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Snedden Family Papers
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Description
The collection consists primarily of correspondence between members of the Snedden family and their friends. It also includes genealogical material and photographs of the family. The bulk of the collection consists of over 30 years of correspondence between Genevra Sisson Snedden and her daughter Hope Snedden (between the years of 1912-1949). Other individuals of note in this collection include David Snedden, Leonard Carlsmith, Roger Carlsmith, James Merrill Carlsmith, Lawrence Allan Carlsmith, Ruth Snedden, and Pauline Snedden. The correspondence is made up mostly of personal matters and some business between the Carlsmiths and the Sneddens. Also included in this collection are the writings and personal papers of Karolyn Kuckenberg Carlsmith during her professional career. See Box 14, Folder 1 for a detailed genealogy, The Family of Genevra Sisson Snedden.
Background
Genevra Sisson Snedden studied education at Stanford University in the class of 1898, and her daughter Hope Snedden studied nursing at Stanford, in the class of 1922.
Extent
17.25 Linear Feet 9 cartons, 5 boxes, 1 flat box
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish.
Availability
The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.