; church register; trustee meeting minutes; and quarterly conference meeting minutes of the Canandaigua Station.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Cortland records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6250
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First Methodist Episcopal Church of East Bloomfield records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6162
Trustee meeting minutes, two membership registers, and annual meeting minutes of the Sunday school board.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Fairville records,1836-1927   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6011
Minutes of annual meetings of male members of the church to elect trustees (1843-1927), a subscription list (1875), and a valuation of church property (1875).

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Konana records,1861-1892   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6089
One volume of a preprinted register containing lists of baptisms, marriages, probationers, members and classes.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Lodi church roll   1 transcript.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6164
Transcription of a church roll which includes in alphabetical order names with biographical data such as birth/death dates and lineage.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Port Gibson records,1834-1901   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6026
Records of the Port Gibson Charge (which included East Palmyra until 1853) including: minutes of stewards and leaders meetings (1841-1853, 1853-1865); trustees' account books (1834-1901); church register (1844-1868) and misccellaneous sheets. Also include financial records, membership lists, and meeting minutes.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Pultneyville records,1851-1900   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6046
Two registers (1852-1874) which list baptisms, marriages, members, subscribers to periodicals, class leaders, preachers and probationers. A third volume contains trustee minutes (1850-1851, 1858-1861, 1890-1900) reporting on elections and repairs to church property.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Trumansburg records,1831-1934   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6066
Two church registers (1841-1851, 1854-1866); two volumes Sabbath School Meeting Minutes (1846-1870, 1860-1904); one volume of Quarterly Conference Meeting minutes (1862-1881) for Trumansburg and one volume for the Ulysses Circuit (1831-1845) and one volume fo church meeting minutes (1860-1904) which also contain accounts for constructing a building.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Varick records,1856-1889   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6043
Trustee book (1856-1889) which includes the election of trustees, board president and clerk, the hiring of the church sexton, and notes on church finance and maintenance.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Waterloo records,1843-1872   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6041
Contains a volume of trustee records (1843-1872) which include monthly meeting minutes and financial records, and a membership register which lists members, probationers, marriages and baptisms.

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Wayland records   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6125
Pre-printed register lists of probationers, classes, members, baptisms and marriages. Also minutes of annual meetings to elect trustees and special meetings to deal with temporal affairs and subscription lists.

First Presbyterian Church (Cazenovia, N.Y.) records, 1799-1952   1 cubic ft., 1 reel pos., 1 reel neg. microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2060
Session records; minutes; lists of marriages, baptisms, and members; minutes, accounts, and correspondence of women's organizations, including the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society and the Torrey Circle of Kings Daughters; historical data; guestbook; correspondence pertaining to early pastors, especially Joshua Leonard; receipts, checkbooks, and treasurer's reports; and other records of the Cazenovia First Presbyterian Church.

First Presbyterian Church (Oaks Corners [Phelps], N.Y.) records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6279
"Statistical Records of the church at Oaks Corners", session books, trustees minute book, and annual meeting minutes; Mabel E. Oaks, Phelpstown Footprints.

First Presbyterian Church in Lyons records,1799-1946   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6098
One volume of annual meeting minutes (1799-1870); three volumes of session minutes (1809-1825, 1825-1840, 1840-1865) dealing heavily with discipline and pew rent and documenting increase in membership; one volume of treasurer's records (1826-1848) indexed to names; and a register of members, baptisms and marriages (1809-1946).

First Presbyterian Church of Auburn records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6289
Contains membership lists, baptismal registers, marriage records, a register, and miscellaneous items.

First Presbyterian Church of Aurora records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6264
Session records, trustee and annual meeting minutes.

First Presbyterian Church of Bath records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6102
A complete series of session minutes for both the Old Style Church (1808-1835, 1835-1850, 1850-1883) and the Presbyterian Church of Bath-Constitutional which was separated from 1838-1871 and membership lists, registers of baptisms, marriages and deaths. Session records document the split in the congregation and church discipline.

First Presbyterian Church of Benton records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6167
Session and annual meeting minutes, membership lists, baptisms, marriages, trustee meeting minutes, and a membership roll.

First Presbyterian Church of Canandaigua records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6160
Minutes recording the formation of the church; appointment of official members; church issues; financial and property matters; and reports form the Sunday School, Ladies Society and Young People's Union.

First Presbyterian Church of Clarkson records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6206
Minutes of church meetings; minutes of committee meetings for business; minutes of session meetings (1869-1903); minutes of congregational Society; copy of incorporation paper of the religious society; various statements of articles of faith and covenant; financial and statistical reports; membership lists; lists of baptisms and lists of church officials. Revivals are notes in 1876 and 1902.

First Presbyterian Church of Corning records,1834-1915   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6081
Two volumes (1834-1845, 1847-897) session meeting minutes, which deal predominately with discipline, temperance and administrative issues and one volume of trustee's records (1843-1915)

First Presbyterian Church of Dundee records,1832-1887   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6094
Minutes of annual meetings from 1832-1887, and a volume of session minutes (1853-1883) which contains also two membership lists.

First Presbyterian Church of East Palmyra records,1817-1900   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6022
Two volumes (1817-34 and 1834-1900) containing session minutes and some membership information. Revivals, temperance, and church discipline are issues.

First Presbyterian Church of East Vienna records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6193
Membership list (1848-1858, (1831-1869); baptisms (1866-1868); charitable collections (1866); baptisms (1848-1849); "Infant baptisms by Reverend F.S. Howe" (1855-1858); "Account of monies contributed by the ladies..." (1854); "Administration of the Lord's Supper..." (1848-1850); funerals (1854-1857); marriages (1848-1858); "Reports to Presbytery" (1855-1857); and contributions (1856-1857).

First Presbyterian Church of Galen records,1838-1896   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6019
Records consist of two volumes of church records (1840-1896, 1838-1875) containing annual meeting minutes, minutes of special and session meetings, the Church Covenant and Confession of Faith. A third volume (1875-1895) is a register with lists of elders, deacons, pastors, communicants, baptisms, marriages and deaths.

First Presbyterian Church of Gates records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6219
Trustee minutes of the First Presbyterian Society of Gates (1828-1902); session records of the First Presbyterian Church of Gates (1831-1878)

First Presbyterian Church of Geneva records,1808-1984   3 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6017
Fourteen volumes including one volume account book (1810-1811), records of the Geneva Examining Committee of the Western Executive Society of the Presbyterian Education Society (1832-1840); four volumes of minutes of session (1808-1865); two volumes of church members (1852-1854); a list of baptisms (1827-1851); receipts and expenses including those pertaining to the construction of the church (1813-1845); two volumes of memorabilia (1798-1877) and records of the First Congregational Church of Geneva (1845-1853).

First Presbyterian Church of Havana records,1828-1888   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6083
Three volumes session meeting minutes (1829-1883) which include membership lists; one volume of trustee and annual meeting minutes (1829-1888); a subscription book (1841-1858) and a list (1853) and miscellaneous receipts, a program and a schedule.

First Presbyterian Church of Hector records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6099
Two volumes of session meeting minutes (1809-1839, 1840-1924); trustee meeting minutes, annual meeting minutes, financial records including the constitution and a list of members of the Women's Home Missionary Society (1834-1876); dues lists of the Ladies Missionary Society of Peach Orchard.

First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca records   44.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4045
Subjects include annual reports; births; baptisms; marriages; deaths; buildings and grounds; church finances, governance, history, library, manuals, membership, organizations, and publications; missionary work; pastors; special events; Sunday school; youth programs; Bibles; prayerbooks; music and hymnals; blueprints and maps; and other records of the First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York.

First Presbyterian Church of Livonia registers (transcripts)   10 p. typed transcripts

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6186
Transcripts contain baptismal records, members at time of church organization, members received, and dismissions, suspensions and deaths.

First Presbyterian Church of Manchester records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6181
Session meeting minutes (1860-1875) and trustee meeting minutes (1857-1900).

