Romeyn Berry family papers,1636-1960.

Collection Number: 2531

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Romeyn Berry family papers, 1636-1960.
Collection Number:
2531
Creator:
Romeyn, Berry, 1881-1957.
Quantity:
11.5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence includes personal and business correspondence; Berry's letters from Kenneth Roberts, E.B. White, and Allison Danzig; one letter from Major William B. Miles concerning the activities of the Seventh Regiment, New York National Guard; correspondence of Berry's second wife, Hester Bancroft Berry, her father, Wilder D. Bancroft, and other members of the Bancroft family. Writings include copy and clippings from his "Talk of the Town" columns in The New Yorker; articles from the Ithaca Journal and Cornell Alumni News; radio broadcasts; and books and pamphlets by others. Diaries and journals by Berry, Katherine Bott Bancroft, and Hester Bancroft Berry, 1943-1951; farm accounts from "Stoneposts," Jacksonville, N.Y., 1936-1938; drawings; family and other photographs; legal documents and related items referring to the Berry and Gould families; newspaper clippings relating to Professor Wilder D. Bancroft; items having Ithaca or local interest, including Lyceum Theater accounts, 1893-1923; and miscellaneous family items. Also, student scrapbook of Olive Nutting Berry at Wells College, with material about social events at Cornell University.
Abstract:
Also, correspondence between Romeyn Berry, his grandmother Hannah Wright Gould, his mother, and others, mostly when he was an undergraduate at Cornell; condolence letters after Berry's death, written to his widow Hester Bancroft Berry, to his daughter, Hilda Berry Sanford, and to Ruth Berry McDonald; program from the memorial stone dedication in 1988; magazine and newspaper articles; trust agreement; and typescript version of Hannah Wright Gould's 1871"Garden Journal," with a pen-and-ink drawing on wood of Romeyn and Harriet Berry as children.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Columnist, author, lawyer, farmer.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence includes personal and business correspondence; Berry's letters from Kenneth Roberts, E.B. White, and Allison Danzig; one letter from Major William B. Miles concerning the activities of the Seventh Regiment, New York National Guard; correspondence of Berry's second wife, Hester Bancroft Berry, her father, Wilder D. Bancroft, and other members of the Bancroft family. Writings include copy and clippings from his "Talk of the Town" columns in The New Yorker; articles from the Ithaca Journal and Cornell Alumni News; radio broadcasts; and books and pamphlets by others. Diaries and journals by Berry, Katherine Bott Bancroft, and Hester Bancroft Berry, 1943-1951; farm accounts from "Stoneposts," Jacksonville, N.Y., 1936-1938; drawings; family and other photographs; legal documents and related items referring to the Berry and Gould families; newspaper clippings relating to Professor Wilder D. Bancroft; items having Ithaca or local interest, including Lyceum Theater accounts, 1893-1923; and miscellaneous family items. Also, student scrapbook of Olive Nutting Berry at Wells College, with material about social events at Cornell University.
Also, correspondence between Romeyn Berry, his grandmother Hannah Wright Gould, his mother, and others, mostly when he was an undergraduate at Cornell; condolence letters after Berry's death, written to his widow Hester Bancroft Berry, to his daughter, Hilda Berry Sanford, and to Ruth Berry McDonald; program from the memorial stone dedication in 1988; magazine and newspaper articles; trust agreement; and typescript version of Hannah Wright Gould's 1871"Garden Journal," with a pen-and-ink drawing on wood of Romeyn and Harriet Berry as children.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Berry, Romeyn, 1881-1957.
Berry, Hester Bancroft, 1899-1963.
Bancroft, Wilder D. (Wilder Dwight), 1867-1953.
Bancroft, Katherine Bott.
Bancroft family.
Berry, Olive Nutting.
Berry family.
Gould, Hannah Wright, 1819-1912.
Sanford, Hilda Truslow Berry, 1916-
McDonald, Ruth Seely Berry, 1913-
Danzig, Allison.
Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, 1885-1957.
White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985.
Bancroft family
Bancroft, Katherine Bott
Bancroft, Wilder D. (Wilder Dwight), 1867-1953
Berry family
Berry, Hester Bancroft, 1899-1963
Berry, Olive Nutting
Danzig, Allison
Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, 1885-1957
White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985
Gould, Hannah Wright, 1819-1912.
Cornell University -- Students.
Wells College -- Students.
Lyceum Theater (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Cornell University
Wells College

Titles:
New Yorker

Subjects:
Farms -- Jacksonville.
Families -- New York (State)
Women college students.
Journalists.
Lawyers.
Authors.
Gardening
Authors
Families
Farms
Journalists
Lawyers
Students
Women college students

Places:
New York (State)

Form and Genre Terms:
Account books.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks.
Drawings.
