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Papers of George F. Bateman (1887-1948)

Personal Papers

Box I: George F. Bateman Personal Correspondence 1899-1937

Folder 1: Undated Personal Correspondence

Folder 2: Undated Personal Correspondence

Folder 3: Undated Personal Correspondence

Folder 4a: Miscellaneous Personal Papers - Technical Drawings and Diagrams

Folder 4b: Miscellaneous Personal Papers - Illustrated Catalogs

Folder 4c: Miscellaneous Personal Papers-pamphlet “The Amateur Mechanic”

3 issues: September 1902, December 1902, and May 1903

Folder 4d: Miscellaneous Personal Papers - Unknown Origins

Folder 4e: Miscellaneous Personal Papers - Various papers and advertisements from envelope postmarked January 21, 1902.

Folder 5: Personal Correspondence 1906

Correspondence with friends and family, file includes theater performance flier for “Citizens Guild of Help” (Overden and Lee Mount Division) October 24 & 25, 1906, England.”

Folder 6: Personal Correspondence 1907

Correspondence with friends and family, file includes wedding announcement, “St. John The Divine, Thorpe Oct. 28, 1907, Elizabeth Ann Davis and William Garsed, Halifax” with letter Oct. 21, 1907.

Folder 7: Personal Correspondence 1908

Correspondence with friends and family (letters written in English and French), file includes Symphony Society of New York correspondence and ticket stubs.

Folder 8: Personal Correspondence 1909

Correspondence with family and newspaper clipping/obituary (Sept. 25, 1909, “The late Mr. Jabez Garsed Funeral at Ellan.”

Folder 9: Personal Correspondence 1910

Correspondence with family.

Folder 10: Personal Correspondence 1911-1913

Correspondence with family.

Folder 11: Personal Correspondence 1914

Correspondence with family, friends, and Statistics Committee Associate Alumnae of Barnard College, various postcards with photographic images (Rio De Janeiro, Buenos Aires)

Folder 12: Personal Correspondence 1915

Correspondence with family, and Thomas H. Briggs (Teacher's College, Columbia University) regarding Bateman selling his Boston Symphony tickets.

Folder 13: Personal Correspondence 1916

Correspondence with family, and more of Thomas H. Briggs (Teacher's College, Columbia University) regarding Bateman selling his Boston Symphony tickets.

File also includes postcard with photograph of Fourth Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ.

Folder 14: Personal Correspondence 1917

Correspondence with family, The Joint Engineer Committee on National Defense, Hess-Ives Color Photography, Department of the Interior-Bureau of Mines-Washington.

Folder 15: Personal Correspondence 1918-19

Correspondence with family, New York British and Canadian Recruiting Committee, The Aeolian Company (the repair of Bateman's Steinway pianola piano), The Overseas Club, Columbia University-Alumni Day, and Wayne Paper Goods Co. advertisements.

Folder 16: Personal Correspondence 1922

Correspondence with friends and family.

Folder 17: Personal Correspondence 1923

Correspondence with friends and family.

Folder 18: Personal Correspondence 1925

Correspondence with friends, family, and Cooper Union graduate Harold W. Merritt (Engineering, 1921). Also correspondence with Church of Humanity (and program).

Folder 19: Personal Correspondence 1926

Correspondence with friends, family, George Broom (Sailmaker and Rigger), family photographs, and The Times Book Club (London).

Folder 20: Personal Correspondence 1927

Correspondence with friends, family, George Broom, Society of Arts & Sciences, and Church of Humanity. Also included: National Children's Home & Orphanage (Colwyn Bay) program; newpaper article “Sails Nearly Gone: But Sailmakers Carry On” from Seattle Daily Times, Nov. 30, 1927; photographs; postcards with images of London-Piccadilly Circus, Catalina Islands, California, and Lake Winnespesankee, N.H., Colwyn Bay, England.

Folder 21: Personal Correspondence 1928

Correspondence with family, friends, and health reports from doctor.

Folder 22: Personal Correspondence 1929

Correspondence with family, friends, and invoices/receipts for personal purchases.

Folder 23: Personal Correspondence 1930

Correspondence with family, friends, Cyclist Touring Club, Hatchards Booksellers, London, and family photographs.

Folder 24: Personal Correspondence 1931

Correspondence with family, friends and Religion of Humanity (London); various correspondence in English and German.

Folder 25: Personal Correspondence1932

Correspondence with family, friends, George Broom, Henrich Rosenthal, and invoices/ receipts for personal purchases; various correspondence in English and German.

Folder 26: Personal Correspondence 1933

Correspondence with family, friends, Geographisches Institut, and Stevens Institute, Hoboken, NJ. Folder also holds invoices/receipts for personal purchases; postcard of Trieben, Oberstmk; program for Joseph Greene Aeolian Hall performance; various correspondence in English and German.

Folder 27: Personal Correspondence 1934

Correspondence with friends, family, George Broom, and Columbia University.

Folder 28: Personal Correspondence 1935

Correspondence with friends, family, Columbia University Club, Stevens Institute of Hoboken, NJ,

Boca Raton Club (postcard), Yale University, Cunard White Star-Anchor Line, Hebrew Technical Institute, and the Cyclist's Touring Club.

Folder also includes a print of a “Felker” crest from Crosby, Steam Gage, and Vale Co., and a Grace Church New York Sunday Service pamphlet for July 28, 1935.

*See letter dated Feb. 17, 1935 with attached four photographs of George F. Bateman and his Engineering classmates in labs. Students [as verified, where possible, in Cooper Union’s 1954 Directory of Cooper Union Graduates and Former Students]:

Donald, William (Engineering Day 1907)

Gluroft?, Samuel H. (unknown year of graduation)

Gordon, David L. (Engineering Day 1917)

Hesselbach, Henry (Engineering Day 1907)

Kolk, Jacob (Engineering Day 1907)

Laredo, Abraham (Engineering Day 1907)

Lowenberg, Robert (Engineering Day 1907)

Pinto, Antonio [Anthony] (Engineering Day 1907)

Sautenbach, Max (unknown year of graduation)

Sendach, Jacob (Engineering Day 1907)

Sealey, David Alfred (Engineering Day 1909)

Sheridan, Joseph A. (Engineering Day 1907) Symonds, G. Roscoe B. (unknown year of graduation)

Folder 29: Personal Correspondence 1936

Correspondence with friends, family, Columbia University Club, Halifax Courier & Guardian, Syracuse University, The Mertonian Society, Cyclist's Touring Club, Stevens Institute; also physician’s examination reports, newspaper clipping from the New York World Telegram, May 1, 1936 “City's 12,000,000 Assessment on the Chrysler Building.”

Folder 30: Personal Correspondence 1937

Correspondence with friends, family, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

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