Franklin Cuthbert Cornell papers,1857-1938

Collection Number: 1-1-456

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Franklin Cuthbert Cornell papers, 1857-1938.
Collection Number:
1-1-456
Creator:
Franklin Cuthbert Cornell.
Quantity:
2.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, account books, ledgers, finacial documents, clippings, photogrpahs, legal documents.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Family papers, correspondence, and miscellaneous items concerning Franklin C. Cornell and son, Franklin C. Cornell, Jr.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Family papers, including financial and legal documents, stock certificates, indentures, public foreclosures, judgements, estate settlements (concerning Cornell and his father, Ezra Cornell), title abstracts, promissory notes, cash and farm account books, receipts, checks and check stubs. There are also personal letters, including some from his wife Susannah Pettigrove Cornell; genealogical items; scrapbook of newspaper clippings; and photographs. Miscellaneous items include a manuscript copy of a contract for sale of property by Cornell to Jennie McGraw; accounts paid for Mary Ann Cornell's house; and a Supreme Court brief on the lawsuit brought by Cornell against the Utica, Ithaca, and Elmira Railway Company. The collection also contains papers of Franklin Cornell, Jr., including student notebooks from Cornell University, personal and business correspondence, diaries, and financial and legal documents.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell, Franklin Cuthbert.
Cornell, Ezra, 1807-1874.
Cornell, Franklin Cuthbert.
Cornell, Susannah Pettigrove.
Fiske, Jennie McGraw, 1840-1881.
Cornell University--Students.
Utica, Ithaca, and Elmira Railroad.