Diaries.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Romeyn Berry family papers, #2531. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Romeyn Berry
Legal Papers
Athletic Documents
Correspondence
Publications, Speeches, Broadcasts, and Plays
War Materials
Personal Material and General Documents
Cornell Material
Series II. Harriet V.V. Berry and Elizabeth Berry
Series III. Berry/Gould Family Material
Series IV. Hester Bancroft Berry and Wilder Bancroft
Series V. Olive Nutting Berry and Nutting Family
Series VI. Photographs and artwork
Series VII. Medals, Ribbons, and objects

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 7 Folder 6
Application and registration of Romeyn Berry as Attorney
1906
Box 1 Folder 1
Greene Consolidated Gold Company, La Brisca
1897-1904
Box 1 Folder 2
Lee Nutting Estate
1835-1889
Indentures, property map, petition of Rebecca Wright regarding lands in Lancaster and York (1835)
Box 1 Folder 3-9
Lee Nutting Estate
1906-1918
Papers largely relate to Lee Nutting but include Arietta, Marcus Nutting, and others. Folder 5 includes photograph of unidentified woman.
Box 1 Folder 10
Burke v. Underhill
1903-1913
Box 1 Folder 11
Hunter, James v. Hudson, John
1906-05
Box 1 Folder 12
Vaughan's Seed Store v. Stringfellow
1906-1907
Box 1 Folder 13
Vaughan's Seed Store larceny case
1907
Box 1 Folder 14
Nutting v. The Joice Contracting Co.
1907
Box 1 Folder 15
Berry, Edward v. Bridgeport Transportation
1908-1910
Box 1 Folder 16
Richmond Tax Matter
1908
Box 1 Folder 17
Avebury Realty Company
1909-1910
Box 1 Folder 18
Truslow and Berry agreements
1909-1918
Box 1 Folder 19
Miscellaneous legal papers
1910
Box 1 Folder 20
Sacerdote v. Layman
1911-1914
Box 1 Folder 21
Bischof, Louis v. Schaeffer, Elizabeth
1912-1913
Box 1 Folder 22
Jones, Morgan estate
1912-1914
Box 1 Folder 23
Rumsey and Co. v. Morey, L.A.
1912-1915
Box 2 Folder 1-3
Rumsey and Co. v. Travis, Walter W.
1912-1918
Box 2 Folder 4
Frelinghuysen, Theodore v. Howard, Francis
1913
Box 2 Folder 5
New York Yacht Launch and Engine Co. v. Erwin Jennings
1913-1914
Box 2 Folder 6
Prarie State Grain and Elevator Co.
1913-1914
Box 2 Folder 7
Fred Young and Co., Inc.
1913
Box 2 Folder 8
Cutler-Hammer Manufacturing Co.
1914
Box 2 Folder 9
Jackson v. Knapp
1914-1915
Box 2 Folder 10-19
Mackenzie, Charlotte Documents
1914-1917
Box 2 Folder 20
Maynard and Co. v. H.C. Mole
1914-1915
Box 2 Folder 21
Rumsey and Co. v. Charles Folcke
1914-1915
Box 2 Folder 22
Steen, Thomas
1914
Box 2 Folder 23
Taylor, Short, and Kennedy
1914-1915
Box 2 Folder 24
Whinery, Samuel v. Berg, James and Cline, John
1914-1916
Box 2 Folder 25
Feldman, Henry documents
1915-1916
Box 2 Folder 26
H.S. Vail and Sons v. F.R. McMullin
1915
Box 2 Folder 27
Various agreements
1915
Box 2 Folder 28
Bischof, Clara v. Straub, Frank and Anna
1916-1917
Box 2 Folder 29-30
Carew, Joseph J. v. Keefer, Daniel H.
1916-1918
Box 3 Folder 1
Carew, Joseph J.
1916-1917
Box 3 Folder 2
Dean, Dorothy v. Hewett, Dexter
1916-1917
Box 3 Folder 3
Ennis and Co. v. Greenfield
1916-1917
Box 3 Folder 4
Fertig, Henry v. Carew, Joseph J.
1916-1917
Box 3 Folder 5
Friedler, Rudolph v. Samuel Brody
1916
Box 3 Folder 6
McCulloch, George F.
1916
Box 3 Folder 7
Technology Sales Inc.
1916-1917
Box 7 Folder 10
Turner, J.R. and Effie savings
1916-04-27
Box 3 Folder 8
Bancroft, Griffing v. Bancroft, Ethel
1917-1918
Box 3 Folder 9
Court Martial of Edward Burns Jr., First Provisional Battery, ORTC
1917
Box 3 Folder 10
Caminsky, Benjamin
1917
Box 3 Folder 11
Carew and Co. v. Perry Winckler and Co.
1917
Box 3 Folder 12
Carew and Co. v. Brand, Charles
1917
Box 3 Folder 13
Chambers, Bernard
1917
Box 3 Folder 14
Dal-Brun
1917
Box 3 Folder 15
Fullman, Arthur v. Ellis, George
1917
Box 3 Folder 16
Gans, Leopold
1917
Box 3 Folder 17-18
Gould, Sarah estate
1917-1918
Box 3 Folder 19
Hanover Brick Co. v. Kenny
1917-1918
Box 3 Folder 20
Hollander, C.H.
1917
Box 3 Folder 21
The Life Saving Devices Co.
