Hotels Statler Company Records,1885-1988

Collection Number: 4303

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Hotels Statler Company records, 1885-1988.
Collection Number:
4303
Creator:
Carl G., Thurston
Quantity:
5.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Manuals, instructions, surveys, historical records, publications, newsletters, and memorabilia.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Statler standard instruction manuals for accounting and finance, housekeeping, employee training and job descriptions; folders on the history of the hotels, instructions and procedures, wage surveys; sales and convention information; executive training materials; publications, newsletters, and memorabilia. Also includes newsletters and other items relating to the Statler Alumni Club.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Statler standard instruction manuals for accounting and finance, housekeeping, employee training and job descriptions; folders on the history of the hotels, instructions and procedures, wage surveys; sales and convention information; executive training materials; publications, newsletters, and memorabilia. Also includes newsletters and other items relating to the Statler Alumni Club.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Thurston, Carl G.,
Hotels Statler Company.
Statler Alumni Club.

Subjects:
Hotel management.
Hotels--Employees.
Hotels--Finance.
Hotel housekeeping.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Hotels Statler Company records, #4303. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1-3
Accounting Manual
1948-1952
Box 1 Folder 4-6
Accounting Manual
1948-1952
Box 1 Folder 7-8
Management Development Conferences
1950-1951
Box 1 Folder 9-10
Management Development in the Hotel Industry
1943-1974
Box 1 Folder 11
Hotel Pennsylvania - Telephone Operating Practice
1932
Box 1 Folder 12
Standard Instructions - Accounting; Other Departments A25000, copy for Mr. Bone
1948-1954
Box 1 Folder 13
Standard Instructions - Auditing; Miscellaneous A2000, copy for Mr. Bone
1950
Box 1 Folder 14
Standard Instructions - Payroll A6000, copy for Mr. Bone
1954
Box 1 Folder 15
Classification of Accounts
1948
Box 1 Folder 16
Standard Instructions - Credit
1948-1952
Box 1 Folder 17-19
Tax Instruction Manual
1944-1954
Box 1 Folder 20
Sales Manual - Hotel Statler, Buffalo
1885,1928
Box 1 Folder 21
Convention Facts - Hotel Statler, Buffalo
Box 1 Folder 22-24
Constructive Talks to Pivot Men
1926-1927
Box 1 Folder 25-26
Bulletins
1925-1926
Box 1 Folder 27-29
Hartford, Connecticut
1953-1954
Box 1 Folder 30
Report on System and Procedures
1952
Box 1 Folder 31
Employee Training, AHA Convention, Montreal
1953
Box 1 Folder 32-34
Wage Analysis - New York State Hotel Association
1952-1960
Box 1 Folder 35
Annual Report
1953
Box 1 Folder 36
Statler Personnel Managers' Conference
1954
Box 2 Folder 1
C.G. Thurston - Housekeeping
1932-1971
Box 2 Folder 2
Training - H.S. Co. - Thurston
1949-1974
Box 2 Folder 3
C.G. Thurston - Duties and Responsibilities
1927
Box 2 Folder 4
General Survey of Hotels Statler
1953
Box 2 Folder 5
History of Hotels Statler
1947-1951
Box 2 Folder 6
Housekeeping
1948-1974
Box 2 Folder 7
Personnel Manager Papers (Miscellaneous)
1939-1952
Box 2 Folder 8-9
Procedures
1938-1952
Box 2 Folder 10
Service Department - Standard Instructions
1931-1939
Box 2 Folder 11
