Francis Family Papers,1874-1906

Collection Number: 263

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Francis family papers, 1874-1906.
Collection Number:
263
Creator:
Quantity:
1.4 cubic ft.; 5 v.
Forms of Material:
Scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Scrapbooks, copy books and correspondence of John Morgan Francis, his son Charles Spencer Francis, and his grandson John Morgan Francis.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Charles Spencer Francis (1877), and John Morgan Francis ('02) were Cornell University graduates. John Morgan Francis (1823-1897) was United States ambassador to Vienna.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Scrapbooks of John Morgan Francis (1823-1897), his son Charles Spencer Francis (1853-1911), and his grandson John Morgan Francis (1879-1925), containing clippings and correspondence pertaining to Cornell University and the Cornell crews when Charles Spencer Francis and John Morgan Francis were students; copybook (Oct. 1884-Aug. 1885) of John Morgan Francis, containing copies of letters written to Francis by colleagues, friends, and family, gives insight into duties and problems of a diplomat; also comments on election of 1884; letters pertain to Cornell crew matters and the controversy between Francis and Charles E. Courtney.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Francis family.
Courtney, Charles Edward, 1849-1920.
Francis, Charles Spencer, 1853-1911.
Francis, John M. (John Morgan), 1823-1897.
Francis, John Morgan, 1879-1925.
Cornell University--Athletics.
Cornell University--Rowing

Subjects:
Diplomatic and consular service--Austria--Vienna.
Elections.
Diplomacy.
Diplomats.

Places:
Diplomatic and consular service, American--Austria--Vienna.

Form and Genre Terms:
Scrapbooks.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Francis family papers, #263. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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