Glenn Washington Herrick Papers,1872-1963

Collection Number: 21-23-844

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Glenn Washington Herrick papers, 1872-1963.
Collection Number:
21-23-844
Creator:
Glenn W. (Glenn Washington) Herrick, 1870-1965.
Quantity:
5.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Scientific addresses, lecture notes, articles, bulletins, drawing and illustrations.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Scientific addresses; lecture notes on spiders; articles and bulletins; page proofs and original drawings and illustrations for Insect Enemies of Shade Trees; bibliographies; lists of students and alumni; scientific drawings and photographs; diaries; correspondence concerning the Cornell Department of Entomology; travel papers; personal accounts; newspaper clippings; outline talks and short manuscript writings on politics, education, the Cornell campus, and the Cornell Entomology Department; an oral history; photograph of Jugatae members; personal letters written to Glenn and Nannie Herrick; and genealogical material and family correspondence.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of entomology, Cornell University.
Cornell University Class of 1896.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Scientific addresses; lecture notes on spiders; articles and bulletins; page proofs and original drawings and illustrations for Insect Enemies of Shade Trees; bibliographies; lists of students and alumni; scientific drawings and photographs; diaries; correspondence concerning the Cornell Department of Entomology; travel papers; personal accounts; newspaper clippings; outline talks and short manuscript writings on politics, education, the Cornell campus, and the Cornell Entomology Department; an oral history; photograph of Jugatae members; personal letters written to Glenn and Nannie Herrick; and genealogical material and family correspondence.
Includes a letter to Herrick from George Lincoln Burr with suggestions for the Comstocks of Cornell manuscript, written from Philadelphia, 12 April 1938.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Herrick, Glenn Washington, 1870-1965.
Herrick family.
Herrick, Nannie.
Cornell University
Cornell University--Alumni and alumnae.
Cornell University--Faculty.
Cornell University--Students.
Cornell University. Entomology Dept.
Jugatae.

Subjects:
Education.
Entomology.
Insects.
Politics, Practical.
Spiders.
College teachers.
Entomologists.