Strike
1951
Box 2 Folder 12
Standard Instructions
1931-1953
Box 2 Folder 13
Turnover Studies
1951-1973
Box 2 Folder 14
Wage Survey
1949,1951
Box 2 Folder 15
Miscellaneous File #1
1937-1954,1983
Box 2 Folder 16
Miscellaneous File #2
1926-1952
Box 2 Folder 17-18
School of Hotel Administration
1986
Box 2 Folder 19-22
Hotel Ezra Cornell (HEC)
Box 2 Folder 23-24
HEC 60
1985
Box 2 Folder 25-26
Thomas E. Silk Board Room
1967-1968
Box 2 Folder 27
Standard Recipes
Box 2 Folder 28-30
Standard Bar Recipes
Box 2 Folder 31
Safety Council Manual
1955
Box 2 Folder 32
Annual Reports
1948-1949
Box 2 Folder 33
Hotel Monthly - Los Angeles Statler and Hartford Statler
1953-1954
Box 2 Folder 34
Statler Articles
Box 2 Folder 35
Statler - Washington D.C. (reprint)
1943
Box 2 Folder 36
Hotel Management - Los Angeles Statler
1953
Box 2 Folder 37
The Hotel World - Review: 75 Years of Hotel History
1950
Box 2 Folder 38
Statler Club Alumni News
1984-1986
Box 2 Folder 39
Statler Club Alumni News
1987-1988
Box 2 Folder 40-41
Housekeeping Manual (2 copies)
1955
Box 4 Folder 1
Carl Thurston correspondence and memos concerning Hotels Statler Company
1947-1987
Box 3
Statler Memorabilia
Coffee can, ash tray, dinner plate, HEC photograph album, marble paperweight inscribed "Hotel Statler, Buffalo 1923-1984," brick "From the first permanent Statler Hotel" - Hotel Statler, Buffalo, N.Y.
Box 4 Folder 2
Statler Guides
November 1937-January 1939
Box 4 Folder 3
Statler Bulletins for Department Meetings
June 1925-Decenber 1927
Box 4 Folder 4
Statler Bulletins for Department Meetings
January 1928-April 1929
Box 4 Folder 5
Talks to Statler Salesmen
January 1929-December 1930
Box 4 Folder 6
Statler Salesmanship
June 1923, 1931, June 1932
Box 4 Folder 6
Talks to Department Heads
1938
Box 4 Folder 6
Talks to Room Clerks; Talks to Waiters and Waitresses; Instructions to Room Service Waiters, Bellmen, Maids
1929-1939
Box 4 Folder 7
"Be a Clever Cover Girl: A Guide for Statler Waitresses" (2 copies)
1949
Box 4 Folder 7
"Inside Statler" (2 copies)
1950
Box 4 Folder 7
"Statler Service Codes"- booklets from three different years
no dates
Box 4 Folder 7
"The Successful Waitress" - General Foods Corp.
1963
Box 4 Folder 7
"Statler Publicity"
1958
Box 4 Folder 7
Hotel Statler Booklets from Buffalo, St. Louis, Detroit, Cleveland
no dates
Box 4 Folder 7
Hotel Credit Department Legal Guide and Practical Procedures"- Hotel Association of New York City
1958
Box 4 Folder 7
Hotel Statler Personnel Policies
1944
Box 4 Folder 7
"The Efficiency Magazine"
October 1945
Box 4 Folder 7
"Hotel" the magazine of the hotel workers of New York
November 1950
Box 4 Folder 7
"The New York Hotel Story" - Industrial Bulletin
February 1951
Box 4 Folder 8
"The Alarm Clock" - Monthly Bulletin issued by the staff of Horwath and Horwath
September 1928
Box 4 Folder 8
Service Reports
1925
Box 4 Folder 8
General Rules for Employees - Hotel Pennsylvania
no dates
Box 4 Folder 8
Hotel Management Clipping Bureau of Good Ideas
September 1940
Box 4 Folder 8
Statler and Hilton Memo Books for Daily Follow-Up
September 1928
Box 4 Folder 8
"When Good Fellows Get Together" - Wines and Liquors Manual
September 1933
Box 4 Folder 8
Culinary Glossaries - Spanish, Austro-German, French, Italian - Wine and Food Society
no dates
Box 4 Folder 8
"Mine Hosts Handbook"
1934
Box 4 Folder 8
Hotel McLure - Wheeling, West Virginia
no date
