Lowell Fitz Randolph Papers,1936-1979

Collection Number: 21-17-1876

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Lowell Fitz Randolph papers, 1936-1979.
Collection Number:
21-17-1876
Creator:
Lowell Fitz Randolph, 1894-1980.
Quantity:
4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Manuscripts, correspondence, reports, publications, notes, and other papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Manuscripts, correspondence, reports, publications, notes, and other papers concerning corn and iris breeding.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Lowell Fritz Randolph (Cornell University Ph.D. 1921) was professor of botany at Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Manuscripts, correspondence, reports, publications, notes, photographs, slides, field notes, and other papers concerning corn, iris breeding and his trips to Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, the West Indies, Europe, India, Soviet Union (USSR) and the Middle East.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Randolph, Lowell Fitz, 1894-1980.
Cornell University--Faculty.

Subjects:
Corn--Breeding.
Iris (Plant)
Botany.
Botanists.
College teachers.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.
Slides (Photography)
Field notes


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Lowell Fitz Randolph papers, #21-17-1876. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Iris Records
Subseries Ia. Field Trip Notebooks
Series II. Manuscript material
Series III. Subject Files
Series IV. Slides
Series V. Items

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 4 Folder 1-10
Envelopes containing photos of Iris
Box 4 Folder 11
Society for Louisiana Irises - Newsletters
1960s
Box 4 Folder 12
Fa Iris - Correspondence
1950s-1960s
Box 4 Folder 13
Fa Iris - Cytology - Original Photos/drawings
Box 4 Folder 14
Fa Iris - Basic Data Analysis
1963
Box 4 Folder 15
Correspondence - P.C. M.
1970s
Box 4 Folder 16
Correspondence - Osler and Wilkes
1970s
Box 4 Folder 17
Correspondence - Ernest Sprague
1970s
Box 4 Folder 18
Maps
Box 4 Folder 19
Mexico - Data Sheets
1970s
Box 4 Folder 20
Correspondence - Tripsacum Manuscript
1960s
Box 4 Folder 21
Mexico - Data Sheets
Box 4 Folder 22
Mexico - Maps
Box 4 Folder 23
Awards
1960s
Box 4 Folder 24
Field Notes
Box 4 Folder 25
Glossary Excerpts - Definitions
Box 4 Folder 26
Field Trip - Listing of Collections, Memos on Tripsacum
1970s
Box 4 Folder 27
Field Trips - Mexico, Honduras and Diaries
1965-1966
Box 4 Folder 28
West Indies Tripsacum - Travel plans, maps, herb. records
Box 4 Folder 29
Diagnostic Features of Herb. Specs.
1964
Box 4 Folder 30
Tripsacum Records
Box 4 Folder 31
West Indies - Travel, Herb. Specs.
1971
Box 4 Folder 32
West Indies - Correspondence
Box 4 Folder 33
West Indies - Tripsacum - M.S.
1973
Box 4 Folder 34
N.Y. Botanical Garden
Box 4 Folder 35
Publications by Randolph
Box 4 Folder 36
Iris Species and Herbarium Species Notes: India and the USSR
1958-1959
handwritten notes and Correspondence
Box 4 Folder 37
Iris Species Correspondence and Sketch
1962-1966
Box 4 Folder 38
Iris Species Letter and Photographs
1963
British Museum
Box 4 Folder 39
Iris Species Photographs
1963
Photographs and negatives
Box 4 Folder 40
Field Notes, Iris Trips and Iris Crossing Notes - Bundled
1947-1969
Bundles of loose handwritten notes. Includes notes from Boston(1949), England(1950 and 1959), St. Louis(1952), Indiana(1953), Lousiana(1964), Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala(1965-1969) and Iris Crossing notes from 1947, 1948, 1949 and 1950
Box 6 Volume 1
Iris Trip Notebook - Europe(England) and Philadelphia
1936-1939
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes
Box 6 Volume 2
Iris Trip Notebook - Auto Trips
1937-1953
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes. Includes trips to Florida, Washington, Adirondacks, Boston, and Nashville,
Box 6 Volume 3
Field Notes - Southwest and Mexico Trip
