Cornell University English Department. Records,1891-1987.

Collection Number: 14-12-1227

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell University English Department records, 1891-1987.
Collection Number:
14-12-1227
Creator:
Cornell University. English Department.
Quantity:
1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, manuscripts, publications
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Records documenting the administration of the Cornell English Department.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Records include office, committee, and personnel files; memos; student records; examinations, including an 1891 entrance examination; English scholarship and fellowship materials including lists of winners; selected records of the Freshman Humanities Program; correspondence; pamphlets; minutes of faculty meetings (1946-1957); and records of the department chairman, 1948-1968.
English Dept. lectures presented Monday, January 29, 2007 at Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell University: Sandra M. Gilbert, "Finding Atlantis: Thirty Years of Exploring Women's Literary Traditions" and M.H. Abrams, "On Reading Poetry Aloud."
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University.
Abrams, M. H. (Meyer Howard), 1912-2015.
Gilbert, Sandra M.
Cornell University -- Entrance requirements -- English.
Cornell University -- Examinations -- English.
Cornell University -- Funds and scholarships.
Cornell University -- Prizes.
Cornell University -- Students.
Cornell University
Cornell University. Freshman Humanities Program.
Cornell University. English Department

Subjects:
Feminism and literature.
Oral interpretation of poetry.
Examinations -- English
Feminism and literature
Oral interpretation of poetry
Scholarships
Students
Women and literature


