New York State Regional Pamphlet Collection,1840-1964

Collection Number: 2226

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
New York State Regional Pamphlet Collection,1840-1964
Collection Number:
2226
Quantity:
3.1 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Pamphlets, reports, periodicals, guidebooks, and brochures.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Pamphlets, reports, periodicals, guidebooks, and brochures on a wide variety of subjects, mainly focused on New York State, including agricultural, educational, business, religious, tourism, cultural, historical, political, and social issues and activities.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Pamphlets, reports, periodicals, guidebooks, and brochures on a wide variety of subjects, mainly focused on New York State, including agricultural, educational, business, religious, tourism, cultural, historical, political, and social issues and activities. Agricultural topics include fruit cultivation techniques, ways to prevent plant diseases, agricultural surveys, drainage, and livestock management. Includes issues of some periodicals, such as the Bulletin of the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station (later the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station), the Cornell Reading-course for farmers, and Rural America. Education topics include reports from various schools in New York State, including schools for Indians and for the blind. Historical materials include many pamphlets on the history of various New York State towns, plans for centennial celebrations, and activities of historical societies. Cultural materials include an article on art at the New York World's Fair (1940) and a manuscript list of art works bought and sold at the Brooklyn Art Club's annual exhibition in 1897.
Political pamphlets include orations given by politicians on national holidays, and pamphlets for and against President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal policies. Business pamphlets include annual reports of various companies, discussions of economic issues, and pamphlets on labor relations and management. Pamphlets on charitable and social organizations and issues include annual reports of local social clubs in various towns, reports of charitable organizations, and discussions of social issues such as world hunger. Charitable organizations covered include the Children's Aid Society (in New York City) and the Society for the Protection of Destitute Roman Catholic Children in the City of New York.
Also included are a few pamphlets on engineering and medical topics, including a pamphlet on how to build an Aladdin oven, a catalog of medical instruments, and pamphlets on sewers and public health in Ithaca, New York.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University. Agricultural Experiment Station.
New York State Agricultural Experiment Station.
Brooklyn Art Club.
Children's Aid Society (New York, N.Y.)
Society for the Protection of Destitute Roman Catholic Children in the City of New York.

Subjects:
Agriculture -- New York (State)
Education -- New York (State)
Indians of North America -- Education -- New York (State)
Blind -- Education -- New York (State)
Aladdin oven.
Public health -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.
Medical instruments and apparatus -- Catalogs.
New Deal, 1933-1939.
New York (State) -- History, Local.
New York (State) -- Politics and government.
United States -- Politics and government.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.

Titles:
Rural America.
Cornell reading-course for farmers.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
New York State Regional Pamphlet Collection, #2226. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1 Folder 1
Cultural life
Box 1 Folder 2
Tourism
Box 2 Folder 1
Business
Box 2 Folder 2
Agriculture
Box 3 Folder 1
History
Box 4 Folder 1
Science
Box 4 Folder 2
Religion
Box 4 Folder 3
Education
Box 5 Folder 1
Charitable and social organizations and issues
Box 5 Folder 2
Politics