Ralph Sheldon Hosmer Papers,1885-1941

Collection Number: 20-1-560

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ralph Sheldon Hosmer papers, 1885-1941.
Collection Number:
20-1-560
Creator:
Ralph Sheldon, Hosmer 1874-
Quantity:
27.3 cubic ft.; c. 83 c.f.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, diary
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, and printed matter concerning the Department of Forestry at Cornell, as well as information on Hosmer, 19th century Michigan "lumber kings" and forestry organizations.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of Forestry, Cornell University; Superintendent of Forestry and Head of the Territorial Division of Forestry in Hawaii.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, and printed matter concerning the Department of Forestry at Cornell, including curriculum material, minutes of staff meetings, and reports; correspondence pertaining to the forestry education situation in New York. Includes Hosmer's student notes at Harvard (1891-1894), notes on Central Park (1895), a diary (1897-1898), papers and articles by Hosmer and others, manuscripts of radio talks. Also, clippings concerning Hamilton Littlefield, Jesse Hoyt, and Edward F. Loud, 19th century Michigan "lumber kings." Also, material pertaining to the Society of American Foresters, American Forestry Association, Empire State Forest Products Association, U.S. Forest Service, Institute of Forest Genetics, State College Council, New York State Forestry and Park Association, and the New York State Forestry Association.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Hosmer, Ralph Sheldon,1874-
Hoyt, Jesse.
Littlefield, Hamilton.
Loud, Edward F.
American Forestry Association.
Cornell University.Department of Forestry.
Empire State Forest Products Association.
Institute of Forest Genetics.
New York State Forestry and Park Association.
New York State.College Council.
Society of American Foresters.
United States.Forest Service.

Subjects:
Forests and forestry--Study and teaching--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Forestry schools and education--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Real property--Michigan.
Radio programs--New York (State)

Places:
Central Park--New York (N.Y.)

Form and Genre Terms:
Resumes.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Ralph Sheldon Hosmer papers, #20-1-560. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Also consists of collection #20-1-683.

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