From its founding the Cornell University Faculty has had a practice of recording a tribute to its members upon their death. Starting with William C. Cleveland, Professor of Civil Engineering (d: January 16, 1873) and continuing to the present. The memorial statements are authored by colleagues of the deceased faculty member.

The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty for their service to the university.

A good starting point in your research is the Online Index to the Faculty Memorial Statements.

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  • Curtis, Jr., Otis Freeman 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1988)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Otis Freeman Curtis, Jr., who died in 1988. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its ...
  • Rabinowitz, Isaac 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1988)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Isaac Rabinowitz, who died in 1988. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty for ...
  • Hamilton, James Morton 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1987)
    Memorial Statement for Professor James Morton Hamilton, who died in 1987. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty ...
  • Albright, H. Darkes 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1988)
    Memorial Statement for Professor H. Darkes Albright, who died in 1988. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty ...
  • Danks, Arthur Gordon 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty; Fox, Francis H.; King, John M.; Leonard, Ellis P. (Cornell University, 1989)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Arthur Gordon Danks, D.V.M. (1906-1989) who was Instructor (1936) in Large Animal Surgery and rose to become Professor (1936-1948) at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. ...
  • Kaske, Robert Earl 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1989)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Robert Earl Kaske, who died in 1989. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty ...
  • Novarr, David 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1987)
    Memorial Statement for Professor David Novarr, who died in 1987. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty for ...
  • Darling, Charles Douglas 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1986)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Charles Douglas Darling, who died in 1986. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its ...
  • Somkin, Fred 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 2009)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Fred Somkin, who died in 2009. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty for their ...
  • Johnson, Herbert H. 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1989)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Herbert H. Johnson, who died in 1989. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty ...
  • Hillhouse, A. Miller 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1986)
    Memorial Statement for Professor A. Miller Hillhouse, who died in 1986. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty ...
  • Sherf, Arden Frederick 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1989)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Arden Frederick Sherf, who died in 1989. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty ...
  • Rollins, Mabel A. 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1986)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Mabel A. Rollins, who died in 1986. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty for ...
  • Swan, John Curtis 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 2008)
    Memorial Statement for Professor John Curtis Swan, who died in 2008. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty for ...
  • Rabinowitz, Deborah 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1987)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Deborah Rabinowitz, who died in 1987. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty ...
  • Stocks, Esther Harriette 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1988)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Esther Harriette Stocks, who died in 1988. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its ...
  • Brittain, W. Lambert 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1987)
    Memorial Statement for Professor W. Lambert Brittain, who died in 1987. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty ...
  • Burtt, Edwin Arthur 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1989)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Edwin Arthur Burtt, who died in 1989. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty ...
  • Morris, Edward P. 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1989)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Edward P. Morris, who died in 1989. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty for ...
  • Loper, Ruby M. 

    Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1990)
    Memorial Statement for Professor Ruby M. Loper, who died in 1990. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty for ...

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