1917
Box 3 Folder 22
Mason, Norman v. Mason, Edith Barnes
1917
Box 3 Folder 23
Marsalis, Thomas partnership
1917
Box 3 Folder 24
Muller, H.B. v. Schmidt and Deery
1917
Box 3 Folder 25
Pittsburgh Life and Trust Company
1917
Box 3 Folder 26
Rowland v. Kirby
1917
Box 3 Folder 27
Schafer, William
1917
Box 3 Folder 28
Schmidt and Deery
1917-1918
Box 3 Folder 29
Philip D. Shapiro
1917-1918
Box 3 Folder 30
Hiram Sibley Estate
1917
Box 3 Folder 31
Texas Medical Journal, Dr. Foregger
1917
Box 3 Folder 32
Vezin estate
1917
Box 3 Folder 33
Atlantic Motors Co.
1918
Box 3 Folder 34
Hewett Publishing Company
1918
Box 3 Folder 35
Hyman Estate
1918
Box 3 Folder 36
Documents and correspondence
1906-1909
Box 3 Folder 37
Documents and correspondence
1914
Includes scores and notes on track meets
Box 3 Folder 38
Documents and correspondence
1915
Includes scores and notes on track meets and corresopondence about track book
Box 3 Folder 39
Documents and correspondence
1916
Box 3 Folder 40-41
Documents and correspondence
1917
Box 3 Folder 42
Documents and correspondence
1918
Box 3 Folder 47
A Brief History of Cornell Football from 1887 to 1924, typed
Undated
Box 7 Folder 5
Olympic Committee report of Gustavus Kirby
1920
Box 7 Folder 5
Olympic Committee correspondence
1955
Box 3 Folder 44
Event speeches, notes, and scores
1914-1918
Box 3 Folder 45
Miscellaneous documents
1907-1917
Includes print of Shoellkkopf field and proposed stadium (1916), Entry Blank ICAAAA indoor meeting (1917), ICAAAA record of track meeting blank, college name placards, program 1917, Cornell-Penn 1907 football flier
Box 3 Folder 45
Two photographs of Shoellkopf Stadium, one photograph of track race
Undated
Box 3 Folder 46
Athletics clippings and articles
Undated
Box 4 Folder 1
Intercollegiate Association of the Amateur Athletes of America 34th Annual Field Meeting, Soldiers Field, Cambridge Mass
1909-05-28-1909-05-29
Box 4 Folder 1
Intercollegiate Association of the Amateur Athletes of America 39th Annual Field Meeting, Soldiers Field, Cambridge Mass
1914-05-29-1914-05-30
Box 6 Folder 18
The National Collegiate Atheltic Association Proceedings of the 37th annual convention
1942-12
Box 6 Folder 18
First Annual Indoor Meeting of the Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America program
1915-03-06
Box 6 Folder 18
Program for dinner in honour of the Oxford-Cambridge Track Teams
1929-07-20
Box 10
Scrapbook of clippings related to athletics, some by or about Berry
1914-1919
Includes some invitations, programs, and publications like "The Winged Foot". Also includes handwritten loose speeches and articles. The back of the scrapbook has clippings on the Progressive Party, Berry's certification as attorney (1914), and a photograph of a Progressive Party banner with Berry running for assembly.
Box 3 Folder 48
Cornell/Princeton statistics and score sheet
Undated
Box 4 Folder 2
Correspondence
Undated
Box 4 Folder 3
Copy of letter to Amos Dean Esq.
1829
Box 4 Folder 4
Correspondence
1876-1891
Includes 1876 'stump recipe' and 1884 letter to Santa Claus, letters regarding fathers death
Box 6 Folder 22
Bound letters to Romeyn from William B. Berry
1892-1896
Content includes boat travel and trip out west.
Box 4 Folder 5
Correspondence
1895-1904
Includes letters to and from Romeyn as a student at Cornell and letters about family deaths
Box 4 Folder 6
Manuscript letter dated "Saturday," on Beta Theta Pi House stationery, in which Berry asks his mother's advice on whether to accept a job offer as editor of the Cornell Alumni News. At the upper left is a note in ink, "The plot thickens; please return."
