Ernest Ingersoll White Papers,1820-1960

Collection Number: 1843

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ernest Ingersoll White papers, 1820-1960.
Collection Number:
1843
Creator:
Ernest Ingersoll, White 1869-1957.
Quantity:
14.2 cubic ft.; 33 v.
Forms of Material:
Financial records, correspondence, journals, newspaper clippings, printed material, pamphlets, and legal documents.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Papers of E.I. White and his family.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Attorney and farmer.
Cornell University Class of 1893.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Papers of E.I. White and his family consist largely of correspondence, leases and other legal agreements, accounts, receipts, inventories, surveys, and other items pertaining to the acquisition of property for the Onondaga Golf and Country Club and to such business matters as purchases of additional land, lease renewals, water supply, railroad right-of-way, and insurance (1899-1919); papers pertaining to the management of the White Farm at Fayetteville (1905-1942); correspondence and other items relating to the Memorial Prize in Oratory established at Syracuse University in honor of Horace Keep White (1916); newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and other printed material.
Also records of the White Memorial Building, Syracuse (1917-1960); protograph of Ernest I. White; dedication for Ernest I. White Hall; and genealogical material.
Also, papers of Horace White, Hamilton White, and their descendants, including correspondence, ledgers, journals, daybooks, letterbooks, deeds, wills, broadsides, and other material, pertaining to real estate in Syracuse, Chicago, Toledo, and Akron, and to investments in Iowa lands. Other subjects include railroads, canals, turnpikes, mining, and manufacturing. Also, papers relating to the Onondaga County Bank, the Bank of Syracuse and its successor, the Syracuse National Bank. Family papers relate to the position of the family in Syracuse society, and to their social and civic interests.
SUBJECTS

Names:
White, Ernest Ingersoll,1869-1957.
White family.
White, Hamilton.
White, Horace.
Bank of Syracuse (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Ernest I. White Hall (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Onondaga County Bank (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Onondaga Golf and Country Club
Syracuse National Bank (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Syracuse University
White Farm (Fayetteville, N.Y.)
White Memorial Building (Syracuse, N.Y.)

Subjects:
Real estate investment--Iowa.
Real property--New York (State)--Syracuse.
Real property--Illinois--Chicago.
Real property--Ohio--Akron.
Real property--Ohio--Toledo.
Railroads.
Canals.
Banks and banking--New York (State)--Syracuse.
Mines and mineral resources.
Mineral industries.
Mining engineering.
Toll roads.
Family--New York (State)--Syracuse.

Places:
Syracuse (N.Y.)--Social life and customs.
Onondaga County (N.Y.)--Commerce.
Syracuse (N.Y.)--Social conditions.
Syracuse (N.Y.)--Genealogy.
Syracuse (N.Y.)--Economic aspects.

Form and Genre Terms:
Account books.
Deeds.
Wills.
Broadsides.
Ledgers (account books)
Inventories.
Surveys.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Ernest Ingersoll White papers, #1843. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Consists of collections #1843 and #1298.

CONTAINER LIST

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