Cornell University Department of Geology records,1875-1957

Collection Number: 14-15-728

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell University Department of Geology records, 1875-1957.
Collection Number:
14-15-728
Creator:
Cornell University. Department of Geology.
Quantity:
2 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, reports, abtracts, registers, and other records.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
The papers of the Geology Department consist of examination reports, reptints, abstracts of geology lectures, estimates of departmental needs, registers of geology students (1947, 1957), issues of the department newsletter (spelled "news letter"), and other records and correspondence.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The papers of the Geology Department consist of examination reports, abstracts of geology lectures, estimates of departmental needs, registers of geology students (1947, 1957), issues of the department newsletter (spelled "news letter"), and other records and correspondence, including letters and copies of letters to and/or from George Francis Atkinson, Thomas Frederick Crane, Adam Capen Gill, Gilbert Dennison Harris, Heinrich Ries, Jacob Gould Schurman, Ralph Stockman Tarr, Walter Francis Willcox, Henry Shaler Williams, and others. Also reprints from Department faculty.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University. Department of Geology.
Atkinson, George Francis, 1854-1918.
Crane, Thomas Frederick, 1844-1927.
Gill, Adam Capen.
Harris, Gilbert D. (Gilbert Dennison), 1864-1952.
Ries, Heinrich, 1871-1951.
Schurman, Jacob Gould, 1854-1942.
Tarr, Ralph S. (Ralph Stockman), 1864-1912.
Willcox, Walter Francis, 1861-1964.
Williams, Henry Shaler, 1847-1918.
Cornell University--Faculty.
Cornell University. Department of Geology. News letter.

Subjects:
Geology--Study and teaching, Higher.
Geologists.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cornell University Department of Geology records, #14-15-728. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
Dec. 1901-Dec. 1904
Box 1 Folder 2
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
Jan. 1905
Box 1 Folder 3
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
Feb.-Mar. 1905
Box 1 Folder 4
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
Apr. 1905
Box 1 Folder 5
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
May 1905
Box 1 Folder 6
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
June 1905
Box 1 Folder 7
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
July-Oct. 1905
Box 1 Folder 8
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
Nov.-Dec. 1905
Box 1 Folder 9
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
1904-1905
Box 1 Folder 10
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
Jan. 1906
Box 1 Folder 11
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
Feb.-Mar. 1906
Box 1 Folder 12
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
Apr. 1906
Box 1 Folder 13
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
May 1906
Box 1 Folder 14
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
June 1906
Box 1 Folder 15
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
July-Dec. 1906
Box 1 Folder 16
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
1905-1906
Box 1 Folder 17
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
Jan.-Apr. 1907
Box 1 Folder 18
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
May-Aug. 1907
Box 1 Folder 19
Correspondence, examinations, and other records
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 20
Miscelaneous, notes, and reports. Includes report on the adjustment of McGraw Hall, annual reports, inventory of the department, term information..
1905-1907
Box 1 Folder 21
T.B. Comstock abstract of lectures
1870s
Box 1 Folder 22
Geology Department abstract of lectures
1885
Box 1 Folder 23
Geology Department News Letter
Dec. 1947, 1957
Box 1 Folder 24
Geology Department registers
1947, 1957
Box 1
Register 1868-1947 and News Letters 1947-1951
1947-1951
Box 1
McGraw Hall and the Department of Geology - Excerpts from the Cornell Era
1880-1881
Box 1
McGraw Hall and the Department of Geology - Excerpts from the Cornell Era
1882-1890
Bound volumes of reprints by Department of Geology faculty or otherwise related to the Department
1871-1957
An index to the reprints is available here. This 5MB PDF guide scanned from the table of contents of each volume.
Box 1
Reprints - Department of Geology (1-37)
1871-1902
Box 1
Reprints - Department of Geology (38-58)
1902-1908
Box 1
Reprints - Department of Geology (59-95)
1908-1917
Box 1
Reprints - Department of Geology (96-136)
1917-1925
Box 2
Reprints - Department of Geology (137-158)
1925-1926
Box 2
Reprints - Department of Geology (159-200)
1926-1930
Box 2
Reprints - Department of Geology (201-241)
1931-1934
Box 2
Reprints - Department of Geology (242-282)
1934-1937
Box 2
Reprints - Department of Geology (283-305)
1937-1940
Box 2
Reprints - Department of Geology (306-322)
1940-1943
Box 2
Reprints - Department of Geology (323-347)
1943-1949
Box 2
Reprints - Department of Geology (348-366)
1950-1953
Box 2
Reprints - Department of Geology (367-385)
1953-1957