Carnegie Foundation Records, 1905-1945

Collection Number: 3-4-122

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Carnegie Foundation records, 1905-1945
Collection Number:
3-4-122
Creator:
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Quantity:
1.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, pension records, financial records, meeting minutes, pamphlets.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Records concerning the establishment of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, including letters from Andrew Carnegie to Jacob Gould Schurman and Livingston Farrand (Presidents of Cornell and trustees of the Foundation). The collection includes extensive correspondence of Foundation presidents Henry Pritchett, Henry Suzzallo, and Walter A. Jessup, and secretaries Clyde Furst and Howard Savage; also, material and lists pertaining to pensions, financial records, trustee meeting minutes, and published pamphlets concerning the Foundation.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Records concerning the establishment of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, including letters from Andrew Carnegie to Jacob Gould Schurman and Livingston Farrand (Presidents of Cornell and trustees of the Foundation). The collection includes extensive correspondence of Foundation presidents Henry Pritchett, Henry Suzzallo, and Walter A. Jessup, and secretaries Clyde Furst and Howard Savage; also, material and lists pertaining to pensions, financial records, trustee meeting minutes, and published pamphlets concerning the Foundation.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919.
Schurman, Jacob Gould, 1854-1942.
Farrand, Livingston, 1867-1939.
Pritchett, Henry.
Suzzallo, Henry.
Jessup, Walter A.
Furst, Clyde.
Savage, Howard.
Cornell University--Faculty.

Subjects:
Pensions.
Education, Higher.
College teachers.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Available Copies:
Microfilm available.
Cite As:
Carnegie Foundation records, #3-4-122. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Establishment of the Carnegie Foundation. Letter from Andrew Carnegie to Jacob Gould Schurman; Clippings
1905
Box 1 Folder 2
Carnegie's Announcement of Gift. Schurman's trustee correspondence.
1905-1908
Box 1 Folder 3
Carnegie's Announcement of Gift. Schurman's trustee correspondence.
1908-1910
Box 1 Folder 4
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Pritchett, Carnegie, Schurman letters.
1916-1918
Box 1 Folder 5
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Willcox, Pritchett letters,.
1919-1923
Box 1 Folder 6
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Schurman, Carnegie, Pritchett letters.
1905-1915
Box 1 Folder 7
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Schurman, Pritchett, Hammond letters; Cornell University.
1916-1919
Box 1 Folder 8-9
Teachers' Insurance and Annuities. Schurman correspondence; Cornell University report; correspondence
1916
Box 1 Folder 10
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Schurman, Pritchett letters.
1905-1907
Box 1 Folder 11
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Schurman, Pritchett letters.
1907-1908
Box 1 Folder 12
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Schurman, Pritchett letters.
1909-1911
Box 1 Folder 13
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Schurman, Pritchett letters.
1912-1915
Box 1 Folder 14
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Schurman, Pritchett letters.
1915-1921
Box 1 Folder 15
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Schurman, Pritchett, Furst, Farrand letters.
1913-1929
Box 1 Folder 16
Schurman Correspondence. Salary lists of Cornell University Faculty
1908-1922
Box 1 Folder 17
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Schurman, Furst letters.
1912
Box 1 Folder 18
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Schurman, Furst, Farrand letters.
1922
Box 1 Folder 19
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Furst, Farrand letters.
1927
Box 1 Folder 20
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Teachers' annuities and insurance; Schurman, Furst, Pritchett letters.
1916-1918
Box 1 Folder 21
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Teachers' annuities and insurance; Schurman, Pritchett letters.
1918-1927
Box 1 Folder 22
Salary lists sent to Carnegie Foundation.
1917
Box 1 Folder 23
List of Pensionables.
1916-1931
Box 1 Folder 24
List of Pensionables.
1929-1935
Box 1 Folder 25
Business for Meetings - Farrand Minutes. Minutes of the meetings of the Executive Committee.
1929
Box 1 Folder 26
Business for Meetings - Farrand Minutes. Minutes of the meetings of the Executive Committee.
1929-1932
Box 1 Folder 27
Business for Meetings - Farrand Minutes. Minutes of the meetings of the Executive Committee.
1932
Box 1 Folder 28
Business for Meetings - Farrand Minutes. Minutes of the meetings of the Executive Committee.
1934
Box 1 Folder 29-30
Business for Meetings - Farrand Minutes. Minutes of the meetings of the Executive Committee.
1936
Box 1 Folder 31
Minutes of the Sub-committee on Finance.
1923
Box 1 Folder 32
Minutes of the Sub-committee on Finance.
1933
Box 1 Folder 33
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Savage, Farrand, Day letters.
1931-1943
Box 1 Folder 34-35
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Savage letters.
1930-1936
Box 1 Folder 36
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Furst, Suzzallo letters.
1930-1933
Box 1 Folder 37
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Jessup letters.
1934-1937
Box 1 Folder 38
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Savage, Farrand letters; Farrand chairmanship.
1933-1934
Box 1 Folder 39
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Savage letters.
1942-1944
Box 1 Folder 40
Carnegie Foundation Correspondence. Miscellaneous material.
1932-1936
Box 2 Folder 1
Carnegie Foundation Pamphlets, Reports, Act of Incorporation, Foundation Papers, Memoranda, Rules.
1905-1935