Morehouse and Lang family papers. (Archival material, 1843) [WorldCat.org]
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Morehouse and Lang family papers.

Author: Morehouse family.
Publisher: 1843-1954 (bulk 1885-1954)
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Papers of Herbert Harrison Morehouse (Cornell Class of 1889) include a series of letters to his family concerning student life, with reference to freshman-sophomore contests, sports, cider raids, military drill, Bible classes and church services, a Henry George meeting (October 1887), excursions to local scenic places, his class schedules, and readings by Professor Hiram Corson, as well as a letter (1890) from
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Genre/Form: Examinations
examinations (documents)
lecture notes
photographs
Named Person: Sarah Tracy Barrows; Hiram Corson; Henry George; Rosa Christine Lang; Emma Margaret Lang Morehouse; Herbert H Morehouse; Robert Henry Thurston; Walter F Willcox; Horatio Stevens White; Lang family.; Hiram Corson; Henry George; Lang family.; Walter F Willcox; Robert Henry Thurston; Emma Margaret Lang Morehouse; Herbert H Morehouse; Horatio Stevens White; Rosa Christine Lang; Sarah Tracy Barrows
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Morehouse family.
OCLC Number: 64074859
Description: 1.5 cubic ft.

Abstract:

Papers of Herbert Harrison Morehouse (Cornell Class of 1889) include a series of letters to his family concerning student life, with reference to freshman-sophomore contests, sports, cider raids, military drill, Bible classes and church services, a Henry George meeting (October 1887), excursions to local scenic places, his class schedules, and readings by Professor Hiram Corson, as well as a letter (1890) from Robert Henry Thurston, congratulating him on his new position in Central America, discussing the present students at Sibley, and expressing the hope that luck with Central American gold mines might enable Morehouse to give Cornell a needed engineering laboratory, a letter (1914) to his family from the White House, where he and two friends were staying as guests of Eleanor Wilson, two essays (1886, 1887) by Morehouse, an expense book (1885-89), and his drawings (2 vols., 1886) for a class in descriptive geometry; papers of Emma Margaret Lang (Cornell Class of 1893), later Mrs. Henry Morehouse, include invitations to dances, a letter (1893) from Walter F. Willcox congratulating her on her approaching marriage and enclosing a photograph of himself, her notes (1887) from Corson's English literature course, a copy of her thesis (1893) "The Tenement Poor of New York City," and her diploma; two letters of thanks from Hiram Corson (1893) to Rosa Christine Lang (Cornell Class of 1892), Emma's sister, and printed materials inscribed by Corson to her

Also, room, board, and tuition receipts of Morehouse and Emma Lang, examination questions (1886-87, 1893), form letters (1946-54) to the Class of 1893, and "A History of the Class of '93 Cornell University" (1952), photographs of the Morehouse and Lang families, and miscellaneous printed materials. Also, notes by Sarah Tracy Barrows (Cornell M.L. 1893) from Horatio Stevens White's course on Goethe's life and works

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