Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library records, 1897-2004

Collection Number: 24-15-3366

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library records, 1897-2004
Collection Number:
24-15-3366
Creator:
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine. Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library
Quantity:
3.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Subject files, accession records, and photographs.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Subject files, accession records, and photographs created by the Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The library at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine was founded on September 21, 1897. It was originally named after New York State governor, Roswell P. Flower, but became the Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library in 1992 when it was renamed to recognize the generosity of Dr. and Mrs. Isidor I. Sprecher.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Subject files, accession records, and photographs created by the Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine. Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library.

Subjects:
Veterinary medicine -- Study and teaching.
Veterinary libraries.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library Records, # 24-15-3366. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIAL

See also the John B. Taylor and Simon Henry Gage correspondence, #24-4-m.1021, for more information about early funding for the library
SERIES LIST

Series I. Subject Files
Box: 1 and 2
Series II. Photographs
Box: 1
Series III. Accession Records, Requisitions
Boxes: 1-3

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Founding
1897, 1901
Box 1 Folder 2
Histories of the Library
1930-2004, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 3
Administration - General
1925, 1935
Box 1 Folder 4
Alpha Correspondence, B-C
ca. 1930-1947
Box 1 Folder 5
Alpha Correspondence, G-O
ca. 1930-1947
Box 1 Folder 6
Alpha Correspondence, R-W
ca. 1930-1947
Box 1 Folder 7
Alumni Room Project
1940-1945
Archives
Box 1 Folder 8
College Archives
2002-2004
Box 1 Folder 9
College Historian/Ann Traitor
1995-1996
Box 1 Folder 10
Organization Plans
ca. 1970s
Box 1 Folder 11
Photo Classification
ca. 1970s
Box 1 Folder 12
College newsletters (incomplete run) and miscellany
1962-1981
Box 3
Catalog Cards
ca. 1970s
Buildings and Facilities
Box 1 Folder 13
General
1970
Box 1 Folder 14
Equipment - H.J. Bool Co.
1924-1932
Box 1 Folder 15
Equipment - Library Bureau
1924-1938
Box 1 Folder 16
Pictures on Walls
1931, 1937, 1939
Box 1 Folder 17
Move to Schurman - Memoranda
1954-1957
Box 1 Folder 18
Move to Schurman - Equipment
1956-1957
Box 1 Folder 19
Move to Schurman - Space Allotment
1956-1957
Box 1 Folder 20
Move to Schurman - Moving Plans
1956-1957
Box 1 Folder 21
Move to Schurman - Clocks, Switches, Phones, Dumbwaiter, Keys
1956-1957
Box 1 Folder 22
Move to Schurman - Revisions
1956-1957
Box 1 Folder 23
Move to Schurman - Miscellaneous
1954-1957
Box 1 Folder 24
Floor Plans and Equipment Inventories
1973
Box 1 Folder 25
Card Catalog Filing Rules
ca. 1960s
Exhibits
Box 1 Folder 26
Women of the Vet School
1975-1976
Box 1 Folder 27
Horse Portraiture
1976
Box 1 Folder 28
James Law
ca. 1970s
Box 1 Folder 29
Miscellaneous
ca. 1970s
Box 1 Folder 30
Faculty Portraits in the Library
1960
Faculty Publications - catalog cards
Box 3
Henry Asmus
Box 3
Earl Louis Brunett
Box 3
Samuel H. Burnett
Box 3
Pierre A. Fish
Box 3
James N. Frost
Box 3
Simon Henry Gage
Box 3
Charles Hayden
Box 3