Form and Genre Terms:
Bibliographies.
Drawings.
Genealogies.
Lecture notes.
Oral histories.
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Glenn Washington Herrick papers, #21-23-844. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Correspondence, 52 pcs.
Dec. 17, 1921-Aug. 14, 1963, and n.d.
Box 1
Genealogy, 11 pcs.
Includes correspondence with Burke's Landed Gentry, Apr. 13, 1938-July 21, 1939; letter from Institute of American Genealogy (Apr. 27, 1939); certificate of merit in genealogy; Herrick family genealogy, compiled by Media Research Bureau, Washington, D.C.
Box 1
Newspaper clippings, 25 pcs.
Aug. 20, 1924-Oct. 7, 1953, and n.d.
Box 1
Photographs, 14 pcs.
Includes Parkenham Gardens (in Charlemette [?]); Sao-Ke Alfred Sze, with an article about him pasted on the back; "Ed" at 18 yrs. (1922); "Burky"; G.W. Herrick, 1962; 7 unidentified pcs. Also (outside the folder), a photo of Fourth International Congress of Entomology, 1928; framed photograph of Andrew Dickson White (framed, signed photo Herrick placed in biographical file).
Box 1
Certificates, 13 pcs.
Various certificates of membership, etc. Includes 2 copies of Faculty Testimonial at Herrick's retirement from Cornell, 1936.
Box 1
Papers concerning retirement, 53 pcs., 3 items
June 16, 1920-Jan. 7, 1947, and n.d.
Box 2
Scientific drawings and photographs, 25 pcs.
Box 2
Galerucella cavicollis (?) 2nd stage
Box 2
Agricultural ant nest
Box 2
American Syrphus-fly
Box 2
1 folder containing three pcs. labelled as probably pine-bark aphid
Box 2
19 unidentified pieces
Box 3
Scientific addresses, 90 pcs.:
"Concerning the Proposed Quarantine Against the Mediterranean Fruit Fly," 8 pp.
"Concerning Quarantines Against the Japanese Beetle," 10 pp.
"Some Economic Aspects of the Plant Quarantine," 52 pp. (5 copies, all varying somewhat)
"Concerning the Removal of Federal Domestic Quarantines on the European Corn Borer and Japanese Beetle and of the Certification of Narcissus Bulbs for Interstate Shipment," 4 pp. (2 copies)
"The Economics of Insect Quarantines," 12 pp.
"The Procession of Introduced Pests," 4 pp. (2 copies)
Box 3
Scientific abstract, made by Herrick: "Transportation of the Alfalfa Weevil by Railway Cars," by George I. Reeves, U.S. Bureau of Entomology
Box 3
Typed historical sketches, 11 pcs.
  • "Simon Henry Gage," incomplete biographical sketch, 3 pp.
  • Brief biographical sketch of Gage, 1 p.
  • "The Story of the Entomological Department as Told by the Cornell Register," 7 pp.
Box 3
Entomology Course 3 and 4 Spider Lecture (with assorted notes in folder)
Box 3
Folder of "Outline Talks" in various scientific and non-scientific topics (an index on binding of folder)
Box 4
Scientific journals, articles, and C.U. scientific bulletins, 57 items
Nov. 1910-Oct. 1948 and n.d.
Includes Herrick's "Plantations" writing (Summer 1946-Summer 1953)
Box 4
Verifax bibliog. of Herrick's works
1901-1938
Box 4
Proofs and corrected pages of Insect Enemies of Shade Trees, by Herrick
1935
Box 5
Pamphlets, on non-scientific subjects, 32 items
1872-Oct. 1949, and n.d.
Box 6
Travel, 66 items, 122 pcs.:
66 pamphlets and brochures
22 maps
1 pc. of sheet music ("My Louisiana")
Affidavit for passport, attested to by Anna Botsford Comstock
1925
Correspondence concerning travel, 12 pcs.
Jan. 28, 1939-Nov. 29, 1950
2 blank postcards
Notes about travels or itineraries, 84 hand- or typewritten sheets
Box 7A
Accounts (sheets of accounts tied together); 18 items
1917-1934
Box 7A
Checkbook
1943
Box 7A
Back of account book with poem pasted in
?
Box 7A
Bills, 67 pcs.
Mar. 26-Sept. 4, 1934, and n.d.
Box 7A
Account books, 14 items
1930-1943
Box 7B
Account books, 20 items
1944-1963
Box 8
Theater, concert, and misc. programs, 46 items, 6 pcs.
Nov. 1922-Aug. 18, 1928, and n.d.
Box 8
Books:
Bible ("Nannie Burke" printed on cover)
1888
Selections from the Latin Poets
1891
Two copies of Class of '96 book, Cornell
Ten-year book of Quill and Dagger Society
Common Prayer Book
1907
Box 9
Misc. manuscripts, 15 pcs.:
Poems
Typed papers on various topics
Some drafts of letters Herrick sent to newspapers
Excerpt fromReader's Digest
Box 9
Names and addresses, 2 items
Box 9
Two logs and two passenger lists from ship "Orduna"
Box 9
Autograph book (Herrick)
1888
Box 9
Class of '96 button
Box 9
Academic robe material samples
Box 9
List of MA's and PhD's granted
1926-1930
Box 9
Postcard booklet (Cornell University pictures)
Box 9
5 pcs. pertaining to Glenn's home in Cayuga Heights
Box 9
Big Red Cheers, 1 pc.
Box 9
Paper accompanying first issue of commemorative stamp - Michigan State U.
Box 9
1942 Report of Jacob Riis Neighborhood House, N.Y.C.
1942
Box 9
Menu - R.M.S.P. "Orca"
Sept. 3, 1926
Box 11
Original illustrations for Insect Enemies of Shade Trees; 28 folders, frontispiece and figures 1-321; numbers 240, 241 are missing
Box 12
Diaries, 6 items
1938-1940, 1955-1959
Box 13
Diaries, 3 items
1960-1962
Box 14
Correspondence files A-W, special
1930-1931
Box 15
Oral history (copy)
1963
Box 15
Cornell items
Box 15
Letters to the Herricks
Box 15
Photographs