Guide to the Michael L. And Catherine H. Whalen Collection Of Cornelliana,
1865-1971.

Collection Number: 37-5-3784

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
Michael Whalen
Date completed:
January 2014
EAD encoding:
Evan Fay Earle, January 2014
Date modified:
RMC Staff, January 2014

© 2009 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Michael L. and Catherine H. Whalen Collection of Cornelliana, 1865-1971.
Collection Number:
37-5-3784
Creator:
Michael L., Whalen
Quantity:
9.4 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Computer Media, Memorabilia, Manuscripts, Photographs, Scrapbooks
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Photographs, including carte-de-visite pictures, cabinet cards, stereo views, prints and negatives. Also scrapbooks.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Photographs, including carte-de-visite pictures, cabinet cards, stereo views, prints and negatives. Subjects include individual students and faculty, notably William Benjamin Bowler, a student from Haiti, ca. 1870 and architecture students, ca. 1914; campus buildings and scenes; David Woodbury King and the Cornell Crew,1876; and waterfalls and other local scenes. Also a DVD containing scans of many of the photographs as well as a catalog of the items.
Letters, including a set of from Roger Burchard Platt to his mother, 1907; materials relating to the Winter Short Course taken by farmer George S. Allnatt in 1905; letter from the Cornell Treasurer's Office to J. W. Williams about land grant transactions, 1875; TLS from Charles Kendall Adams, 1889.
Broadsides, handbills, programs (Cornell Masque, 1922-1923 and Cornell Dramatic Club, 1925); invitations, and menus relating to student activities, ca. 1889-1925; diploma for Leroy Lynn Davis (Civil Engineering), 1896; "The Cornell Earache," Spring Day parody issue, 1908; Registers and other university publications;Freshman Register, 1975; Interfraternity Council Rush Book, 1973; "Book of Views," 1925; various issues of the Cornell Daily Sun and the Cornell Graphic.
Lecture notebooks in Chemistry (Cicero Shaffer, 1875); and American History with Moses Coit Tyler (Sarah McCune Gallaher, 1893); and Mechanical Engineering drawings by Frank Cook Moore, 1890; "
Scrapbooks of Henry Vernon Davis, 1911; Lily Hawley, 1915; John Neal Tilton, 1915; Marion Ruthella Roberts, 1920; Helen Levengood, Summer School, 1921; Leon Wendell Walton, 1922; and Marion Helen Rogers, 1923.
Correspondence written and received by Dorothy McCormack (Class of 1937) while she was a student at Cornell, mostly to her future husband Allan B. Grady, Jr.
Letter, January 7, 1882, from John Newton Dexter Shinkel (Class of 1881) to Josiah Dustin Wilson (Class of 1880), concerning a recent visit to Ithaca, NY and news from Cornell.
Diaries kept by Hart Irving Seely (Class of 1909), who studied both law and agriculture at Cornell, 1906-1907, 1912-1913; notebook kept by George Meade Emory, (LLB 1890); scrapbook of Nicholas Cooke Cushing (Class of 1896), 1893.
Individual photographs include: photograph of Benjamin Harry Weisbrod (Class of 1914); William Hazlitt Smith (Class of 1873); William Maddocks (Class of 1887); Robert Elmer Rutherford (Class of 1887), Thomas Hall (ME 1893, MME 1894), and other 19th century cabinet card photographs.
Group of cabinet card photographs, primarily of members of the Class of 1889, originally collected by Albert Haywood '89.
Tintypes of early students including Simon Henry Gage.
Stock certificate for the New York State Agriculture College in Ovid, N.Y..
Cornell Music Festival programs.
Collection of wax seals of campus organizations.
Many additional photos, scrapbooks, letters, notebooks, and ephemera.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Whalen, Michael L.,
Adams, Charles Kendall, 1835-1902.
Allnatt, George S.
Bowler, William Benjamin.
Davis, Henry Vernon.
Davis, Leroy Lynn.
Gage, Simon Henry, 1851-1944
Gallaher, Sarah McCune.
Hawley, Lily.
King, David Woodbury.
Levengood, Helen.
Moore, Frank Cook.
Platt, Roger Burchard.
Ramsey, George Wallace.
