Earl S. Markham papers, 1908-1938, bulk 1912-1919

Collection Number: 37-05-3359

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Earl S. Markham papers, 1908-1938, bulk 1912-1919
Collection Number:
37-05-3359
Creator:
Markham, Earl S.
Quantity:
0.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
photographs, notebooks, texts.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Photographs and ephemera relating to Earl Markham's education at the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine as well as his service in the United States Army Veterinary Corps during World War I.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Earl Markahm was Born on February 20, 1887, in Constableville, New York. He attended the Utica School of Commerce in Utica from 1907-1908, then went on to the New York State Veterinary College at Cornell University, where he received his DVM in 1912. His brother, Miles Markham, was also a graduate of the college, DVM 1918.
From 1917-1919 he served in the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps at the Remount Service in Kansas City, Missouri, and at Remount Depot #333, Camp Joseph E. Johnston, in Jacksonville, Florida.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Photographs and ephemera relating to Earl Markham's education at the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine as well as his service in the United States Army Veterinary Corps during World War I.

PROVENANCE

Given by Sandra Markham in December 2003.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Markham, Earl S.
New York State College of Veterinary Medicine.
United States Army. Veterinary Corps.

Subjects:
Veterinarians.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterinary service.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Earl S. Markham papers, #37-05-3359. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Photograph - Earl Markham's Cornell class photo
1912
Box 1
Photograph - Cornell Class of 1912 group photo
Box 1
Photograph - New York State Veterinary College Class of 1912 composite
Box 1
Photographs - Cornell Classmates - Identified
ca. 1912
Box 1
Photographs - Cornell Classmates - Unidentified
ca. 1912
Box 1
Photograph - Earl Markham in uniform
ca. 1916-1919
Box 1
Photographs - Miscellaneous military snapshots
ca. 1916-1919
Box 1
Photographs - negs of military photos
ca. 1916-1919
Box 1
Photographs - 7 tightly rolled military photos
ca. 1916-1919
Box 1
Fraternity newsletter - The Torch of Alpha Psi
ca. 1938
Box 2
Photo Album - mostly family, some military
ca. 1900-1940
Box 2
Photo Album - mostly military, some family
ca. 1916-1919
Box 2
Miscellaneous military and veterinary guides and texts
ca. 1908-1919

SEPARATED MATERIAL

Earl Markham's World War I uniform was removed from this collection and given to the Cornell Costume Collection.