Clarence L. Houghton Papers,1883-1923

Collection Number: 899

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Clarence L. Houghton papers, 1883-1923.
Collection Number:
899
Creator:
Clarence L. Houghton
Quantity:
.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, photographs, a diary fragment, programs, articles, newspaper clippings, and other printed materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Papers of Clarence L. Houghton, an Ithaca newspaperman, pertaining to local events and organizations.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Newspaperman.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Programs, articles, newspaper clippings, and other printed materials pertaining to local events and organizations, including material relating to the Ithaca Cycle Club (1896-1903), the Thomas School of Aviation, the League of American Wheelmen and its good road movement (1897-1901), the temperance movement, public schools, Masons Hobasco Lodge, the Ithaca Conservatory of Music, Cornell University, and local churches; also, photographs of Ithaca including Rogues Harbor Inn Lansing, Cayuga Hose Company, Ithaca High School Band, Cornell University, and a murder case in Tompkins County; a letter regarding the sale of The Weekly Ithacan (1917), another describing St. Nazaire and the water-supply problems of the American Army (1919); and one from William H. Jessup, Poughkeepsie, to Houghton, telling of Edgar Apgar's role in recognizing the political potentialities of Grover Cleveland; and a diary fragment (1865), Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Houghton, Clarence L.
Apgar, Edgar.
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908.
Jessup, William H.
Cornell University--Description--Views.
Ithaca Conservatory of Music--Description--Views.
Ithaca Cycle Club (Ithaca, N.Y.)
League of American Wheelmen.
Thomas School of Aviation (Ithaca, N.Y.)

Titles:
Weekly Ithacan.

Subjects:
Schools--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Cycling.
Churches--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Murder--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Temperance.

Places:
United States--Armed Forces--Sanitary affairs.
United States--Politics and government.
Tompkins County (N.Y.)--History.
Ithaca (N.Y.)--Description--Views.
Ithaca (N.Y.)--Societies, etc.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.
Diaries.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Clarence L. Houghton papers, #899. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Correspondence
1901-1940
Box 1 Folder 2
Reception of Admiral Dewey
1899
Box 1 Folder 3
Churches
Box 1 Folder 4
Cornelliana
1902-1919
Box 1 Folder 5
Ithaca Conservatory of Music
1912, 1923
Box 1 Folder 6
Ithaca Cycle Club
1896-1903
Box 1 Folder 7
Ithaca Cycle Club newsclippings
1896-1897
Box 1 Folder 8
Ithaca Daily Journal Annual Greeting of the Carrier Boys
1889-1899
Box 1 Folder 9
Ithaca High School programs
1887-1898
Box 1 Folder 10
Ithaca; Ithaca organizations
1914-1928
Box 1 Folder 11
Ithaca Public Schools
1912-1924
Box 1 Folder 12
Ithaca Savings Bank (list of trustees)
ca. 1916
Box 1 Folder 13
Knights of Pythias
1883-1923
Box 1 Folder 14
Memorabilia
Box 1 Folder 15
Methodist Episcopal Church
1911
Box 1 Folder 16
Miscellany
1897-1916
Box 1 Folder 17
Newsclippings
Box 1 Folder 18
Rotary Club
1918
Box 1 Folder 19
Thomas School of Aviation
Includes photographs of Thomas Aviation, a brochure for the aviation school, and photos of Thomas Morse aircraft.
Box 1 Folder 20
Judge Sweetland (article draft)
Box 1 Folder 21
Temperance
1911-1923
Box 1 Folder 22
Transportation
1916-1919
Photographs
Box 2
Ithacans (for newspaper articles)
Box 2
Cornell
Murder case
Box 2
"Alpha Sigma Phi lodge, Rockledge, on the cliffs above Fall Creek Gorge, where Fether was arrested"
Box 2
"View of Rockledge"
Box 2
"Home of Crance family"
Box 2
"View of Tompkins County jail"
Box 2
"Another view, Tompkins County jail"
Box 2
"District Attorney Arthur G. Adams (with straw hat) discussing case with Edward Crance, father of dead girl"
Box 2
"Office of Sheriff"
Box 2
"Sheriff Charles Green"
Printed material
Box 2
American Education
1912
Box 2
List of Registered Voters of Tompkins County
1912
Box 2
The Cornell Countryman
1914
Box 2
The New Success
1919
Box 2
Current History
1928
Box 2
Fifty Games of Cards
1931
Miscellany
Box 2
Badge: 47th Annual Reunion, 15th and 50th Regiments, Engineer Brigade Army of Potomac
Box 2
Plaque: "5 1900 Sidepath Tompkins County"