Roberts, Marion Ruthella.
Rogers, Marion Helen.
Shaffer, Cicero.
Tilton, John Neal,
Tyler, Moses Coit, 1835-1900.
Walton, Leon Wendell.
Cornell Crew (Rowing team).
Cornell University
Cornell University--Athletics.
Cornell University--Buildings.
Cornell University--Students.
Cornell University--Faculty.
Cornell University.Class of 1892.
Cornell University.Class of 1895.
Cornell University.Class of 1908.
Cornell University.Class of 1913.
Cornell University.Class of 1914.
Cornell University.Class of 1920.
Cornell University.Class of 1924.
Cornell University.Class of 1927.
Cornell University.Class of 1975.
Cornell University.College of Architecture.

Subjects:
Women college students--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Students, Foreign--Haiti.
Greek letter societies--New York (State)--Ithaca.

Places:
Ithaca (N.Y.)

Form and Genre Terms:
Scrapbooks.
Photographs.
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
Cabinet photographs.
Stereoscopic photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Michael L. and Catherine H. Whalen Collection of Cornelliana, #37-5-3784. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Note that items next to each other in boxes do not necessarily come from the same person or have the same provenance. See the PDF guide to determine groupings.

CONTAINER LIST

Description
Container
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Items 1-93
Box 1
Items 94-172
Box 2
Items 173-192
Box 3
Item 193
Box 4
Items 194-202
Box 5
Item 203
Box 4
Item 204
Box 5
Items 205-209
Box 4
Item 210
Box 6
Item 211
Box 7
Item 212
Box 4
Item 213
Box 8
Item 214
Box 2
Item 215
Box 8
Items 216, 217
Box 2
Items 218-222
Box 9
Item 223
Box 1
Item 224
Box 7
Item 225
Box 4
Items 226
Box 10
Items 227-229
Box 11
Item 230
Box 12
Items 231-271
Box 13
Item 272
Box 14
Item 273
Box 15
Item 274
Box 16
Item 275A
Box 17
Item 275B
Box 18
Item 275C
Box 19
Item 275D
Box 20
Item 275E
Box 21
Item 276
Mapcase X-10 Folder 1
Items 277-372
Box 22
Item 373
Mapcase X-10 Folder 2
Items 374-375
Box 11
Items 376-391
Box 16
Items 392-447
Box 10
Items 448-453
Box 23
Item 454
Box 6
Item 455
Box 7
Item 456
Box 13
Items 457-482
Box 1
Item 483
Box 13
Item 484
Box 24
Indices
DVD #537
Names index, see PDF guide above for location.
  • Leslie Sherman Ace
  • Alexander Glencairn Acheson
  • Charles Kendall Adams
  • Felix Adler
  • Ellis Leeds Aldrich
  • Elbert James Allendorf
  • Drue Nunez Allman
  • George Spencer Allnatt
  • Leo Otto Ammann
  • Leroy Anderson
  • William Arnold Anthony
  • George Hall Ashley
  • William Kent Auchincloss
  • Charles Babcock
  • Charles Franklin Bachman
  • Cyrus Day Backus
  • Frank Harvey Bailey
  • Percival R. Bailey
  • Walter Buswell Balch
  • Homer Gage Balcom
  • J. M. Ballard
  • Winifred Ball
  • Herbert Edwin Baright
  • Daniel Otis Barto
  • Lewis Aurelius Beardsley
  • Charton Lansing Becker
  • Lyle Frederick Bellinger
  • William Logan Benitz
  • Orville Benson
  • John Jacob Berger
  • John Michael Berry
  • Lyman Austin Best
  • Arthur Bird
  • Mark Baker Bird
  • Nora Stanton Blatch
  • Cornelius DuBois Bloomer
  • Elmer Ellsworth Bogart
  • James McKee Borden
  • Irving Gilbert Botsford
  • William Benjamin Bowler
  • Edward Carlisle Boynton Jr.
  • James Frederick Brace
  • William Bradley Breed
  • Charles Chester Brinton
  • Homer Browning
  • Alexander Watson Buchanan
  • Edward John Burns Jr.
