Andrew Dickson White papers


Andrew Dickson White papers


Collection consists of papers relating to White's activities as educator, politician, and diplomat.

99.2 cubic ft.

eng, Latn


SNAC Resource ID: 6399773

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Corson, Hiram, 1828-1911 (person)

Hiram Corson, originally a Philadelphian, served for a time as librarian at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., and also as a teacher and writer about literature and spiritualism. From 1870 to 1903 he taught at Cornell University. He was the author of "An Introduction to the Study of Shakespeare" (1889). From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1872-1909. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155879238 ...

Newberry, Andrew Todd (person)

White, Andrew Danforth, 1874-1877. (person)

White, Andrew Strong, 1867-1952 (person)

Lawyer. Andrew Strong White, nephew of Cornell University President Andrew Dickson White, received B.A. and LL.B. degrees from Cornell in 1888 and 1893. In 1918 he married [Nellie] Claire Howard, who studied opera in Europe and performed recitals in the United States and abroad under the professional name Claire AlceĢe. Mr. White practiced law in Syracuse, New York, and managed his family's real estate holdings. From the description of Andrew Strong White and...

Outwater, Emily. (person)

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White, Andrew Dickson, II, 1888-1907. (person)

Outwater, Lucia Phillips. (person)

White, Horace Keep, III, 1865-1943. (person)

White, Horace Keep, II, ca.1837-1915. (person)

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Newberry, Clara White. (person)

United States. Department of State (corporateBody)

The Department of Foreign Affairs was established by an act of July 27, 1789 (1 Stat. 28) and redesignated the Department of State by an act of September 15, 1789 (1 Stat. 68). It was the agency of the United States created by law to assist the President in the formulation and execution of the Nation's foreign policy, and in the conduct of foreign affairs and of certain domestic affairs. The Department made plans for peace and security among all nations, participated in the United Nations and o...

Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910 (person)

Russian novelist. From the description of Graf Leo Tolstoy miscellaneous papers, 1853-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868149 Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoi (1828-1910), Russian novelist From the guide to the Lev Tolstoi papers, 1909-1984, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Russian novelist, philosopher and mystic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, 1904 May 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id:...

Outwater, Emily. (person)

Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954. (person)

Liberty Hyde Bailey was instrumental in separating Horticulture from Botany and establishing it as a distinct scientific pursuit. Born on a farm in Michigan in 1858, Liberty Hyde Bailey graduated from the Michigan Agricultural College with a degree in botany. After working with the renowned botanist Asa Gray at Harvard, he returned to Michigan to teach horticulture and landscape gardening. In 1888, he came to Cornell to build a new curriculum in practical and experimental horticulture. In 1904, ...

Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923 (person)

Rabbi Joseph Krauskopf was one of the most prominent American rabbis of his day. Noted for his dynamic preaching and his firm stance on social justice, Krauskopf was a very well-known figure in the Jewish community. Krauskopf was born in Ostrowo, Poland in 1858, and came to Fall River, Massachusetts in 1862. In 1875, he entered the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati as a member of its first class, and was ordained in 1883. Upon ordination, Krauskopf accepted the call to ...

Thurston, Robert Henry, 1839-1903 (person)

Professor of engineering and author, born R.I.; taught at U.S. Naval Academy, Stevens Institute of Technology, and Cornell; first president of American Society of Mechanical Engineers and author of many engineering articles and an autobiography of Robert Fulton. From the description of Letters and postcard to Mr. McClure, 1889 May 11, 29 August 1890, 22 August 1894. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230943 Director of Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering an...

Sage, Henry W. (Henry Williams), 1814-1897 (person)

Lumber magnate, benefactor of Cornell University, president of the Cornell University Board of Trustees. From the description of Henry W. Sage papers, 1814-1930. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63939095 ...

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 (person)

Queen Victoria was the only child of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. She was born on May 24, 1819 at Kensington Palace in London and she became heir to the throne when her father died. In 1837, she became Queen at the age of 18. During the early part of her reign, she was influenced by two men: her first Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne, and then her husband, Prince Albert, whom she married in 1840. Both men taught her much about how to be ...

Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 (person)

Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682758 From the guide to the Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Andrew Carnegie was an industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Address of Mr. Andrew Carnegie before the Pitt...

Republican Party (N.Y.) (corporateBody)

The Republican Party in New York predates the national party, which was not officially formed until 1854. From the guide to the Republican Party Broadside, 1837, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

White, Horace Keep, ca. 1837-1915 (person)

White, Helen Magill, 1853-1944 (person)

Helen Magill completed her Ph.D. in Greek in 1877 at Boston University. She served as principal of the Howard Collegiate Institute, a girls' school in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts; taught briefly at Evelyn College, a short-lived women's annex to Princeton University; and taught physical geography at Brooklyn High School. In September 1887, while presenting a paper at the annual meeting of the American Social Science Association, she met Andrew Dickson White, a friend of her father, Edward Hic...

White, Horace Keep, 1865-1943 (person)

Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 (person)

Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Hale's Ford, Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he...

Burr, George Lincoln, 1857-1938 (person)

Historian and librarian. From the description of Letter, 1910 Nov. 11, Ithaca, N.Y., to Jos. A. Labadie, Detroit, Michigan. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34368242 Professor of medieval history, librarian of the Andrew Dickson White Library at Cornell University. From the description of George Lincoln Burr papers, 1861-1942. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64075187 From the guide to the George Lincoln Burr papers, 1861-19...

