Cornell University Banners, Clothing, And Other Textiles,1875-1955.

Collection Number: 47-7-3439

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell University banners, clothing, and other textiles, 1875-1955.
Collection Number:
47-7-3439
Creator:
Cornell University.
Quantity:
48 items.
Forms of Material:
Memorabilia.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Banners, pennants, pillows, runners, and other cloth items.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Banners, pennants, pillows, runners, jackets, blazers, reunion items, graduation robes and regalia and other cloth items including a Cornell University doctoral hood, originally owned by Dr. William J. Edens, Ph.D. 1937 and Class of 1941 blazer owned by Arthur Townsend Klinger.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University.
Cornell University -- Insignia.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cornell University Banners, Clothing, and Other Textiles, #47-7-3439. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

See Stephen J. Roberts Papers, #24-2-2903, for an additional banner.
See also Cigarette silk collection, #6612, for additional Cornell University related textiles.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Series I: Banners, Pennants, and Flags
Box 1 MU-1211
Banner – "When Better Women are Made Cornell Men Will Make Them"
ca. 1956
Box 2 MU-2115
Large Cornell flag, probably owned by John Sherwood Hoffmire, Class of 1916
1916
Box MU 29 MU-1345
Small banner - "Baker Court, Souvenir of Ithaca"
undated
Mapcase Folder 2 MU-1197 & 1198
Cornell banners
n.d.
Mapcase Folder 3 MU-1330
Cornell banner
Mapcase Folder 3 MU-1329
Silk and felt 1944 square banner
1944
Mapcase Folder 4 MU-1358 & 1359
Cornell banners
1918, n.d.
Mapcase Folder 6 MU-1297
Cayuga Club Banner, a club that later became a chapter of the Sigma Phi Sigma Fraternity
n.d.
Mapcase Folder 9 MU-535
Red banner with white “‘84”, class of 1884
1884
Mapcase Folder 9 MU-1023
Banner
n.d.
Mapcase Folder 11 MU-940
Cornell banner, red with white lettering
Mapcase Folder 11 MU-1021
Cornell banner with "Cornell" written on each end and raised emblem in center
Mapcase Folder 12 MU-455
Green banner with "1920s here" in white
1920-1929
Mapcase Folder 3 MU-2438, MU-1328
Cornell 1942 class banner
1942
Mapcase Folder 13 MU-2439-2440
Cornell 1944 class banner
1944
Two identical banners, but MU-2439 has a CU button and football pin in the center
Mapcase Folder 6 MU-1078 and 1079
Cornell pennants
n.d.
Mapcase Folder 7 MU-434
Cornell pennant with Gothic lettering
n.d.
Shown as part of the Sesquicentennial Exhibition
Mapcase Folder 10 MU-2410
Cornell pennant with Gothic lettering
Mapcase Folder 8 MU-1458
Cornell pennant belonging to Dr. Alexander Powell Hyde, Class of 1945
c. 1945
Mapcase Folder 8 MU-2441
Cornell pennant
circa 1930s
Mapcase Folder 9 MU-2393
Cornell pennant with emblem
Mapcase Folder 9 MU-435
Cornell pennant, red and white
1907
Mapcase Folder 9 MU-1130
Cornell pennant, maroon & white
n.d.
Mapcase Folder 10 MU-2409
Cornell Dairy pennant
1914-1915
Mapcase Folder 10 MU-2411, MU-2442
Cornell pennant with printed emblem and letters
Mapcase Folder 10 MU-2412
Cornell pennant with football player
Mapcase Folder 10 MU-2413
Cornell pennant
Mapcase Folder 14 MU-2096a, MU-2096b
Cornell pennants
Mapcase Folder 14 MU-2443
Cornell pennant with emblem and red lettering on white
Mapcase Folder 14 MU-2394
Class of 1944 pennant
Box 4 MU-602
Red banner with "1875" in white
Box 4 MU-600
Red banner with "1881" in white
