Aristarchus Champion papers, 1806-1892 0.60 Cubic Feet
Benjamin E. Washburn papers, 1905-1960, 1913-1939 4.69 Cubic Feet
The Benjamin E. Washburn papers contain few items of a personal nature. Consisting of reports, correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, books and journals, the papers concern Washburn's employment with the Rockefeller Sanitary Commission (1913-1914) and the International Health Board/Division (1915-1939).
Calendar and Carrier Greetings Collection, 1828-present 1.33 Cubic Feet
This collection consists of calendars and carrier greetings dating between 1828 and the present. The carrier greetings and the majority of the calendars were produced by local newspapers for distribution to subscribers. While much of the collection was assembled for historical interest, recent calendars have largely been collected due to their image content. For example, the Erie Canalway calendars represent the winners of an annual photographic contest, and the calendars are retained as much for aesthetic reasons as for informational ones. This is an artificial collection assembled by the Local History & Genealogy Division of the Rochester Public Library.
Carey H. Brown Papers, 1933, 1935, n.d. 0.2 Cubic Feet
Carey H. Brown was a former Chamber of Commerce committee chair and secretary of the Rochester Civic Improvement Association. Materials in this collection are related to city planning, and date from 1933 to 1935. They include
Charles Cyril Martin papers, 1854-1908 0.50 Linear Feet
Cohen family collection on the Workmen's Circle, 1961-1973 .125 Cubic Feet
Collection on the Rochester Red Wings, 1877-2005 1.5 Cubic Feet
Collection on the Rochester Sesquicentennial, 1984 .25 Cubic Feet
C. Storrs Barrows papers, 1923-1935 .15 Cubic Feet
Daniel Penfield Land Agreement, 1805 0.1 Cubic Feet
This collection consists of an agreement for the sale of the Fourth Range in Township Number Thirteen from Daniel Penfield to Salmon Fuller and Caleb Hopkins. Signed by Zachariah Seymour for Penfield. (Seymour was brother-in-law to Oliver Phelps.) This document laid the basis for the foundation of the town of Penfield. It dates to 1805.
Dr. Abram Lincoln Weil papers, 1887-1974 .25 Linear Feet
Ebenezer "Indian" Allan Land Contract, 1792 0.1 Cubic Feet
This collection consists of a deed for the 100-acre tract, including existing mills, dated 1792. Signed by Ebenezer Allan.
Copies of testing forms which Hall, as Union Bridge Co. Inspector, completed while testing steel parts.
The collection contains miscellaneous office files of Sara Rios, former Director of the Human Rights and Governance Unit within the Peace and Social Justice Division at the Ford Foundation. Her office files contain conference files, reports, press materials, correspondence, and publications. Many grant-related materials in the collection between 1997 and 2000 are the files of Alan Jenkins. Jenkins preceded Rios in her role as Program Officer in the Peace and Social Justice Program from 1997-2000. Some correspondence with grantees and potential grantees is also present after 2000, when Jenkins became Deputy Director of Human Rights and International Cooperation at the Ford Foundation and when he was appointed Director of the reorganized Human Rights Program in 2001.
George Eastman papers, 1927-1928 0.1 Cubic Feet
Carbon copies of correspondence from George Eastman regarding African hunting trip. Includes travel itineraries. Materials date from 1927 and 1928.
Hiram Haskell Edgerton correspondence, 1910-1921 .17 Cubic Feet
Horsford Family papers, 1681-1954, bulk 1840-1893 32.00 Linear Feet
Irving Booth papers, 1783-1923 0.1 Cubic Feet
Irving Booth was the son of James E. Booth, who was the president of the Monroe County Savings bank and a trustee to the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) during the 1890s. Papers include letters and awards of merit related to James Booth's parents, Peter and Phebe; Cooper genealogy information; chattel and deeds; several ribbons; Irving Booth's Cornell University and Alpha Delta Phi ephemera, and miscellaneous ephemera.
John Jacob Astor Letter, 1798 0.1 Cubic Feet
9 1/2" x 15" folded paper. Dated July 15, 1798. Sent by Astor from Ballstown Springs to Abraham[?] Tomlinson in Schenectady. Content of letter is concerned with the fur trade in New York State, and the quality and prices of furs Astor was interested in purchasing. Valued at approximately $10,000.
Kiosk Collection, 2002-05-02-2003-04-08 0.6 Linear Feet
Militia Appointment, 1795 0.1 Cubic Feet
Signed by George Clinton, 1st governor of New York State (later the 4th vice-president of the United States) naming Joseph Blackmore to the rank of Lieutenant in the Herkemer [sic] County militia. Also signed by George Hopper, Secretary.
Obed Hussey papers, 1833-1916, bulk 1852-1858 0.20 Cubic Feet
Philip J. Barr papers, 1866-1983 .1 Linear Feet
The AT & T Long Lines Engineering Development Program (LLEDP) was a program in the RPI School of Engineering that was designed for practicing engineers. Materials include class schedules, course outlines, a laboratory notebook, student rosters, and various program records.
Reynolds Library collection, 1881-1929 1.37 Cubic Feet
Richard J. Grosh presidential records, 1964-1976 19.25 Linear Feet
Samuel Kahn MD Papers, 1929-1964 7 boxes
Subject File 12.00 Linear Feet
Thomas F. Farrell papers, 1930-1967 1.25 Linear Feet
This collection contains biographical material related to Major General Thomas F. Farrell, including letters, memos, and invitations from Franklin Delano Roosevelt, letters from Bernard Baruch and Herbert Hoover, articles and published volumes regarding his involvement in the Atomic Bomb development, New York City Housing development, and military career. Also included is information on the New York World's Fair, and photographs of Farrell.
Tracey I. Brooks Hudson River Steamboat Collection, (circa 1900 - 1950) 614 photographic images
William Ringle Papers on the Boynton House, 1954-1955 0.1 Cubic Feet
William Ringle was a Times-Union reporter who wrote to Beulah Boynton, daughter of Edward Everett Boynton, for information about the construction of the house bearing her father's name in 1954. The collection includes correspondence between William Ringle and Beulah Boynton re: the Edward Boynton house. Includes a signed letter from Frank Lloyd Wright to Beulah Boynton. The materials in the collection date from 1954 to 1955.
Winfred J. Smith Eastman Party Records, 1905-1914, 1912-1914 0.2 Cubic Feet
Receipts, memos, invoices, quotes, correspondence, dance card, GE's handwritten receiving line, regarding Eastman's 1913 New Year's Eve party.