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Tell S. Berna set the American two-mile record in 1910 and 1912.  IC4A Cross Country Champ as a Sophomore.  IC4A two-mile Champion twice. A three-time All-American. He won the 3000-meter team race at the 1912 Olympics.


December 9th, 1899, "University Football Smoker" program. Notable speakers are Harry L. Taylor '88, and Hughie Jennings. Coached by Percy Haughton.


c.1910 Tobacco Company Cards, Felts, Rugs, Silks and Leather Premiums.


Photo by Brown Brothers. IRA Regatta Champions - June 26, 1907, Poughkeepsie.


Observation Train Ticket and Broadside.  The 1897 IRA Regatta was one of the most influential races in college rowing history. The victory was seen as Cornell dominance in American college rowing.


c.1915 Cornell Women's Basketball Club Pennant. An extremely rare oversized 35" pennant. This is the only example of this pennant that I have seen.


The Observation Train would hold 3,000 to 4,000 spectators and ran alongside the shore during the races, keeping pace with the boats.


William Wade Matchneer, and Clarence Vincent Lally.  Baseball, Hockey and all around two very interesting individuals.


Cornell "College Girl" Postcards:  1905 - 1911. Pearle Eugenia Fidler and Alice Luella Fidler, Earl Christy, Raphael Tuck.


Football Ticket, Press Pass, Usher Pass and 1898 Seaon Ticket.  October 8th, 1898, Percy Field.  Cornell defeats Carlisle Indians 23 to 6.


1896 Football Team: 

Joseph W. Beacham, Daniel A. Reed, Edwin R. Sweetland.