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|Bristow Adams. Cornell Rowing Poster, ca. 1905.
One of only three known copies to exist. One copy is housed in the Cornell University archives, and the other known example is in
the National Rowing Hall of Fame in Mystic, CT.
Bristow Adams graduated from Stanford University. In 1904 he became vice president of H. M. Suter Publishing Company, designing a series of
college athletic posters, editing forestry publications, and managing a weekly news review. He joined the information office of the U.S. Forest
Service in 1906. In 1914, he became a professor in the College of Agriculture at Cornell, and department head in charge of publications and
information. At Cornell he started courses in journalism, advertising and publicity, and forestry and conservation. Combining his love of students
with his love of journalism, Bristow became a member of the board of directors of the Cornell Daily Sun and an advisor to the Cornell
Countryman and the Cornell Widow.
Bristow Adams taught at Cornell University from 1914 to 1945.
Bristow Adams Biography
|Example from the Cornell University Archives.