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County History

Tompkins County History

The Ithaca Hotel early 1800s
courtesy of The History Center

Histories of Cornell University include Carl Becker, Cornell University: Founders and the Founding (Ithaca, 1941), Morris Bishop, A History of Cornell (Ithaca, 1962) and Carol Kammen, Cornell: Glorious to View (Ithaca, 2003).
Major archival repositories include the Tompkins County Archive, Cornell University Archives, and the DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County.

Carol Kammen
Tompkins County Historian