Cornell University College Of Engineering Summer Surveying Camp Records,1874-1958.

Collection Number: 16-4-956

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell University College of Engineering summer surveying camp records, 1874-1958.
Collection Number:
16-4-956
Creator:
Cornell University.College of Engineering.
Quantity:
12 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Maps/Charts, Research Materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Land survey maps drawn by Cornell Civil Engineering students during summer surveying camps at various locations in New York State, including Cayuga, Cayuta, Canandaigua, Keuka, Owasco, and Skaneateles Lakes; an index showing the location of the camp each year; surveyor's field book, 1934; diary of the Cayuga Lake Survey kept by successive groups of students, 1874-1879; and a "Camp Cascadilla" kitchen inventory, 1908.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Land survey maps drawn by Cornell Civil Engineering students during summer surveying camps at various locations in New York State, including Cayuga, Cayuta, Canandaigua, Keuka, Owasco, and Skaneateles Lakes; an index showing the location of the camp each year; surveyor's field book, 1934; diary of the Cayuga Lake Survey kept by successive groups of students, 1874-1879; and a "Camp Cascadilla" kitchen inventory, 1908.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University.
Cornell University--Students.

Subjects:
Surveying.
Topographical surveying.

Places:
Canandaigua Lake (N.Y.)
Cayuga Lake (N.Y.)
Cayuta Lake (N.Y.)
Keuka Lake (N.Y.)
Owasco Lake (N.Y.)
Skaneateles (N.Y.)

Form and Genre Terms:
Land surveys.
Maps.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cornell University College of Engineering summer surveying camp records, #16\4\956. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Only maps are covered by this finding aid, other material is not included.