Benton Sullivan Monroe Papers,1795-1963

Collection Number: 14-12-1356

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Benton Sullivan Monroe papers, 1795-1963.
Collection Number:
14-12-1356
Creator:
Benton Sullivan Monroe, 1873-1968.
Quantity:
4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, reprints, notes, student papers, scrapbooks, accounts, certificates, diplomas, and memorabilia.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Professional papers include correspondence, reprints, notes, student papers, a scrapbook concerning a Cornell Smoking Contest in which Professor Monroe was the winner, and other material related to Cornell University. Personal papers include Monroe family material; correspondence; accounts; material on Ithaca High School, Cornell University, Alpha Zeta, Town & Gown Club, and Rotary Club; certificates and diplomas; Cornell broadsides; political broadsides and memorabilia; scrapbooks; and local history material on Romulus, Varick, and Ithaca, New York.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of English, Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Professional papers include correspondence, reprints, notes, student papers, a scrapbook concerning a Cornell Smoking Contest in which Professor Monroe was the winner, and other material related to Cornell University. Personal papers include Monroe family material; correspondence; accounts; material on Ithaca High School, Cornell University, Alpha Zeta, Town & Gown Club, and Rotary Club; certificates and diplomas; Cornell broadsides; political broadsides and memorabilia; scrapbooks; and local history material on Romulus, Varick, and Ithaca, New York.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Monroe, Benton Sullivan, 1873-1968.
Monroe family.
Alpha Zeta.
Cornell University--Faculty.
Cornell University--Students.
Ithaca High School.
Rotary Club (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Town & Gown Club.

Subjects:
English language--Study and teaching.
College teachers.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Benton Sullivan Monroe papers, #14-12-1356. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Professional Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 1
Flugel, Ewald
April 29, 1902
Box 1 Folder 1
Flugel, Ewald
October 26, 1906
Box 1 Folder 1
Emerson, O.F.
January 22, 1907
Box 1 Folder 1
McKnight, G.H., Ohio State U. English Dept.
February 26, 1907
Box 1 Folder 1
Emerson, O.F.
Mar. 3, 1907
Box 1 Folder 1
Bright, James William
May 30, 1908
Box 1 Folder 1
Child, Clarence G.
September 26, 1909
Box 1 Folder 1
Tatlock, John S.P.
December 13, 1909
Box 1 Folder 1
Emerson, O.F.
September 18, 1910
Box 1 Folder 1
Wells, John Edwin
September 19, 1910
Box 1 Folder 1
Spingarn, J.E.
September 19, 1910
Box 1 Folder 1
Edlund, R.C.
October 11, 1910
Box 1 Folder 1
Emerson, O.F. (sig. cut out)
November 5, 1910
Box 1 Folder 1
Flugel, Ewald
November 20, 1910
Box 1 Folder 1
Steeves, H.R.
November 29, 1910
Box 1 Folder 1
Andrews, Eugene P. re: his approaching marriage
February 20, 1919
Box 1 Folder 1
Kennedy, Charles William
July 8, 1919
Box 1 Folder 1
Gutstadt, M.M., manager, Lyceum Theatre, Ithaca
November 29, 1920
Box 1 Folder 1
Gutstadt, M.M.
December 29, 1920
Box 1 Folder 1
Montgomery, Lois E., Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pa.
October 2, 1921
Box 1 Folder 1
Montgomery, Lois E.
December 18, 1921
Box 1 Folder 1
Smith, Lou; Ruthschild, Jacob; and Hickey, Joseph F.- joint invitation
Mar. 3, 1925
Box 1 Folder 1
Farrand, Livingston
December 2, 1930
Box 1 Folder 1
Ogden, Robert M.
December 5, 1930
Box 1 Folder 1
Hull, Charles H.
May 4, 1931
Box 1 Folder 1
Dondare (?), Dorothy
February 26, 1932
Box 1 Folder 2
Professional Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 2
Coon, Arthur M.
May 25, 1940
Box 1 Folder 2
Bald, R.C.
June 19, 1940
Box 1 Folder 2
Monroe, B.S.
October 4, 1940
Box 1 Folder 2
Burnham, Josephine M.
September 2, 1940
Box 1 Folder 2
Brooks, Ruth Ann Louise
September 11, 1940
Box 1 Folder 2
McGuire, Ritchie
November 17, 1940
Box 1 Folder 2
Monroe
October 5, 1940
Box 1 Folder 2
Monroe
October 5, 1940
Box 1 Folder 2
Betten, Cornelius
November 26, 1940
Box 1 Folder 2
Monroe
Box 1 Folder 2
Eaton, Horace A.