First Presbyterian Church of Naples records   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6112
Records include communicants, baptisms, deaths, missionary and church funds, and session meeting minutes (1840-1886). Also trustee records (1850-1922); meeting minutes, and membership lists of the Millard Mission Band of Naples, New York.

First Presbyterian Church of Onondaga records   1 volume, 2 reels microfilm

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6272
Record book. Also, printed volume, MANUAL OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, SYRACUSE, N.Y., 1895, by George P. Spaulding.

First Presbyterian Church of Pittsford records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6233
Records, membership lists with lists of baptisms, deaths, society meeting minutes and trustee minutes, and session minutes and members' lists of the Second Congregational Church in Northfield).

First Presbyterian Church of Preble records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6256
Session records, records, and discipline book.

First Presbyterian Church of Romulus records,1802-1824   1 folder.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6008
Photocopy of the first record book of the church which contains membership information, session meeting minutes, the church covenant, and Articles of Faith.

First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls records   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6118
Four volumes which include session meeting minutes (1808-1830, 1830-1838, 1838-1850, 1851-1879); the Church Covenant and Confession of Faith; lists of members, baptisms and deaths; and annual statistical reports to the Presbytery. There were revivals in the church in 1830-1831, 1858-1859, in the 1860's and 1870's and in 1877-1878.

First Presbyterian Church of Skaneateles records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6283
Several volumes containing meeting minutes, membership lists, and birth records. Also includes a register, deaths and funerals, church members, baptisms, marriages and non-resident members, and newspaper articles on the centennial history of the church.

First Presbyterian Church of Springport records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6262
Trustee meeting minutes of the First Presbyterian Society of Springport; session records of the church in Springport; session records of Congregational Church of Christ in Aurelius.

First Presbyterian Church of Truxton records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6241
Records that contain minutes, covenant, articles of practice, confession of faith, list of members including death dates and a baptismal register.

First Presbyterian Church of Ulysses records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6172
Session and annual meeting minutes; a historical sermon and a report of the church's fiftieth anniversary celebration; and a manual of the Presbyterian religion prepared by the church's pastor.

First Presbyterian Church of Waterloo records   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6091
Seven volumes containing session meeting minutes (1817-1835, 1852-1891); trustee and annual meeting minutes (1817-1845, 1852-1935); pew rent and subscription lists; and registers of members, baptisms, and members. Also included is a list of marriages in Springville and Perry N.Y. (1829-1860).

First Presbyterian Church of Wheatland records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6203
Minutes of the First Presbyterian Society in the Town of Wheatland; session meeting minutes of the First Presbyterian Church of Wheatland; session meeting minutes of the First Presbyterian Church of Scottsville; lists of church members, marriages, baptisms, dismissals, deaths and elders.

First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Lodi records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6072
Two volumes of Consistory minutes dealing with both temporal and spiritual church affairs and one register listing members, baptisms and deaths.

First Union Baptist Church of Christ at Farmerville records, 1819-1899   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6068
One volume of covenant meeting minutes (1819-1894); one volume of annual meeting to elect trustees minutes (1825-1899); issues of the American Baptist Magazine and Missionary Intelligencer (Volume IV, no. 5; Volume III, no. 4); and minutes of the twentieth-seventh annual meeting of the Seneca Baptist Association (1848). Covenant meeting minutes document a split in 1828, accounts of revivals, church discipline and doctrine.

First Unitarian Church of Ithaca, New York records, 1861-1986.   15.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4590
Constitutions, board minutes, correspondence, financial records, and numerous other records of the church.

First United Methodist Church of Geneva records,1835-1899   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6020
Mainly class leader records (1835-1869) including a decisions on when to hold a Love Feast and a discussion about an anti-slavery convention to be held in Rochester. Also records of the Quarterly Conference Meetings (April 1837-October 1899). Also included is a membership register (1836-1854).

First United Universalist Society of Victor records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6185
Church meeting minutes (1845-1870); society meeting minutes (1849-1958); membership register (1860-1926); marriages (1900-1925); baptisms (1901-1920); and deaths (1900-1926)

First Universalist Church of Bristol records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6161
Unbound manuscript sheets of trustee meeting minutes; one volume of quarterly church meeting and annual meeting minutes; and one volume containing records of baptisms, marriages, deaths and funerals, admissions, and christenings, including a list of members.

First Universalist Society of Conesus records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6187
Constitution and membership list; copy of the deed to the church property; a subscription list and pew deeds.

First Universalist Society of Portageville legal documents   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6114
Eleven documents including deeds, mortgages, an insurance premium, and a schedule of property distribution related to the First Universalist Society of Portageville.

First Wesleyan Methodist Church of Seneca Falls records,1843-1911   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6049
Seven numbered volumes containing trustee meeting minutes (1843-1871, 1880-1913), proceedings of the church's monthly business meetings (1858- 1870), clerk's records (1874-1880) and several miscellaneous papers including receipts, certificates of dismission, and a subscription list. The records document the church's 1869 split, church discipline, finances, and reactions to the Women's Temperance Union and freemasonry.

Fraser, Helen A. papers, 1918-1962.   c. 20.4 c.f.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1975
Correspondence, notes, reports, newsletters, press releases, programs, broadsides and other items pertaining to Ms. Fraser's interest in the Albany Inter-Racial Council, the New York State Commission Against Discrimination, Unitarian Church work, other civic organizations, and health insurance plans, folklore, and other topics.

Free Will Baptist Church of Middlesex records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6140
Minutes of monthly church meetings, later called conferences (1858-1895); annual church meetings (1867-1895); and covenant meetings; various membership lists (1859-1894); and a subscription list.

Free Will Baptist Church of Morton records   3 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6202, #6204
The first volume contains the record book of monthly meeting minutes including the Church covenant and list of members; the second volume contains an alphabetical list of names, vital statistics and membership data extracted from church records and a reprint of an article giving a brief history of the Morton Community Church which succeeded the Free Will Baptist Church. The final reel contains the constitution of the Union Society and minutes of annual meetings at which the trustees were elected.

Fry family letters,1864   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6010
Letter from Richard Fry Sr. to his son Jabez discussing family news; a letter from Jabez's widow, Clary, relating the hardships of her life and asking for assistance from her brother-in-law, Richard Fry Jr.

Gauss, Thayer diary   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6144
Records farming activities according to season; social meetings attended, church services attended; revival meetings; and family events.

German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Loon Lake records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6126
One volume entitled Kirchen Buch der Loon Lake Gemeinde Grove, New York Conferenz der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft (1851-1921). Included in volume is a register of church officers (1860-1920), marriages (1851, 1873-1901) and deaths (1882-1890).

Gifford family papers,1811-1857   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6028
Twenty seven letters, most addressed to Rowland S. Gifford from relatives and friends discussing a cholera epidemic in Albany, family news, the annexation of Texas, the dissolution of the Union, winter shipping on canals, land speculation, farming and buying a farm. Also miscellaneous legal documents including deeds, affidavits and a receipt.

Gould family papers, 1799-[ca. 1869]   3.4 cubic ft.; 9 v.; 8 o/s flds.; 6 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2033
Diaries, 1799-1832, of Stephen Wanton Gould, concerned with meetings of the Society of Friends, the activities of his family members and friends as well as several public events; extracts from the records of monthly meetings, 1676-1707, held by Rhode Island Quakers; letters, 1862-1868, from John Stanton Gould to his daughter Mary (Gould) Baldwin, relating to the Goulds and the related families, Gould's early life, his interests, and other personal matters; journal, 1866-1869, showing Gould's interest in cattle diseases and grasses, prison reform and other humanitarian aims, and containing many references to his public life and his role in the founding of Cornell University; and microfilm copies of a typewritten copy of a diary, 1851-1862, kept by John Stanton Gould's second wife, Hannah Wright Gould (1819-1912); and Gould family genealogical charts and notes compiled by her granddaughter, Dorothy C. Abbott, including data on related families.

