Dixon Gannett Papers,[ca. 1930-1987]

Collection Number: 4370

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Dixon Gannett papers, [ca. 1930-1987]
Collection Number:
4370
Creator:
Gannett, Dixon,
Quantity:
1.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, and news clippings.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Photographs of Gannett's relatives, and several small photo albums of Dixon Gannett as a child; a scrapbook relating to him and other family members; and loose clippings.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Photographs of Gannett's relatives, including his parents, Frank and Caroline Werner Gannett; his wife, Jean, and their children; Gannett's aunts and uncles; his sister, Sally Gannett McAdam and her family; Gannett employees and friends, including pilot Russell Holderman; and photographs of Gannett airplanes, their yacht (the Widgeon), family gatherings, and public events. Also, several small photo albums of Dixon Gannett as a child; a scrapbook of letters, telegrams, programs, and newspaper clippings relating to him and other family members; and loose clippings concerning the marriage of Dixon and Jean, and Frank Gannett's death.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Gannett, Dixon, 1927-
Gannett, Caroline Werner, 1894-1979
Gannett, Frank E. (Frank Ernest), 1876-1957.
Gannett, Jean.
Holderman, Russell
McAdam, Sally Gannett.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Dixon Gannett. Papers, #4370. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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