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Departmental records are restricted to permission of office of origin.
Cite As:
Cornell University English Department Records. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box DVD 2 DVD-522
English Dept. lectures
January 29, 2007
Presented Monday, January 29, 2007 at Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell University: Sandra M. Gilbert, "Finding Atlantis: Thirty Years of Exploring Women's Literary Traditions" and M.H. Abrams, "On Reading Poetry Aloud."
Box 1 Volume 1
Minutes of the Meetings of the Department of English
April 26, 1946 - November 12, 1957
Box 1 Folder 1
Entrance Exam
1891
Box 1 Folder 2
Exams
1899-1913
Box 1 Folder 3
Exams
1905-1941
Box 1 Folder 4
Exams
1910-1933
Box 1 Folder 5
Intra-departmental Memos
1953-1963
Box 1 Folder 6
Administrative Correspondence
1941-1963
Box 1 Folder 7
Faculty Biographical Information
1953-1954
Box 1 Folder 8
List of Instructors
1940-1957
Box 1 Folder 9
Memos Concerning the Medical Insurance Program at Cornell
1954-1955
Box 1 Folder 10
Reading Lists
1949-1956
Box 1 Folder 11
Lists of Graduate Students
1937-1956
Box 1 Folder 12
Lists of Ph.Ds. and Dissertation Topics
1938, 1948-1951
Box 1 Folder 13
Plagiarism
1949
Box 1 Folder 14
Reading Lists for Honors Program
1949
Box 1 Folder 15
Honors Program Committee Reports
undated, 1954
Box 1 Folder 16
Honors Program Correspondence
1949-1955
Box 1 Folder 17
Honors Program Exams
1948, 1950-1956
Box 1 Folder 18
Honors Program Seminars, Lists of Students in Honors Program
undated, 1947-1956
Box 1 Folder 19
Honors Program Memos
1941-1955
Box 1 Folder 20
Fellowships and Scholarships
1949-1956
Box 1 Folder 21
Martin Sampson Fellowship
1943-1956
Box 1 Folder 22
Fellowships
1945, 1950, 1953, 1954
Cornell - Glasgow Exchange Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, Post War Fellowships in Humanities
Box 1 Folder 23
Fellowship and Scholarships
1950, 1952, 1953, 1957
Faculty Fellowships (Ford Foundation), Olmstead Scholarship, Class of 1916 Fellowship
Box 1 Folder 24
Fellowships and Scholarships Lists of Elected
1954-1957
Box 1 Folder 25
Graduate Program Faculty Meetings, Memos About Reform
1966-1970
Box 1 Folder 26
Prizes
undated, 1948-1951
Coit Tyler, Jo Stafford, Martin Wright, Morrison Poetry Price, Rogers Peet Advertising Prize.
Box 1 Folder 27
Prizes
1943-1956
Manuscript Club Contest, Guilford Essay Prize, Folder Library Prize, Cornell Dramatic Club Playwriting, Corson Browning Prize, Bess Berlow Cohan.
Box 1 Folder 28
Prize Information
1943-1956
Box 1 Folder 29
Examanations - Masters and Ph.D. degrees
1939-1965
Box 1 Folder 30
Schedule of Exams
1957-1958
Box 1 Folder 31
Examination Notices, Lists of Seminars
1946-1956
Box 1 Folder 32
Examination Reading Lists
undated, 1948, 1949
Box 1 Folder 33
Committee Files
1936-1938, 1953, 1956
Arts Festival, Fellowship, Committee on Graduate Work, Graduate Study, Special Committee on the Conduct of Exams.
Box 1 Folder 34
Committee Files
1955, 1956, 1964
General Committee, Ph.D Major - Minor Sub-committee, Graduate Training Sub-committee
Box 1 Folder 35
Committee Files
1954, 1956, 1963, 1964
Graduate Committee, Registration and Schedules Committee, Faculty Research Grants
Box 1 Folder 36
Chairman's Correspondence: Francis Mineka
undated, 1948-1952
Box 1 Folder 37
Chairman's Correspondence: Francis Mineka
1953-1957
Box 1 Folder 38
Foreign Students
1948-1957
Box 1 Folder 39
Course Proposals
1960s
Box 1 Folder 40
Proposals
1960-1962
Box 1 Folder 41
Teaching Staff Distributions
undated
Box 1 Folder 42
Teaching Staff Distribution
1948-1957
Box 1 Folder 43
Edgar Rosenberg Correspondence and Memos
1966, 1967
Box 1 Folder 44
Edgar Rosenberg Correspondence and Memos
1966, 1967
Box 1 Folder 45
Statistics, Charts, etc.
1966-1969
Box 1 Folder 46
Humanities correspondence
1969
Box 1 Folder 47
English Humanities Committee
1970, 1971
Box 1 Folder 48
Dorm Courses Spring '71
1971
Box 1 Folder 49
Humanities Questionnaire
1970
Box 1 Folder 50
Humanities Computer Project
Box 1 Folder 51
Six Year Ph.D. Exemptions
1968
Box 1 Folder 52
Questionnaire Critiques
1969
Box 1 Folder 53
Humanities Project Notes, etc.
1968
Box 1 Folder 54
General Problems
1968
Box 1 Folder 55
Staff / T.A.
1968, 1969
Box 1 Folder 56
Course Rating Results
1968, 1969
Box 1 Folder 57
Course Rating Results Spring '69
1969
Box 1 Folder 58
Spring Term Humanities Courses
1967, 1968
Box 1 Folder 59
Requests to T.A.s for Readers
1968, 1969
Box 1 Folder 60
College Scheduling Patterns
1969
Box 1 Folder 61
Fall '1969-70 Humanities Courses
1969, 1970
Box 1 Folder 62
Fall Term Quotas '69
1969
Box 1 Folder 63
Fall '69 Charts
1969
Box 1 Folder 64
Fall English Courses
1969
Box 1 Folder 65
Interdisciplinary Humanistic Studies Proposal (I.H.S.)
Box 1 Folder 66
Social Sciences Course Dowd, Lyons, Condry
1969
Box 1 Folder 67
Fall '69 English Staff
1969
Box 1 Folder 68
New Course Ideas
1969
Box 1 Folder 69
Spring English
1970
Box 1 Folder 70
Course Enrollment Figures By College
1970
Box 1 Folder 71
Course Preferences In English
1970
Box 1 Folder 72
Spring '70 Schedule Pattern
1970
Box 1 Folder 73
Supply - Demand Statistics
1970
Box 1 Folder 74
T.A. Course and Hour Preferences
1970
Box 1 Folder 75
re-Testing OK's
1969
Box 1 Folder 76
Fall '70 Teaching
1970
Box 1 Folder 77
Enrollment - Fall
1970
Box 1 Folder 78
Fall Commitments
1970
Box 1 Folder 79
Scheduling Patterns
1970
Box 1 Folder 80
Fall 1970 Ballot and Descriptions
1970
Box 1 Folder 81
Non-English Courses, Schedules
1970
Box 1 Folder 82
Faculty Questionnaire
Box 1 Folder 83
Student Questionnaire
Box 1 Folder 84
Freshman Writing Seminar Brochure and John S. Knight Writing Program Booklet
1987
Box 1 Folder 85
Class books, with schedules and grades for English Department courses taught by O. F. Emerson. Includes note to Professor White from B.S. Monroe donating them to the library.
1891-1895