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. ...

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