Griswold, Hervey Dewitt papers, 1897-1959.   .2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2124
Dr. Griswold's "Autobiographical Notes, prepared for his descendants" (247 pp., 1938-40); two printed copies of Griswold's studies of Hinduism; five typed or printed items pertaining to his career as a missionary at Forman Christian College, Lahore, India (now Pakistan); pamphlet "Sketches of My Indian Childhood" by Frances Griswold Wooddell (116 pp., n.d.); genealogical pamphlet on the Griswold family of Dryden, New York; and typescript poems by Hervey De Witt Griswold (28 pp.).

Grove Cemetery of Trumansburg register   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6180
Register contains information about interments including name, place of birth, last residence, date of death, age in years, months, and days, cause of death, plot number, grave number, and remarks.

Hardin, Martin D. papers, 1881-1963   5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 329l
Papers of Martin D. Hardin, a Presbyterian clergyman, lecturer, and portrait artist. He seved as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca, New York, 1920-1935.

Haskinville Methodist Charge records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6166
Two volumes containing quarterly conference minutes, meeting minutes from all appointments on the circuit, trustee meeting meeting minutes and annual meeting minutes; register of members for each of the charges.

Hector Falls (N.Y.) accounts,1822-1825   .6 cubic ft.; 2 reels mf.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6004
Daybooks, ledgers, and account books registering payments, subscriptions, and bills of customers and clients.

Hector, N.Y. records,1835-1863   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6016
Church book of the First Baptist Church of Hector (1837-1887); minutes of the Ladies Benevolent Society of the First Baptist Church and Society of Hector (1842-1857); records of the Bennettsburg Sociable (1861-1862); a letter from the Thomas Allen family to Mrs. Allen's father, Mr. Smith (1820); a solicitor's bill; and thirteen compositions by elementary students.

Hitchcock, Romyn papers, 1841-1900.   .3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2174
Papers of Romyn Hitchcock, a chemist and lecturer on the Orient, include correspondence, lecture notes, monographs, government bulletins and other pamphlet material, newspaper clippings, and maps. Collection is primarily concerned with Chinese-American diplomatic relations; spheres of influence; problems of Chinese immigration, including low wages, tong societies, and the Chinese Exclusion Act; and the geography, art, religion, and customs of China and Japan.

Hosner, Adeline Cleveland papers,1833-1882   .4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6005
Diaries and accounts of a markedly religious woman in Mecklenburg, Schuyler County, New York; she describes her concern with the irreligious soul of her husband and the spiritual well-being of her family, buys the drafts of her sons in the Civil War, and otherwise reflects on her life as a Christian woman. Also, grocery and household accounts. Includes typed transcript of diary.

Howe, Marion papers   1.7 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6858
Correspondence, newspapers clippings and memoranda pertaining to Howe's work with the Cornell United Religious Work (CURW) and family.

Israel, Henry papers, 1899-1958   .7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2159
Correspondence with civic leaders of Hastings and Westchester County concerning recreational and educational programs and the country life movement; a scrapbook of Y.M.C.A. material, 1899-1903; notes and rough drafts of speeches, minutes, pamphlets, clippings, and other printed materials of the Community Service Council of Hastings, especially relating to educational problems and child welfare, taxation, and the administrative organization of Westchester County and the problems associated with it.

Ithaca Area United Jewish Community records   3 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6876
The collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, annual reports, newsletters and other printed matter, publications, photographs, and architectural plans reflecting the activities of the organization..

Joy family journals,1812-1813, 1844   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6014
Diary of Arad Joy (1812-1813) discusses events during his service in the War of 1812 including punishment of deserters, living conditions, a visit to Niagra Falls, a skirmish, and duties as paymaster. The travel journals of Henry Joy (1844) relate details of his trip through the Midwest, including accommodations, a meeting with a former senator from Ohio, Mr. Spaulding, and a sermon by Harriet Beecher Stowe's husband, Dr. Calvin Stowe, discussion of the Pennsylvania Dutch and their farming methods, description of an iron works, a glass works and a nail factory, drawings of historical sites, descriptions of various towns including Chicago, Milwaukee, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek, Michigan, and descriptions of Indians he saw canoeing on the upper Mississippi.

Kaercher and Packer family papers   2.5 cubic ft; 4 v.; 2 museum folders.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 347
Correspondence and other papers relating the life of George Kaercher, who was a divinity student at Burr Seminary in Manchester, Vermont and Western Reserve College in Ohio, and later a minister in Ohio. Also includes papers of the Packer family.

Kendall, Henry papers   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6163
Journal from trip to Boston as delegate from the Western Education Society; a diary; an academic notebook called an "index rerun"; his 1851 New Year's sermon; his 1855 Thanksgiving sermon; an historical sketch of the First Congregational Church of East Bloomfield, New York.

Kisch, Guido papers   2.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6314
Correspondence, manuscripts, professional papers and writings, reviews, publishing correspondence, syllabi, essays, dissertations, notes, meeting agendas, and other papers.

Koberg, Emma collector, letters,1822-1852.   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6001
Forty-one letters concerning the Sons of Temperance, religious activities, legal actions, family matters, 1848 Democratic State Convention, a Revolutionary War widow's pension, a petition for a government post for a physician, and complaints about a bequest. Correspondents include John F. Graham, Jno. H. Redington, Aaron Vanderpool, and Erastus Corning.

Kramer family papers, 1939-2009   5.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3970
Papers include letters written to the Kramer family from Kevin Kramer while in Vienna. Also, pictures, letters, and diaries relating to Jeffrey A. Kramer's service aboard the U.S.S. Nimitz; papers concerning Samuel Kramer's World War II service; and Anne Gudis' and Samuel's war-time correspondence. Also, papers, research materials, notes, clippings, and correspondence relating to the history of the Ithaca Jewish Community.

Lempert, Lesly   9 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6774
Documentation from Israeli and Palestinian Human Rights Groups during the First Intifada (1987).

Lewis, Jack collection   ca. 70 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6508
Personal and professional papers of Jack Lewis relating to his career as a chaplain and minister; the Christian Faith and Life Community; Cornell United Religious Work (CURW) and many community based social support programs.

Livingston and Onondaga County woman's diary   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6230
The diary contains information about regular activities including attending church services, dedications of churches, ordination ceremonies, Sabbath School classes, lectures, occasional temperance meetings, and weddings. The diary also served as an outlet for her personal feelings.

Lockwood, Elmer Leo cemetery records and genealogy, 1957-1960.   1 item,

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2167
Microfilm of tombstone inscriptions for the Town of Caroline, Tompkins County, New York. Also, Mr. Lockwood's correspondence and research materials concerning the genealogy of the Lockwood and related families, including cemetery records from Honeoye Falls and Lima, and notes from churches and public records in Dutchess, Livingston, Monroe, and Ulster Counties. Also, a typed report on Moses DeWitt written by Myron Melvin, 1933.

Loomis, Elisha papers, 1816-1859   .3 cubic ft.,

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2275
Filmed papers consist of four journals (1819-27, 65 ft. microfilm) dealing with Loomis's experiences as an educator and as a Congregational missionary in the Hawaiian Islands.

Lounsbery, Peter papers   .4 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 39K
Promissory notes, legal papers, powers of attorney, guardianship papers, land agreements, estate papers, receipts, mortgages, agreements of sale, indentures, suits, bills, records of land surveys. Also accounts of the Overseers of the Poor and other accounts and judicial records.

Lovejoy, Peter diary,1867-1875   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6087
Begins as a memoir containing reminiscences of Lovejoy's boyhood, adolescence and young adulthood including memories of family, the town of Benton, Methodist Episcopal church members and activities including revivals and personal spiritual growth. Diary entries (1-5 per year) record activities and opinions as a religious leader in the Methodist Episcopal church; births and deaths of family members and friends; quarter meetings and district conferences attended; sermons heard and prayers for spiritual growth.