1900-1920
Box 4 Folder 7
Correspondence
1905-1909
Includes 1907 letters with Bert Johnson regarding Ithaca Colored Band
Box 4 Folder 8
Correspondence from mother
1910
Box 4 Folder 9
Correspondence
1915-1919
Includes legal correspondence
Box 4 Folder 10
Correspondence
1925-1930
Box 4 Folder 11
Correspondence
1932-1939
Includes photocopies of letter from E.B. White (1937), information and correspondence on Hiram Corson's house
Box 4 Folder 12
Correspondence
1943-1949
Includes letters from Kenneth Roberts
Box 4 Folder 13
Correspondence
1950-1957
Includes letters from Kenneth Roberts and booklet titled "Kenneth Roberts: biographical sketch, an informal study, his books and critical opinions"
Box 4 Folder 14
Condolence letters and memorial statements
1957
Box 4 Folder 15-16
Memorial statements and obituary
1957
Box 7 Folder 1
Correspondence regarding family cemetary upkeep and wills
1917-1918
Publications
Box 4 Folder 44
List of Romeyn Berry articles published since 1938
Undated
Box 4 Folder 17-20
State and Tioga clippings
Undated
Box 4 Folder 21
State and Tioga clippings
1930
Box 4 Folder 22
State and Tioga clippings
1931
Box 4 Folder 23
State and Tioga clippings
1932
Box 4 Folder 24
State and Tioga clippings
1933
Box 4 Folder 25
State and Tioga clippings
1934
Box 4 Folder 26
State and Tioga clippings
1935
Box 4 Folder 27
State and Tioga clippings
1936
Box 4 Folder 28
State and Tioga clippings
1937-1938
Box 4 Folder 29
State and Tioga clippings
1939
Box 4 Folder 30
State and Tioga clippings
1940
Box 4 Folder 31
State and Tioga clippings
1941
Box 4 Folder 32
State and Tioga clippings
1942
Box 4 Folder 33
State and Tioga clippings
1943
Box 4 Folder 34
State and Tioga clippings
1944
Box 4 Folder 35
State and Tioga clippings
1945
Box 4 Folder 36
State and Tioga clippings
1946
Box 4 Folder 37
State and Tioga clippings
1951-1955
Box 4 Folder 38
State and Tioga clippings
1956
Box 4 Folder 39
State and Tioga clippings
1957
Box 4 Folder 40
Reprints from State and Tioga
Undated
Box 4 Folder 41
Various articles by Berry
1910-1950
Includes Accomodations for Visitors, Dee Day on the Dirt Roads, Memoirs of Push and Pull Football, campus confusion
Box 4 Folder 45
The Widow
1950-1954
Box 5 Folder 1
The Alumneurosis
Undated
Box 5 Folder 2
Behind the Ivy
1950
Book jackets, related articles
Box 5 Folder 3
Behind the Ivy
1950
Unbound book pages
Box 5 Folder 4-5
Now, In My Time!
1937-1957
Includes handwritten copies
Box 5 Folder 6
Dirt Roads to Stoneposts
Undated
Box 9 Folder 24
Stoneposts in the Sunset
1950
Box 5 Folder 7
Reading Books for Fun
Undated
Box 5 Folder 8
Notes and comments for the New Yorker column
Undated
Box 5 Folder 9
Sport Stuff
Undated
Box 10
Scrapbook of "Sports Stuff" clippings
1920-1926
Includes picture of Berry in boat, and signed copy of "Painting the Town Red" by TF Crane
Box 10
Scrapbook of "Sports Stuff" clippings
1927-1929
Includes some correspondence
Box 11 Folder 5
Writin's About Country Life
1936-1938
Box 11 Folder 5
Writin's by Rym Berry
1936-1938
Box 5 Folder 11
American Agriculturalist
Undated
Box 11
American Agriculturalist
1937
Box 11 Folder 4
The Big Red Team: A Football Song
1905
Signed by Romeyn Berry
Publications not by Berry
Box 4 Folder 42
Articles featuring Romeyn Berry
1937
Includes article from the Princeton Alumni Weekly
Box 4 Folder 43
Miscellaneous articles
Includes Rochester Times article on Irene Castle and a pig pen lawsuit and "Berry Junction" by Alice Kline and Lila Jones. Some of the articles may have been written by Berry but no author is listed
Box 5 Folder 10
The Ithaca Journal
1915
Box 9 Folder 2
Pamphlets and booklets
1907-1951
Includes Picture Taking with No. 3 Folding Pocket Kodak, The British Farmer at War, New York History, France History, Brief History of Jamestown Williamsburg and Yorktown
Box 9 Folder 3
Pamphlets and booklets
1926
Includes copy of Topography Maps of US, La Revue Moderne, FAO Schwarz catalog
Box 9 Folder 4-6
Programs to various operas and plays
1906-1915
Box 9 Folder 7
Sheet music
Undated
Box 11
Magazines
1943, 1957
Life, Yank
Box MS Folder 2
Cornell Calendar
1929
Box 7
Climate and Man
1941
Box 7
The Plattsburger
1917
Box 7
The Architectural Forum
1923-07
Box 7
The Melodies Linger On, but Larry Freeman
1951
Box 7
In Memory of Henry Williams Sage
1898
With compliments of President Schurman
Box 7
Retraints of Trade in Patented Articles, by Frank Gladney
1910
Box 7
The Autobiography of Mary Emily Cornell
1929
Box 7
Above Cayuga's Waters: A collection of articles and poems which have appeared in the Cornell Era, compiled by the class of 1917
1916
Box 8
Era Cost and Stock Book of Drugs and Chemicals for Drug Buyers
1897
Box 9 Folder 26
Enrollment of Voters in Tompkins County
1944-1945
Speeches and Broadcasts
Box 5 Folder 12
Speeches and articles
1901-1950
Writings may be drafts of speeches or articles
Box 7 Folder 2
Speeches and articles
1901-1950
