Galvin Family Papers,1935-1987

Collection Number: 4933

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Galvin family papers, 1906-1987.
Collection Number:
4933
Creator:
Galvin family
Quantity:
.8 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, passports, photographs, certificates, awards, biographical clippings, and other papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, passports, photographs, certificates, awards, biographical clippings, and other papers of an upstate New York physician and college professor. Includes correspondence, accounts, historical descriptions, constitution and by-laws, and other papers pertaining to Cornell University's African-American fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Family members include Gregory Alexander Galvin, M.D., Meharry Medical College, and Corinne Brown Galvin, Ph.D., Ithaca College professor.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, passports, photographs, certificates, awards, biographical clippings, and other papers of an upstate New York physician and college professor. Includes correspondence, accounts, historical descriptions, constitution and by-laws, and other papers pertaining to Cornell University's African-American fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha, including a paddle.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Galvin family.
Galvin, Corinne Brown, 1907-
Galvin, Gregory Alexander, 1907-
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
Cornell University--Students.
Cornell University--Societies, etc.
Ithaca College--Faculty.
Meharry Medical College.

Subjects:
African Americans--Students--Social life and customs--New York (State)--Ithaca.
African Americans--Education.
African Americans--Societies, etc.
Physicians (General practice)--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Family--New York (State)--Ithaca.

Places:
Ithaca (N.Y.)--Social life and customs.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Galvin family papers, #4933. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Galvin family papers
Box 1 Folder 1
Passports and biographical clippings
Box 1 Folder 2
Photographs
Box 1 Folder 3
Correspondence, 1952-1987
Box 1 Folder 4
Medical Consultant, Department of Public Welfare, 1954-1956
Box 1 Folder 5
NYS Academy of General Practice
Box 1 Folder 6
Same, badges
Box 1 Folder 7
Certificates and Awards
Box 1 Folder 8
First Baptist Church Documents
Box 1 Folder 9
NYS Teachers Association, Equal Educational Opportunities Project, 1968
Box 1 Folder 10
Tompkins County Commission on Human Relations, 1963-1965
Box 1 Folder 11
Jane McDougald Galvin-Lewis, Boston University
Box 1 Folder 12
Maharry Medical College, Alumni Directory, 1986
Box 1 Folder 13
Meharry Medical College, President's Award, 1987
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity papers
Box 2 Folder 1
Correspondence, 1954-1956
Box 2 Folder 2
"Round-Up," 1955
Box 2 Folder 3
Alpha Chapter Accounts, 1954-1956
Box 2 Folder 4
Constitution and By-Laws, 1954
Box 2 Folder 5
Convention Program, 1939, 1956
Box 2 Folder 6
Misc.
Box 2 Folder 7
The History of Alpha Phi Alpha: A development in Negro College Life, 1935 edition and 1939 edition
Box 2 Folder 8
Senior Meritorious Service Award presented to G. Alex Galvin, M.D., 1980
Box 3
Charter for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Alpha Chapter, Cornell University, 1906
Box 3
Family diplomas, certificates, and photographs, oversized
Mu.1022
Alpha Phi Alpha paddle, signed by Galvin as President and fourteen others, May 25, 1940