  • Justin Jerome Ambrose Burns
  • William Marsh Butler
  • Paul Mitchell Buzby
  • Louis Godfrey Cadier
  • George Walter Cavanaugh
  • Albert Hotchkiss Chandler
  • Frederick Dixon Chester
  • Irving Porter Church
  • Arthur Edward Clark
  • Chester Owen Clark
  • Edward Everett Clark
  • John Anson Clark
  • Thomas Stevens Clark
  • Robert Harris Cobb
  • Daniel Beckel Conklin
  • George H. Conklin
  • William Henry Peer Conklin
  • Fayette Andrus Cook
  • Fred Brainard Corey
  • Ezra Cornell
  • Ezra Cornell [II]
  • Ezra Cornell IV
  • Hiram Corson
  • Charles Edward Courtney
  • Grant Adelbert Covell
  • Charles Lee Crandall
  • Albert Sears Crane
  • Thomas Frederick Crane
  • Elmore David Cummings
  • Noah Cummings
  • Charles William Curtis
  • Robert Morrison Curts
  • Nicholas Cooke Cushing
  • Wilton Joseph Darrow
  • Henry Vernon Davis
  • Leroy Lynn Davis
  • Frederick T. Deming
  • Max F. Dercum
  • George Devin
  • Alice A. Dickerson
  • Joseph Haines Dickinson
  • Clark Dillenbeck
  • Irvin Porter Disney
  • De Forest Halsted Dixon
  • Donald Bentley Doan
  • George Huntington Donaldson
  • Edmund Latham Douglass
  • Archibald Stewart Downey
  • Edward John Duffies
  • Dyer Eastman
  • Clinton Goodloe Edgar
  • Walter Smith Edge
  • George F. Edwards
  • James Harvey Edwards
  • Ernest Frederick Eidlitz
  • Alfred Henry Eldredge
  • William Swan Elliott
  • Charles Abram Ellwood
  • Charles Morton Emmons
  • George Meade Emory
  • Samuel Longfellow Etnyre
  • Evan Wilhelm Evans
  • William Sherman Farrington
  • Lewis George Fay
  • Margaret Ferguson
  • John S. Field
  • Frederick William Fisher
  • Willard Clark Fisher
  • Sidney B. Fithian
  • Jesse Arnette Fitzpatrick
  • John Biddle Flanigan
  • Buena Ventura Rufus Flint
  • Irving Stern Florsheim
  • Robert Budroe Foote Jr.
  • Edwin John Fort
  • Reuben Burdick Foster
  • George Fowler
  • Herbert Edwin Fraleigh
  • Frank George Franklin
  • Felix Morse Frederiksen
  • James Benton French
  • Estevon Antonio Fuertes
  • Mary Hannah Gage
  • Simon Henry Gage
  • Sarah McCune Gallaher
  • Wheeler Benjamin Gambee
  • Richard Holland Gamwell
  • Charles Robert Gaston
  • Ina Eloeen Genung
  • Arthur Warner Gifford
  • Frank Gaylord Gilman
  • Henry Godle
  • Henry Godley
  • Wilson Mosher Gould
  • Allan B. Grady Jr.
  • Harry Hutcheson Graef Jr.
  • William Eckert Greenawalt
  • Charles Newton Green
  • Joseph Alfred Greene
  • Sidney Dias Gridley
  • Lloyd Garrison Grinnell
  • Daniel Webster Gunner
  • John Allen Haines
  • William Gardner Hale
  • Thomas Hall
  • Miles Bertine Haman
  • William Benjamin Hand
  • Emmett Elsworth Hart
  • Norman Darrell Harvey Jr.
