Henry N. Hinckley Local History Ephemera,1823-1976.

Collection Number: 6749

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Henry N. Hinckley local history ephemera, 1823-1976.
Collection Number:
6749
Creator:
Henry Noble, Hinckley
Quantity:
.3 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Manuscripts, Printed Materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Printed and manuscript ephemera relating to canals, commerce and banking, education, politics and elections, religion, smoking, theater, travel and transportation, and technical equipment, primarily in Ithaca and Tompkins County.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Henry N. Hinckley was born in Trumansburg, NY, son son of Henry L. and Nellie Noble Hinckley. The family moved to ithaca and Henry attended Cornell University, graduating with a degree in architecture in 1911. He worked as an architect and for the Thomas Morse Air Craft Corporation. During World War I, he served in the Signal Corps and with the Air Force in France. After the war, he returned to Ithaca and worked as an investment banker, city building commissioner, owner and manager of residential properties, and collector and authority on antiques. After Henry's death in 1969, his house became the Hinckley Foundation Museum. The museum closed in the 1990s.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Printed and manuscript ephemera relating to canals, commerce and banking, education, politics and elections, religion, smoking, theater, travel and transportation, and technical equipment, primarily in Ithaca and Tompkins County.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Hinckley, Henry Noble,

Subjects:
Canals--New York (State)
Banks and banking--New York (State)--Tompkins County.
Education--New York (State)--Tompkins County.
Political campaigns.
Political collectibles.
Advertising cards.
Theater--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Travel.

Places:
Ithaca (N.Y.)--Commerce.
Tompkins County (N.Y.)--Commerce.
Ithaca (N.Y.)--Religious life and customs.
Ithaca (N.Y.)--Description and travel.
New York (State)--Description and travel.

