Katherine V. W. Palmer and Ephraim Laurence Palmer Memorabilia,1918-1978

Collection Number: 4177

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Katherine V. W. Palmer and Ephraim Laurence Palmer memorabilia, 1918-1978, 1952-1978 (bulk)
Collection Number:
4177
Creator:
Katherine V. W. (Katherine Van Winkle) Palmer, 1895-
Quantity:
1.5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, scrapbooks, directories, newsletters, clippings, minutes, reports, speeches, memorabilia, and other materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Bound volume of letters on the retirement of E. Laurence Palmer, 1952; scrapbook of letters on the retirement of Katherine V. W. Palmer from the Paleontological Research Institution, 1978; scrapbook on Katherine V. W. Palmer's trip to Japan, 1974; medal from the Paleontological Society. Also, Sigma Delta Epsilon materials, including correspondence, directories, newsletters, clippings, minutes, reports, speeches, and a history of Sigma Delta Epsilon, 1921-1971; and four-page mimeographed outline of the development of the Nature Study program in the Department of Rural Education at Cornell, prepared by Professor E. Laurence Palmer. Also, letter to Dr. Palmer from Pvt. T.A. Baker, U.S. Marines, stationed in Nantes, France, Dec. 29, 1918, describing his experiences in the military service.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Bound volume of letters on the retirement of E. Laurence Palmer, 1952; scrapbook of letters on the retirement of Katherine V. W. Palmer from the Paleontological Research Institution, 1978; scrapbook on Katherine V. W. Palmer's trip to Japan, 1974; medal from the Paleontological Society. Also, Sigma Delta Epsilon materials, including correspondence, directories, newsletters, clippings, minutes, reports, speeches, and a history of Sigma Delta Epsilon, 1921-1971; and four-page mimeographed outline of the development of the Nature Study program in the Department of Rural Education at Cornell, prepared by Professor E. Laurence Palmer. Also, letter to Dr. Palmer from Pvt. T.A. Baker, U.S. Marines, stationed in Nantes, France, Dec. 29, 1918, describing his experiences in the military service.
Original drawings by W. C. Baker and printing blocks for "Honne: The Spirit of the Chehalis, The Indian Interpretation of the Origin of the People and Animals as narrated by George Saunders," collected and arranged by Katherine Van Winkle Palmer, with a signed copy of the book and printing blocks.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Palmer, Katherine V. W. (Katherine Van Winkle), 1895-
Palmer, E. Laurence (Ephraim Laurence), b. 1888.
New York State College of Agriculture. Dept. of Rural Education.
Paleontological Research Institution (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Sigma Delta Epsilon.

Subjects:
World War, 1914-1918.

Places:
Japan--Description and travel.

Form and Genre Terms:
Scrapbooks.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Katherine V. W. Palmer and Ephraim Laurence Palmer memorabilia, #4177. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Letters from students, associates, and friends by E. Laurence Palmer (retirement)
1952
Box 1 Folder 1
Loose articles from letters of E.L. Palmer
1952
Box 1 Folder 2
Loose articles from photo album - Japan excursion
1974
Box 1
Photo album (scrapbook) Japan excursion
1974
Box 1
Retirement letter album of Dr. Katherine Van Winkle Palmer
1978
Box 1 Folder 3
Loose items from letters of K.V.W. Palmer
1978
Box 1
1 medal - Katherine Palmer - Paleontological Society
19
Box 2
Sigma Delta Epsilon, Graduate Women in Science, Inc.
Box 2 Folder 1
Sigma Delta Epsilon News
1940-1965
Box 2 Folder 2
Sigma Delta Epsilon News
1966-1970
Box 2 Folder 3
S.D.E. Newsletter
1969-1974
Box 2 Folder 4
S.D.E. Bulletin
1975-1977
Box 2 Folder 5-6
S.D.E. correspondence, miscellaneous and business
1935-1976
Box 2 Folder 7
Newspaper clippings - S.D.E.
1945-1976
Box 2 Folder 8
A history of Sigma Delta Epsilon
1921-1971
Box 2 Folder 9
Proposals for members-at-large
1941
Box 2 Folder 9
Reports of S.D.E. committees, the National Secretary, and others
1938-1966
Box 2 Folder 10
Directory of Members and Officers
1924-1967
Box 2 Folder 11
Chapter reports and business
1965-1967
Box 2 Folder 12
S.D.E. national conventions; reports, minutes, and programs
191923-1952
Box 2 Folder 12
Grand Chapter meetings
1966-1977
Box 2 Folder 13
National Council materials
1928-1951
Box 2 Folder 14-15
S.D.E. Alpha (Cornell) Chapter
1932-1976
Box 2 Folder 16
Chapter memos and notices
1937-1978
Box 2 Folder 17
S.D.E. speeches (and material for speeches)
1938-1960
Box 2 Folder 18
S.D.E. general information
1919-1952
Box 2 Folder 19
Souvenir booklets from Initiation Banquets (Mr. and Mrs. Palmer); name tags and cards
1949-1958
Box 2 Folder 20
Letter from Pvt. T.A. Baker
1918
Box 3
Original artwork and copy of "Honne: The Spirit of the Chehalis" by Katherine V. W. Palmer
Box 3 MU-2055
7 small printing blocks used in "Honne"
Box 17
Mimeographed outline of development of Nature Study program, prepared by E.L. Palmer, no date