  • Warner Harwood
  • Alvah Deyo Hasbrouck
  • Frank D. Hawkins
  • Lily Hawley
  • John Fillmore Hayford
  • Albert Haywood
  • John Haywood
  • Edward Hedden
  • David Neish Heller
  • Michael Burt Heller
  • Charles Martin Henrotin
  • Edna Henry
  • S. T. Henry
  • Anson Holbrook Higley
  • Meier George Hilpert
  • Joseph Churchill Hilton
  • Albert James Himes
  • Elliot Prindle Hinds
  • Joseph Ernest Hodgson
  • Edward Holmes
  • Townsend Byron Hood
  • Jesse James Hopkins
  • LeRoy Horton
  • Edward Cole Howland
  • Douglas Granger Hoyt
  • Harold Dana Hudson
  • Kenneth White Hume
  • Russell Stuart Hume
  • Andrew Beaumont Humphrey
  • Chester Jermain Hunn
  • G. W. Huntsman
  • Alexander Louis Hupe
  • Charles Chase Hurlbut
  • Hinman Barrett Hurlbut
  • Thomas Bruce Hyde
  • Gustav Adolphus Marius Illmer
  • Frederic Ellis Jackson
  • Robert Hyde Jacobs
  • Henry Sylvester Jacoby
  • James Lorenzo Jarvis
  • Elisha Martin Johnson
  • Peter Jones
  • Arad Joy
  • Robert Ludwig Junghanns
  • Reginald Horton Keays
  • Arthur Howard Kelton
  • Ralph Sherlock Kent
  • David Woodbury King
  • George Weirs King
  • Ralph Knapp
  • Herman Knauss
  • John Albert Knighton
  • William Julius Krome
  • William Fisk Landers Jr.
  • Jervis Langdon
  • Charles Kleber Lee
  • Harold Lee
  • Herbert Blanchard Lee
  • James [Jacob] Schwartz Lehmaier
  • Helen Levengood
  • Danforth Ruggles Lewis
  • George Harding Lewis
  • John Lewis
  • Joshua Roger Lewis
  • Bennett Frederick Lies
  • Clarence Edward Loomis
  • Frank Stone Lord
  • Earl Brink Lovell
  • Herbert Marlow Lovell
  • Sidney S. Lowenthal
  • Archibald Byron Lueder
  • Henry [Harry] Hamilton Moore Lyle
  • Thomas MacKellar
  • William Maddocks
  • Charles Jacob Mandler
  • Charles David Marx
  • Henry Marx
  • Charles Albert McAllister
  • Henry Ingram McCandless
  • Dorothy McCormack
  • Morgan Bland McDermott
  • DeWitt Hiram McGraw
  • Thomas Henry McGraw Jr.
  • Morgan Lane McKoon
  • Carlos d’Aguiar Melchert
  • Mario Garcia Menocal
  • Elizabeth Mercelis
  • Carl Frederick Meyer
  • Robert Carr Meysenburg
  • John Daniel Mickle Jr.
  • Fred High Miller
  • Egbert Jessup Moore
  • Frank Cook Moore
  • Harry Cordery Moore
  • Veranus Alva Moore
  • Charles Teere Mordock
  • William Osgood Morgan
  • William Henry Morrison
  • Gerald L. Moses Jr.
  • William Addams Mosscrop
  • John Raleigh Mott
  • Leslie Muller
  • George Grover Munger
  • William Colman Murray
  • Tsunejiro Nambu
  • John Crosby Neely
  • Emerson Herbert Nicholoy
  • John Taylor Nichols
  • George Harvey Norton
  • Algernon Sidney Nye Jr.
  • Louise Orgaine
  • Francis Conrad Osborn Jr.
  • John Nelson Ostrom
  • James Patrick O’Toole
  • Bordman Lambert Oviatt
  • David Brainerd Oviatt
  • Aloney Rust Owen
  • Emerson H. Packard
  • Frank William Padgham
  • Robert Sawyer Page
  • Benjamin Henry Palmer Jr.
  • Lynde Palmer
  • Lee Hamilton Parker
  • Robert Allen Pendergrass
  • George Robinson Phipps
  • Silas Wright Pickering II
  • Charles Nathaniel Pinco
  • Fred Byron Pitcher
  • Roger Burchard Platt
  • Herbert Bowman Pope
  • Horace Shaffer Potter
  • Clyde Potts
  • Le Roy William Pritchard
  • Ralph Fenno Proctor
  • William Rae
  • Charles Henry Rammelkamp
  • George Wallace Ramsey
  • Harriet Allene Ranney
  • Jesse Edwin Read
  • Willett Warren Read
  • Walter Rebmann
  • James William Reed
  • Edward Harris Rees
  • Samuel Croft Register
  • John Philip Riley Jr.
