Heller House records, 1935-1999

Collection Number: 15\4\1886. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Heller House records, 1935-1999
Collection Number:
15-4-1886
Creator:
Heller House (Ithaca, N.Y.).
Quantity:
0.5 cubic feet.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Research files of Elizabeth Hancock Sillin include "A Master Plan for the Miller-Heller House, 122 Eddy St., Ithaca, New York"; poem about William Henry Miller, 1906; letter about 1849 Chickering piano, 1944; "Life of John West Jackson," 1943; and letters to graduate students about history of Heller House. Also, correspondence and notes from or about Lillian Purvis Heller, 1940-1977. Also includes a stained glass fragment, videocassettes, slides, an audiocassette, photographs, and assorted papers.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

William Henry Miller was an architect in Ithaca, New York.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Research files of Elizabeth Hancock Sillin include "A Master Plan for the Miller-Heller House, 122 Eddy St., Ithaca, New York"; poem about William Henry Miller, 1906; letter about 1849 Chickering piano, 1944; "Life of John West Jackson," 1943; and letters to graduate students about history of Heller House. Also, correspondence and notes from or about Lillian Purvis Heller, 1940-1977. Also includes a stained glass fragment, videocassettes, slides, an audiocassette, photographs, and assorted papers.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Heller House (Ithaca, N.Y.).
Miller, William Henry, 1848-1922.
Sillin, Elizabeth Hancock.
Heller, Lillian Purvis.
Heller, Lillian Purvis
Miller, William Henry, 1848-1922
Sillin, Elizabeth Hancock

Subjects:
Architecture, Domestic -- Ithaca.
Architecture -- Ithaca.
Architecture
Architecture, Domestic
Dwellings

Places:
Ithaca (N.Y.) -- Dwellings.
New York (State) -- Ithaca


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Heller House (Ithaca, N.Y.). Records, #15\4\1886. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

See also: William Henry Miller miscellany, #2811
See also: William Henry Miller papers, #1856
SERIES LIST

Series I. Heller House Materials
Series II. Media

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
1935-1999
Arranged chronologically.
Box 2
Stained glass piece
Undated
Box 1
Fabric piece
Undated
Box 1 Folder 2
Hugh Troy Heller House photographs
Undated
Box 1 Folder 3
Heller House tour tape notes
Undated
Box 1 Folder 4
Correspondence about Lillian Heller and Heller House
1935-1938, 1947, 1957, 1960-1964,
Includes photographs.
Box 1
Life of John West Jackson
1943
Box 1 Folder 5
Chickering piano letter
1944-07-25
Box 1 Folder 6
Copies of correspondence from or about Lillian Heller
1947, 1957, 1960-1964, 1977, 1979, 1985
Box 1
Heller House slides
1951-1952
Box 1 Folder 7
Lillian Heller correspondence
1955-1957
Box 1 Folder 8
Early Heller House information inquiry
1977-02-1977-04
Box 1 Folder 9
Heller House Project Questionnaire
1979-1980
Box 1 Folder 10
Copy of Lillian Heller's address book
1980-07-11
Box 1
Heller House slides
1988
Box 1 Folder 11
Assorted photographs
1988-11, 1991-06
Box 1 Folder 12
Heller House caretaker photographs
1990-1991
Box 1 Folder 13
Miller reception materials
1991-05
Includes photographs.
Box 1 Folder 14
Anders Zorn etching transfer to Johnson museum
1992-06-1992-07
Box 1 Folder 15
Heller House financial information
1999
Box 1 Folder 16
Photograph and slide notes
Date Unknown
Includes photographs.
Box 1 Folder 17
Assorted photographs
Date Unknown
1938-1998
Arranged chronologically.
Box 1 V-10681
Architecture Heller House
Undated
Box 1 V-10682
Heller House
Undated
Box 1 V-10683
Ed and Ginny Miller wedding
Undated
Box 1 TR-17116
Mayo E. Roe on Heller House
1938-1942
Box 1 TR-17115
Make a Difference Day
1997-10-25
Box 1 V-10684
Informal lecture/demonstration of pipe organ at Miller Heller House
1998-05-14