Early years of Cornell College by students

Student reflections on the early years of Cornell College offer insights into the educational and social traditions of the time period represented.

Over the years of Cornell College's history, students wrote reflections of their experiences, as well commentaries on the social and intellectual life at the college. Some were written for senior theses, some for honors papers in a department, others to celebrate milestones in the life of the college. All contribute to a wider understanding of what college life was like in the 1800s and early 1900s, especially at this Methodist sponsored school.