Writings may be drafts of speeches or articles
Box 5 Folder 13
Speeches
1920-1950
Box 5 Folder 14
Radio scripts
1940-1950
Box 5 Folder 15
The Barnyard Gate broadcast
1943
Box 5 Folder 16-17
The Barnyard Gate broadcast
1944
Box 5 Folder 18-19
The Barnyard Gate broadcast
1945
Box 5 Folder 20
The Barnyard Gate broadcast
1946
Box 5 Folder 21
Today and Yesterday broadcast
1946
Box 5 Folder 22
Today and Yesterday broadcast
1947
Box 5 Folder 23
Today and Yesterday broadcast
1948
Box 5 Folder 24
Untitled writings
Undated
Plays
Box 7 Folder 3
The President of Oolong: A Comic Opera in Three Acts
1906
Box 5 Folder 25
Bright College Years: A Short Burlesque Helped Out by Song and Wassail
1922
Box 5 Folder 26
Documents and correspondence
1918-1919
Includes honorable discharge documents, US Gas School course certification, "Stunt Night" program, application for insurance, vaccination records, and some correspondence including grammar exercises from his children, Appointment to Sergeant certificate, paper certifying service (1957)
Box 5 Folder 27
Lecture notes on chemical warfare gases
1918-12
Box 5 Folder 28
Gas documents, orders, and bulletins
1917-1918
Includes "Manual for the Use of Troops in Aid of the Civil Authority"
Box 6 Folder 17
Certificates and discharge papers
1918-1957
Box 7 Folder 4
The Possibilities of Harmless Gases as a Weapon to be Used by the State Guard in Suppressing Riot and Civic Disorder
1918
Box 10
Scrapbook
1917-1920
Contains documents, correspondence, and unidentified photographs of military men.
Box 6 Folder 7
Papers regarding 'father'
1889-1905
Contains various newspaper articles and geneological pamphlets, focusing largely on James Romeyn, as well as a handwritten account (unsigned)
Box 6 Folder 8
Romeyn Berry biography
1930
Box 6 Folder 9
Hudson High School certificates
1897-1898
Box 6 Folder 10
Bank statements and taxes
1937-1956
Box 6 Folder 12
Romeyn Berry insurance whole life contract
1927-08
Box 6 Folder 13
Romeyn Berry birth certificate
1918
Box 6 Folder 14
Notebook including sketches, notes for Sport Stuff
Undated
Box 6 Folder 15
Notes and ephemera
Includes Spring Day 1929 invitation, silhouette, caricature, name cards, family material and invitations to events
Box MS Folder 2
Daily School Register for Ulysses
1882-10-1883-09
Box 9 Folder 27
Memorial book for Romeyn Berry
1957
Box 5 Folder 29
Notebook of costs, notes for "The Widow" and events
Undated
Box 5 Folder 30
Documents regarding alumni affairs and committee matters
1916-1919
Includes legal agreements, event plan descriptions, and the Cornell Rubicon Song
Box 5 Folder 31
Cornell miscellany
1900-1915
Includes copy of the Cornell Deadly Sin spring day edition (1906), Beta Theta Pi programs, dance list and attendance, handwritten list fraternities with descriptions like "some angels are faithful" and " no sheep are carnivorous"
Box 5 Folder 32
Cornell Dramatic Club script and programs for "Traffic Signals"
1934
Box 5 Folder 33
William Robinson, ME 1906, reminiscences about Lyceum Theatre and plays
Undated
Box 5
Bailey Hall performance programs
1925-1928
Includes Percy Grainger, Russian Symphonic Choir (Basile Kibalchich), Boston Symphony Orchestra, Toscha Seidel and Arthur Loesser, Mischa Lebitzki, Dusolina Giannini (signed), The Cleveland Orchestra (signed, Nikolai Sokoloff), Harold Bauer, Ignace Jan Paderewski, Rosa Ponselle and Stuart Ross, Emilio de Gogorza and Helen Winslow, and Giovanni Martinelli (signed)
Box 5 Folder 35
Reunion programs
1952-1956
Box 6 Folder 1
Cornell Extension Bulletins
1931-1935
Box 6 Folder 2
Cornell Bulletin for Homemakers
1929-1939
Box 6 Folder 3
Cornell pamphlets
1907-1953
Includes The Cornell Plantations 1953, John F Moakley: 40 years at Cornell, Alumni 27th annual dinner, President's Report, Pre-Cornell and Early Cornell (Part one signed by Albert Hazen Wright), Presentation Addresses the War Memorial, Corrnell Annual Horse Show, Savage Club Program and notes
Box 6 Folder 4
The Misfit Man presented by The Cornell Masque
1910
Box 6 Folder 5
John F. Moakley biography and notes
Undated
Box 6 Folder 6
Rowalnd versus Hammond typewriter notes and correspondence
1907
Box 6 Folder 11
The College Biddy
1900-1910
Box 6 Folder 16
Cornelliana
1900-1910
Includes Lehi Valley Railroad ticket, Spring Day Big Double Show (1908), receipts for the Widow, Ass. Managers Banquet ribbon, and folded scrapbook page with invitations and lecture notes
Box 6 Folder 19
Is Cornell Unique? Draft by J. L. Zwingle, with letter
1955
Box 10
Student scrapbook
1899-1906
Scrapbook includes: photographs of people and athletic events (baseball, boating, and football), clippings, invitations and programs, ticket stubs, football programs, Beta Theta Pi material, Athletic Association documents and programs, trade stakes, "The Widow" documents and programs, track documents, ribbons and awards, 1903 red beanie, and a Macaronigram.