Box 4 Folder 9
"Architecture" - The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel
November 1931
Box 4 Folder 9
Waldorf-Astoria Magazine
March 1935, February 1936
Box 4 Folder 10
Postcards from various Statler Hotels, Statler Corkscrew, Decals
no dates
Box 4 Folder 11
"The Story of the Los Angeles Statler"
1953
Box 4 Folder 11
Booklet and Menu from Opening of the Statler Center in Los Angeles
October 1952
Box 5
Pastel of E.M. Statler
Box 5
Photograph of the Centennial Freshman Class at Cornell University Centennial Banquet
Box 5
Photograph of Dinner given by James McCabe
1949
Box 5
Photograph of Hotel Statler - Boston
Box 5
Photograph of the Hotel Statler Employees' Choral Club - Buffalo
1953
Box 5
Photograph of 20 Year Employees - Hotel Statler, Boston
1947
Box 5
Photograph of Dinner Given by James McCabe
1946
Box 5
Photograph of Dinner Given by James McCabe
1947
Box 5
Photograph of 11th Annual Christmas Party
1933
Box 5
Photograph of Statler Bowling Tournament
1949
Box 5
Photograph of Statler Bowling Tournament
1950
Box 5
Photograph of Hotels Statler Co., Inc. Founders Day Dinner
1952
Box 5
Photograph of Hotels Statler Co., Inc. Founders Day
1951
Box 5
Photograph of Hotel Statler Executive Office Christmas Party
1950
Box 5
Photograph of Farewell Dinner Party to Don Mumford
1948
Box 5
Photograph of 4th Annual Founders Day Dinner
1947
Box 5
Photograph of Mr. McCabe's Dinner
1942
Box 5
Photograph of Mr. McCabe's Dinner
1941
Box 5
Photograph of Mr. McKowne's Dinner
1937
Box 5
Photograph of Dinner Given by James McCabe
1950
Box 5
Saturday Evening Post - Hotels Statler
1918
Box 5
Newspaper "Public Ledger - Philadelphia" - article about opening of Hotel Pennsylvania
1919
Box 5
"Class" Quotes and Policies by E.M. Statler
ca. 1927
Box 6 Folder 1
Articles about Waiters in Bound Volume
1893
Box 6 Folder 2
Hotel Stationery and Articles in Bound Volume
1898
Box 6
Scrapbook of Clippings - Courtesy Advertising
1908
Box 6
Reproductions of Articles concerning the Statler Enterprises
1898-1928
Box 6
Interim Report on Automation for Hotels by Profesoor C.I. Sayles
January 1961
Box 6
"The Union Organization of the Miami Beach Hotels - By John Hanly
1962
Box 6
"The Miami Beach Hotel Labor-Management Dispute March-August 1955" - by John Harney
1955
Box 6 Folder 3-6
Hotel and Restaurant History - Brochures, Publications
1920s-1960s
Box 6 Folder 7
Receipts from various hotels
1937-1938
Box 6
Banquet and Entertainment Price Schedules and Requirements
1937-1938
Box 6
"Front of the House" - Lewis Hotel-Motel Schools - Five LP Phonograph records
no dates
Box 6
Speech on International Travel
no date
Box 6 Folder 8
"An American Adventure" the story of Ellsworth Statler
1948
Box 6 Folder 9
Photographs of Various Hotels
no dates
Box 6 Folder 10
Postcards of London
no dates
Box 6 Folder 11-15
Public Relations Achievement Award Competition - Waldorf-Astoria Entry
1981
Box 6
Statler Center Los Angeles Floor Plans
1951
Box 6
Hotel Statler Hartford - Floor Plans
1953
Box 7
Scrapbook containing articles about various hotels
1895-1930s
Box 7
Photo of President Harding and Letter to Oscar of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel
1923-09
Box 4 Folder 12
Lewis Hotel Training Schools - Practice Work Sheets and Exams
1939-1940
Box 4 Folder 13
Lewis Hotel Training Schools - Poster and Memos
1940
Box 4 Folder 14
Button from hotel uniform