MacCarthy, Charles Wesley papers   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6191
Journal and personal diary, sermons, and letter to fiancee.

Manville Religious Society record book   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6229
Constitution and membership list, society meeting minutes and financial accounts.

Mariner, Samuel S. diary   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6147
The diary of Samuel S. Mariner of Penn Yann, N.Y. is divided into two sections, the first section is an index of names, locations and subjects mentioned in the diary and a brief genealogy of the Mariner family. The second section is a record of Samuel's life from ages 23 to 26.

Mattox, Elmer L. papers, 1905-1954   .5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4283
Pamphlets, brochures, and other materials relating to Hangchow Christian College and other colleges and universities in China, including a typescript history of the college by Mattox, 1952; Presbyterian missions in Hainan and Yunan; religious education in general; and other topics relating to China.

Mead family papers   1.6 cubic ft. and Microfilm

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6069
The collection consists of 55 diaries and 8 account books written by Edwin Mead, two bound diaries that were written by Nancie E. Mead, one account book of John C. Mead, a public school record book, and miscellaneous newspaper clippings, receipts, and notes.

Methodist Episcopal Church (Spencerport, N.Y.) records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6266
One volume trustee book of the Official Board, 1854-1937; register of baptisms, marriages, and deaths; one volume register, 1807-1889.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Allen's Hill records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6177
Quarterly conference meeting minutes (1842-1894); and a register of baptisms, marriages, probationers, and church members (1862-1899)

Methodist Episcopal Church of Avoca records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6115
Two volumes of quarterly conference meeting minutes for the Avoca charge (1860-1894) and the Avoca circuit (1853-1862) respectively, a membership record book (1865-1891) and a subscription book (1834-1835).

Methodist Episcopal Church of Bath records,1857-1870   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6092
One volume of preprinted register containing lists of baptisms, marriages, probationers, members and classes.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Benton Center records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6151
Church meeting minutes from Quarterly Conferences, leaders' meetings, official board meetings, and stewards' meetings (1841-1866). Lists of baptisms, marriages, probationers, members, and classes.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Canadice records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6188
One volume of church records and two indentures pertaining to lease of the meeting house.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Churchville records   1 item.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6257
Album including minutes of trustee elections, subscribers' list, and expense for church repairs.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Corning records,1832-1897   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6079
Records of the Painted Post Circuit quarterly conference meeting (1832-1839) and the Painted Post Church (1832-1833); records of the leader's minutes for the Corning circuit, and quarterly conference meeting minutes for the Methodist Episcopal Church of Corning. Also Class Number One's class leader's records (1839-1844), Trustee's annual meeting minutes (1857-1897) and a register listing the history of, statistics about and a subscription list for the church built in 1861; marriage, probationer's, membership and class lists. Subjects discussed include slavery, temperance, a missionary society, revivals and church discipline.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Cuyler records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6246
Trustee meeting minutes, records of baptisms, marriages, probationers and members.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Danby records,1831-1915   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6056
One volume of Trustees' Annual Meeting minutes (1831-1915), one volume of Steward's Quarterly Conference meeting minutes (1831-1885), and a Register (1856-1906) listing members, baptisms and marriages.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Dresden records   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6130
One volume register (1827-1929), a leader's and a steward's book (1869-1908), one volume of quarterly conference records (1868-1903), a Sunday school register (1859-1873), one volume of Ladies Benevolent Society meeting minutes (1855-1877), and one volume of financial records concerning the construction of the church (1830-1832).

Methodist Episcopal Church of Hamburg records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6138
One volume of quarterly conference meeting minutes of the Whites Corners, Eden and Abbots Corners Circuit (1856-1909) and one volume of minutes of the official board of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Hamburg.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Lansing, West Dryden and Asburg records,1850-1880   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6071
Register listing baptisms, marriages, probationers, ministers and members for all three churches (which were charges on one circuit) and class lists for the West Dryden and Asbury societies.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Lyons records,1851-1887   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6047
One volume of steward's quarterly conference meeting minutes (1851-1887) and one volume of class leader's meeting minutes. Central issues in the church are the Sunday school, church finances, and during the 1870-80s, revival activity and the lyceum.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Marcellus records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6274
Trustee meeting minutes, women's society records, steward's book, church register, and financial records.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Mecklenburg records,1849-1963   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6054
Three volumes which include a quarterly conference meeting minutes of the Mecklenburg charge and the Methodist Episcopal Church of Mecklenburg (1849-1893); a church membership register (1863-1883) containing lists of baptisms, marriages, probationers, members in full and class members, with removals, deaths and dismission; and a "Comprehensive Church Record of th Methodist Episcopal Church" (1882-1963) with much information on early Mecklenburg, the McIntyre settlement, area churches, circuits and villages.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Montour Falls records,1850-1869   1 reel microfilm

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6060
Register which lists members and probationers; pastors and trustees; class members, leaders and elders; baptisms, marriages, expulsions and deaths; and annual reports (1850-1855).

Methodist Episcopal Church of Naples records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6131
One volume quarterly conference meeting minutes (1866-1896) for the Naples Charge which included also Hunt's Hollow and Garling's House; a subscription list for the church's third meeting house (1849-1851); a subscription list for the church's second meeting house (1825-1826); resolutions and deeds from the Board of Trustees; and a membership list (1821-1851, 1851-1950) probably combined in 1950.

Methodist Episcopal Church of New Hope and Kelloggsville records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6291
Contains registers of pastors, members, classes, and baptisms.

Methodist Episcopal Church of North Cohocton records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6106
One volume of trustee records (1846-1907) and a one volume register lsiting baptisms, marriages, members, classes and probationers.

Methodist Episcopal Church of North Parma records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6226
Records of the First Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Parma Center; records of the Second Society in North Parma.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Painted Post records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6103
One volume of Sunday School meeting minutes (1868-1877) including number of teachers, officers and scholars present.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Parma Centre records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6225
Annual meeting minutes of the society including financial data and entries concerning the election of trustees.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Pittsford records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6223
Quarterly meeting conference minutes; trustee book and society meeting minutes and financial accounts; records containing names of preachers, traveling and local stewards, class leaders and members of classes; records of the Sabbath school including subscription lists; steward's book, official members' meeting minutes and quarterly conference minutes.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Savona records,1855-1882   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6097
One volume pre-printed register lists baptisms, marriages, probationers, members and classes.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Seneca Falls records,1851-1871   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6007
Minutes and subscription lists pertaining to the history and operation of the church.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Skaneateles records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6277
Membership lists, conference minutes, and church records.

Methodist Episcopal Church of South Perinton records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6198
Register of probationers; class records; full members; officials of church, baptisms, and marriages. Also included is Sunday School attendance record book.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Vienna records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6192
One volume of steward's register of quarterly conference meeting minutes and one volume of a register of baptisms; marriages; probationers; members and classes.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Virgil meeting minutes   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6245
Minutes of annual meetings.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Webster and Boston records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6218
One volume containing registers of baptisms, marriages and members (1864-1874). Monroe County.

Methodist Episcopal Church Parma Circuit records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6228
Two volumes of quarterly conference meeting minutes, one volume of membership information including lists of baptisms, marriages, members' names for all charges on the circuit, classes, probationers, and Sunday school statistics.

Methodist Episcopal Church records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6196
Minutes of annual meetings of the trustees; quarterly conference minutes; register of probationers; class records; full members; official members; pastoral and statistical records; baptisms; marriages; and secretary's book of the Ladies Aid Society.

Methodist Episcopal Church Rogersville Charge steward's book   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6123
One volume of quarterly conference meeting minutes of the Rogersville Charge, after 1880 called the South Dansville Charge, including classes of North and South Oak Hill and Beachville.

Methodist Episcopal Church Sweden Circuit records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6227
Meeting minutes for the Sweden circuit, infant baptisms, and accounts of money received, collected or paid out.