Box 9 Folder 23
Lyceum Theater accounts
1893-1923
Box 6 Folder 20
Harriet Berry correspondence and documents
1891-1918
Includes correspondence about cemetery upkeep
Box 7 Folder 7
Agreement settling the estate of Harriet V.V. Berry and the final settlement of the account of Romeyn Berry, as executor of the will of Elisabeth W. Berry
1924
Box 7 Folder 8
Elizabeth Berry correspondence and will
1909-1923
Box 7 Folder 9
Elizabeth Berry estate documents
1921-1928
Box 6 Folder 21
Geneology and family history
Undated
Box 6 Folder 23
Martin van Buren death claim report and biography (copy)
Undated
Romeyn Berry's grandfather preached at Van Buren's funeral surface
Box 6 Folder 24-26
Various pamphlets on gardening and architecture and other topics
Date Unknown
Includes The Architectural Record, The Lantern Westover School Magazine, Brookgreen Gardens History, A Century of Growth, and more
Box 7 Folder 11
5 pp. of biographical data concerning Warner ("Butch") Berry's first three years of life
Undated
Box 7 Folder 11
"History of the Village of Brookton" (dictated by Cantine Lounsbery, July 11, 1907, 2 pp. typescript)
1907-07-11
Box 7 Folder 11
U.S. Geological Survey Map of New York - Ithaca Quadrangle
1929
Box 7 Folder 11
Berry Family Tree
Undated
Box 7 Folder 11
Hand drawn calling cards/place settings
Undated
Box 7 Folder 11
Rutgers College commencement program
1974-07-17
Box 7 Folder 11
Various documents
Undated
Includes hand drawn map from Ithaca to Pittsfield,
Box 7 Folder 11
Daily journal, writer unknown
1865
Box 6 Folder 27
A small notebook partially filled with notes on animal diseases and notations "Stock Book" (owner unknown).
1939
Box 10
Volumes III and V of daily farm diary, possibly written by Romeyn Berry
1943-1950
Box 9 Folder 8
Ruth Berry Sunday school handouts
Undated
Box 9 Folder 9
Hannah Gould Garden Diary
1930
Includes piece of wood with drawing of Harriet and Romeyn
Box 9 Folder 10
Trust document, letter to Miss Berry
1928-1931
Box 9 Folder 22
Desk diary
1949
Romeyn or Hester Berry's
Box 9 Folder 28
Mounted image of saint
Undated
Mapcase Folder 1
Indenture - Yorkshire
1636
Mapcase Folder 1
Indenture - Lancashire, England
1691
Box 6 Folder 28
Bancroft family correspondence
1881-1941
Letters to George and John C. Bancroft (the letter to George appears to be from John, but the last page is missing) of May 11 and 12, 1881, concerning the will of Abisha Larned of Oxford, Mass., a copy of the will, and other relevant information; a letter from Peter Cantine (location?) to Charles F. Mulks (Ithaca), Jan. 15, 1895, re: Cantine's family genealogy, which Mulks had apparently requested, and in turn requesting information from Mulks in order to "prove" the will of a Samuel W. Ransom; two letters to Wilder D. Bancroft from Mark A. DeWolfe Howe (July 15 and Dec. 14, 1904); fifteen letters (Nov. 20-23, 1906) from various British scientists to Sir William Ramsay, regarding Wilder Bancroft's suggestion that the Journal of Physical Chemistry be published in England; letters to Hester Bancroft in Europe (ca. 1926), including a letter from Morris Bishop (Feb. 18, 1926); and other letters to Hester and Romeyn Berry, pertaining to Hester Berry's sculptures, the launching of the U.S.S. Bancroft, publication of Romeyn's work by Putnam's, and other topics. Also a printed Christmas card from Sir Wilfred and Lady Grenfell (undated.) and a Christmas card from a drawing by Hester Berry (May 11, 1881-Mar. 31, 1953).
Box 7 Folder 12
Wilder Bancroft will
1939-12-04
Box 7 Folder 12
Inventory of Wilder Bancroft estate items
1953
Art objects displayed and stored at the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Mass. Acc. Nos. given by each item.
Box 7 Folder 13
Newspaper clippings
1923-1955
Clippings (25 items) from many newspapers relating to Professor Wilder Bancroft's experiments in rain-making (1923); a page from the Ithaca Journal about early explorers and travellers in Tompkins County (Jan. 26, 1955); and other items.
Box 6 Folder 29
"Stoneposts - Stock on Hand," a book kept by Hester Berry - egg, cream sales, etc.