Grant Sherman Hopkins
Box 3
James Law
Box 3
Veranus A. Moore
Gifts
Box 1 Folder 31
Alumni Gifts to the Library
ca. 1960-1970
Box 1 Folder 32
Gift Books
ca. 1929-1958
Box 1 Folder 33
Gift Books - James Law
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 34
Gift Books - Veranus Moore
n.d.
Handouts
Box 1 Folder 35
General
ca. 1950-1969
Box 1 Folder 62
General - legal sized
ca. 1950-1969
Box 1 Folder 36
Reference Sources
ca. 1950-1969
Box 1 Folder 37
Reference
2002
Box 1 Folder 62
General - legal sized
ca. 1950-1969
Box 1 Folder 38
Library Humor
ca. 1960s
Box 1 Folder 39
Newsletter
1974-1982
Box 1 Folder 40
Rare Books - List
2003
Box 1 Folder 41
Required Book Lists
1935-1962
Serials
Box 1 Folder 42
Lists
1898-1923, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 43
Lists
ca. 1935, 1957, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 44
Lists
1962, 1967, 1972
Box 1 Folder 45
Subjects to be Indexed
ca. 1960-1975
Staff
Box 1 Folder 46
Burnett, Nellie
1945
Box 1 Folder 47
Heyns, Erla
2001
Box 1 Folder 48
Williams, E. Clifford
1961-1996
Box Folder
Williams, E. Clifford: certificate of appreciation (oversize)
1946
Box 1 Folder 49
Whitaker, Susanne
ca. 1977
Box 1 Folder 50
Miscellaneous
Box 1 Folder 51
Miscellaneous
Box 4 Folder 1
Baker Institute
2004
Box 4 Folder 2
CVM history
2003
Box 4 Folder 3
Don't Forget the Horse Doctor
2004
Box 4 Folder 4
Exhibition: "In Her Footsteps: Early Women Graduates in the College of Veterinary Medicine, 1910-1940"
2003
Box 4 Folder 5
Vet education - NYU Endowment Fund
19--
Box 4 Folder 6
Women Veterinarians
2003
Box 4 Folder 7
Book Lists from Old Library
1898-1946
Box 4 Folder 8
Annual Reports
1926-1961
Box 4 Folder 9
Administrative Data
1946-1951
Box 4 Folder 10
Library Plans
1947-1953
Box 4 Folder 11
Roswell Pettibone Flower
1993-2003
Box 4 Folder 12
Library Society Kick-Off-Binder
March 9. 2001
Box 1 Folder 52
Entry in Veterinary Education Center
ca. 2002
Box 1 Folder 53
Reunion Display
2002
Box 1 Folder 54
"Photos Used in 'A Walk thru Flower Library'"
ca. 1970s
Box 1 Folder 55
University Photo Publicity Shots
ca. 2000
Box 1 Folder 56
Susanne Whitaker's 25th Anniversary
June 2002
Box 1 Folder 57
Library Society
2001
Box 1
Happy 100th Birthday Mrs. Sprecker - Photo Book
2013
Box 1 Folder 58
Miscellaneous
Box 4 Folder 13
Veterinary Library Photos
various dates
Box 4 Folder 14
Veterinary Library Slides
1898-1946
Box 4 Folder 15
Veterinary Library Society
1990s
Box 4 Folder 16
Veterinary Library Centennial-contact sheets
1997
Box 1 Folder 59
"Flower Fund"
1975-1983
Box 2
"Bindery Record"
1927-1948
Box 3
untitled bound volume (large)
ca. 1897-1899
Box 3
untitled bound volume (large)
1899-1907
Box 3
untitled bound volume (large)
1907-1917
Box 3
untitled bound volume (large)
1917-1928
Box 3
untitled bound volume
1928-1931
Box 3
untitled bound volume
1931-1936
Box 3
untitled bound volume
1936-1942
Box 3
untitled bound volume
1942-1947
Box 2
untitled bound volume
1940-1946
Box 2
untitled bound volume
1947-1951
Box 2
untitled bound volume
1951-1963
Box 3
untitled bound volume
1964-1975
Box 2
untitled bound volume
1928-1950
Box 2
untitled bound volume
1950-1956
Box 2
untitled bound volume
1956-1961
Box 2
untitled bound volume
1961-1964
Box 2
untitled bound volume
1964-1967
Box 2
untitled bound volume
1967-1970
Box 2
untitled bound volume
1970-1973
Box 2
"State"
1973-1977
Box 1 Folder 60
"State"
1977-1981
Box 1 Folder 61
untitled loose leaf volume
1981-1984
Box 4 Folder 17
Requisitions
1924-1934
Box 4 Folder 18
Correspondence about Classifications, Requisitions
1929-1958
Box 4 Folder 19
Library Statistics
1932-1961