Methodist Episcopal circuit book   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6190
Quarterly conference minutes for the Bloomfield and Geneseo circuits combined, the Livonia and Lima circuits combined, the Lima and West Mendon circuits, and the Livonia circuit. Minutes for the latter are sometimes titled "Livonia and Hemlock Lake". Livingston, Monroe and Ontario Counties.

Methodist Protestant Church of Greece record book   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6210
One volume containing original members' names and a list of persons added subsequently; a membership list for Class No. 2 (organized at North Greece); quarterly conference meeting minutes; baptisms; marriages; and a list of collections.

MethodistEpiscopal Church of Catharine records,1819-1882   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6082
One volume of quarterly conference minutes for the Catharine Circuit (1819-1847), a class book for the first class in Johnson's Settlement (1833-1839) listing members' attendance, and a record book (1852-1882) of the Catharine Sunday School Association.

Minutes of the Sunday School Society   1 volume.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3301
Volume contains the complete minutes of the Sunday School Society.

Moody, Robert papers, 1842-1978.   20.6 cubic ft.,

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2473
Letters, programs, deeds, newspaper clippings, notes, cemetery records, a diary (1881), a history of Rushville (1788-1934), and other records pertaining to early settlers, local families, and events in Rushville. Also, "Centennial Celebration of the Congregational Church of Rushville, N.Y." (1902) and "The Pioneer Church, 1802-1952," a sesquicentennial history of the Rushville Church by Robert Moody. Also, farm records, diaries, local government records, Mapes estate papers, and Ringer estate papers. Also positive microfilm copy of "Centennial Celebration of the Congregational Church of Rushville, N.Y."

Moran, Hugh Anderson papers, 1919-1947.   1.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 39-2-972
Papers relating to Moran's career as a Presbyterian clergyman in Ithaca, N.Y. and his involvement in various local, national, and international organizations.

Morford, Charles sermons and poems   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6184
The collection includes 21 sermons, 10 letters and 6 poems.

Nearpass family letters,1863-1864   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6040
Four letters written in 1863 and 1864. Three are from Philip Nearpass, a Union soldier, to his sister Libbie Nearpass of Arcadia (now Newark and Palmyra). The last is from Jacob Wentzel, also a Union soldier, to Libbie Nearpass, presumably after Philip's death.

New York Total Abstinence Society record book   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6156
Meeting minutes including the constitution (1843), the pledge, and a list of members.

Newman, Jared Treman papers, 1803-1953.   23.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2157
Jared Treman Newman was an Ithaca, New York attorney, 1893-1896, and mayor, 1907-1908; Cornell University Trustee, 1895-1903 and 1907-1933; and a bank official.

Nichols, Chauncy Smith diaries,1860-1865   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6015
Contains three diaries of Chauncey Smith Nichols which report on social events, school attendance, family news and everyday activities (1860,1864, 1865). The 1864 volume includes financial records. Also included is a resolution to establish and a constitution for the Methodist Female Missionary Society on the Hector circuit (April 9, 1845).

Ogden, Nelson A. diaries   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: [no collection number]
Eight volumes of approximately 25 pages each covering years 1858-1863 in daily entries. Ogden recorded weather, farm chores, helping other farmers, making tiles, visitors, travel, family events and health and deaths. Also noted are prayer meetings, services, monthly, quarterly and class meetings attended, cash accounts by month and bills payable by month with names, items and amounts.

Ovid, N.Y. account books,1829-1835, 1838-1856   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6031
Accounts of W.P.F.B. Pomeroy, an Ovid cabinet maker (1838-1856) and Rockwell Manning, a hosteler (1829-1835). In the Manning ledger are notes of Laverne Blackwell, a child, on curing horses and penmanship practice exercises.

Parker, Samuel J. papers, [ca. 1892]-1895.   .3 cubic ft., 2 reels negative microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2521
"The History of Oregon and the Pacific Coast and Its Especial Connection with Ithaca, New York," a handwritten account concerning the journey begun in 1835 by the author's father, Rev. Samuel Parker, from Ithaca to the Oregon Territory. Also, "Papers Relating to the History of the Presbyterian Church, Ithaca, N.Y.," by S. J. Parker and "A Picture of Ithaca, N.Y. as I Saw It in Childhood," 1895, by S. J. Parker.

Parma Masonic Lodge No. 340 records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6200
The records include meeting minutes which discuss routine matters of membership including requests for membership, advancement through the degrees and discipline of members as well as financial and operational matters of the lodge. There are registers of members for 1822-1826.

Phelps, O.P. record of marriages and baptisms   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6136
Included are records of marriages performed in Chautauqua County, Steuben County, Tioga County, and Yates County, New York, and five towns in Pennsylvania (1846-1888); baptisms (1849); a list of donations (1848); and various subscription lists.

Pierrepont, William Constable diaries   29 v.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1094
Diaries contain day-to-day weather records and information concerning the sale of Pierrepont lands in Jefferson, Lewis, and Saint Lawrence Counties, the development of Pierrepont Manor, and periodic trips to New York City. Also, photocopies of Irving Parmeter's articles on the Pierrepont journals, 1830-1831. Includes Pierrepont's Journal THE TAMING OF THE WILDERNESS edited by Inez B. McConnell. Also, records of the Zion Episcopal Church, Pierrepont Manor, New York.

Pittsford (N.Y.) woman's diary   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6224
Diary includes information on daily activities, visiting with friends, church attendance, and local news of interest to the author.

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.

Pratt family papers, 1758-1903   3 folders.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 223
Letters received by Horace L. Edgar Pratt, a Protestant Episcopal rector on Staten Island, New York; also, a Civil War draft exemption certificate issued to John A Kernochan, Sept. 10, 1863; Queens County documents including a four year indenture apprenticing Joseph Lawrence to Effingham Lawrence; a bill of sale selling Joseph, a Negro boy; a receipt for a twelve pound bounty for William Aitken for New York militia service during the Revolutionary War; and a proclamation of Governor George Clinton.

Prattsburg and Italy Hill Circuit quarterly conference meeting minutes   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6117
Minutes of the board of the Prattsburg and Italy Hill circuit which at various times also included classes at Wixom Hill, Harmonyville and Bardeen.

Presbyterian Church of Cayuga records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6263
Meeting minutes, account book, and session minutes book.

Presbyterian Church of Cortland Village records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6260
Five volumes containing church and session minutes, articles of faith and covenant; sessional records, register of members including date of admission and death dates, baptismal registers, funeral register, marriage register; list of church members, benevolent contributions; record book of the Presbyterian Church and Society of Cortland Village including articles of faith, society, trustee and annual meeting minutes and treasurer's reports; register of members, including lists of ministers, elders, deacons and baptisms.

Presbyterian Church of Dansville records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6105
One volume of session meeting minutes (1861-1899) with lists of baptisms, members and contributions; statistical annual reports (including membership information); narrative accounts (after 1866) of the spiritual condition of the church.

Presbyterian Church of Fairville records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6119
One volume of session meeting minutes with baptisms and membership lists (1866-1910), one volume of annual meeting minutes of the trustees (1866-1944), subscription lists (1860-1876) and lists of financial records (1861-1866).

Presbyterian Church of Freetown records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6238
Two volumes containing the records of the First Congregational Church of Cincinnatus and the records of the Congregational Society and the Presbyterian Society.

Presbyterian Church of Hammondsport records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6109
Session meeting minutes (1831-1867) with numerous disciplinary cases; a register listing of baptisms (1832-1867) and members (1831-1889); annual statistical reports (1845); and financial reports of contributions to benevolent causes (1857,1867, 1868).

Presbyterian Church of Howard records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6121
Two volumes session meeting minutes (1815-1861, 1864-1913), volume one also containing a membership list (1858) and the church covenant and confession of faith and a one volume register of members (1815-1973).