1936-1938
Box 6 Folder 30
A European travel diary kept by Katherine Bott (later Mrs. Wilder Bancroft) in the summer
1880
Box 6 Folder 30
"Greenhouse Diary," a small partially filled notebook kept by Hester Berry
1934
Box 6 Folder 31
Hester Bancroft passport, receipts
1899
Box 6 Folder 31
Mrs. Romeyn Berry name plate
Undated
Box 6 Folder 32
Correspondence pertaining to family estates
1952-1954
Box 6 Folder 33
Poems by Hester Bancroft
1919
Box 6 Folder 34
Poems by Hester Bancroft
1914-1916
Box 6 Folder 35
A notebook of poems written about or during World War I compiled by Hester Bancroft.
1914-1919
Box 6 Folder 36
Lee Nutting civil war record and tax documents
1908-1927
Box 7 Folder 14
Olive Berry indenture
1919-08-18
Box 8
Olive Nutting Berry scrapbook
1902-1912
Includes invitations to social functions at Cornell University and elsewhere, programs, postcards, photographs; Wells College material including a manual, constitution and by-laws and two copies of the Wells College Chronicle, correspondence, poetry from Romeyn Berry to Olive, formal announcement of the their wedding, calling cards, a copy of the Cornell Alumni News and photographs of fraternity parties at Cornell.
Box 8 Folder 1
Printed items removed from Olive Nutting Berry scrapbook
1903-1909
Box 8 Folder 2-4
Olive Nutting Berry scrapbook items, loose
1902-1912
Box 8 Folder 5
Olive Lee Berry memorial from Garden Club of Ithaca
Undated
Box 8 Folder 5
Olive Lee Berry card and stationary plate receipts
Undated
Box 9 Folder 1
Article from the Ithaca Daily News on Cornell Crew, with R.W. Nutting
1904-07-29
Box 7 Folder 15
Photographs of Romeyn Berry
Undated
Box 9 Folder 19
Photographs of Romeyn Berry
Box 9 Folder 11
Photographs of Romeyn, Hester, Butch, and the farm
Undated
Box 9 Folder 12
Photographs of Child with dogs
Undated
Box 9 Folder 13
Photographs of Hester in costume
Undated
Box 9 Folder 13
Unidentified photographs
Undated
Box 9 Folder 13
Photographs of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
1954-04-17
Box 9 Folder 13
Portrait photograph of Ezra Cornell, gift of C.H. Blair 1936
Undated
Box 9 Folder 13
Glossy print of George Bancroft portrait
Undated
Box 9 Folder 14
Negatives
Undated
Box 9 Folder 15
Reproductions of pen and ink drawings (etchings?) by Daubigny, Corot, Rousseau, and other artists
Undated
Box 11 Folder 3
Photographs
Undated
Includes many unidentified photographs, large photograph of the Cornell Crew, and a class of 1907 reunion photograph
Box 7
Scrapbook of photographs of South Ireland
Undated
Box 11 Folder 2
Reproductions of pen and ink drawings (etchings?) by Daubigny, Corot, Rousseau, and other artists
Undated
Box 9 Folder 16-17
Photographs of sculptures by Hester Bancroft Berry
1928-1936
Box 9 Folder 20
Hester Bancroft's photo album
Undated
Box 9 Folder 21
Hester Bancroft's photo album
1918
Box 9 Folder 25
List of individuals in military photographs
Undated
Not matched with any photographs in the collections
Box 9 Folder 18
Water colors, washes, oils, etchings, and pencil and charcoal drawings, many of foreign scenes, likely by Hester Bancroft
1920-1940
Box 11 Folder 1
Water colors, washes, oils, etchings, and pencil and charcoal drawings, many of foreign scenes, likely by Hester Bancroft
1920-1940
Box MS Folder 1
Watercolor picture
Undated
Box MS Folder 1
3 oversized comic photographs of "boxers," including Berry and Robert Elias Treman
Undated
Mapcase Folder 2
Watercolors and a print of a bird
1880-1900
Box 12 MU-2778
University of Pennsylvania tenth annual intercollegiate and interscholastic relay race meeting
1904
Box 12 MU-2779
Marshal, International track and field meet, Travers Island
1929-07-20
Box 12 MU-2780
Long Island Interscholastic Athletic League, pole vault
1900
Box 12 MU-2804
Inspector, New York Athletic Club
1911-02-18
Box 12 MU-2781
Inspector, New York Athletic Club
1914-02-11
Box 12 MU-2810
Pole vault medal
1899
Box 12 MU-2782
Run High Jump medal
1900
Box 12 MU-2783
HHSAA hammer throw
Undated
Box 12 MU-2784
Judge at Finish, Oxford-Cambridge vs. Harvard-Yale track meet
Undated
Box 12 MU-2785
Field Judge FHAC
Undated
Box 12 MU-2786
Official, IAAC
Undated
Box 12 MU-2787
Field Judge, unlabelled medal with winged foot
