Heinrich Ries Papers,1889-1951

Collection Number: 14-15-691

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Heinrich Ries papers, 1889-1951.
Collection Number:
14-15-691
Creator:
Heinrich Ries, 1871-1951.
Quantity:
1.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, diaries, minutes, notes, memoranda, reports, and other papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence and other papers relating to Ries' career as professor of geology at Cornell University.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Heinrich Ries was professor of geology at Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Mainly personal and professional correspondence, especially concerning Cornell Geology Department administration and conflicts; correspondents include Henry Platt Cushing, Edmund Ezra Day, Livingston Farrand, Adam C. Gill, Gilbert D. Harris, Charles W. Merriam, Charles S. Prosser, Floyd K. Richtmyer, Ralph S. Tarr, Oscar D. von Engeln, Henry Shaler Williams, and others. Also, one diary kept by Ries (ca. 1914-1939) and one by Henry S. Williams (1889-1892, 1904-1908) concerning departmental affairs, typescript departmental minutes (1904-1914), laboratory notes (1904-1909), memoranda, enrollment statistics, reports, notes, condolence letters, and other items relating to Ries, Williams, and the Geology Department at Cornell University.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Ries, Heinrich, 1871-1951.
Cushing, Henry Platt.
Day, Edmund Ezra, 1883-1951.
Engeln, O. D. von (Oscar Diedrich), 1880-1965.
Farrand, Livingston, 1867-1939.
Gill, Adam C.
Harris, Gilbert D.
Merriam, Charles Warren, 1905-
Prosser, Charles S.
Richtmyer, F.K. (Floyd Karker), 1881-1939.
Tarr, Ralph S. (Ralph Stockman), 1864-1912.
Williams, Henry Shaler.
Cornell University--Faculty.
Cornell University. Geology Dept.
Cornell University. Geology Dept.--Administration.

Subjects:
College teachers.
Geologists.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Heinrich Ries papers, #14-15-691. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

