Camp Cory Papers

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Camp Cory papers
Creator: Camp Cory (Penn Yan, N.Y.)
Call Number: D.410
Dates: 1890s-1976
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Camp Cory papers
Creator: Camp Cory (Penn Yan, N.Y.)
Call Number: D.410
Dates: 1890s-1976
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
The Rochester chapter of the Young Men's Christian Association opened its first boys' camp in 1892. The original Camp Iola roamed for thirty years from Lake Ontario to Sodus Bay, then to Canadice Lake and various sites at Canandaigua Lake. A permanent location at Keuka Lake was dedicated in 1920 and named Camp Cory the following year.

As a summer camp for Rochester boys, Cory offered traditional activities such as hiking, swimming, and boating. Girls were admitted in the 1970s.

Scope and Content
This collection is composed primarily of photographs, articles, and background material from the 1890s through 1976.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Keuka Lake
Camps
Photographs
Camp Cory (Penn Yan, N.Y.)
YMCA of Greater Rochester (Rochester, N.Y.)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated in June 2011 by Camp Cory through its Historian, Bo Shoemaker, author of A History of Camp Cory (Charleston: The History Press, 2011).Access
The Camp Cory papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Camp Cory papers, D.410, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
The official website of Camp Cory can be found here . (This links to an external page.)

A detailed history of Camp Cory can be found here . (This links to an external page.)


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Ephemera and miscellaneous, 1890s-1910s
Box 1, Folder 2Articles, circa 1908-1913
Box 1, Folder 3The Rajah's Rubies: Produced at Camp Colby, 1926
Box 1, Folder 4Camp Cory clips, 1929
Box 1, Folder 5Publicity scrapbook, 1936
Box 1, Folder 5Publicity scrapbook, 1937
Box 1, Folder 7"Information on Aspects of the Rochester Y.M.C.A. Resident Camping Program for my Successor" by Weldon B. Hester, Director of Camping, December 1972
Box 1, Folder 8"Camp Cory History", 1976
Box 1, Folder 9Photographs: Camp and scenery, circa 1900-2000
Box 1, Folder 10Photographs: Group portraits of campers, circa 1900-2000
Box 1, Folder 11Photographs: Water activities, circa 1900-2000
Box 1, Folder 12Photographs: Candids and miscellaneous activities, circa 1900-2000
Box 1, Folder 13Photographs: Personnel, circa 1900-2000
Box 1, Folder 14Photographs from an album, circa 1900s and undated
Box 1, Folder 15Promotional photographs donated to Camp Cory by Tonya R. Taylor, daughter of Peter Braal, 1929
Box 1, Folder 16Photographs donated to Camp Cory by Weldon Hester, 1950s


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