Undated
Box 12 MU-2788
Inspector, Columbia University
1912-02-17
Box 12 MU-2789
Judge at Finish, Dartmouth College, University of Pennsylvania, Yale University track meet
1925-05-02
Box 12 MU-2790
International Collegiate Athletic Association 187th annual convention
1923-12-28
Box 12 MU-2791
17th annual convention National Collegiate Athletic Association
1922-12-28
Box 12 MU-2792
Yale vs. Notre Dame
1923-05-11
Box 12 MU-2793
Official, Princeton-Yale Track AA
Undated
Box 12 MU-2794
Inspector, Harvard-Yale Athletic Association
1911-05-13
Box 13 MU-2838
Field judge, Harvard-Yale Athletic Association
1915-05-15
Box 12 MU-2798
Track judge, 25th annual relay race carnival, University of Pennsylvania
1919
Box 12 MU-2795
Track judge, 30th annual relay race carnival, University of Pennsylvania
1924
Box 12 MU-2796
Track judge, 31st annual relay race carnival, University of Pennsylvania
1925
Box 12 MU-2819
Track judge, 32nd annual relay race carnival, University of Pennsylvania
1926
Box 12 MU-2797
Track judge, 33rd annual relay race carnival, University of Pennsylvania
1927
Box 12 MU-2799
Judge, ICAAAA
Undated
Box 12 MU-2800
Field judge, Senior and Junior AAU national championships
1916-09-08
Box 12 MU-2801
Inspector, Columbia University indoor meet
1909
Box 12 MU-2802
Inspector, 10th annual indoor relay carnival, Columbia University
1910-03-12
Box 12 MU-2803
Inspector
1913-02-15
Ribbon only, medal missing
Box 12 MU-2805
Sigma Alpha Epsilon pin
Undated
Box 12 MU-2806-2807
US military pins
Undated
Box 12 MU-2808
Theodore Roosevelt for President political button
Undated
Box 12 MU-2809
Dunston pin
1900-1920
Small monk's head pin from Cornell's Dunston society
Box 12 MU-2811
Director of field, ICAAAA 41st annual field meet
1916-05-27
Box 12 MU-2812
Chief inspector, 8th annual cross country championships of the ICAAAA
1915-11-20
Box 12 MU-2827
Clerk of course, 8th annual cross country championships, ICAAAA
1915-11-20
Box 12 MU-2828
Chief inspector, 9th annual cross country championships of the ICAAAA
1916-11-25
Box 12 MU-2829
Inspector, 10th annual cross country championships of the ICAAAA
1917-11-24
Box 12 MU-2830
Judge at Finish, 42nd annual track and field championships, ICAAAA
1918-05-31
Box 12 MU-2813
Judge at Finish, 43rd annual track and field championships, ICAAAA
1919-05-30
Box 12 MU-2814
Judge at Finish, 44th annual track and field championships, ICAAAA
1920-05-28
Box 12 MU-2815
Judge at Finish, 45th annual track and field championships, ICAAAA
1921-05-27
Box 12 MU-2816
Judge at Finish, 4th annual indoor championship, ICAAAA
1925-03-07
Box 12 MU-2817
Judge at Finish, 49th annual track and field championships, ICAAAA
1925-05-29
Box 12 MU-2818
Inspector, ICAAAA Cross County Run, Columbia
1913-11-22
Box 12 MU-2820
Inspector, 5th annual cross country run, ICAAAA
1912
Box 12 MU-2821
Advisory committee, 1st annual cross country run, ICAAAA
1908-11-21
Box 12 MU-2822
Inspector, 3rd annual cross country run, ICAAAA
1910-11-12
Box 12 MU-2823
Inspector, 35th annual field meet, ICAAAA
1910
Box 12 MU-2824
Advisory committee, 36th annual field meet, ICAAAA
1911-05-26
Box 12 MU-2825
Inspector, 37th annual field meet, ICAAAA
1912-05-31
Box 12 MU-2826
Advisory committee, 38th annual field meet, ICAAAA
1913-05-30
Box 13 MU-2831
Advisory committee, ICAAAA medal
1912
Engraved
Box 13 MU-2832
Advisory committee, ICAAAA medal
1913
Engraved
Box 13 MU-2833
Advisory committee, ICAAAA medal
1914
Engraved
Box 13 MU-2839
Advisory committee/treasurer, ICAAAA
1907-1908
Engraved
Box 13 MU-2834
Phi Beta Kappa medal
Undated
Back engrave, "W.B.Berry, Dec. 5th 1776"
Box 13 MU-2835
Columbia athletic medal
Undated
Box 13 MU-2836
NY Giants Worlds Championship charm
1921
Back engraved, "1922, 349 Romeyn Berry"
Box 13 MU-2837
Delta Kappa Epsilon medal
Undated
Back engraved, "R.M.L."
Box 13 MU-2840
Cornell Varsity Crew, R.W.Nutting
Undated
Box 13 MU-2841
Carved bone bobbin and crotchet hook
Undated
Box 13 MU-2842
The Romeyn fly
Undated
Fly-fishing lure on card, describing the "Romeyn" fly
Box 13 MU-2843
Printer's block image of Romeyn Berry
Undated
Box 13 MU-2844
Romeyn Berry's stopwatch
1921
Back engraved, "To Romeyn Berry, with best wishes, from Gustavus T. Kirby"