May 1, 1941
Box 1 Folder 2
Monroe
May 3, 1941
Box 1 Folder 2
Lyon, George W.
September 27, 1949
Box 1 Folder 2
Malott, Deane W.
November 4, 1953
Box 1 Folder 2
Willcox, Walter F.
October 2, 1953
Box 1 Folder 2
Willcox, Walter F.
September 25, 1955
Box 1 Folder 3
Professional Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 3
Timmerman, Lynn D.
April 23
Box 1 Folder 3
Willcox, Walter, reprints
1931, 1954
Box 1 Folder 3
Edith Harrison, poetry
ca. 1934
Box 1 Folder 3
Walter French, draft
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 3
Robert C. Fenner, talk
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 4
Monroe - Reprints
Box 1 Folder 5
Alumni News Faculty Committee
Box 1 Folder 6
Hart on Phonology
Box 1 Folder 7
Gothic and Old English Philology
Box 1 Folder 8
Old English - Notes
Box 1 Folder 9
Old English Exams
1905-1923
Box 1 Folder 10
Students' Essays
Box 1 Folder 11
Student Notebook - Old English
Box 1 Folder 12
American Dialect Society
Box 1 Folder 13
College Entrance Examination Board - Meeting
Box 1 Folder 14
Gould Colman - Oral History
Box 1 Folder 15
Miscellaneous
Box 1 Folder 16
Cornell - Art
Box 1 Folder 17
Award
Box 1 Folder 18
Cornell - Buildings
Box 1 Folder 19
Cornell - Class Activities
Box 1 Folder 20
Cornell - Class of 1896
Box 1 Folder 21
Cornell - Class of 1896 - Reunions
Box 1 Folder 22
Cornell - Class Day
Box 1 Folder 23
Cornell - Ezra Cornell
Box 1 Folder 24
Cornell Drama Clubs - programs
Box 1 Folder 25
Delicate Brown
Box 1 Folder 26-27
Cornell - History
Box 1 Folder 28
Cornell - Inauguration
1921
Box 1 Folder 29
Cornell - Invitations, programs
Box 1 Folder 30
Cornell - Lectures and forms
Box 1 Folder 31
Cornell - Library
Box 1 Folder 32
Cornell - Menu
Box 1 Folder 33-34
Cornell - Miscellaneous
Box 1 Folder 35
Cornell - Miscellaneous correspondence, incl. letter from John Henry Comstock to Wm. E. Sullivan,
September 13, 1875
Box 1 Folder 36
Cornell - Music clubs - programs
Box 1 Folder 37
Cornell - People
Box 1 Folder 38
Cornell Phi Beta Kappa
Box 1 Folder 39
Cornell Phi Beta Kappa - Reunions
Box 1 Folder 40
Cornell - Presidents
Box 1 Folder 41
Cornell - Sage College
Box 1 Folder 42
Cornell Statistics
1873, 1880
Box 1 Folder 43
Cornell Scrapbook
1910-1911
Box 2 Folder 1
Monroe Family - Family Papers
Box 2 Folder 2
Monroe Family - Romulus Post Office Record
Box 2 Folder 3
Certificates - Monroe Family
1887-1894
Box 2 Folder 4
May Lawrence - School Papers
1887-1894
Box 2 Folder 5
Addie Snyder - School Papers
1867-1877
Box 2 Folder 6
Sophronia Sullivan - School Papers
1866-1868
Box 2 Folder 7
Ithaca High School Class of 1890 - correspondence and miscellaneous
Box 2 Folder 8
High School Papers
1890-1892
Box 2 Folder 9
Student Essays
1891-1894
Box 2 Folder 10
Latin 7 Notebook
1894
Box 2 Folder 11
"Sicyon" Archeology Notebook
Box 2 Folder 12
Student Notebook
1897-1898
Box 2 Folder 13-14
Exams
Box 2 Folder 15
Alpha Eta Pi Scrapbook
Box 2 Folder 16
Alpha Zeta - Mss.
