This is a collection of various Department Histories at Cornell University

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  • 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.
  • Riley-Robb Hall at Cornell University: Celebrating It's Opening 

    Cooke, J. Robert; Furry, Ronald B. (Internet-First University Press, 2007-06-28)
    In the fall of 1953, 46 years after the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering at Cornell was founded (in 1907) as Division of Rural Engineering and Architecture, ground was broken for what would become ...
  • In Their Own Voices: A Conversation with Howard W. Riley: Early Agricultural Engineering at Cornell University 

    Colman, Gould P. (Internet-First University Press, 2007)
    In August of 1963, Dr. Gould Colman, University Archivist Emeritus, interviewed Professor Howard W. Riley, who was the head of the Department of Agricultural Engineering from 1907-1945. In these interviews, Professor Riley ...
  • A Pioneering Department: Evolution from Rural Engineering to Biological and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University, 1907 - 2007 

    Furry, Ronald B. (Internet-First University Press, 2007)
    Why does a Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering exist at Cornell University and what was the vision of those who saw the need? This book explores the beginnings and growth of Biological and Environmental ...
  • A study of the plow bottom and its action upon the furrow slice 

    White, Earl Archibald (Cornell University, 1917)
    This is the first Thesis produced by the Department of Biological Engineering at Conrell University in 1917.
  • BEE Picnic (July 08, 2002) 

    Cooke, J. Robert (Internet-First University Press, 2007)
    This is a video snapshot of the BEE Department Picnic of July 08, 2002.
  • Memorial Statements for the Department of Agricultural Engineering, Cornell University (1939 - 2004) 

    Cooke, J. Robert; Furry, Ronald B. (Internet-First University Press, 2007-02-05)
    The University Faculty has always followed the practice of including within the faculty records a memorial resolution on the death of one of its members. This is a collection of just such memorials.
  • The Publications, Papers and Patents (1980-1995) 

    Cooke, J. Robert (Internet-First University Press, 1996-02-22)
    This is a list of the Publications, Papers and Patents for Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering for the years 1980 - 1995.
  • CU ABEN Graduate Degrees (1913 - 1995) 

    Cooke, J. Robert; Stanton, Ruth; Bates, Sandy (Internet-First University Press, 2007)
    This is a Chronological and Alphabetical Listing of the Graduate Degrees for the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Cornell University from 1913- 1995.
  • A Talk on Job at Sage Chapel (audio) 

    Marcham, Frederick G. (Internet-First University Press, 2006)
    Prof. Marcham reads from and comments on the Book of Job, March 29, 1992, in the Cornell University chapel. Length: 14:27,
  • 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 ...
  • Beliefs: Eight Essays and Nine Rules to Live By 

    Marcham, Frederick G. (2006-08-15)
    This book contains seven numbered essays that F. G. Marcham shared most often with friends and others, and an eighth, unnumbered essay on nature, delivered at Cornell's Adult University. He also prepared a list of nine ...
  • Cornell: Athletics, Wartime, and Summing Up 

    Marcham, Frederick G. (2006-08-15)
    This book contains a number of the writings of F. G. Marcham on aspects of Cornell University: athletics, the campus during wartime, and his view of its operation and a general essay for use in a university book. It deals ...
  • Britons and Cornellians 

    Marcham, Frederick G. (2006-08-15)
    Among many essays written by F. G. Marcham were a number about individuals. One grew out of his publication of a book on the Cornellian bird artist Louis Agassiz Fuertes. Several are memorial tributes to and biographies ...
  • Cornell Notes: World War II to 1968 

    Marcham, Frederick G. (2006-08-15)
    The Cornell Notes in particular are very frank descriptions of the struggles among professors, departments, college deans, and central administrators to govern a university. Why so frank? I asked a close colleague of my ...
  • Cornell Notes: 1898 to World War II 

    Marcham, Frederick G. (2006-08-15)
    The Cornell Notes in particular are very frank descriptions of the struggles among professors, departments, college deans, and central administrators to govern a university. They cover the period of Prof. Marcham's childhood, ...
  • 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. ...
  • Frederick George Marcham (1992-1993 Memorial Statements of the University Faculty) 

    Gates, Paul W.; LaFeber, Walter F.; Wolters, Oliver W. (Internet-First University Press, 1992)
    An Obituary of Professor Frederick G. Marcham.
  • Compressed versions of the Books by and about Prof. Frederick G. Marcham 

    Marcham, Frederick G.; Marcham, John (2006-08-15)
    This is a collection of Compressed files which will expand to on either a PC or a MAC into the complete set of Books concerning Prof. Frederick G. Marcham. Once downloaded and uncompressed on your computer, Adobe Catalog ...
  • Agricultural Economics at Cornell: A History, 1900-1990 

    Stanton, Bernard F. ("Bud") (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University, 2001)
    This 292-page picture-filled book, first-ever history of the department chronicles the major contributions made by its faculty and students to research, teaching, and extension in the field of agricultural economics during ...

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