Presbyterian Church of Newark records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6116
Minutes of annual and trustee meetings (1824-1836, 1838-1845) with meeting house accounts (1838-1845, 1841) and a list of quarterly subscription payments (1837-); minutes of session meetings (1825-1835), 1835-1837, 1837-1886); registers of members and baptisms; and church reports of membership (1826-1836, 1844-1886).

Presbyterian Church of Ogden records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6215
Building committee meeting minutes; historic record of the Ogden Center; trustee meeting minutes; session meeting minutes and records of baptisms and memberships; and session meeting minutes.

Presbyterian Church of Virgil records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6234
Members' lists, letters of dismissal, meetings.

Presbyterian Church of Webster records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6214
Trustee meeting minutes of the Presbyterian Society, session book, and session records.

Presbyterian Church of West Bloomfield meeting minutes   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6269
Annual meeting minutes.

Presbyterian Church of West Mendon records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6205
Minutes of session meetings; minutes of annual meetings of the Presbyterian Society; incorporation certificate; lists of members; records of baptisms, records of marriages, records of deaths, and lists of trustees.

Rabinowitz, Issac papers   12.5 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-30-3937
Correspondence and subject files relating to his career and to the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Cornell.

Records of the Ithaca College Study Center for Early Religious Life in Western New York,1978-1981.   3.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6000
Office files, lists of contact persons, record files, and field inventory files of the Ithaca College Study Center for Early Religious Life in Western New York.

Reformed Church of Interlaken, New York records, 1830-1980   1.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3780
Records of the Reformed Church of Interlaken, New York.

Richmond, Judah L. papers, 1807-1868.   1 reel positive microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1991
Diary in which preaching in Forestville, New York is described, his attendance at meetings of the Genesee River Baptist Association, the Baptist State Convention (1844), and a meeting of the Liberty Party; also makes an attack on slavery. Letters to Richmond and his wife Julia Ann from Henry Meloy, describing trips through western New York.

Rivoire, John (collector) New York City street broadsides, 1960-1995.   2.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2039
Handbills, broadsides, and other printed items pertaining to political organizations and religious and civic groups, collected by John and Alice Rivoire in New York City.

Roosevelt, Theodore collection   0.4 linear ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4652
Consists mainly of letters by Roosevelt to a variety of correspondents, but also includes several autographs, photographs, one printed item, and one document.

Root family papers, 1830-1970   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3894
Civil War letters and diaries of William Harrison Root, a lieutenant in Company B, 75th Regiment, New York Volunteers. Also a notebook of Root's, clippings, and his account book of Company B, 1861. Also, letters, and typescripts of selected letters and reminiscences, of Helen Isabel Root (Cornell University Class of 1896), a missionary in Ceylon and India. Additional material includes account books, clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, genealogical charts, deeds and other legal documents, and photographs. Material concerns areas of Fort Byron, Cayuga County; Virgil, Cortland County; and Spencer, Tioga County, New York.

Rowland family papers,1832-1874   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6025
Bank notes, promissory notes, leases, legal documents, bills, and receipts from family business. Also a large group of receipts from Hubbel Rowland.

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church of Perkinsville records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6127
Registers of baptisms (1851-1876) with additional dates up to 1933; marriages (1851-1918); and deaths and burials (1851-1918); inventories of church property; and financial records for 1868-1870 and 1913-1921. Additional membership records provide European origin and acreage owned by families. Text of registers in Latin.

Schiess, Betty Bone papers, 1965-2014   19 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4468
Correspondence, litigation files, documents, clippings, photographs, audio and video cassettes concerning the various causes and organizations with which Reverend Schiess was concerned, particularly the ordination of women and feminist issues. Organizations include the International Association of Women Ministers, the Episcopal Society for the Examination of Feminist Issues, the National Organization for Women, and the Movement for the Ordination of Women. Much of the material pertains to the July 1974 ordination of the "Philadelphia 11" and to the Lambeth Conference (England) and the General Convention of the Episcopal Church. Files, 1889-1991, compiled by Lois M. Black relating to the Episcopal Society of the Examination of Feminist Issues and other topics relating to women's ordination. Includes a nomination submission for the National Women's Hall of Fame, 1994. Book: Why Me Lord?; typescript paper "Goodbye to All That" explaining her current feelings about the Episcopal Church and women's issues; and cassette tape - New Zealand Public Radio, 1993.

Second Baptist Church of Bath records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6104
One volume of session meeting minutes (1831-1864, 1874) with a membership list in the back and one volume of minutes of the annual meeting to elect trustees (1833-1845).

Second Baptist Church of Brockport records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6213
List of members; annual meeting minutes for First Baptist Church and Society of the Village of Brockport; second book belonging to the Second Baptist Church of Brockport.

Second Baptist Church of Milo records   1 reel microfilm, 1 folder.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6142
Two volumes of covenant meeting minutes (1810-1853, 1854-1877) with membership lists and one volume of annual trustee meeting minutes (1843-1917). Issues such as anti-masonry and immorality, including balls, dancing and plays are significant.

Second Baptist Church of Reading (N.Y.) records   2 reels microfilm (one negative, one positive).

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3055
Microfilm of record books of the Second Baptist Church of Reading, New York.

Second Baptist Church of Walworth records,1832-1866   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6044
Covenant meeting minute book (1832-1865), Wayne Baptist Association minutes for 1840, trustees' record book (1833-1866), church indenture (deed) of June, 1833, account book (1833-1834). Also covers church discipline, financial matters and temperance, slavery and anti-secret society resolutions.

Second Presbyterian Church of Fayette records,1825-1859   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6080
Session minutes which document the acceptance and dismissal of members, selection of delegates to the Presbytery, selection of elders and trustees, and matters of church discipline. Lists of baptisms and members.

Seventh Day Baptist Church of Scott records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6237
One volume containing the records of "the first Baptist Church of Christ in Preble." Two volumes containing records of the Scott Seventh Day Baptist Society. Two volumes containing records of the Sabbath Baptist Church of Scott.

Sleeper, Harold Reeve papers, 1911-1960.   29.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2135
Business and personal papers consisting mainly of correspondence, records, and files, including sketches and photographs dealing with architectural work and with professional associations and councils in which Sleeper was active, but also including personal correspondence, minutes, reports, and published material dealing with the American Institute of Architects (national, New York, and other chapters), Architectural League of New York, Downtown - Lower Manhattan Association, Inc., New York State Association of Architects, New York Building Congress, National Institute for Architectural Education, New York City Mayor's panel of architects, and other groups; correspondence, data, and publications related to the Presbyterian Church, including the Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue parishes; lecture notes and other papers relevant to lectures given at New York School of Interior Decoration, Columbia University, and Princeton University; drawings, blueprints, photographs, and financial and business records for architectural work completed, including churches, banks, schools, other public buildings, and private homes; research notes and/or published copies of books and articles by Sleeper or to which he contributed, including ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHIC STANDARDS (1932, 4th ed. 1951) and BUILDING PLANNING AND DESIGN STANDARDS (1955).

Smith, Cordelia H. diaries,1835-1843   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6067
Diaries kept by a young woman while whe tried to earn her living by teaching school in Schuyler County, N.Y. and after she returned to live with her family include comments on daily activities, marriages, deaths and illnesses of friends, church attendance and revivals and opinions on current events.

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.

Social issues pamphlet collection   1.2 cubic feet (approximately 302 items).

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1220
Pamphlets on social issues at the local, state, and national levels in the United States, with local and state pamphlets focused mainly but not exclusively on New York State or its localities. Topics include education, religion and moral issues, politics (especially surrounding the issue of slavery and the Civil War), temperance, agriculture, and railroads. Also included are pamphlets relating to libraries, historical societies, and history, as well as literary pamphlets (literary essays, literary criticism, poetry, and one play).

Sons of Temperance of Penn Yan record book   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6129
Printed text of the constitution for the Keuka Divison number 72, Sons of Temperance, a membership list, financial records (1847-1848), a list of fees collected for membership cards (1852), and a list of fees collected for initiations. A chart of flower types and scribbled notes (1866, 1877), unrelated to the bulk of the volume are also contained in it.

