Treman Family Papers,1838-1954

Collection Number: 1303

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Treman family papers, 1838-1954.
Collection Number:
1303
Creator:
Quantity:
19 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks and printed material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Papers contain business and family material, including correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, and printed matter relating to various members of the Treman family of Tompkins County, New York.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Papers of the Treman family of Tompkins County, New York, contain business and family material, including correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, and printed matter of Elias Treman and his wife Elizabeth Lovejoy Treman, Robert H. Treman, Charles E. Treman, Robert E. Treman, and Allan H. Treman. Papers of Robert H. (Cornell University Class of 1878) and Robert E. (Cornell University Class of 1909) Treman concerning Cornell, collected during their years as University Trustees, 1891-1953; also, Class of 1878 programs, correspondence, and other items. Account books of Treman Brothers Hardware, Trumansburg, 1838-1839, and miscellaneous business papers of Treman and King Hardware, Ithaca, 1845-1900; Renney family material, 1855-1869; Ithaca, New York memorabilia; Tornado Hook and Ladder Company items; diaries and scrapbooks of travel in Europe, the Middle East, and the United States; Presbyterian Church material; and Ithaca architect William Henry Miller's blueprints and specifications, ca. 1901, for the residence of Robert H. Treman.
Charles E. Treman Papers, 1910-1930 consist of two scrapbooks (July 1910-December 1911) containing clippings, photographs, and other items pertaining to his work as New York State Superintendent of Public Works (1911); also correspondence in the scrapbooks and additional loose correspondence (1911-1918) including letters from New York State Attorney General Thomas Carmody, Governor John Alden Dix, Alton Brooks Parker, Horace White, and other political figures, two letters from Andrew Dickson White, blaming poor health for his inability to attend a testimonial dinner for Treman and praising Treman for his work as Superintendent of Public Works (Jan. 12, 1912), and contaning a discussion of a photograph of himself which White sent to Treman (April 11, 1914), and a letter from Liberty Hyde Bailey (June 5, 1914) complimenting Treman for the way he handled the College of Agriculture appropriations for 1914.
Scrapbooks on the Cornell War Memorial project.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Treman family.
Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954.
Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954
Carmody, Thomas, 1859-1922.
Carmody, Thomas, 1859-1922
Dix, John A. (John Alden), 1859-1928.
Dix, John A. (John Alden), 1859-1928
Miller, William Henry, 1848-1922.
Miller, William Henry, 1848-1922
Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926.
Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926
Renney family
Renney family.
Treman, Allan H., 1899-1975.
Treman, Allan H., 1899-1975
Treman, Charles E., 1868-
Treman, Charles E., 1868-
Treman, Elias, 1822-1898.
Treman, Elias, 1822-1898
Treman, Elizabeth Lovejoy
Treman, Elizabeth Lovejoy.
Treman, Robert E. (Robert Elias), 1888-1953.
Treman, Robert E. (Robert Elias), 1888-1953
Treman, Robert H. (Robert Henry), 1858-1937.
Treman, Robert H. (Robert Henry), 1858-1937
White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918.
White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918
White, Horace, 1865-1943.
White, Horace, 1865-1943
Cornell University -- Trustees.
Cornell University
Cornell University. Class of 1878.
Tornado Hook and Ladder Company No. 3 (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Tornado Hook and Ladder Company No. 3 (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Treman and King Hardware.
Treman Brothers Hardware.

Subjects:
Hardware stores.
Presbyterians -- New York (State)
Fire departments -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.
Public works -- New York (State)
Fire departments
Hardware stores
Presbyterians
Public works
Travel

Places:
Ithaca (N.Y.)
Trumansburg (N.Y.)
Europe -- Description and travel.
Middle East -- Description and travel.
United States -- Description and travel.
Europe
Middle East
New York (State)
New York (State) -- Ithaca
New York (State) -- Trumansburg
United States

Form and Genre Terms:
Blueprints.
Diaries.
Scrapbooks.
Specifications.
Photographic prints.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Treman Family papers, #1303. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related collection: Robert E. Treman papers, #945.

NOTES

Includes collection #2582, formerly the Charles E. Treman papers.

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