Elmer S. Phillips Papers,ca. 1943-1994

Collection Number: 21-42-3218

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Elmer S. Phillips papers, ca.1943-1994
Collection Number:
21-42-3218
Creator:
Phillips, E. S.
Quantity:
2.8 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, lecture notes, publications, photographs, slides, films, and other papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, lecture notes, publications, photographs, slides, and other papers of a Communications professor. Includes photographs of the 1937 Ithaca flood, aerial views of Cornell (1937) and movie films taken by Phillips, including Cornell University scenes, faculty members, academic activities, sports, campus events and agrciultural activities at Cornell. Includes silent black and white film, silent color film, and sound color film and copies of the American Wine Society Journal and the Tompkins County Hospital newsletter, Hospital Highlights.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Elmer S. Phillips is Professor Emeritus of Communications in the New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, lecture notes, publications, photographs, slides, and other papers of a Communications professor. Includes photographs of the 1937 Ithaca flood, aerial views of Cornell (1937) and movie films taken by Phillips, including Cornell University scenes, faculty members, academic activities, sports, campus events and agricultural activities at Cornell. Includes silent black and white film, silent color film, and sound color film and copies of the American Wine Society Journal and the Tompkins County Hospital newsletter, Hospital Highlights.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Phillips, E. S.
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences--Faculty.
Cornell University--Athletics.
Cornell University--Buildings.
Cornell University--Description Views.
Cornell University--Faculty.
Cornell University--Students.

Titles:
Hospital Highlights.
American Wine Society Journal.

Subjects:
Communication--Study and teaching.
Floods--New York (State)--Ithaca.

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


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Elmer S. Phillips papers, #21-42-3218. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

The films Helen Powell Smith and Railway Exhibit - Farm and Home Special from this collection have been digitized and can be found on Cornell's Library Media Space website along with other Home Economics and related films.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
1935 Flood Photos
1935
Box 1 Folder 2
Aerial Photos of Cornell 1937
1937
Box 1 Folder 3
Radio Tower
1937
Box 1 Folder 3A
1937 Flood Photos
1937
Box 1 Folder 3B
National Scouting Conference
1920s
Box 1 Folder 4
Script for the Movie "Roots of Empire"
1970
Contact People for the movie; dates and places the movie was shot; correspondence about the movie
Box 1 Folder 5
"Roots of Empire" Teachers Guide and Correspondence City of Ithaca meetings Hospital Highlights Vol. 1 No. 1 1979 - Vol. 3 No. 1980
Box 1 Folder 6
American Wine Society Newsletter
1969-1974
Box 1 Folder 7
Slides of Cornell
1962-1992
Box 1 Folder 8
Publications started by Phillips while in Costa Rica
1956-1960
Box 1 Folder 9
"Visual Aids in Agricultural Extension"
Box 1 Folder 10
Photograph - Radio Workshop in Turrialba, Costa Rica
1956
Box 1 Folder 11
Elmer Phillips lectures on Film "Fifty Golden Years" Hotel School
1968-1976
Box 1 Folder 12
Elmer Phillips Epsilon Sigma Phi Correspondence
1952
Box 1 Folder 13
Hospital Highlights
1980-1985
Box 1 Folder 14
Hospital Highlights
1985-1990
Box 1 Folder 15
Elmer Phillips notes on photography/Hospital Highlights
1990-1993
Box 1 Folder 16
E Phillips Photo Enhancement of ERTS Imagery (2 nice packets) / "Land use Classification with Simulated Satellite Photography" packet
1974
Box 1 Folder 17
Investigators for Agriculture, Forestry /ERTS Evaluation for land use inventory
1973
Box 1 Folder 18
Elmer Phillips Notes on Film
1952-1974
Box 1 Folder 19
Life Style comments
1950
Box 1 Folder 20
"Roots of Empire" info/ "Life" October 4, 1937 - Cornell picture
1937/1968
Box 1 Folder 21
Aerial Photos of Cornell
Box 2 Folder 1
Exhibit photos/ Poultry periodicals/ Teaching guides
1942-1968
Box 2 Folder 2
Wine making/ Photography notes
1966-1973
Box 2 Folder 3
Elmer Phillips lectures
1957-1968
Box 2 Volume 1
"Skylab EREP Investigations Summary"
1978
Box 2 Volume 2
Enhancement and Evaluation of Skylab Photography for Potential Land use inventories
1975
Box 3 Volume 1
Slides, negatives, correspondence
1936-1970
Box 4
Reunion at Hoy Field,(Commercial Kodachrome)
1952
Box 4
Professor Randolph Botany,(Commercial Kodachrome)
1950
Box 4
Lev Saltonstall Botany,(Commercial Kodachrome)
1952
Box 4
Whiteface Mountain/ Sandy Atwood Botany,(Commercial Kodachrome)
1951
Box 4
Farm and Home Week Event-Judging pavilion; students preparing Holsteins for the ring; Tractor-drawn tree mover; Inside the judging pavilion (Commercial Kodachrome)
1952
Box 4
Farm and Home Week Event-Crowd coming from Bailey Hall after a Farm and Home Week Lecture (Commercial Kodachrome)
1952
Box 4
Crew team shots, (Commercial Kodachrome)
1952
Box 4
Photos of elms in different parts of New York,(Commercial Kodachrome)
1952
Box 4
Tree-removal, (Commercial Kodachrome)
1952
Box 4
Cornell Campus shots,(Commercial Kodachrome)
1952
Box 4
ROTC review,(Commercial Kodachrome)
1952
Box 4
Skiing Tar Young Hill,(Commercial Kodachrome)
1952
Box 4
Spring Day,(Commercial Kodachrome)
1952
Box 4
Floats on Spring Day,(Commercial Kodachrome)
1952
Box 4
Professor C B Raymond with corn, (Commercial Kodachrome)
1951
Box 4
Professor Raymond and Pratt taking soil samples,(Commercial Kodachrome)
1952
Box 4
Carnival (Commercial Kodachrome)
Box 4 F-823
Professor Helen Smith - Home Economics (Commercial Kodachrome). (Use copy DVD-995 in the same box.)
Screen test of Helen Powell Smith narrating to the camera (without sound).
Box 4 DVD-995
Professor Helen Smith Home Economics - copy of F-823
Box 4
Container with four untitled reels
Box 5
Biological Control of Oriental Fruit Moth #1
Box 5
Biological Control of Oriental Fruit Moth #2
Box 5
Caponizing
Box 5
Celery Harvesting Methods #1
Box 5
Celery Harvesting Methods #2
Box 5
Garden Preparation
Box 5
Japanese Beetle #1
Box 5
Japanese Beetle #2
Box 5
Maple Sap into Maple Syrup #1
Box 5
Maple Sap into Maple Syrup #2
Box 5 F-822
Railway Exhibit - Farm and Home Special. (Use DVD-994 in same box.)
1946
A 4-H farming and home economics practices exhibit on-board a New York Central train.
Box 5 DVD-994
Railway Exhibit- Farm and Home Special. Copy of Film F-822
1946
Box 5
Steps Take Time in Feeding the Hens #1
Box 5
Steps Take Time in Feeding the Hens #2
Box 5
Steps Take Time in Watering Hens
Box 5
Steps Take Time in Gathering and Packing Eggs #1
Box 5
Steps Take Time in Gathering and Packing Eggs #2
Box 5
Transplanting Shrubs, Evergreens and Trees #1
Box 5
Transplanting Shrubs, Evergreens and Trees #2