South Onondaga Methodist Episcopal Church records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6276
Church register, membership records and register.

Spalding, Lyman A. papers, 1811-1864 (bulk)   .4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 522
Contains correspondence, manuscripts, records, and publications related to the career of Lyman A. Spalding, a nineteenth-century Quaker merchant and abolitionist who lived in upstate New York. He was co-editor of the newspaper Plain Truth and established the newspaper Priestcraft Exposed and Primitive Christianity Defended.

St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church of Clifton Springs registers   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6182
Baptisms, marriages, confirmations, first communions and financial accounts for congregations in Clifton, Clifton Springs, Newark, Phelps, Rushville and Shortsville.

St. Ambrose Church of Greece parish record book   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6211
The parish register includes records of baptisms, marriage records, and death records.

St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6076
Baptisms (1861-1897, 1900); marriages (1861-1865, 1867, 1870-1897, 1900; and additional miscellaneous certificates for period 1899-1929; deaths (1861-1870, 1880-1898); and confirmations (1863, 1883, 1888, 1897).

St. James Episcopal Church of Skaneateles records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6284
Volumes include "Register of Baptisms" containing records of baptisms, marriages, funerals, communicants and confirmations, "Parish Register". Volumes containing proceedings of the wardens, vestry, and members.

St. John's Episcopal Church at Honeoye Falls records   1 reel microfilm, 2 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6194
Parish register of baptisms, confirmations, communicants, marriages, burials, and a list of members. Also a sermon by H.J. Wilmot-Buxton which is undated.

St. John's Episcopal Church of Canandaigua records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6174
Two volumes of warden's and vestrymen's meeting minutes; four volumes of membership information; one volume of accounts for the construction of the church and a pamphlet entitled "The Protestant Episcopal Pulpit" containing the transcriptions of two sermons.

St. John's Episcopal Church of Clifton Springs records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6168
Two church registers containing a church history and records of communicants, individual families, baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials and offerings.

St. John's Episcopal Church of Ithaca records,1822-1906   1 reel microfilm

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6058
Two parish registers (1831-1837, 1843-1870) which list baptisms, confirmation, membership, marriage and burial records and one volume of vestry meeting minutes (1822-1906) which record the organizaiton of the church, vestrymen elected, and discussion of parish finances and affairs.

St. John's Episcopal Church of Marcellus record book   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6271
Parish register containing records.

St. John's Episcopal Church of Phelps records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6169
Vestry meeting minutes and vestry and annual church meeting minutes. Parish register containing a church history, record of families, baptisms, confirmations and communicants.

St. John's Episcopal Church records   1 v.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1995
Record of births (pre-1880 only), baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and deaths copied from parish registers for the Cayuga Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 1958 (168 pp.).

St. John's Lutheran Church of Potter records,1841-1921   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6086
One volume register listing baptisms, confirmations, communicants, marriages, members and deaths and one volume of congregational meeting minutes which document the temporal affairs of the church.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Camillus register   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6286
Register of baptisms and marriages.

St. Mark's Episcopal Church of Newark records,1850-1883   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6045
One volume of vestry records (1850-1883) containing minutes of regular and special church meetings and some accounts, and a register (1850-1871) listing parishioners, baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials and church offerings.

St. Mary of the Lake Roman Catholic Church of Watkins Glen records,1848-1868   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6093
One volume baptismal and marriage records (1848-1869) in Latin.

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church of Canandaigua records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6120
Registers of baptisms (1848-1872); confirmations (1852-1896); and marriages (1848-1872). Also baptismal records.

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6107
Registers of marriages (1844-1858, 1859-1895); baptisms (1836-1859, 1859-1895); deaths and burials (1847-1854, 1855-1859, 1859-1938); confirmations (1845, 1848, 1851).

St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6108
Registers of marriages (1851-1909); confirmations (1856-1911); deaths and burials (1852-1921) and baptisms (1851-1913).

St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Aurora records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6261
One volume containing vestry meeting minutes and congregation meeting minutes. Five items including typed transcripts of letters from the vestry to the Bishop and 3 subscription lists.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Havana records,1847-1938   1 reel microfilm..

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6084
Two volumes of parish registers (1847-1918, 1848-1888), one volume of vestry meeting minutes (1856-1938), and miscellaneous papers including two affidavits certifying baptisms.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Waterloo records,1817-1892   2 reels microfilm; 1 folder.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6048
Minutes of annual, warden's and vestry meetings, 1817-1878; a parish register containing membership, baptism, marriage, confirmation and pew subscription lists, 1817-1848; church and parish school cash book, and accounts, 1852-1892; and records of the Ladies Sewing Society, 1837-1838. Articles of incorporation, 1818. Also illustrated pamphlet called St. Paul's Church Review by Emma B. Becker, 1963.

St. Paul's Lutheran and German Reformed Church of Sparta records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6145
Annual meeting minutes which includes Articles of Faith and Constitution; lists of communicants; confirmations; lists of members; baptisms; and a subscription list for shingling the Church.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Dansville records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6101
Church register in English which includes baptisms (1835-1880); minutes of the church council in German and English (1865-1914); church register in German (1849-1885); church register in German (1824-1848); church constitution in German (1835 and list of subscribers.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Cochoton records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6124
Register of baptisms, funerals, communicants, marriages and confirmations for 1861-1882. Also included is the bulletin for the cornerstone laying in 1923 and a newspaper clipping for the dedication of the new church in 1924.

St. Paul's United Methodist Church records   17.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: [no collection number]
Included are membership and probation records, records of marriages and baptisms; minutes, treasurers' reports, and various business and legal papers of the Official Board; stewards' minutes and accounts and other financial records; trustees' minutes; correspondence, treasurer's reports, and memoranda; accounts of the Sabbath School Society and later Sunday School records; constitution of the Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor and its membership records; minutes of the Ladies Social Union, the Ladies' and Pastor's Christian Union, and the Ladies Aid Society; record of the Woman's Home Missionary Society, the India Missionary Society, and the Young Woman's Foreign Missionary Society, and minutes, a scrapbook, and miscellany of the Women's Society of Christian Service; and membership records of St. Paul Chapter No. 5 of the Methodist Brotherhood. Also included are many of the same type of records from the other Methodist Churches in Ithaca.

St. Peter's German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Perkinsville records   1 reel microfilm.q

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6122
Eight volumes including minutes of meetings.

St. Theresa's Roman Catholic Church of Stanley records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6171
Marriage register and baptismal register.

St. Thomas Episcopal Church records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6100
Two volumes vestry meeting minutes, a register of burials, confirmations, baptisms, marriages and communicants, and alphabetical indexes to baptisms, marriages, confirmations and burials.

Stacy family letters,1849-1860   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6027
Five letters from John Stacy to his wife Dorothy in Port Gibson, N.Y. (1849-1850) discussing his trip to California during the Gold Rush and also Rio de Janeiro and four letters from Nancy Stacy, John's mother, to John and Dorothy from Nevada City, California.

Stoddard family papers,1852-1899   4 v.; 3 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6012
Two diaries (1860, 1861); a poem and an essay book by Lucy Maria Stoddard, an account book by J.M. and Lucy Stoddard (1883-1899) and miscellaneous papers.

Stringfellow, William papers, 1940-1985   80.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4438
Personal and professional effects of William Stringfellow, lawyer, theologian and social critic in Harlem, NY and Block Island, RI.

Stuart, Lyman collection, 1803-1895.   .6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1997
Correspondence and other papers of several New York State families, discussing everyday events and problems, agriculture, religion, and prices; also, Civil War letters of the Carver brothers of Savannah, New York; other letters concern life in Montana and the Dakota territories and western Canada (1870s). Includes correspondence of the Barnhardt family, Luke Blodgett, D. Watson Davis, Henry Dean, and Aaron Lane; correspondents include Theodore and W. H. Allen, Lydia Barnhardt, George Boardman, John and George Coventry, Alex Vattemore, the Salina and Central Square Plank Road Company, and the Waterloo Woolen Manufacturing Company.

