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    • Obituary of Prof. Frederick G. Marcham 

      Chronicle, Cornell (Cornell University, 1993-01-21)
      The life and career of Prof. Marcham (1898-1992): teacher, trustee, department chairman at Cornell University, coach, author, photographer, mayor of Cayuga Heights village 32 years.
    • On Metadata: Performing Arts Materials In Our Digital World 

      Young, Joshua (2006-06-20)
      This paper is intended to describe the development of the Global Performing Arts Database (GloPAD) system for performing arts materials, in particular to describe for non-information technology people the metadata structure ...
    • On Puns: the Foundation of Letters 

      Culler, Jonathan D. (Internet-First University Press, 1988)
      Based on a conference sponsored by the Society for the Humanities, Cornell University, in September 1985. Includes bibliographical references and index and compressed versions of the books with search indexes which can ...
    • On Teaching 

      Marcham, Frederick G. (2006-08-15)
      On Teaching contains a number of essays and reflections by F. G. Marcham on the roles of teacher and student. The bulk of these are articles were written in the latter part of his seven decades as a teacher at Cornell. ...
    • Perspectives on Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock’s Publications (1926-1984): A Companion Volume 

      Kass, Lee B.(editor) (Internet-First University Press, 2016-10-24)
      The original two volume set is a collection of papers and perspectives on the publications of Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock, who was educated in Plant Breeding and Botany at Cornell University (1919-1927), and where ...
    • The Photographs of Frederick G. Marcham 

      Marcham, John (DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County, Ithaca, NY, 2000)
      Frederick George Marcham is remembered in Ithaca, New York, as a professor, teacher, and public official, hardly at all as a photographer. Some colleagues at Cornell University knew he collected prints and that in 1970 he ...
    • Plant biomechanics : an engineering approach to plant form and function 

      Niklas, Karl J. (University of Chicago Press, 1992)
      The aim of this book is to explore how plants function, grow, reproduce, and evolve within the limits set by their physical environment. It was written in the firm belief that organisms cannot violate the laws of physics ...
    • Pre-electronic Age References on Reproductive Physiology Across Many Species of Mammals and Birds 

      Foote, Robert H. (Internet-First University Press, 2006)
      As a graduate student in the late 1940s, Robert Foote wanted to expand his knowledge of comparative reproductive physiology, nutrition and genetics for professional improvement and to assist hundreds of undergraduate ...
    • Prevention of Youth Violence 

      Haugen, Heidi L. (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 2000-02)
      This publication is designed to to assist those who provide programs aimed at preventing violence among young people. In an analysis of the problem and literature review, it discusses risk factors that lead to violence, ...
    • Proceedings of the Hatch Act Centennial Symposium 

      Unknown author (Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, Ithaca, NY, 1987-05-05)
      Agriculture has undergone tremendous changes during the hundred years since the Hatch Act was signed on March 2, 1887, and the New York State and Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Stations were established. ...
    • Reflections on an Academic and Commercial Career 

      Jewell, William J. (Internet-First University Press, 2014-12)
      William Jewell, Professor Emeritus in Biological and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University, traces the arc of his professorial career as a teacher and researcher. His early interests in environmental issues, ...
    • Reminiscence in the Field of Reproductive Physiology and Endocrinology 

      Leonard, Samuel L. (Internet-First University Press, 1979-02-27)
      Professor Emeritus Sam Leonard modestly recounts some of his illustrious career starting in the 1920s. Most of the seminar was devoted to early research on the various endocrine glands and their secretions by pioneering ...
    • Rethinking Informalization: Poverty, Precarious Jobs and Social Protection 

      Kudva, Neema; Beneria, Lourdes (2005-05)
      Globalization, deep economic restructuring, and neoliberal policies have transformed the world of work and labor markets in the North and the South. Contrary to expectations of those who studied the "informal sector" in ...
    • 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 ...
    • Seven decades that changed America : a history of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 1907-1977 

      Stewart, Robert E. (St. Joseph, Mich. : The Society, 1979)
      A history of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 1907-1977.
    • Shakespeare Got It Wrong, It's Not "To Be," It's "To Do." The Autobiographical Memoirs of a Lucky Geophysicist. 

      Oliver, Jack E. (Northeastern Geology and Environmental Sciences, 2000)
      Cornell Emeritus Professor Jack Oliver reflects, often quite humorously, on his life and career. Includes stories of his boyhood in Ohio, his college days at Columbia, and his years teaching and conducting research at ...
    • Shaping the Future 

      Unknown author (2000)
    • Spacecraft Dynamics 

      Kane, Thomas R.; Likins, Peter W.; Levinson, David A. (McGraw Hill, 1983)
      This book is an outgrowth of courses taught at Stanford University and at UCLA, and of the author's professional activities in the field of spacecraft dynamics. It is intended for use as a textbook in courses of instruction ...
    • Stories from a Twentieth-century Life 

      Sears, William Rees (1993)
    • The Structural Ecology of Health and Community 

      Young, Frank W. (Internet-First University Press, 2009)
      Frank W. Young first became interested in the social causation of health in the context of development studies, where the central question was and still is "Why are some communities better off than others?" "Better off" ...