Finch, Francis M. (Francis Miles), 1827-1907 (person)

White family. (family)

Cornell, Ezra, 1807-1874 (person)

Born 1807 in New Britain, N.Y., Cornell helped organize the Western Union Telegraph Co. and was a founder of Cornell University. Died 1874. From the description of Selected letters to Ezra Cornell pertaining to the Russian Extension Company in the Ezra Cornell papers [microform], 1864-1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 42067275 Telegraph magnate, philanthropist. From the description of Letter to F. Allen, 1868 April 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122535706 ...

Newberry, Arthur Cleveland. (person)

White, Frederick Davies, 1859-1901. (person)

White, Hamilton Salisbury, 1853-1899. (person)

White, Karin Andreevna, 1893-1971. (person)

Russel, William C. (William Channing), 1814-1896 (person)

Lawyer, of New York, N.Y. From the description of Correspondence, 1856-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273051 Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0003a8 Lawyer and abolitionist from New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1861-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34300641 First vice president an...

Adams, Charles Kendall, 1835-1902 (person)

Historian, President of Cornell University, 1885-1892. From the description of Charles Kendall Adams papers, 1882-1892. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935288 ...

University of Michigan. (corporateBody)

Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

Tyler, Moses Coit, 1835-1900 (person)

Professor of English Literature at University of Michigan. Editor of The Christian Union. From the description of Postcard, 1899, December 10, to "Dear Sir". (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384204 Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan. From the description of Moses Coit Tyler papers, 1864-1897 and 1920-1921. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419205 American author. From the description of A...

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Sibley, Hiram, 1807-1888 (person)

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The 332nd Infantry Regiment was part of the 83rd Division, which was deployed overseas in June 1918. After training in France the regiment was detached for service as army and corps troops, and on July 25 it moved, with the 331st Field Hospital, to Villafranca, Custoza, and Sommacompagna, Italy. In October the regiment participated in the Vittorio-Veneto Operation (Italy). The regiment assisted in establishing bridgeheads at the Piave River, and as part of the Italian 31st Division (Tenth Italia...

Cornell University. Board of Trustees (corporateBody)

Frank Woods, Thomas Reed, and J. Dennis Malone, Cornell University alumni and owners of Clos du Bois Wines, donated 1,600 cases of pinot noir wine to the University in 1981. It was first served at a Board of Trustees Council dinner, October 30, 1981. From the description of Council dinner wine bottle, 1978. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64073841 ...

Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926 (person)

Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

Newberry, Spencer B. (Spencer Baird), 1857- (person)

Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922 (person)

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Cornell University (corporateBody)

Newberry, Clara White. (person)

Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1910 (person)

History professor and journalist. From the description of Wellington [manuscript], post 1871. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647922784 Goldwin Smith was a British-Canadian educator, historian and journalist. From the description of Goldwin Smith Papers [manuscript]. 1875-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225564891 British-Canadian historian and journalist. From the description of Berlin and Afghanistan : autograph manuscript...

White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918 (person)

The second International Peace Conference was held at the Hague in 1907. From the description of Hague Peace Conference documents, 1907. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64052217 Ambassador to Russia; first president of Cornell University. From the description of Andrew Dickson White papers, 1901-1902. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155410378 Andrew Dickson White was born at Homer, New York, November 7, 1832. ...

White, Hilda, 1891-1892. (person)

Yale University. (corporateBody)

Adams, Herbert Baxter, 1850-1901 (person)

Historian; one of the founders of the American Historical Association (1884); resident of Baltimore, Md. From the description of Papers, 1891-1913; (bulk 1891-1902). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19105170 Historian; one of the founders of the American Historical Association (1884). Resident of Baltimore, Md. From the description of Papers, 1888-1901. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32305539 Biographical Note: Herbert Baxte...

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National Republican Party (U.S.) (corporateBody)

White, Ann Bruce (person)

American Academy of Arts and Letters (corporateBody)

Organized 1904, incorporated 1914; New York, N.Y. The American Academy of Arts and Letters was established "to afford recognition to distinguished achievement in literature and the fine arts ..." [The American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Institute of Arts and Letters merged on Dec. 30, 1976]. From the description of American Academy of Arts and Letters records, 1864-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565401 The National Institute of Arts and Letters was...

Van Cleef, Mynderse, 1853-1935 (person)

Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith), 1810-1898 (person)

Justin Smith Morrill (1810-1898), merchant, U.S. Representative and Senator from Vermont, authored the Morrill Tariff Act (1861) and the Land Grant College Act (1862). He chaired the Senate Finance Committee for many years (1877-79, 1881-93, 1895-98). From the description of Justin Smith Morrill Papers, 1825-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387635 Justin S. Morrill was a congressman and financier. From the guide to the Justin S. Morrill papers, 1814-1937, ...

Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944 (person)

Hendrik Willem van Loon was born in Rotterdam, Holland on January 14, 1882. He attended Cornell University, graduating in 1905. In 1906 he married Eliza Ingersoll Bowditch and began working for the Associated Press in New York City, Washington, D.C., Moscow, and Warsaw. His son Henry Bowditch van Loon was born on June 22, 1907, and Gerard Willem van Loon on January 16, 1911. Hendrik van Loon received his Ph.D. from the University of Munich in 1911, and in 1913 his book THE FALL OF THE DUTCH REPU...

Newberry, Andrew White. (person)

White, Mary Outwater, 1836-1887 (person)

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 (person)

Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Fiske, Willard, 1831-1904 (person)

The coins were purchased by Willard Fiske from H. H. I. Lynge of Copenhagen in 1899. From the description of Runic coins, circa 1047-1076. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 489960820 Linguist, bibliophile, chess expert. First university librarian at Cornell University. Assembled impressive collections of Dante, Petrarch, Icelandia, etc. From the description of Willard Fiske letters [manuscript], 1875 and 1879. (University of Virginia). WorldCat re...

Outwater, Lucia Phillips. (person)