Trautwine Family Papers,1834-1947

Collection Number: 760

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Trautwine family papers, 1834-1947.
Collection Number:
760
Creator:
Trautwine family.
Quantity:
7.1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, diaries, clippings, photographs, and other material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, diaries, clippings, photographs, and other material relating largely to the engineering interests of John Cresson Trautwine, Sr., II, and III.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, diaries, clippings, photographs, and other material relating largely to the engineering interests of John Cresson Trautwine, Sr. (1810-83), II (1850-1924), and III (1878-1949). Papers concern railroad promotion and construction (1844-49); experiences of Trautwine, Sr., while he worked in New Granada, and conditions in that province (1844-49); engineering matters; student letters; papers relating to Samuel Ashbridge, former mayor of Philadelphia (1906), the 1912 presidential campaign, the League to Enforce Peace (1916-18), and a letter (1887) from Oliver Wendell Holmes to Mrs. Trautwine. Correspondents include William H. Balch, Clinton Lathrop Bogert, John Ripley Freeman, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the Philadelphia Bureau of Water.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Trautwine family.
Ashbridge, Samuel.
Balch, William H.
Bogert, Clinton Lathrop.
Freeman, John Ripley.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894.
Trautwine, John C. (John Cresson), 1810-1883.
Trautwine, John C. (John Cresson), 1850-1924.
Trautwine, John C. (John Cresson), 1878-1949.
American Society of Civil Engineers.
League to Enforce Peace (U.S.)
Philadelphia Bureau of Water.

Subjects:
Engineering.
Presidents--United States--Election--1912.
Railroads.
Railroads--Design and construction.
Engineers.

Places:
Colombia--Description and travel.
Colombia--Surveys.

Form and Genre Terms:
Diaries.
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Trautwine family papers, #760. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Correspondence
1843-1893
Box 1
Correspondence
n.d.
Box 1
Legal documents, receipts
1843-1849
Ritter estate
Box 1
Accounts
1872-1883
Box 1
Will
1875
William Trautwine, Sr.
Box 1
Records
1883
John C. Trautwine Estate et al.
Box 1
Records
1660-1906
Bradford Family
Box 1
Genealogy
n.d.
Trautwine Genealogy
Box 1
Miscellany
n.d.
Box 2
Correspondence
1896-1942
Box 2
Correspondence
n.d.
Box 2
Personal Files
(alphabetically arranged) A-B: correspondence, biographical material, news clippings, includes Samuel H. Ashbridge; A.S.E. Ackermann; Walter Atlee
Box 3
Personal Files
B-H: includes Charles R. and Edwin H. Barker; Jules Beloin; Clinton L. Bogart; Charton P. Bolles; Lydia T. Boring; Maynard Boice; Mrs. C. Robert Grimm
Box 4
Personal Files
H-T: includes Rudolph Hering; Helen V. Hughes; Max Livingston; Morris, Wheeler and Co.; Capt. John Montresor; Myretetus (genealogy); George W. Penfield
Box 4
Personal Files
1908-1944
William H. Balch
Box 5
Personal Files
1945-1948
William H. Balch
Box 5
Personal Files
n.d.
C
Box 6
Subject Files
(alphabetically arranged): includes arch bridges; bridges; pumps; engines; politics; pollution; railroads; religion
Box 7
Subject Files
Religion; Rochester and Lake Ontario Water Co.; Sanitation; War; Water; also J.C. Trautwine III, personal
Box 8
Volumes
1866-1891
Diaries, accounts (very fragile)
Box 9
Volumes
Photo albums, poetry book, sketch book, notes
Box 10
Photographs
Box 11
Miscellany
1902-1923
Theatre programs, miscellany
Box 12
Correspondence
1903-1915
Correspondence 1903-1915; J.C. Trautwine III, 1909-1911
Box 12
Miscellany
n.d.
Bradford Family 1660-1906
Box 13
Photographs
n.d.
Box 13
Maps
Anthracite Coal Regions of Pennsylvania; Canton Berne