John Bennett Tuck Papers,1890-1948

Collection Number: 2604

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
John Bennett Tuck papers, 1890-1948.
Collection Number:
2604
Creator:
John Bennett Tuck, 1868-1955.
Quantity:
8.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Student papers, estate records, military records, correspondence, family papers, and other materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes papers written when he was a student at Cornell University; estate records with material relating to the F. P. Collins Company, Dey Brothers, Milmac, Inc., and the Mowat Company; military records of his activities in the Spanish-American War, the New York National Guard, and World War I; and correspondence, notes, and other items concerning his association with the American Foundation, the American Legion, the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment, Cornell University Trustees, the Cornell Law Association, the Guards of Liberty, and the Young Workers League of America; also, family papers referring largely to the sale of the Tuck farm in Ogdensburg, New York, and three letters (1917-1918) from his brother Charles H. Tuck which describe the Russian Revolution of 1917 and Far Eastern affairs from his vantage point as an import agent in Harbin, Manchuria. Includes 19 maps of trenches and towns in France and Belgium during World War 1.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Lawyer; Cornell University Class of 1893; Cornell University Alumni Trustee, 1930-1935.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes papers written when he was a student at Cornell University; estate records with material relating to the F. P. Collins Company, Dey Brothers, Milmac, Inc., and the Mowat Company; military records of his activities in the Spanish-American War, the New York National Guard, and World War I; and correspondence, notes, and other items concerning his association with the American Foundation, the American Legion, the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment, Cornell University Trustees, the Cornell Law Association, the Guards of Liberty, and the Young Workers League of America; also, family papers referring largely to the sale of the Tuck farm in Ogdensburg, New York, and three letters (1917-1918) from his brother Charles H. Tuck which describe the Russian Revolution of 1917 and Far Eastern affairs from his vantage point as an import agent in Harbin, Manchuria. Includes 19 maps of trenches and towns in France and Belgium during World War 1.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Tuck, John Bennett, 1868-1955.
Tuck, Charles H.
American Foundation.
American Legion.
Association Against the Prohibition Amendment.
Cornell Law Association.
Cornell University.
Dey Brothers.
F. P. Collins Company.
Guards of Liberty.
Milmac, Inc.
Mowat Company.
New York (State). National Guard.
Young Workers League of America.

Subjects:
Spanish-American War, 1898--Veterans--United States.
World War, 1914-1918--Veterans--United States.
Prohibition.

Places:
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
East Asia.
Harbin (Manchuria).


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
John Bennett Tuck papers, #2604. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1-2
Brown, Howard K.
Box 1 Folder 3
Cranwell Estate, Elizabeth Fenn - Judicial Statement
Box 1 Folder 4-6
Dey, Donald Mitchell - Estate of, Lipe Trust Mortgage
Box 1 Folder 7
Dey, Donald Mitchell, Mrs. - General File
Box 1 Folder 8
Dey, Donald Mitchell - Claims
Box 1 Folder 9
Dey, Donald Mitchell - Fayetteville Commercial Bank
Box 1 Folder 10
Dey, Donald Mitchell - Inheritance Tax
Box 1 Folder 11
Dey - Estate of Mary
Box 1 Folder 12-13
Daugherty, James C.
Box 1 Folder 14
Fitzgibbons, Catherine - Last Will and Testament
Box 1 Folder 15
Haas, Barbara - Last Will and Testament
Box 1 Folder 16
Kelley, George G.B. - Estate of
Box 1 Folder 17
Kelley, George G.B. - Inheritance Taxes
Box 1 Folder 18
Linehan, Daniel J.
Box 1 Folder 19-22
Lucey, Dennis B. - Estate of
Box 2 Folder 1
McCarthy, Anna V.
Box 2 Folder 2
McCarthy, Dennis Percy - General
Box 2 Folder 3-4
McCarthy, Dennis Percy - Estate of
Box 2 Folder 5-6
McFarland, William J.R. - Estate of
Box 2 Folder 7
Merrick, Mrs. Charlotte Day
Box 2 Folder 8
Milmac Inc. - General
Box 2 Folder 9-10
Mooney, Edward L. - Estate of
Box 2 Folder 11-12
Meunch, William - Estate of
Box 2 Folder 13
O'Connor, Mary A. - Estate of
Box 2 Folder 14-15
Peck, Anna L. (Cary) - General
Box 2 Folder 16
Peck, Anna L. (Cary) - Judicial Settlement
Box 2 Folder 17
Peck, Anna L. (Cary) - The Adirondack Arrow Inc.
Box 2 Folder 18-20
Peck, Anna L. (Cary) - Eagle Bay Property
Box 2 Folder 21
Peck, Anna L. (Cary) - Armstrong, Gwendolyn B. Claim
Box 2 Folder 22-23
Peck, Fanny F. Trust
Box 3 Folder 1-2
Peck, Fanny F. Trust
Box 3 Folder 3-4
Robertson, Edward - Will of
Box 3 Folder 5-7
Tuck, Andrew - Estate of
Box 3 Folder 8
Tuck, Estate of Andrew E. II
Box 3 Folder 9
Tuck, John B. - the Chalet, The Gate House, Eagle Bay Property
Box 3 Folder 10
Watts, Herbert C. - Will of
Box 3 Folder 11
White, Estate of M. Thersa
Box 3 Folder 12-14
Military
1917
Box 3 Folder 15
Military and Personal
1916-1917
Box 3 Folder 16-17
Military
1918
Box 3 Folder 18-20
Army Staff College - 3rd Course
1918
Box 4
Correspondence and Papers
1891-1921
Box 5
Correspondence and Papers
1921-1922
Box 6
Correspondence and Papers
1925-1931
Box 7
Correspondence and Papers
1929-1943
Box 7
Correspondence and Papers
1941-1946
Box 8
Correspondence and Papers; also photographs
1941-1946
Box 9
College course notes
Box 9
Scrapbook
Box 9
Delta Epsilon Song Book
Box 9
Thesis
Box 9
Ledger
Box 9
'93 Sourvenir Book
Box 9
A.E.F. class book
1918
Box 10
Cornell material, letter from David Hoy, exams, papers, and speeches. Speech topics include Delta Upsilon, Freshmen banquet, Co-education, experiences with a general store, in a dentist chair, military, alumni association, James R. Fuller eulogy, papers on Benedict Arnold and other historical figures.
ca. 1890
Box 11
Maps of France, Paris, Metz, others, World War I era
ca. 1915
Mapcase Folder 1
Photograph - group, not identified
Certificates
Mapcase Folder 1
Army Commission
1898
Mapcase Folder 1
Awards
1911, 1917
Mapcase Folder 1
National Guard Commissions
1907, 1913, 1917