Cornell University Digital Archives
Elaine Engst, Invention & Enterprise. Ezra Cornell: A Nineteenth-Century Life. Online exhibition, first published in 1996.
Primary Sources, Published
Alonzo Barton Cornell. “True and Firm”: Biography of Ezra Cornell, Founder of the Cornell University. New York: A. S. Barnes & Co., 1884.
John Cornell. Genealogy of the Cornell Family. Being an Account of the Descendants of Thomas Cornell of Portsmouth, R. I. New York: Press of T. A. Wright, 1902.
Cornell University. Account of the Proceedings at the Inauguration, October 7, 1868. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University, 1869.
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Robert Morris Ogden, editor. The Diaries of Andrew Dickson White. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Library, 1959.
John H. Selkreg. “The Opening of the University,” in Landmarks of Tompkins County. New York: D. Mason & Co., 1894.
Rufus Phineas Stebbins. Memorial Address, Delivered in Library Hall, January 11th, 1875, “Founder’s Day.”: In Commemoration of the Life and Character of Ezra Cornell, Founder of the Cornell University. Ithaca: University Press, 1875.
Andrew Dickson White. The Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White. New York: The Century Co., 1905.
Glenn C. Altschuler. Andrew Dickson White: Educator, Historian, Diplomat. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1979.
Carl Becker. Cornell University: Founders and the Founding. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1943.
Morris Bishop. A History of Cornell. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1962.
Mark Dimunation and Elaine D. Engst. A Legacy of Ideas: Andrew Dickson White and the Founding of the Cornell University Library. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Library, 1996.
Philip Dorf. The Builder: A Biography of Ezra Cornell. Ithaca, N.Y.: The DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County, Inc., 1952.
Elaine D. Engst, “Cornell University”
Paul Wallace Gates. The Wisconsin Pine Lands of Cornell University: A Study in Land Policy and Absentee Ownership, Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1943. (reprinted in 1965 by the Wisconsin Historical Society).
Waterman T. Hewitt. Cornell University: A History. New York: University Publishing Society, 1905.
Carol Kammen. Cornell: Glorious to View. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Library, 2003.
Carol Kammen. First Person Cornell: Students’ Diaries, Letters, Email and Blogs. Ithaca, N. Y.: Cornell University Library, 2006.
Carol Kammen, “Not the Most Isolated Place on the Eastern Seaboard.” Chapter One of the book with the working title, GLOBAL CORNELL, A History of the University’s International Experience
Carol Kammen, “Sparks at the Founding: Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White” Arts & Sciences Newsletter, Vol. 25, No. 2, Spring 2005.
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Beth Saulnier, “Happy Birthday, Ezra!” Cornell Alumni Magazine Online. Vol. 109, No. 4, Jan/Feb 2007.