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  • Agronomy at Cornell 

    Cline, Marlin G. (The Internet-First University Press. ©2016 Cornell University, 2016-07-12)
    The account which follows focuses on the subject matter within the Department of Agronomy as of 1980, namely soils, production of field crops other than vegetables and fruit, and atmospheric science. That combination is ...
  • Selections Concerning the History of the Arecibo Observatory 

    Cooke, J. Robert (producer) (Cornell University, 2016)
    This booklet contains selections from the Cornell Alumni News for the years 1963 through 2007 concern-ing the history of the Arecibo Observatory. A companion collection has been assembled from the Cornell Engineering ...
  • Birth of the American University 

    Frey, Brian (2004)
    Cornell: Birth of the American University, chronicles the founding of one of the great institutions of learning in the United States, focusing on the two extraordinary men, Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, whose ...
  • The Cornell-Nanking Story 

    Love, Harry Houser; Reisner, John Henry (The Internet-First University Press, 2012-06-15)
    The Cornell-Nanking Story describes Cornell’s first technical cooperation program of international outreach–the pioneering effort whose legacy continues robustly today. This report, first released in 1963 by Royse P. Murphy, ...
  • A Conversation with Richard P. Korf 

    Korf, Richard P.; Zaitlin, Milton (Interviewer) (The Internet-First University Press ©2012 Cornell University, 2012-02-17)
    Richard Korf, long-time member of the Plant Pathology Faculty in the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, in an interview by Prof. Milton Zaitlin on February 17, 2012 described his department’s early history and the ...

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