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    • Agricultural Economics to the Dyson School: A Personal Experience 

      Tomek, William (Bill) G. (The Internet-First University Press, 2017-03-07)
      This prominent econometrician recounts his journey at Cornell, dealing with The Early Years, The Middle Years, his role as Department Chair, Achieving Faculty Diversity, The Later Years, and Other Cornell Experiences. He ...
    • A history of activities from 1963 – Retirement, 1998 

      German, Gene A. (The Internet-First University Press, 2017-02-07)
      Gene German describes his Cornell journey from the Food Industry Management Program and the Home Study Program in Food Industry Management to his experiences teaching popular courses, advising students and leading the Food ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Survey of the Avian Alimentary Tract 

      Crompton, DWT; Nesheim, MC (Internet-First University Press, 2016)
      This Survey of the Alimentary Tract of Birds, includes drawings of the alimentary tract of 151 birds from 52 families. Also included are radiographs of the digestive system of the domestic fowl as well as whole body ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • A Museum Director’s Life An Intimate History of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum, 1992 – 2011 

      Robinson, Frank (The Internet-First University Press, 2014-10-20)
      Franklin W. Robinson served Cornell as the Richard J. Schwartz Director of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art (1992-2011) and recently retired after his very distinguished service in that role. In addition to the 2011 ...
    • Family Business: An Oral History of Farm Resource Management 

      Colman, Gould P. (Cornell University, 2014-05)
      This book is based upon recorded conversations began in 1966 and continued until 1983 with farm people tracing decisions and outcomes—from initial idea to implementation—in a business they owned and operated. “Oral history” ...
    • A History of the Agricultural Museum at Cornell University and Its Collections 

      Rehkugler, Gerald E. (Internet-First University Press, 2014-01)
      At the beginning of Cornell University there was interest in acquiring collections of materials pertinent to studies at this revolutionary institution. Numerous museums were created with collections from all over the ...
    • 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, ...
    • Lecture Notes on Nonlinear Vibrations 

      Rand, Richard H. (2012-05)
      This edition of Professor Rand's Lecture Notes on Nonlinear Vibrations extends the previous version (http://ecommons.cornell.edu/handle/1813/79 ) by including two new Chapters, respectively on Differential-Delay Equations, ...
    • Evolution of Plant Breeding at Cornell University 

      Murphy, Royse P.; Kass, Lee B. (The Internet-First University Press, 2011)
      Drs. Royse P. Murphy and Lee B. Kass prepared this 179-page account of the history of Plant Breeding—among the most distinguished academic departments at Cornell—on the occasion of its centennial. In addition to a wealth ...
    • The Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University: A History and Personal Reflections 

      Nesheim, Malden C. (2010)
      Malden Nesheim, Professor Emeritus of Nutrition at Cornell University and former University Vice-President and Provost, provides a history of the academic study of nutrition at Cornell University.
    • The Legacy of Dale R. Corson (Supplement One) 

      Cooke, J. Robert (producer); Corson, Dale R. (Internet-First University Press, 2009-07)
      This supplementary collection is an on-going effort to expand the initial book, The Legacy of Dale R. Corson. This supplement will be expanded from time-to-time ? breaking the usual limitation of a single definitive ...
    • Elmira, Cortland & Northern RR: 1867 to 1967 and On 

      Marcham, David; Marcham, John (editor) (DeWitt Historical Society (Imprint of The History Center in Tompkins County), 2009)
      This book is both a railroad history and memoir. The author vividly reconstructs the life of the Elmira, Cortland & Northern Railroad, its predecessor lines, and successors over the one hundred years the route was in ...
    • 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" ...
    • Book: The Legacy of Dale R. Corson 

      Cooke, J. Robert (Producer) (Internet-First University Press, 2009)
      This book captures some significant markers in the life and times of Dale Raymond Corson and his imprint upon Cornell University. His is a unique and remarkable journey. This story is told through three videos -1) "Dale ...
    • Vascular Plant Species of the Cayuga Region of New York State 

      Wesley, F. Robert; Gardescu, Sana; Marks, P. L. (2008-01-01)
      This dataset lists the vascular plants found in a region of central New York State extending from 42 N to 43 N, and 76 W to 77 W (the USGS "Cayuga Quadrangle"), plus a small area north of 43 degrees in the "Cayuga Lake ...
    • A History of Railroads in Tompkins County 

      Lee, Hardy Campbell; Rossiter, Winton G.; Marcham, John (The History Center in Tompkins County, 2008)
      In American railroading, this upstate New York county was a true pioneer, a proving ground.To generate commerce, the county's early entrepreneurs explored ways to transport products and people from and to bigger markets, ...