Alice Cecilia Sanderson Rivoire Papers, 1925-1948.

Collection Number: 2129

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Alice Cecilia Sanderson Rivoire papers, 1925-1948.
Collection Number:
2129
Creator:
Alice Cecilia Sanderson, Rivoire 1920-
Quantity:
2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Diaries, Manuscripts, Photographs, Scrapbooks
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Papers include scrapbooks (1925-1945), reports, notes, and miscellaneous manuscript and printed items concerning Mrs. Rivoire's education in Ithaca, New York and at Cornell, travel in the United States and abroad, and her later teaching career.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Teacher, Girl Scout leader.
Cornell University Class of 1941, Home Economics.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Papers include scrapbooks (1925-1945), reports, notes, and miscellaneous manuscript and printed items concerning Mrs. Rivoire's education in Ithaca, New York and at Cornell, travel in the United States and abroad, and her later teaching career. Also, diaries (1925-26, 1935, 1941) of her mother, Cecilia Blandford Sanderson; photocopied text for Rural Sociology I, rewritten by Rivoire's father, Dwight Sanderson, a professor at Cornell University; Professor and Mrs. Sanderson's letters from Europe (1925-26, 1935) and typescript copies (1935) of those of their cousin and traveling companion, Flora (Grace) Prince; a guestbook from the Sanderson home (1930-48); and photographs.
Additional papers include biographical information; information about her work with the Girl Scouts; biographical files on Dwight Sanderson; sympathy letters on the death of Cecilia Sanderson; and correspondence with T'ung Shen and members of his family, photographs and other items relating to Shen. Also files on Alice and John Rivoire's activities with the Cornell Club in New York, and particularly, its library; and with other Cornell activities, including the Class of 1941 and the E. Dwight Sanderson Memorial Scholarship Fund in Rural Sociology; reunion memorabilia; and a Cornell "sneaker phone."
SUBJECTS

Names:
Rivoire, Alice Cecilia Sanderson,1920-
Prince, Flora.
Rivoire, John.
Sanderson, Cecilia Blandford.
Sanderson, Dwight(Ezra Dwight), 1878-1944.
Shen, Tong.
Shen, Tʹung, 1911-
Cornell Club of New York.
Cornell University--Students.
Cornell University.Class of 1941.
Cornell University.Class of 1942.
Girl Scouts of the United States of America.
New York State College of Home Economics.

Subjects:
Sociology, Rural.
Teaching.
Voyages and travels.
Women college students.
Teachers.
Women teachers.

Places:
Europe--Description and travel.
United States--Description and travel.

Form and Genre Terms:
Diaries.
Lecture notes.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Alice Cecilia Sanderson Rivoire papers, #2129. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1-2
Scrapbooks
Box 3
Biographical files
Box 3
Student papers
Box 3
Employment
Box 3
Red Cross
Box 3
Girl Scout activities
Box 4
Travel letters: Dwight, Cecelia, Alice
Box 4
Travel diaries: Cecelia, Alice
Box 4
Dwight Sanderson
Box 4
Sympathy cards – death of Cecelia
Box 4
T’ung Shen letters
Box 4
T’ung Shen diary
Box 4
T’ung Shen article: “The Japanese Way” pamphlet
Box 4
T’ung Shen memorial volume
Box 4
Liang-ting Cha
Box 4
Yu Shon
Box 5
Membership Awards
Box 5
Alumni activities
Box 5
Cornell Club
Box 6
Photo albums
Box 6
China clippings scrapbook
Box 7
Reunion memorabilia