NOTES

Related collection: Mary Eleanor Davis. Student Notebooks, #37-5-1244.
Related collection: Donald T. Ries. Papers, #1350.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 1
B
Nov. 26, 1919-Dec. 20, 1924
Box 1 Folder 2
B
Jan. 2, 1925-Jan. 8, 1925
Box 1 Folder 3
Berthiaume, Sheridan A.
1935
Box 1 Folder 4
C
July 30, 1920-Oct. 27, 1921
Box 1 Folder 5
C
Nov. 14, 1921-Mar. 9, 1922
Box 1 Folder 6
C
Mar. 13, 1922-Apr. 19, 1923
Box 1 Folder 7
C
Apr. 23, 1923-Jan. 6, 1925
Box 1 Folder 8
Carnegie Institution Committee
Dec. 18, 1902-Nov. 20, 1903
Box 1 Folder 9
Caster, Kenneth E.
1934-1935
Box 1 Folder 10
D
Mar. 25, 1921-Dec. 6, 1922
Box 1 Folder 11
E
Sept. 22, 1921-Jan. 11, 1922
Box 1 Folder 12
E
Jan. 6, 1992-Apr. 1, 1922
Box 1 Folder 13
E
Apr. 17, 1922-Jan. 7, 1925
Box 1 Folder 14
F
Jan. 12, 1921-June 22, 1922
Box 1 Folder 15
F
June 26, 1922-Sept. 24, 1924
Box 1 Folder 16
G
Aug. 1, 1920-Apr. 12, 1922
Box 1 Folder 17
G
Apr. 13, 1922-Nov. 26, 1924
Box 1 Folder 18
Gill's successor and retirement
1927-1931
Box 1 Folder 19
H
July 27, 1921-Feb. 18, 1922
Box 1 Folder 20
H
Feb. 18, 1922-June 15, 1922
Box 1 Folder 21
H
June 19, 1922-Sept. 30, 1924
Box 1 Folder 22
Harris, G.D.
1913-1916
Box 1 Folder 23
Harris, G.D.
1917-1934
Box 1 Folder 24
Harris, G.D.
1917-1935
Box 1 Folder 25
Harris successor
1932-1935
Box 1 Folder 26
Heckscher
1927-1934
Box 1 Folder 27
Heroy, William B.
1936
Box 1 Folder 28
I
Sept. 3, 1921-June 5, 1922
Box 1 Folder 29
J
Sept. 26, 1921-Sept. 13, 1923
Box 1 Folder 30
K
Sept. 6, 1921-Sept. 13, 1923
Box 1 Folder 31
L
Sept. 2, 1921-Mar. 2, 1922
Box 1 Folder 32
L
Mar. 6, 1922-Jan. 5, 1924
Box 1 Folder 33
M
July 8, 1921-Jan. 24, 1922
Box 1 Folder 34
M
Jan. 27, 1922-May 23, 1922
Box 1 Folder 35
M
May 25, 1922-Jan. 6, 1925
Box 1 Folder 36
Merriam, Charles W.
1934-1937
Box 1 Folder 37
Millward, Louis G.
1930-1935
Box 1 Folder 38
N
July 25, 1921-June 16, 1922
Box 1 Folder 39
N
Oct. 24, 1923-May 15, 1925
Box 1 Folder 40
O
Oct. 6, 1921-Oct. 30, 1923
Box 1 Folder 41
Letters to Ogden
1930-1935
Box 1 Folder 42
Ogden
1935-1939
Box 1 Folder 43
Ogden
1936-1938
Box 1 Folder 44
P
Sept. 9, 1921-Feb. 6, 1922
Box 1 Folder 45
P
Feb. 9, 1922-May 13, 1922
Box 1 Folder 46
P
May 13, 1922-Jan. 9, 1925
Box 1 Folder 47
R
Aug. 3, 1921-Oct. 27, 1921
Box 1 Folder 48
R
Jan. 2, 1922-Dec. 22, 1922
Box 1 Folder 49
R
Jan. 5, 1923-July 1, 1924
Box 1 Folder 50
Richtmyer
1934-1936
Box 1 Folder 51
S
June 21, 1921-Dec. 23, 1921
Box 1 Folder 52
S
Jan. 5, 1922-Apr. 14, 1922
Box 1 Folder 53
S
Apr. 18, 1922-May 9, 1922
Box 1 Folder 54
S
May 9, 1922-June 9, 1922
Box 1 Folder 55
S
June 16, 1922-Oct. 1, 1924
Box 1 Folder 56
T
Apr. 18, 1921-Oct. 24, 1921
Box 1 Folder 57
T
Oct. 26, 1921-Mar. 3, 1922
Box 1 Folder 58
T
Mar. 7, 1922-May 13, 1922
Box 1 Folder 59
T
May 15, 1922-Feb. 3, 1923
Box 1 Folder 60
T
Feb. 5, 1923-Dec. 16, 1924
Box 1 Folder 61
Tucker, Helen
1935
Box 1 Folder 62
U
Oct. 18, 1921-May 22, 1922
Box 1 Folder 63
V
Dec. 22, 1921-Oct. 27, 1924
Box 1 Folder 64
von Engeln
1928-1937
Box 1 Folder 65
W
Aug. 2, 1921-Dec. 27, 1921
Box 1 Folder 66
W
Jan. 6, 1922-Mar. 13, 1922
Box 1 Folder 67
W
Mar. 15, 1922-Sept. 4, 1922
Box 1 Folder 68
W
Sept. 14, 1922-Dec. 15, 1922
Box 1 Folder 69
W
Jan. 3, 1923-Mar. 30, 1923
Box 1 Folder 70
W
Apr. 4, 1923-Nov. 30, 1923
Box 1 Folder 71
W
Dec. 4, 1923-Nov. 8, 1924
Box 1 Folder 72
W
Nov. 17, 1924-Jan. 14, 1925
Box 1 Folder 73
Williams Fund
1929-1931
Box 1 Folder 74
Department Correspondence
1902-1905
Box 1 Folder 75
Geology Correspondence
1905-1914
Box 1 Folder 76
Old Cornell University letters
1905-1931
Box 1 Folder 77
Assistant Professor
May 5, 1922-May 23, 1922
Box 1 Folder 78
Assistant Professor
May 23, 1922-June 25, 1922
Box 1 Folder 79
Department
1933-1945
Box 1 Folder 80
Department
1936-1938
Box 1 Folder 81
Department
1936, 1941-1946
Box 1 Folder 82
Department
1945-1946
Box 1 Folder 83
Letters of condolence from former graduate students and other associates
1951-1952
Records
Box 1 Folder 84
Department: records of past troubles
c. 1908-1910
Box 1 Folder 85
Chairman's Report
1913-1921
Box 1 Folder 86
Geology notes: Colorado
1914-1915
Box 1 Folder 86
Department notes
c. 1939-?
Box 1 Folder 87
Grades in Arts
1914-1924
Box 2 Folder 1
Budget
1914-1924
Box 2 Folder 2
Department
1919-1921, 1936-1940
Box 2 Folder 3
Attendance
1923-1929
Box 2 Folder 4
Chairman's Reports
1923-1932
Box 2 Folder 5
Geology Miscellaneous
1926
Box 2 Folder 6
Summer Session
1926-1937
Box 2 Folder 7
Department meetings and business
1928-1937
Box 2 Folder 8
Department of Geology: general
1928-1937
Box 2 Folder 9
Department
1929
Box 2 Folder 10
Attendance
1933-1936
Box 2 Folder 11
G. 100
1930-1932
Box 2 Folder 12
Attendance
1933-1936
Box 2 Folder 13
Mineralogy
1930-1936
Box 2 Folder 14
Department
1930-1936
Box 2 Folder 15
Department
1930-1937
Box 2 Folder 16
Annual Report
1932-1933
Box 2 Folder 17
Annual Reports to Dean
1932-1937
Box 3 Folder 1
Department
1934-1937
Box 3 Folder 2
Department Troubles
c. 1937-1944
Box 3 Folder 3
Rowland Case
1940-1942
Box 3 Folder 4-8
Geology Department (notebook): H.S. Williams, Department Matters
1907-1910?
Box 3 Folder 9
H.S. Williams memoranda
1889-1908
Box 3 Folder 10
Geology Department minutes; Geological Conferences minutes
1904-1914
Box 1 Folder 41
Minutes of meeting at which U.D. proposed an all-year course
1930-1935
Box 3 Folder 11
Geology Department register
1868-1947
Box 3 Folder 11
Geology Department Newsletter
1950