Guide to the Edward W. Moulton Scrapbooks

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0549
Creator: Moulton, Edward W.
Title: Edward W. Moulton scrapbooks
Dates: 1874-1905
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Summary: Collection consists of two scrapbooks primarily containing clippings, with some flyers and letters, documenting Moulton's career as an athlete and coach. The letters date from 1894 to 1903 and include reference letters for Moulton and some that he received from athletes. There are also clippings pertaining to bicycle races by women cyclists in Chicago and New York, ca. 1896, and clippings on Moulton's dogs that he trained to do tricks.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department 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

Provenance

Purchased from Keith Clark, 1984, and gift of Lloyd McGovern, 2000.

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

Edward W. Moulton Scrapbooks (SC0549). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

After his service in the Civil War and as a government scout, Moulton competed professionally as a sprinter and trained and managed football, track, and cycling teams. He came to Stanford University in 1903 to coach the track team and in his eleven years there made the program one of the country's most respected. He was a popular figure on campus and earned the nickname "Dad" from the students.

Description of the Collection

Collection consists of two scrapbooks primarily containing clippings, with some flyers and letters, documenting Moulton's career as an athlete and coach. The letters date from 1894 to 1903 and include reference letters for Moulton and some that he received from athletes. There are also clippings pertaining to bicycle races by women cyclists in Chicago and New York, ca. 1896, and clippings on Moulton's dogs that he trained to do tricks.

Access Terms

McGovern, Lloyd
Moulton, Edward W.
Stanford University--Athletics.
Athletics--United States.
Coaches (Athletics)--United States.
College sports--California
Sports for women
Track-athletics.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Scrapbooks