E. C. Kelly Cornell and Ithaca Printed Miscellany,1890-1960

Collection Number: 1962

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
E. C. Kelly Cornell and Ithaca printed miscellany, 1890-1960.
Collection Number:
1962
Creator:
Emerson Crosby Kelly.
Quantity:
3.3 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Broadsides, trade cards, pamphlets, brochures, photographs, and other items.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Broadsides, trade cards, pamphlets, brochures, photographs and other items pertaining chiefly to Cornell University and the Tompkins County region.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Broadsides, trade cards, pamphlets, brochures, photographs and other items pertaining chiefly to Cornell University and the Tompkins County region.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Kelly, Emerson Crosby.
Cornell University.

Places:
Ithaca (N.Y.)--Description and views.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
E. C. Kelly Cornell and Ithaca printed miscellany, #1962. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1-4, 11
Greeting cards, sheet music, and miscellaneous items.
Box 5
Magazines: U.S. News 1943-1945; copy of Soviet Russia 1917-1933, copy of Moscow News Sept. 1936 (printed in English, in Russia), copy of booklet on Russian music printed in 1916; 7 copies of Saving the Redwoods, 1945; 18 copies of National Parks Magazines 1943-1947; 4 copies of Opera News 1951; etc., etc.
Box 6
Items of interest to collectors of antiques, etc.: three volumes on English, French, Italian medieval book binding and illustratioin (printed 1894); miscellaneous book-lists and book catalogues, antique catalogues, notices of sales; all within at least 15 years.
Box 7
Reproductions of historical and literary manuscripts (i.e. letter from William Pitt 1759); photographs and reproductions of photographs of celebrities; photographs and reproductions of photographs of med. paintings and tapestries; News sheet of Bibliographical society 1938. (Contents of box loosely described, contains much more scrap.)
Box 8
Approximately 200 birthday cards, postcards, Christmas cards, 1900. Cornell and Rensselaer alumni circulars. Approximately 50 travel brochures. Three yearbooks from Oneonta High School - 1896, 1897, 1900.
Box 9
Personal effects - medical circulars, flower pressings, etc., etc. Religious miscellanea - includes assorted pamphlets and notes, a Spanish/English gospel of St. John (undated), 1930-1931 reports of Methodist Episcopal Missiions, Near East Foundation pamphlet, copy of "Colored Maps of Bible Land" (1898), 2 pamphlets titled "Joyous Living."
Box 10
Files containing extracts from Munsey's magazine on "The Stage" - 1893-1899 - containing current comments. Also press cuttings on following people, collected over last 30 years: William Seward, Herman Melville, Henry Pringle, Kenneth Roberts, Mark Twain, Richard Mansfield, FW Woolworth, Martin Van Buren, David Warfield, Frank Sullivan, Willard and Michael Straight; also misc. theatre clippings.
Mapcase Folder 1
Certificates and diplomas
1883-1917