Marshall P. Howard papers, 1890-1932

Collection Number: 3345

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Guide to the Marshall P. Howard papers 1890-1932.
Collection Number:
3345
Creator:
Marshall P. Howard
Quantity:
2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Business and personal correspondence; account books; deeds; estate settlements and maps.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Papers consist of business and personal correspondence; account books; deeds; estate settlements; land and title searches with accompanying maps of areas in Tompkins, Allegheny, Broome, Cattaraugus, Schuyler and Wayne Counties. Includes material concerning the acquisition of lands for Allegheny State Park, Adirondack Park and the Connecticut Hill Fish and Game Refuge. Game refuge files contain deeds and papers pertaining to Cornell University.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Marshall P. Howard was a Binghamton, New York attorney and title examiner for the state attorney general, ca.1900 through ca.1920.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Papers consist of business and personal correspondence; account books; deeds; estate settlements; land and title searches with accompanying maps of areas in Tompkins, Allegheny, Broome, Cattaraugus, Schuyler and Wayne Counties. Includes material concerning the acquisition of lands for Allegheny State Park, Adirondack Park and the Connecticut Hill Fish and Game Refuge. Game refuge files contain deeds and papers pertaining to Cornell University.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Howard, Marshall P.

Subjects:
Adirondack Park (N.Y.).
Allegheny State Park (N.Y.).
Connecticut Hill Fish and Game Refuge (N.Y.).
Estates (Law).
Land titles.
Land titles--Registration and transfer.
Parks--New York (State).
Title examinations.

Places:
Allegheny Co., N.Y.
Broome Co., N.Y.
Cattaraugus County (N.Y.)
Schuyler County (N.Y.)
Tompkins County (N.Y.)
Wayne County (N.Y.)

Form and Genre Terms:
Deeds.
Maps.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
#3345. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Allegany State Park (Title Examiner)
ca. 1022-1931
Box 1
Connecticut Hill Fish & Game Refuge (Title Examiner)
ca. 1921-1931
Box 2
Correspondence: business and personal
ca. 1905-1913
Box 2
Adirondack Park: papers and maps (small bundle)
ca. 1919
Box 2
Estate of Jane Howard, Binghampton, Broome Co. (Executor)
ca. 1901
Box 2
Estate of Jarvis Howard, Town of Romulus, Seneca Co (Executor)
ca. 1907
Box 2
Wheaton: Kate M. Hotchkin against Frank M. Wheaton, et al., Broome Co.
ca. 1905
Box 2
Weeks and Davis: Frank W. Weeks, Charles A. Davis, Charles G. Blakeslee, bankrupt, Broome Co.
ca. 1906
Box 2
Winter: Sarah R. Winter, against Josephine Bellenger, et al., Broome Co.
ca. 1900
Box 2
Two or three cases unidentified, Broome Co.
ca. 1900-1908
Box 2
Account book: M.P. Howard as Executor of Jane Howard Estate, pages 16-29; M.P. Howard personal accounts, pages 30-139
ca. 1901-1910
Box 2
Personal account book
ca. 1901-1910