|Columbia University Archives|
At a Glance
This collection consists of three bound volumes: a handwritten preface, a full manuscript, and a transcription of the manuscript. The volumes relate the events of the Columbia College Canoe Club's 6-week summer cruise on Lake George and Lake Champlain in 1886.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Jerome W. Frank canoe trip diary; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
No additions are expected
Immediate Source of Acquisition
1997.004: Source of acquisition--Jerome D. Frank. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1997.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Jerome W. Frank received a PhB (Bachelor of Philosophy) from the Columbia School of Mines, Engineering and Chemistry in 1888. He was a member of the Canoe Club and was elected as a class speaker at commencement. A chemist, Frank was a member of the Chemist Standard Varnish Workers and served as Vice President of the Langville Black & Carbon Company, in New York, NY. He was a member of the Chemistry Society, American Chemical Society and the American Society for Testing Materials. He died in July 1932.