Subjects:
Real property--New York (State)--Tompkins County.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Franklin Cuthbert Cornell papers, #1-1-456. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Abstract of Title for property of Franklin C. Cornell
Oct. 22, 1898
Box 1 Folder 2
Articles of Agreement for a sale of property for Franklin C. Cornell to Jennie McGraw. Manuscript copy.
Apr. 10, 1879
Box 1 Folder 3
Indentures, Judgments, Estate Settlements and other legal documents
1858, 1874-1891
Box 1 Folder 4
Indentures, Judgments, Estate Settlements and other legal documents
1891-1896
Box 1 Folder 5
Indenture re A Right of Way between Franklin C. Cornell and Edward and Clarence Wycoff
July 1899
Box 1 Folder 6
Legal and Financial Documents of Franklin C. Cornell
1875-1887
Box 1 Folder 7
Legal and Financial Documents of Franklin C. Cornell
1888-1906
Box 1 Folder 8
Miscellaneous financial documents of Franklin C. Cornell
1865-1900
Box 1 Folder 9
Miscellaneous financial documents of Franklin C. Cornell
1901-1913
Box 1 Folder 10
Personal letters to Franklin C. Cornell
1862-1880
Box 1 Folder 11
Personal letters to Franklin C. Cornell
1881-1907
Box 1 Folder 12
Promissory Notes
1886-1902
Box 1 Folder 13
Receipts and checks of F.C. Cornell
1874-1879
Box 1 Folder 14
Receipts and checks of F.C. Cornell
1880-1913
Box 1 Folder 15
Supreme Court Brief re the action brought by Franklin C. Cornell against the Utica, Ithaca and Elmira Railway Company
July 1878
Box 2 Folder 1
Abstract of Title for Franklin C. Cornell and Horace L. Smith Estates, Jointly
June 1915
Box 2 Folder 2
Accounts paid for Mary Ann Cornell's house by F.C. Cornell
1880-1881
Box 2 Folder 3
City and County Tax Receipts of Oliver H.P. Cornell
1890-1897
Box 2 Folder 4
Cornell Family Genealogical Items
1901-1938
Box 2 Folder 5
Final Judical Settlement of F.C. Cornell's accounts re the Estate of Ezra Cornell
Nov. 15, 1895
Box 2 Folder 6
Judicial Settlement of Franklin C. Cornell's Estate. (Including manuscript household inventory, Jan. 1908, and an affidavit for a property fence agreement, July 1908
1908
Box 2 Folder 7
Public Foreclosure Notices
1882
Box 2 Folder 8
School Taxes and Property Assessments
1878-1904
Box 2 Folder 9
Stock Certificates
1876-1904
Various Record Books of Franklin C. Cornell
Box 3 Folder 1
Employee Time Record Book
Jan. 1859-Jan. 1861
Box 3 Folder 1
Union Trust Company Bank Account Book
1875-188
Box 3 Folder 1
Account book for items with Haskin and Todd
1886
Box 3 Folder 1
Ithaca Trust Compant Bank account
1902-1910
Box 3 Folder 1
One 8 x 10 cost account book
1882
Box 3 Folder 2
F.C. Cornell on the Manning Farm (four photographs)
Box 3 Folder 3
Franklin C. Cornell's pocket diaries
1859-1860
Checkbooks of F.C. Cornell
Box 3 Folder 4
July 1898-Feb. 1900
Box 3 Folder 4
Mar. 1900-Dec. 1901
Box 3 Folder 5
Franklin C. Cornell's pocket diaries
1861, 1867
Checkbooks of F.C. Cornell
Box 3 Folder 6
The Mercantile Trust Co., New York City
1881-1883
Box 3 Folder 6
First National Bank of Ithaca
1882
Box 3 Folder 6
Book of Check Stubs
1879-1880
Box 3 Folder 6
Ithaca Trust Co.
1896
Box 3 Folder 6
Book of Check Stubs
1875-1876
Two checkbooks of Franklin C. Cornell
Box 3 Folder 7
One 9" x 4.5" book of checkstubs
1878
Box 3 Folder 7
One 9" x 5" book of checkstubs
1894-1895
Box 3 Folder 8
One checkbook of F.C. Cornell, 1893 ; and one personal notebook
Checkbooks of F.C. Cornell
Box 3 Folder 9
July 1895-Nov. 1897
Box 3 Folder 9
Mar. 1897-July 1898
Box 3 Folder 10
Billford of F.C. Cornell, containing assorted currency
Box 4 Folder 1
Notebook of Franklin C. Cornell, Jr. (kept as a student at Cornell Univ., Class of 1889
1885
Box 4 Folder 2
Diaries of Franklin C. Cornell
1881, 1891, 1894
Box 4 Folder 3
Diaries of Franklin C. Cornell
1903, 1906, 1907, 1908
Box 4 Folder 4
Miscellaneous papers of F.C. Cornell, Jr., while he was a student at Cornell Univ., Class of 1889
1884-1887
Box 4 Folder 5
Student handbooks of F.C. Cornell, Jr.
1883-1886
Box 4 Folder 6
Personal Letters to F.C. Cornell, Jr.
1892-1924
Box 4 Folder 7
Legal Documents of F.C. Cornell, Jr.
1899, 1925
Box 4 Folder 8
Rents, Taxes and other accounts of F.C. Cornell, Jr.
1910-1912
Box 4 Folder 9
Bondholder Committee of Cascadilla School
1914
Box 4 Folder 10
One Brochure: A Case before the Interstate Commerce Commission: F.C. Cornell, Jr. versus Walker D. Hines and Lehigh Valley Railroad Company
c. 1917-1918
Box 4 Folder 11
Fixtures, Glassware and Lighting Schedule for new home of Mr. and Mrs. F.C. Cornell, Jr.
1928
Box 4 Folder 12
Photographs of F.C. Cornell, Jr.
c. 1925
Box 5 Folder 1
F.C. Cornell's Cash Book, J.B. Sprague accounts
1877-1878
Box 5 Folder 2
F.C. Cornell's Ledger Book
Jan. 1877-Mar. 1881
Box 5 Folder 3
F.C. Cornell's Cash Book
Jan. 1893-Dec. 1894
Box 5 Folder 4
F.C. Cornell's Cash Book
Jan. 1895-Dec. 1896
Box 5 Folder 5
F.C. Cornell's Cash Book
Jan. 1897-Jan. 1901
Box 6 Folder 1
F.C. Cornell's Cash Book
May 1879-Nov. 1877
Box 6 Folder 2
F.C. Cornell's Cash Book
Nov. 1877-May 1879
Box 6 Folder 3
F.C. Cornell's Ledger Book
1875-1883
Box 7 Folder 1
F.C. Cornell's Farm Account Book
1859-1871
Box 7 Folder 2
F.C. Cornell's Ledger Book
1876
Box 7 Folder 3
F.C. Cornell's Ledger Book
Dec. 1874-Apr. 1881
Box 8 Folder 1
Cornell Family Genealogical Record and Scrapbook
1857-1908