Willis Grant Johnson Papers,1901-1904

Collection Number: 21-02-471

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Willis Grant Johnson papers, 1901-1904.
Collection Number:
21-02-471
Creator:
Willis Grant Johnson, 1866-1908.
Quantity:
.3 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, printed matter, and photographs.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, printed matter, and photographs concerning efforts to obtain funds from the state legislature for the construction of agricultural college buildings at Cornell University. The principal correspondents are Liberty Hyde Bailey, John Craig, George Malby, Isaac Phillips Roberts, Jacob Gould Schurman, John Spencer, Edwin Stewart, John Lemuel Stone, Henry Hiram Wing, and Daniel Parrish Witter.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Willis Grant Johnson was editor of the American Agriculturist.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, printed matter, and photographs concerning efforts to obtain funds from the state legislature for the construction of agricultural college buildings at Cornell University. Most of the correspondence is that of Willis Grant Johnson; it indicates Johnson's part in obtaining funding. The principal correspondents are Liberty Hyde Bailey, John Craig, George Malby, Isaac Phillips Roberts, Jacob Gould Schurman, John Spencer, Edwin Stewart, John Lemuel Stone, Henry Hiram Wing, and Daniel Parrish Witter.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Johnson, Willis Grant, 1866-1908.
Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954.
Craig, John, 1864-1912.
Roberts, Isaac Phillips, 1833-1928.
Schurman, Jacob Gould, 1854-1942.
New York State College of Agriculture--Buildings.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Willis Grant Johnson papers, #21-02-471. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1 Folder 1
Oct.-Nov. 1901
Box 1 Folder 2
Dec. 1-19, 1901
Box 1 Folder 3
Dec. 20-31, 1901
Box 1 Folder 4
Jan.-Feb. 1902
Box 1 Folder 5
Mar. 1902
Box 1 Folder 6
Nov.-Dec. 1902
Box 1 Folder 7
Jan.-Feb. 1903
Box 1 Folder 8
Mar.-May 1903
Box 1 Folder 9
1904
Box 1 Folder 10
Undated
Box 1 Folder 11
Photographed
Box 1 Folder 12
Newspaper clippings
Box 1 Folder 13
Printed matter