The papers consist of personal and official correspondence, reports, diaries, writings, memoranda, and family papers of Willard
D. Straight, American diplomat and financier, relating chiefly to his activities in the Far East and to his service during
World War I. There are also many papers of Dorothy Payne Whitney Straight following the death of her husband. (Source: Cornell
University Library Collection Summery www.cornell.worldcat.org/title/willard-straight-papers-at-cornell-university-1857-1925-inclusive/oclc/122501465
The Papers of Willard Dickerman Straight are now available in digital form at California State Polytechnic University Pomona's
library. The original papers are housed at Cornell University’s research library in Ithaca, NY. By linking into this site,
one may find the online guide to the papers, edited for Cornell’s manuscripts archives in 1974 by Patricia H. Gaffney.