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George E. Eldred notebook, A1072

Identifier: A1072

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one undated notebook with a handwritten record of Yale College graduates who died between 1860 and 1868. The notebook belonged to George Eldred, but the author is unclear.


  • undated

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

George Everett Eldred was born in Clayville, on February 17, 1876, and attended preparatory school at Colgate Academy, graduating in 1895. He graduated from Colgate University with a Bachelor's of Philosophy in 1899.

Eldred held positions with the testing department of General Electric in Schenectady (1900); as a rodman in the Department of Yards and Docks at New York Navy Yard (1901); as an inspector with the Pressed Steel Car Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1902); in the testing department of General Electric in Lynn, Massachusetts (1902-1903); as a statistician at Yale Gymnasium (1904-1906); with the Isthmian Canal Commission of New York (summer 1905); as a graduate student in statistics at Harvard University (1906-1907); and as a statistician in Schenectady beginning in 1907. He died in Schenectady on August 8, 1947.

Elmer William Smith, ed. Colgate University General Catalogue, vol. 2, (Hamilton, NY: Colgate University, 1939), 121.

George E. Eldred biographical file, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.


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Language of Materials


Guide to the George E. Eldred notebook
Mary Cordaro and Allyson Smally
April 29, 2014
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries Repository

13 Oak Drive
Case Library and Geyer Center for Information Technology
Colgate University
Hamilton New York 13346 United States US
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