Eugene Plumb Andrews Papers,1895-1956.

Collection Number: 14-6-912

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Eugene Plumb Andrews papers, 1895-1956.
Collection Number:
14-6-912
Creator:
Andrews, Eugene Plumb,
Quantity:
.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, diaries, photographs, squeezes, sketches, and ephemera.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, travel diaries, official documents, and photographs. Letters from Andrews to his family from Italy, Greece, Crete, and Egypt describing the progress of his archaeological work, personal matters, travels, and activities.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of archaeology, Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, travel diaries, official documents, and photographs. Letters from Andrews to his family from Italy, Greece, Crete, and Egypt describing the progress of his archaeological work, personal matters, travels, and activities; an account of the Olympic Games, material pertaining to the Cornell Class of 1895, a gift of Tiffany Favrile glass to the university, the University chimes, and athletics. Correspondents include Alfred Emerson, Willard Straight, Hendrik Willem van Loon, and Bejamin Ide Wheeler.
Also, correspondence, notes, archaeological squeezes, sketches, and photographs relating to Andrews' years in Athens as a student at the American School of Classical Studies. Includes descriptions of duels at the University of Heidelberg, and trips in Switzerland, Sicily, and the Middle East with his wife Helen Putnam Andrews. Also, letters and sketches from van Loon, and notes, programs, tickets, and a newspaper relating to the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Andrews, Eugene Plumb, 1866-1957.
Andrews, Helen Putnam.
Emerson, Alfred.
Straight, Willard.
van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944.
Wheeler, Benjamin Ide.
American School of Classical Studies (Athens, Greece)
Cornell University
Cornell University, -- Athletics.
Cornell University, -- Chimes.
Cornell University. Class of 1895.
Universitat Heidelberg.

Subjects:
Archaeology -- Study and teaching.
Classical literature -- Study and teaching.
Architecture, Classical.
Parthenon.
Olympic Games -- 1896 -- Greece -- Athens.
Archaeology -- Study and teaching
Architecture, Classical
Athletics
Chimes
Classical literature -- Study and teaching
Olympics
Travel

Places:
Italy -- Description and travel.
Greece -- Description and travel.
Greece -- Athens -- Description and travel.
Crete (Greece) -- Description and travel.
Egypt -- Description and travel.
Switzerland -- Description and travel.
Sicily (Italy) -- Description and travel
Egypt
Greece
Greece -- Athens
Greece -- Crete
Italy
Italy -- Sicily
Switzerland

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.
Diaries.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Eugene Plumb Andrews papers, #14-6-912. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

NOTES

Consists of collections #14-6-912, #14-6-412, and #14-6-546.

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