Guide to the Amy Ferguson Edwards Photograph Albums

Stanford University Libraries Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2010 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: A0106
Creator: Edwards, Amy Ferguson.
Title: Amy Ferguson Edwards photograph albums
Dates: circa 1896-1902
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Summary: Collection contains two photograph albums and many loose photographs, largely cyanotypes. They primarily document student life at Stanford during both Amy and Agnes Ferguson's years on campus, ca. 1896-1902, and include images of students on campus, Escondita Cottage and other university buildings, fraternity houses, and student athletics (football, baseball, and golf). Images of note include a horse cab on University Avenue, Palo Alto; David S. Jordan at a cornerstone laying (probably the 1898 library); Encina dining hall; and the teaching skeleton in a dress.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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 94304-6064. 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/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Amy Ferguson Edwards Photograph Albums (A0106). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Amy Ferguson earned her A.B. in English at Stanford University in 1902; she married Harry James Edwards, Stanford Class of 1901, in 1907. As a student she was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority. Her sister Agnes Ferguson (Mrs. Walter G. Hunter) earned her A.B. in Latin at Stanford in 1898.

Description of the Collection

Collection contains two photograph albums and many loose photographs, largely cyanotypes. They primarily document student life at Stanford during both Amy and Agnes Ferguson's years on campus, ca. 1896-1902, and include images of students on campus, Escondita Cottage and other university buildings, fraternity houses, and student athletics (football, baseball, and golf). Images of note include a horse cab on University Avenue, Palo Alto; David S. Jordan at a cornerstone laying (probably the 1898 library); Encina dining hall; and the teaching skeleton in a dress.

Access Terms

Edwards, Amy Ferguson.
Hunter, Agnes Ferguson.
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
Stanford University--Athletics.
Stanford University--Buildings.
Stanford University--Students.
Albums.
College students--California.
Photoprints.


Collection Contents

 

Photos

Box 1, Folder 1

Photograph album volume 1

Box 1, Folder 2

Photograph album volume 2

Box 1, Folder 3

Loose photos from volume 2

Box 1, Folder 4

Agnes Ferguson in group of women

Box 1, Folder 5

Escondita Cottage, with invitation to an at-home

Box 1, Folder 6

Horse cab on University Avenue, Palo Alto

Box 1, Folder 7

Miscellaneous, not Stanford images

Box 1, Folder 8

Scenic views, not Stanford; includes Hotel La Honda and Yosemite

Box 1, Folder 9

Stanford University athletics (football)

Box 1, Folder 10

Stanford University buildings, including D. S. Jordan at cornerstone laying (probably 1898 library)

Box 1, Folder 11

Stanford University golf photos, ca 1898

Box 1, Folder 12

Stanford University students; of note is Encina dining hall, the teaching skeleton in a dress, and students with bicycles

Box 1, Folder 13

Tennis match, unidentified but not Stanford