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    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 1, 1846-October 1854 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1846)
      A regular exchange of letters between young White and his mother makes up most of this reel. It began when he left for school at Ballston Spa, and continued through a year at Geneva College (1849-50), two and a half years ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 10, July 1870-June 15, 1871 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1870-07)
      A prospective student wrote on July 10, If the faculty all resign I suppose I shall be compelled to go elsewhere. The correspondence for the summer was largely concerned with recruiting additional faculty, constructing ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 100, January 1, 1907-April 10, 1907 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1907-01-01)
      White addressed himself to the immigration of Orientals and to plans for their education in an exchange of letters with Roosevelt in February. There were plans made for the May meeting of the Lake Mohonk Conference on ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 101, April 11, 1907-September 15, 1907 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1907-04-11)
      White's interest in various Cornell matters is reflected in letters about recasting the McGraw chimes and by correspondence with organ-builders, artists, and architects. Under the date of May first is a recommendation from ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 102, September 16, 1907-February 15, 1908 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1907-07-16)
      The death of White's daughter in September brought letters from Walter C. Kerr and Horatio S. White, among other Cornellians, and led White to review the financial provision he had made for the remaining members of his ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 103, February 16, 1908-November 10, 1908 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1908-02-16)
      David Jayne Hill was appointed Ambassador to Germany, and there are a number of letters about the hostility manifested by some elements in the Berlin community. White wrote him a letter of advice on April 28th, and Hill ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 104, November 11, 1908-April 1909 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1908-11-11)
      This reel covers months White spent, for the most part, in Ithaca and shows his involvement with various community affairs. He wrote the Cornell chimesmaster to suggest the kind of music he should play, and the way he ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 105, May 1909- October 21, 1909 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1909-05)
      Much of the correspondence on this reel is about White's published writings and his defense of them. He was apprehensive about his memory and the authority of his source material for a book of short biographies he was ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 106, October 22, 1909-April 15, 1910 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1909-10-22)
      This reel records White's activities in his semi-retirement. There are several letters to and about a German scholar who had belittled Holls' contribution to the first Hague conference, and there are letters from Goldwin ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 107, April 16, 1910-October 1910 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1910-04-16)
      Among old friends and educators on this reel are Angell, Sanborn, Smalley, and Sprague. There is a letter on September fourth from Jackson, who had taken a diplomatic post in Havana, and a note from Harriet Monroe in Peking. ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 108, November 1910-February 1911 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1910-11)
      This reel includes many letters from White to Carnegie and Mrs. Russell Sage, as White worked for the development of Cornell through his committee of trustees. Carnegie announced on November 14th his plan to give ten ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 109, March 1911-July 27, 1911 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1911-03)
      In these months White worked with George C. Boldt, Schurman, Robert H. Treman and other trustees to select the site for Prudence Risley Hall. There are letters from several alumnae about plans for the women's dormitory, ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 11, June 16, 1871-February 15, 1872 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1871-06-16)
      Cornell University topics on this reel are the planning of Sage College for women, discussion of the land scrip sale, the building of White's mansion on the university grounds, and the disciplining of students and faculty ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 110, July 28, 1911-December 16, 1911 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1911-07-28)
      During this period White was engaged in planning for campus buildings and in resolving an administrative crisis in the College of Agriculture. Plans for Risley Hall had to be modified when all bids were in excess of the ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 111, December 17, 1911-May 14, 1912 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1911-12-17)
      White's interest was centered in the university at this period, and there are letters from other Cornell trustees as well as from professors. There was a proposal on February fifth for Cornell to construct a reservoir in ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 112, May 15, 1912-November 13, 1912 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1912-05-15)
      White declined the honor of attending the state and national Republican conventions, but he showed a wide range of interests for a man celebrating his 80th birthday. Jordan wrote in May of his planned field study in the ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 113, November 14, 1912-February 1913 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1912-11-14)
      Peace movements and the development of Cornell are the principal topics on the reel. There were plans for the 8th Congress of the International Federation of Students, and the Carnegie Endowment asked for White's complete ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 114, March 1913-August 1913 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1913-03)
      Correspondence about organ building continues on this reel. There is a good deal of discussion about the use of space for the organ that the school of agriculture wanted for offices. There is a letter on April sixth from ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 115, September 1913-January 17, 1914 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1913-09)
      There is an exchange of letters among various trustees and President Schurman about requests for changes in opportunities for women at Cornell. They want courses in social service, child development, secretarial science ...
    • Andrew Dickson White papers microfilm reel 116, January 18, 1914-June 7, 1914 

      White, Andrew Dickson (Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, 1914-01-18)
      The peace organizations were very active during this period, and were looking ahead to a Third Hague Conference. The Lake Mohonk Conference, the New York Peace Society, and the World Peace Foundation are represented, along ...