Natural History Society records,1876-1994.

Collection Number: 37-6-584

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Natural History Society records, 1876-1994.
Collection Number:
37-6-584
Creator:
Natural History Society (Cornell University)
Quantity:
1.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, minutebooks, papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Minute books (1876-1898), ledger, containing the Society's constitution with amendments, and a membership list which gives some information about some of the individual members; correspondence, publicity, accounts, photographs, and other manuscripts.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The Natural History Society is also called the Jordani Club, in honor of David Starr Jordan, a former Cornell biologist.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Minute books (1876-1898), ledger, containing the Society's constitution with amendments, and a membership list which gives some information about some of the individual members; correspondence, publicity, accounts, photographs, and other manuscripts.
SUBJECTS

Subjects:
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931.
Cornell University--Students.
Cornell University--Societies, etc.
Jordani.
Natural history--Societies, etc.
Minutes.
Constitutions.
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Natural History Society records, #37-6-584. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1
Natural History Society Secretary's Record Book, 1876-1892
Box 1
Natural History Society Secretary's Record Book, 1893-1898
Box 1
Natural History Society Constitution and Membership Book, 1869-1896
Box 2 Folder 1
Historian's Book, 1949-1950
Box 2 Folder 2
Historian's Book, 1950-1952
Box 2 Folder 3
Historian's Book, 1952
Box 2 Folder 4
Historian's Book, 1952-1956
Box 2 Folder 5
Historian's Book, 1956-1958
Box 2 Folder 6
Historian's Book, 1958-1960
Box 2 Folder 7
Minutes, 1949-1951
Box 2 Folder 8
Minutes, 1952-1957
Box 2 Folder 9
Sample copies of letters; copy of letter by A. H. Wright, 1957
Box 2 Folder 10
Membership Lists, 1949-1960
Box 2 Folder 11
Book plates, photos, postcards, 1960s
Box 2 Folder 12
Exhibit Publicity
Box 2 Folder 13
Event Flyers, 1960s-1980s
Box 2 Folder 14
Event Flyers, 1960s-1980s
Box 2 Folder 15
Event Flyers, 1960s-1980s
Box 2 Folder 16
Event Flyers
Box 2 Folder 17
Event Flyers
Box 2 Folder 18
Event Flyers
Box 2 Folder 19
Constitution and Stationery
Box 2 Folder 20
Jordani Newsletter/Journal, 1967-1972
Box 2 Folder 21
David Starr Jordan - biographical material
Box 2 Folder 22
Burt Green Wilder - biographical material
Box 2 Folder 23
Louis Agassiz - biographical material
Box 2 Folder 24
History of Jordani
Box 2 Folder 25
Screen Tours, 1957-1961
Box 2 Folder 26
Photographs, 1949-1960
Box 2 Folder 27
Field Trips, 1941-1968
Box 2 Folder 28
Correspondence and Memos, 1955-1994
Box 2 Folder 29
Group Photographs, 1953
Box 2 Folder 30
Newspaper Clippings, 1968-1988
Box 2 Folder 31
Membership Lists, 1954-1961
Box 2 Folder 32
Correspondence - transfer of Jordani collection to Zoology Library, 1955 and 1959
Box 2 Folder 33
Howard Evans publications - "Anatomical History at Cornell" and "Early Cornell Naturalists - Anatomists", 1967-1969
Box 2 Folder 34
David Starr Jordan Prize, 1986-1987
Box 2 Folder 35
Natural History Society Correspondence and Papers, 1879-1897
Box 2 Folder 36
Natural History Society Expenses/Receipts, 1879-1895
Box 2
"Studies in History No. 19: Pre-Cornell and Early Cornell V: Natural History Society of Cornell University 1869-1899" by Albert Hazen Wright; annotated, signed by the author
Box 2
"Studies in History No. 28: Pre-Cornell and Early Cornell: David Starr Jordan '72 and Some Cornell College Mates" by Albert Hazen Wright; annotated
Box 2
"Studies in History No. 32: Pre-Cornell and Early Cornell XV: The Biological Society of Cornell University (1901-1912)" by Albert Hazen Wright
Box 2
Jordani Public Lectures and Programs presented by Members book, 1956-1965