Box 2 Folder 17-18
Alpha Zeta
Box 2 Folder 19
Town & Gown Club - Organization
Box 2 Folder 20
Town & Gown Club - Events
Box 2 Folder 21
Ithaca Rotary Club - Notes
Box 2 Folder 22-23
Ithaca Rotary Club
Box 2 Folder 24
Ithaca Rotary Club - "Ted" Monroe Day
1963
Box 2 Folder 25
Tape Recording
Box 2 Folder 26-27
Personal Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 28
Personal Correspondence - Parmelee Family
Box 2 Folder 29
Accounts
1925
Box 2 Folder 30
Accounts
1926
Box 2 Folder 31
Accounts
1927
Box 2 Folder 32
Accounts
1928
Box 2 Folder 33
Accounts
1929
Box 2 Folder 34
Accounts
1930
Box 2 Folder 35
Accounts
1931-1933
Box 2 Folder 36-37
Personal - Miscellaneous
Box 2 Folder 38
World War II Ration Book
Box 2 Folder 39
Ithaca - Business
Box 2 Folder 40
Ithaca - City Government
Box 2 Folder 41-42
Ithaca High School
Box 2 Folder 43
Drawings - Dwight R. Collin - Ithaca High School
1890
Box 2 Folder 44
Ithaca - Maps
Box 2 Folder 45
Ithaca - Manuscripts
Box 2 Folder 46-47
Ithaca - Organizations
Box 3 Folder 1
Lecture Notes
Box 3 Folder 2-3
Children's Books
Box 3 Folder 4
Regents' Pass Cards - Benton S. Monroe
Box 3 Folder 5
Award Cards - Nina Elson
Box 3 Folder 6
Ithaca High School - Photographs
Box 3 Folder 7-9
Town & Gown Club - Postcards
Box 3 Folder 10
Rotary Club Clippings
Box 3 Folder 11
Rotary Club Notes
Box 3 Folder 12
Membership Cards
Box 4 Folder 1
Miscellaneous invitations and calling cards
Box 4 Folder 2
School Awards (blank)
Box 4 Folder 3
Seneca County checks
Box 4 Folder 4
Monroe Family - Geneva, Ithaca & Sayre Railroad tickets
Box 4 Folder 5-6
Postcards
Box 4 Folder 7
Card Game Scorebooks
Box 4 Folder 8
Autograph Book - Mrs. David Monroe
1876-1884
Box 4 Folder 9
Autograph Book - May Lawrence
1868-1869
Box 4 Folder 10-11
Photographs
Box 4 Folder 12
Local History - Miscellaneous
Box 4 Folder 13
Lincoln Assassination - clipping
Box 4 Folder 14
Photographs - Ithaca scenes - people
Box 4 Folder 15
Photographs - Cornell
Box 4 Folder 16
Photographs - Ithaca organizations and people
Box 4
Ithaca High School diploma - Nina Lulu Elston
1893
Box 4
NYU Academic diploma
Box 5 Folder 1
Ithaca - organizations
Box 5 Folder 2
Ithaca - police department
Box 5 Folder 3-4
Clippings - Cornell and Ithaca history
Box 5 Folder 5
Clippings - local history
Box 5 Folder 6
Dryden School District 20
Box 5 Folder 7
Promissory notes and letter
1795-1796
Box 5 Folder 8
Romulus - Varick - Local history
Box 5 Folder 9
Romulus and Varick - local history - printed items
Box 5 Folder 10
Romulus and Seneca County - printed items
Box 5 Folder 11
Romulus and Varick - local history - Hunt Farm
Box 5 Folder 12
Diedrich Willers - documents
Box 5 Folder 13
Isaac Smith and contemporaries
Box 5 Folder 14
Dudgeon - receipts
1869-1870
Box 5 Folder 15
Ovid miscellany
Box 5 Folder 16
Political memorabilia
Box 5 Folder 17
World War I and II - Posters
Box 5 Folder 18
Currency
Box 5 Folder 19
Commercial Portraits
Box 6 Folder 1
First Baptist Church of Romulus
Box 6 Folder 2
Romulus (?) Notebooks
Box 6 Folder 3
Scrapbook - Poe
Box 6 Folder 4
Scrapbook - personal
Box 7 Folder 1
Romulus Scrapbook
Box 7 Folder 2
Romulus 2 Scrapbook
Box 7 Folder 3
Romulus 3 Scrapbook
Box 7 Folder 4
Romulus Anecdotes Scrapbook
Mapcase Folder 1
Certificates and Diplomas
Mapcase Folder 2
Cornell Broadsides, Photograph (unidentified), Political Broadsides
Mapcase Folder 3
Romulus Broadsides