Taylor, Myron papers, 1938-1952   8 cubic ft.; 1 o/s vol.; 1 map case folder.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3308
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, statements, and clippings relating to Taylor's service as personal representative of President Truman to Pope Pius XII and U.S. Ambassador on Special Missions.

Temperance Society (West Bloomfield, N.Y.) record book   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6267
1 vol. labeled "The Property of the West Bloomfield Town Temperance Society".

Temperance Society of Homer records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6252
One volume containing constitution, meeting minutes, and lists of members.

Temple Beth-El records   5.0 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3834
Material pertaining to the founding, meetings, worship, and activities of the temple, a congregation in the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.

Third Presbyterian Society of Starkey records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6173
Annual meeting minutes of the church and society and session meeting minutes which record admissions, baptisms, marriages, deaths and church disciplinary cases.

Tompkins County (N.Y.) marriage and death notices   .9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2283
Alphabetical records of approximately 3,500 marriages performed and approximately 1,600 deaths occurring in Tompkins County; data taken from local newspapers and typed on 3x5 cards.

Town Bible Society (Marcellus, N.Y.) minute book   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6273
Town Bible Society meeting minute book.

Townsend, J. Meeker diary,January-December 1865   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6042
Diary kept by a 13 year old boy from Townsendville, Seneca County. Includes accounts of everyday life including school, church, visitors, weather, and chores, which consisted of threshing flax and caring for his own sheep. Much of December is used for itemized lists of goods with prices and there are five poems or notes written to him by friends and family in the memoranda section.

Trinity Episcopal Church of Geneva records,1805-1874   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6013
Two volumes (1805-1836 and 1836-1855) listing marriages, baptisms, confirmations, burials, communicants, individual parishioners and some financial records. Two volumes of vestry minutes (1806-1836 and 1836-1874) contain detailed entries concerning official church functions and brief notes on elections for various officers, pew allocation, construction of the church building, acquisition or sale of vaious accroutrements, and various functionary resolutions.

Trinity Episcopal Church of Seneca Falls records,1831-1886   3 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6002
Two registers, 1831-1886, list baptisms, confirmations, communicants, families, marriages, and burials. In addition, there is a soldier's prayer book from the Civil War period and a mite book for 1858.

Union Congregational Church of Churchville records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6222
Trustee records and history of the Sunday school.

Union Congregational Church of Cincinnatus and Solon records   2 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6235
Three volumes containing minutes, record of admissions and removals, death register, baptismal register, articles of practice, covenant and index; church records, records of the Congregational Society of Cincinnatus and financial records.

Union Society of Ogden and Sweden records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6217
One volume contains trustee meeting minutes.

United Evangelical Church of Eden records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6158
Five volumes including a register which contains baptisms, confiramtions, marriages, burials and communicants (1845-1881); a volume containing church meeting minutes (1845-1859) and miscellaneous financial records; a volume containing baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials and communicants (1867-1915); a volume containing financial records (1860-1895); and a final volume containing church meeting minutes and financial records (1859-1912).

Van Arsdale, Jacob sermon   1 folder.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6065
First sermon delivered on December 13, 1850 by Van Arsdale at the Reformed Church of Tyre.

Waterloo Missionary Society proceedings,1817-1824   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6051
Constitution, annual and quarterly meeting minutes and a membership list of the Society. Also in this volume are accounts from St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Waterloo.

Wells, George Frederick papers   8 linear ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2141
Papers of George Frederick Wells include diaries, 1905-1958; writings on the rural church and various theological questions; sermons; scrapbooks and notebooks; and pamphlets, tracts and church programs. Also, correspondence, 1900-1958, much of it with World War II servicemen, but also concerning the Country Church Movement.

West Dryden Methodist Episcopal Church records   .1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2575
Records of the First Union Society of the Methodist Church consist mainly of annual church meeting minutes, a copy of the church's certificate of incorporation; a copy of the article of agreement between the trustees and the men hired to build the church, and subscription lists giving amounts paid by members of the church for its construction. Loose items include the certificate of incorporation of the church; a land deed signed 1831. elections.

Wheeler, William Reginald papers, 1927-1957   .5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4284
Personal correspondence, 1927-1957; documentation on agricultural work in China, 1927; athletics, 1933; Chinese women, 1935; foreign missionaries in China, 1934-1935; observations and eyewitness accounts by missionaries and teachers at Nanking ("The Nanking Incident of March 24-25, 1927").

White family papers,1851-1861   9 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6029
Miscellaneous documents include two letters to Hiram White from Henry W. Sage (Ithaca) discussing payment of a note and for a horse, a liquor license granted to Hiram White and a receipt from a New York liquor dealer, and four letters from Civil War soldiers J. M. Brown, Royal S. White, Herman Sawyer and Captain G. V. White discussing war clothing allotment, duties, salary, souvenirs, battles, and recruits. Schuyler County.

White, Hugh papers, 1750-1933.   8.3 cubic ft.; 39 v.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 610
Correspondence, letters, diaries, account books, tax receipts, deeds, inventories, contracts, surveys, land records, maps, photographs, church records, genealogical data and other papers pertaining chiefly to White's involvement in land in northern New York, particularly the counties of Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Oswego, and St. Lawrence; material concerning the cement business at Chittenango and Greenkills, New York. Also, political papers (1840-1867), which include material on the Whig Party, patronage, and national and local issues.

Willers family papers, 1820-1908.   2.8 cubic ft.; 2 v.; 1 folder.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 652
Letters and other material relating to patronage and machine politics of the Democratic Party in Seneca County; other topics include draft exemptions, laws relating to the hiring of substitutes in the Civil War, pardons, Poor House investigations, canals and canal appointments, letters concerning Governor Tilden's policies, Horatio Seymour's stand on the subject of bounties, and actions taken by the Romulus Convention (1875). Also, papers relating to the German Reformed Church at Bearytown, Seneca County, New York.

Williams, E.A. and Company journals,1844-1845   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6018
One volume of accounts of a dry goods merchant from Newark, New York.

Witchcraft collection, , unbound manuscripts 1560-1973.   3.7 linear ft. (242 items)

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4620
Documents, broadsides, letters, and other manuscripts concerning witchcraft and witchcraft trials in Europe, mainly in Germany, through the early modern period, with a few documents from New England.

Women's Medical Society of New York State records, 1907-1972   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2609
Correspondence for the United Board for Christian Colleges in China; officials in medical schools in China, Korea, and India; student recipients of medical scholarships; and medical missionaries concerning their activities and the financial support which the Society gave to Christian women medical students in these countries; letters of women doctors concerning the business of the Society; and newsletters and circular letters of the Society, its Medical Education Committee, and various organizations and persons mentioned above. Also, minutes, reports, and financial accounts (1937-1966), membership lists, a register (1907-1956) including signatures of those attending various Society meetings, a scrapbook (1911-1953), a record book (1918-1952) consisting mainly of accounts of the Medical Education Committee, clippings, photographs, and manuscript and printed miscellany.

Yatesville Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Potter annual meeting minutes   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6176
One volume of annual meeting minutes; with minutes of the Yatesville Cemetery Association. Pew rents, election of trustees and property matters are included.

Yatesville Union Lodge No. 94 records   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6146
One volume containing meeting minutes and a list of members. Miscellaneous items.

Young Men's Association (West Bloomfield, N.Y.) meeting minutes   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6268
1 volume labelled "The Property of the West Bloomfield Young Men's Association"

Zion Episcopal Church of Palmyra records,1823-1917.   1 reel microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6024
Baptismal and membership records for 1823-1895, one volume of vestry minutes (1827-1917) with entries on official church functions, financial matters and elections, and a sreies of annual sermons (1852-1861).


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