Box 4 MU-605
Red banner with "1883" in white
Box 4 MU-589
Red banner with "1889" in white
Box 4 MU-606
White canvas banner with "1893" in red
Box 5 MU-607
White canvas banner with "1896" in red
Box 5 MU-608
White canvas banner with "1897" in red
Box 5 MU-595
White canvas banner with "1901" in red
Box 6 MU-601
White canvas banner with "1902" in red
Box 6 MU-588
White canvas banner with "1903" in red
Box 6 MU-586
White canvas banner with "1904" in red
Box 5 MU-609
White canvas banner with "1905" in red
Box 6 MU-611
White canvas banner with "1906" in red
Box 7 MU-612
White canvas banner with "1907" in red
Box 7 MU-604
White canvas banner with "1908" in red
Box 7 MU-585
White canvas banner with "1909" in red
Box 7 MU-603
White canvas banner with "1910" in red
Box 8 MU-598
White canvas banner with "1911" in red
Box 8 MU-599
White canvas banner with "1912" in red
Box 8 MU-2444
White canvas banner with "1920" in red
Box 8 MU-2445
White canvas banner with "1923" in red
Box 9 MU-2446
White canvas banner with "1924" in red
Box 9 MU-2447
White canvas banner with "1925" in red
Box 9 MU-2448
White canvas banner with "1926" in red
Box 9 MU-2449
White canvas banner with "1928" in red
Box 10 MU-610
Gold banner with "Cornell '95" in blue letters and vice versa
Box 10 MU-2450
Red banner with "Cornell 1923" in white
Box 10 MU-2451
Red banner with "1929" in gray
Box 11 MU-2452
Yellow banner with "1926" in white
Box 11 MU-2453
Blue banner with "1923" in white
Box 11 MU-2454
Red felt banner with "Cornell" in white
Box 13 MU-596
Blue banner with "1911" in white
Box 13 MU-597
Blue banner with "1911" in white
Box 13 MU-590
Orange banner with "1906" in white
Series II: Pillows and Decorative Items
Box 11 MU-2056
Laundry bag given to freshman in 1952
1952
Box 12 MU-328
Patchwork quilt by Dilbert H. Decker, class of 1886
Box 3 MU-1019
Red Wool Felt Pillow with "Cornell" in white
n.d.
Box MU 66 MU-1220
Cornell pillow (small)
n.d.
Box MU 66 MU-1221
Cornell blanket/rug (small)
n.d.
Mapcase Folder 1 MU-1212
Felt Cornell pillow cover owned by Guy Gundaker
n.d.
Mapcase Folder 5 MU-533 & 534
2 pillowcases with red satin trim, embroidered wheel and signatures
c.1897-1901
MU-533: Signature of women
MU-534: Signatures of men with date of graduation
Box 14 MU-2476
Cornell woven blanket
Mapcase Folder 15 MU-843
Red and white felt pillow cover
1912
Series III: Items of Clothing
Box 11 MU-594
Armband “CHF” red w/white letters
Box 11 MU-591
Armband, “‘01”, purple with white letters
Box MU 29 MU-1214, MU-1353
Armbands with buttons
1904
Box MU 29 MU-1215
Shawl
1934
Box MU 71 MU-1291
Ph.D. hood owned by William Edens
1937
MU-1213
Cornell blazer
1938
MU-1460
Class of 1941 blazer owned by Arthur Townsend Klinger
1941
MU-1293
Class of 1942 Reunion jacket & cummerbund
1942
MU-2718
Blanchard Livingston Rideout graduation regalia
Undated
Includes two robes one with Cornell seal embroidered on a field of blue, hoods, and mortar boards. One cap has initials BLR inside. Some of these items were worn while Rideout led President Frank Rhodes' 1977 inauguration procession.
MU-1257
Seal and Serpent hat
1905
MU-2455
Straw hat with "Cornell '60" written on ribbon
1960
MU-2456
Straw hat with "'40" written on it
1940
MU-1018
Straw hat with "Cornell" written on ribbon
Box 14 MU-2478
Red sesquicentennial scarf created by the Johnson School
2015
Box 14 MU-2479
Class of 1957 Freshman Beanie, owned by Carl Schwarz
1953
Series IV: Patches, Badges, and Tags
Box 14 MU-1356
Leather football tag
1906
Box 14 MU-2480
Felt badge of Cornell emblem
1955