Form and Genre Terms:
Trade cards.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Henry N. Hinckley local history ephemera, #6749. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Politics: Atlanta Journal's Cabinet Souvenir (broadside)
1876
Box 1 Folder 1
Politician's Register (booklet)
1840
Box 1 Folder 1
Stratford Convention Committee Report (1 sheet)
1831
Box 1 Folder 1
A. Lincoln photograph (card)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 1
Republican National Convention (guest pass)
1908
Box 1 Folder 1
State Legislature members breakfast and parade (menu card)
1919
Box 1 Folder 1
List of 4th Ward, Ithaca, N.Y. candidates (2.8"x 2.2" sheet)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 1
U. S. Senate Report of the day, February 5
1834
Box 1 Folder 1
Woodrow Wilson message calling for war with Imperial German Government in defense of American rights
1917
Box 1 Folder 1
12th Ward Republican Ticket
1872
Box 1 Folder 1
Itinerary for the visit of the Members of the State Legislature to the parade of the Twenty-Seventh Division, United States Army, New York City
1919
Box 1 Folder 1
Presidential Centennial, Auburn, N.Y. (official programme)
1889
Box 1 Folder 1
26th Congress, 1st Session, Message from the President of the United States (M. Van Buren) at the Commencement of the First Session {3 uncut leaves}
1839
Box 1 Folder 1
Laws of New York -- By Authority (Diedrich Willers, Jr.)(1 sheet)
1871
Box 1 Folder 1
Nuggets and Crystals from the Public Speeches and Official Papres of Benjamin Harrison (booklet)
1892
Box 1 Folder 1
Hood's Political Points (booklet)
1888
Box 1 Folder 1
Protection of Home Labor and Home Productions necessary to the Prosperity of the American Farmer, Henry Carey Baird
1864
Box 1 Folder 1
This is United States Greenback
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 1
Harrison and Morton Campaign Song Book of the Republican Party, H. E. Gordon (booklet)
1888
Box 1 Folder 1
History of the Discovery of America of the Landing of Our Forefathers at Plymouth and of Their Most Remarkable Engagements With The Indians in New England, Henry Trumbull (booklet)
1833
Box 1 Folder 1
Proceedings of the Liberal Republican Convention (booklet)
1872
Box 1 Folder 2
Politics: Speech of Hon. Roscoe Conkling (booklet)
1871
Box 1 Folder 2
Speech of Hon. Roscoe Conkling (booklet)
1872
Box 1 Folder 2
Acorn Temperance Songs (booklet)
1908
Box 1 Folder 2
Garfield and Arthur Campaign Song Book (booklet)
1880
Box 1 Folder 2
An Address to the Friends of the Republican Principle Without Distinction of Party (Town of Ulysses) (leaflet)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 2
Garfield and His Cabinet (broadside)
1885
Box 1 Folder 2
Republican National Committee Headquarters receipt for ten dollars
1890
Box 1 Folder 2
Telegram (mss., 2 pages)
1879
Box 1 Folder 2
Homily on politics (mss.)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 2
Willkie for President button
1940
Box 1 Folder 2
General Grant pin
1872
Box 1 Folder 2
The National Press (newspaper)
1891
Box 1 Folder 2
Republican State Convention (list of delegates)
1891
Box 1 Folder 2
Five Dollars in Democratic Wild Cat Money
1892
Box 1 Folder 3
Religion: Discourse on The Subject of Truth, as Connected with Regeneration, Rev. William Page (booklet)
1832
Box 1 Folder 3
7 Presbyterian Church sermons(printed and mss. booklets)
1829-1866
Box 1 Folder 3
Receipt for thirty dollars
1881
Box 1 Folder 3
notes
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 3
Poems and notes, W. A. van Warrne (sp.?)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 3
A New Hieroglyphical Bible
1883
Box 1 Folder 3
Catechism
1833
Box 1 Folder 3
Sunday School items (2)
1863
Box 1 Folder 3
Picture Lesson Paper (3 issues)
1909
Box 1 Folder 3
poems (2)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 3
temperance items (4)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 3
Methodist Episcopal quarterly tickets (3)
1849-1854
Box 1 Folder 3
Marriage Seal
1896
Box 1 Folder 3
Communion and Baptism
1846
Box 1 Folder 3
Isle of Wigth Bonchurch (photograph)
Box 1 Folder 3
The Flight into Egypt (print)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 3
W. N. Page to Hermon Camp and Nelson Noble (als)
1866
Box 1 Folder 4
Scrip (25 cents)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 5
Smoking: cigarette cards (47)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 6
Technical Equipment: Electric door (booklet)
1925
Box 1 Folder 6
Kodak folder with negatives
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 6
Thermometer leaflet
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 6
Standard scales (card)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 6
Saw vises (card)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 6
Lithography and printing (card)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 6
Binoculars (booklet)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 6
Type Specimens (booklet)
1936
Box 1 Folder 6
Phonographic World [for shorthand and typewriting] (Magazine)
1891
Box 1 Folder 7
Theater: programs (8)
1866-1923
Box 1 Folder 7
The Theatre Goer! (newspaper)
1891
Box 1 Folder 7