  • Marion Ruthella Roberts
  • Arturo Rodriguez Aguayo
  • Frederick Louis Otto Roehrig
  • James Rogers II
  • Marion Helen Rogers
  • John Carew Rolfe
  • Morris Burt Rosevear
  • William Alexander Ross
  • Willard Winfield Rowlee
  • William Barker Ruggles Jr.
  • William Channing Russel
  • Robert Elmer Rutherford
  • Harris Joseph Ryan
  • Theodore Ryder
  • Adolphus Hiram Sage
  • Erle Hoxsie Sargent
  • Theophile Saulnier
  • Helen Elizabeth Saunders
  • William LaForge Savacool
  • Alfred Savage
  • William Herbert Sawyer
  • Charles Ashmead Schaeffer
  • William Elmer Schenck
  • Alberto Felix Schreiner
  • Jacob Gould Schurman
  • Frank G. H. Schwalbach
  • Frank Lincoln Scidmore
  • Frank Lincoln Scidmore Jr.
  • Hart Irving Seely
  • John L. Senior
  • Justin Adam Seubert
  • Leland Twitchell Shafer
  • Cicero Shaffer
  • Amelia Shapleigh
  • John Balcom Shaw Jr.
  • Charles Edward Shinaman
  • John Newton Dexter Shinkel
  • Eugene Charles Sickles
  • Clarence Spaulding Sidway
  • George Frederic Simpson
  • Alanson Buck Skinner
  • Frank Woodward Skinner
  • Adeltus Ervin Smith
  • Albert William Smith
  • Goldwin Smith
  • Harold Babbitt Smith
  • Harry Ezra Smith
  • Laura Bertha Smith
  • William Buzard Smith
  • William Hazlitt Smith
  • Clement Franklyn Souder Jr.
  • William Thomas Claer Spiker
  • George Elijah Stanford
  • Frederick Edgar Stark
  • John Wesley Steacy
  • Sumner Everett Stearns
  • Julio Miquel Steinacher
  • Gustavo José Steinacher y Henna
  • Morris Lewis Stern
  • Elliott William Stewart
  • William Stewart Stothoff
  • Vernon Davis Stratton
  • William Henry Stratton
  • Carl Waldemar Strauss
  • Morgan Strong
  • John G. Sullivan
  • Lewis Leeds Tatum
  • Bayard Taylor
  • Beulah Wilson Taylor
  • Harry Leonard Taylor
  • John Chase Taylor
  • Joseph Albert Thomas
  • Mary Lucetta Thompson
  • Robert Henry Thurston
  • John Neal Tilton Jr.
  • John Odell Todd
  • Calvin Tomkins
  • George Solomon Tompkins
  • Stanislaus Pascal Franchot Tone
  • William Martin Torrance
  • John Townsend
  • Arthur Bott Treman
  • Frederick Eugene Turneaure
  • James Elijah Vanderhoef
  • Herman Klock Vedder
  • Roland Chester Velguth
  • Frank Van Vleck
  • Joel Edward Wadsworth
  • George Olds Wagner
  • Bertrand Hinman Wait
  • John Cassan Wait
  • Lucien Augustus Wait
  • Ernest Graham Walker
  • Arthur Cyrus Walser
  • Lee Barker Walton
  • Leon Wendell Walton
  • Monroe Warner
  • John Sayles Waterman
  • George Frederick Weber
  • Benjamin Harry Weisbrod
  • Ralph Sutherland Westing
  • Andrew Dickson White
  • Horatio Stevens White
  • Ezra Bailey Whitman
  • Guy Frank Whitney
  • Maurice William Wiesner
  • Charles Mason Wikoff
  • Royal Edwards Wilbur
  • Burt Green Wilder
  • Anna Wiles
  • Duncan Ballard Williams
  • Emmons Levi Williams
  • Roger Butler Williams Jr.
  • J. W. Williams
  • Paul Alfred Williams
  • Roger Henry Williams
  • Josiah Dustin Wilson
  • William Dexter Wilson
  • George Payne Winters
  • Clayton Adrian Wolfe
  • Ray Worden
  • George Creighton Wright
  • Moses James Wright
  • Wilfred LaSelles Wright
  • Alanson Phelps Wyman
  • Manton Marble Wyvell
  • Adrian Monroe Yarrington
  • Frank Oliver Young Jr.