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The Inauguration of Elizabeth Garrett
Cornell's Thirteenth President
On the occasion of the inauguration of Cornell's thirteenth president, Elizabeth Garrett, Cornell University Press is pleased to publish the official commemorative edition of her inauguration speech.



Resister
A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War
Bruce Dancis
This insider's account of the antiwar and student protest movements of the '60s also provides a rare look at the prison experiences of Vietnam-era draft resisters.



The Wisconsin Pine Lands of Cornell University
Paul Wallace Gates
A history of Cornell University's acquisition, use, and sale of 500,000 acres of pine lands in central Wisconsin.



A Guide to the Classical Collections of Cornell University
Peter I. Kuniholm, Nancy H. Ramage, Andrew Ramage
An overview of Cornell University's impressive collection of Greek and Roman antiquities.



Cornell University
Founders and the Founding
Carl L. Becker
This succinct and engaging history of the founding of Cornell University traces the institution's origins within the educational climate of mid-nineteenth-century America. Originally delivered as six lectures celebrating the seventy-fifth anniversary...



Cornell
Glorious to View
Carol Kammen
The steep hills and dramatic gorges of Ithaca were the setting for a revolution in American education when, in the 1860s, a self-made man sought "to do the most good . . . to the poor and to posterity." Ezra Cornell's philanthropy, enhanced with funds...



The 100 Most Notable Cornellians
Glenn Altschuler, Laurence Moore, Isaac Kramnick
"Cornell is unique among American research universities and in the Ivy League. . . . It aspires to the ideals of Ezra Cornell, who founded an institution 'where any one person could find instruction in any study.' . . . Cornell has played a...



Nabokov at Cornell
Vladimir Nabokov taught at Cornell University from 1948 to 1959. This book examines Nabokov's work and interests durring these years, from his poetry and prose, to criticism of literature and the visual arts, and writings on the humanities and science.



Killed Strangely
The Death of Rebecca Cornell
Elaine Forman Crane
"Killed Strangely is an engaging read that will entrance and inform readers who are at once murder mystery and history buffs."—Common-Place



Cornell '69
Liberalism and the Crisis of the American University
Donald Alexander Downs
In April 1969, one of America's premier universities was celebrating parents' weekend—and the student union was an armed camp, occupied by over eighty defiant members of the campus's Afro-American Society. Marching out Sunday night, the protesters...



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