Star cards (2)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 8
Travel and Transportation: Pittsfield, Mass. (pocket guide)
1891
Box 1 Folder 8
Watkins Glen (souvenir folder)
Box 1 Folder 8
Cayuga Lake, Ithaca
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 8
Philadelphia (print)
Box 1 Folder 8
Baltimore (print)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 8
Chillon, Clarens, Switzerland (print)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 8
Heidelberg, Germany (album)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 8
Cayuga and Seneca Lake items (3)
1853
Box 1 Folder 8
Pennsylvania Railroad item
1871
Box 1 Folder 8
Colorado Railway Association (ticket)
1882
Box 1 Folder 8
Baltimore & Ohio Railway timetable
1877
Box 1 Folder 8
New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Co. ticket
1915
Box 1 Folder 8
Michigan Central and Great Western Railways cards (2)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 8
The Arcade Railway [NYC](card)
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 8
Erie Railway Company ticket
1876
Box 1 Folder 8
Railroad passes: Addison and Pennsylvania; Bath & Hammondsport; Elmira, Cortland & Northern and Canastota; Geneva, Ithaca & Sayre; Jacksonville & Atlantic; Lehigh Valley; Pennsylvania and New York; Seneca Fall & Cayuga Lake; and United States Express Co. (15)
1885-1889
Box 1 Folder 8
Choo-Choo Trains (children's book)
1927
Box 1 Folder 8
Catskill & Ithaca Stage card
1839
Box 1 Folder 8
Carriages advertisement card
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 8
Turnpike pass
1863
Box 1 Folder 8
Steam yacht/steam boat items (3)
1837, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 9
Miscellany: Children's stories
1835, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 9
Children's items (5)
1888, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 9
Invitations, calling cards (8)
1838-1895
Box 1 Folder 9
Receipts (5)
1851-1908
Box 1 Folder 9
Ribbons (2)
1888, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 9
Moving notice (1)
1891
Box 1 Folder 9
Health and recipes book
1886
Box 1 Folder 9
Photo Story of Tri-State's Greatest Flood
1936
Box 2 Folder 1
Commercial - Banking, Money, etc.: banks: Tompkins County National Bank, Ithaca Savings Bank, National Bank of Ogdensburg (5 items)
1901-1925
Box 2 Folder 1
Insurance: Equitable Life Assurance Society, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (2 items)
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 1
Almanack
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 1
Ledger pages
1883
Box 2 Folder 1
Notice of lost wallet
1844
Box 2 Folder 1
Sheriff sale notice
1847
Box 2 Folder 1
Receipts (5)
1881-192-
Box 2 Folder 1
post card
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 1
Advertisements (3)
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 2
Education I: printed history of important events in the history of the United States
1841
Box 2 Folder 2
Fragment of writing re Jefferson Davis (mss.)
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 2
Penmanship books (4)
1838-1839
Box 2 Folder 2
A. Lincoln to Horace Greeley (t[printed]l)
1862
Box 2 Folder 3
Education II - Printed items re: Trumansburg Academy, Cooperstown Seminary and Female Collegiate Institute, Cortland Academy, Dryden Seminary, Oswego Commercial College and Telegraphic Institute (5 items)
1858-1865
Box 2 Folder 3
Publications from Groton Academy (3)
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 3
Rewards of Merit (7)
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 3
Receipt (1)
1863
Box 2 Folder 3
List of school district inhabitants
1854
Box 2 Folder 3
Commencement programs (2)
1885-1891
Box 2 Folder 3
List of books
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 3
District School Journal
1848
Box 2 Folder 3
Certification of school inspection (2)
1823-1825
Box 2 Folder 3
Poems (4)
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 3
"Our school is coming to a close" words for song (mss.)
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 4
Education 3: Cayuga Lake Military Academy (booklet)
1893-1896
Box 2 Folder 4
Practical hints on football, C.M.J. (booklet)
1891
Box 2 Folder 4
Student writings (9 mss.)
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 4
Class notes (6 leaves)
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 4
School list (1 leaf)
1858
Box 2 Folder 4
Receipts (2)
1858
Box 2 Folder 4
Court date notice (mss.)
1846
Box 2 Folder 4
Tart Rhymes (booklet) [advertisement]
1904
Box 2 Folder 4
Poems (2)
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 4
Note of addresses (mss.)
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 4
Letter from Mr. Jefferson in possession of Queen Victoria (printed)
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 4
"The Student"
1851
Box 2 Folder 5
Miscellaneous over size items: Economy of Horse Power (broadside)
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 5
Loan of the City of Philadelphia (certificate)
1861
Box 2 Folder 5
Cortland Opera House (Broadside)
1892
Box 2 Folder 5
Marriage certificate (certificate)
1871
Box 2 Folder 5
Historic Ithaca Greek Revival Festival (Broadside)
1976