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Histories, Biographies, Scholarly Papers, Interviews and more!

The Cornell Association of Professors Emeriti (CAPE) is pleased support the collaborative efforts of Emeriti J. Robert Cooke and Ken King as they pursue the awesome project of Cornell's Legacy Collection which celebrates the contributions of Cornell people to the world of scholarship and to the life of the University and its research, service and educational mission.Together they have been gathering biographies, autobiographies, lectures, interviews, scholarly papers, and other materials related to the contributions of the people included.  

We are happy to accept CVs, biographically related documentation, resumes, papers, relevant publications, lectures and the like. for individuals. We are also looking for volunteers to assist in the process of department histories as well.

Please contact J. Robert Cooke or submit your information via U.S. mail to: CAPE, 229 Day Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 or e-mailed to If you have any questions, call the CAPE office at (607) 255-6608.

A sampling of the work can be found here:
- Memorial Statements

- Faculty and Staff Biographies

-The Legacy of Cornell Faculty and Staff

Recent CAPE Lectures can be found here:


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