Shackleton Family Collection, 1914-1921

Collection Number: 37-05-3133

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Shackleton Family Collection, 1914-1921
Collection Number:
37-05-3133
Creator:
Shackleton Family
Quantity:
3.0 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Scrapbooks, photographs, film, classnotes.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Scrapbooks, photos and films from Mary E. Moore Shackleton and Horace Shackleton. Most material relates to their experiences as students at Cornell University but there is also material related to the Shackleton/Moore families
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Mary Eastman Moore (Cornell University Class of 1920) was the daughter of Veranus A. Moore, dean of the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated from Cornell in 1920 and married Horace E. Shackleton who graduated from Cornell in 1919. Horace Shackleton was an employee of the Grange League Federation and Mary Shackleton worked in Statler Hall.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Two scrapbooks of Mary E. Moore from Ithaca High School and Cornell University including photographs, programs, memorabilia, and clippings. Several notebooks from Mary E. Moore's classwork at Cornell, many from classes at the New York State College of Home Economics. Two Cornell University scrapbooks of Horace E. Shackleton and his photograph album of Cornell scenes. Also 35 reels of 8 mm. movie film, primarily of Cornell athletic events, but also some family home movies and one copy of an "Our Gang" film.

PROVENANCE

The scrapbooks and film were given to the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections by the DeWitt Historical Society in 2001. Mary Moore's class notes were separated from the Veranus Moore papers in 2004.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Shackleton, Mary Moore.
Shackleton, Horace E.
Cornell University. Class of 1919.
Cornell University. Class of 1920.
Cornell University--Pictorial works.
New York State College of Home Economics.

Subjects:
Women college students--New York (State)--Ithaca.

Form and Genre Terms:
Scrapbooks.
Photographs.
Motion pictures (visual works)


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Shackleton Family Collection, #37-05-3133. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIAL

RMC Collection #51-01-1368. Norman Moore papers, 1919-1994.
RMC Collection #24-01-119. Veranus A. Moore papers, 1836-1958.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Photographs
Series II. Scrapbooks
Series III. Mary Moore's Class Notes
Series IV. Films and Ephemera

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Horace Shackleton photo album
Box 1
Photos of New York City, including Bellevue Hospital
Box 3
Long landscape picture, including Veranus Moore, of the "American Veterinary Association at Panama Pacific International Expedition, San Francisco, Cal, Sept 3, 1915"
Box 2
Horace Shackleton's Stunt Book # 11
1915-1917
Box 2
Horace Shackleton's Stunt Book # 12
1917-1919
Box 4
Mary Moore's "High School and College Days" Scrapbook
Box 4
Mary Moore's Cornell Stunt Book
Box 5 Folder 1
Bacteriology
1917
Box 5 Folder 2
Biochemistry
1918
Box 5 Folder 3
Chemistry 92?
ca. 1918
Box 5 Folder 4
Chemistry 93
1918
Box 6 Folder 1
Design
1918 - 1919
Box 6 Folder 2
Dressmaking and Millinary
1915 - 1916
Box 6 Folder 3
English History
n.d.
Box 6 Folder 4
First Term
1916
Box 6 Folder 5
H.E. 2
1917
Box 6 Folder 6
H.E. 9
1920
Box 6 Folder 7
H.E. 15
1915
Box 6 Folder 8
H.E. 70
1919 - 1920
Box 6 Folder 9
Health in the Home
1920
Box 6 Folder 10
History
1915
Box 6 Folder 11
History
n.d.
Box 6 Folder 12
House Planning
1918 - 1919
Box 6 Folder 13
Household Management
1919
Box 6 Folder 14
Household Bacteriology
1916
Box 6 Folder 15
Human Physiology VI
1917
Box 6 Folder 16
Human Physiology VII
1917 - 1918
Box 6 Folder 17
Inorganic Chemistry
1912 - 1914
Box 6 Folder 18
Political Science
1918
Box 6 Folder 19
Qualitative Analysis
ca. 1920
Box 6 Folder 20
Recipes
n.d.
Box 6 Folder 21
Rural Organization
1920
Box 6 Folder 22
Rural Organization
1920
Box 6 Folder 23
Sixth Grade Sewing
1906 - 1908
Box 6 Folder 24
Textiles
1918
Box 6 Folder 25
Zoology
1917 - 1918
Box 6 Folder 26
Zoology
1918
Box 6 Folder 27
Miscellaneous
Box 6 Folder 28
Chemistry Exam Books
1917
Box 3
Films
Box 1
2 copies of The Cornell Era from 1919
Box 1
Clipping picturing Veranus Moore, Norman Moore, and Erwin Moore
Box 1
Clipping of 1925 Rotarians