1941-1942
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes
Box 6 Volume 4
Field Notes - Guatemala
1946
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes
Box 6 Volume 5
Iris Trip Notebook
1949
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes
Box 6 Volume 6
Field Notes - Europe
1950
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes. Includes England, France, Denmark, and Sweden
Box 6 Volume 7-8
Iris Trip Notebook - Europe and Middle East
1954
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes. Includes Switzerland, France. Italy, Yugoslavia, Germany, Austria, Cypress, Turkey, Lebanon, and Egypt
Box 6 Volume 9
Field Notes - California, Louisiana, Southwest, and Texas
1956
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes
Box 6 Volume 10
Field Notes - Memphis, Tennessee
1957
6x9" notebook of handwritten notes
Box 6 Volume 11-12
Iris Trip Notebook - India and Soviet Union(USSR)
1958-1959
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes
Box 6 Volume 13
Iris Trip Notebook - "Iron Curtain Countries"
1961
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes. Includes N. Italy, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Poland and West Germany, Canary Islands and Sinica(China)
Box 6 Volume 14
Field Notes - Mexico, Honduras and Guatamala
1966
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes.
Box 6 Volume 15
Field Notes - Mexico
1971
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes.
Box 6 Volume 16
Field Notes - West Indies
1971
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes.
Box 6 Volume 17
Field Notes - Mexico
1971-1978
Pocket sized notebook of handwritten notes. Mainly from 1971-1972, also includes loose notes with later dates
Box 3 Folder 1
Draft paper by Randolph - Contributions of Wild Relatives of Maize to the Evolbutionary History of Domisticated Maize
Box 3 Folder 2
Correspondence
1969
Box 3 Folder 3
Correspondence
1974-1975
Box 3 Folder 4
Correspondence
1974-1975
Box 3 Folder 5
Correspondence
1974-1980
Box 3 Folder 6
Annual Report - Fairchild Tropical Garden
1976
Box 3 Folder 7
Zea diploperennis notes
Box 3
Diagrams and photos used in book
Box 1 Folder 1
Agricultural Origins
Box 1 Folder 2
Archeological digs
Box 1 Folder 3-4
Banerjee Thesis
1973
Box 1 Folder 5
Bibliographies
Box 1 Folder 6
Chromosones
Box 1 Folder 7
Climatic Changes, Condensation and Adaption
Box 1 Folder 8
Coix spatlic
Box 1 Folder 9
Cytogenetics
Box 1 Folder 10
Cytology
Box 1 Folder 11
Early Subsistence
Box 1 Folder 12
Euclaena
Box 1 Folder 13
Fairchild Tropical Garden
Box 1 Folder 14
Hybidization and Genetics
Box 1 Folder 15
Introgression of Corn
Box 1 Folder 16
Kato Manuscript - Text parts I and II
Box 1 Folder 17
Kato Manuscript - Text Parts II
Box 1 Folder 18
Kato Appendix 1A Tables 1-9
Box 1 Folder 19
Kato Appendix 1A Figures 1-79
Box 1 Folder 20
Kato Appendix 1B Tables 1-6
Box 1 Folder 21
Kato Appendix II Figures 1-39, Tables 1-14
Box 1 Folder 22
Kernal Row Numbers
Box 1 Folder 23
Kyoto University - Scientific expedition to Latin American report
Box 1 Folder 24
Maize Genetics Cooperation Newsletter
Box 1 Folder 25
Maydac
Box 1 Folder 26
Morphology
Box 1 Folder 27
Oaxaca Valley
Box 1 Folder 28-20
Origins of Corn
Box 2 Folder 1-4
Origins of Corn
Box 2 Folder 5
Personal correspondence
Box 2 Folder 6
Peruvian Archeology
Box 2 Folder 7
Photographs
Box 2 Folder 8
Plant Genera
Box 2 Folder 9
Pollen
Box 2 Folder 10
Quotes
Box 2 Folder 11
Races of Corn
Box 2 Folder 12
Rado Carbon Dating
Box 2 Folder 13-14
Techuacan Archeological Botanical Project
Box 2 Folder 15-16
Teosinthe and Maize
Box 2 Folder 17
Tobacco and Nicotiana
Box 2 Folder 18
Tropacum and Maize
Box 2 Folder 19
Wheat and Barley
Box 2 Folder 20
Zea Mays-Phylogeny
Box 2 Folder 21
Miscellaneous Publications
Box 2 Folder 22
Miscellaneous Notes
Box 5
Concerning Tripsacum and various trips to Guatemala, Mexico, Adirondacks, etc.
Box 7 MU-385, MU 462-477
Shells, with classification