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Tell S. Berna set the American two-mile record in 1910, 1911 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 Horatio S. White, Harry L. Taylor '88, and Hughie Jennings. Coached by Percy Haughton.


"Smoker" Events and Tobacco Company Cards, Felts, Rugs, Silks and Leather Premiums.


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


Inter-Collegiate Rowing Association. Poughkeepsie June 25th, 1912. Freshman Eights. Won by CORNELL. Selah Van Velsor Hiscox, Stroke.


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.


1896 Football Team: 

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


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.


Large Cabinet Photographs of the 1893 Lacrosse Team and the 1894 Athletics/Track Team.


In 1889 Ellsworth McGillivray began photographing Cornell athletic teams. He retired in 1910 at which time he auctioned off many athletic photographs and portraits.