Guide to the James Henry Polhemus Photograph Album

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: A0045
Creator: Polhemus, James Henry.
Title: James Henry Polhemus photograph album
Dates: 1906-ca. 1911
Physical Description: 1 volume
Summary: Photographs and postcards of the Stanford University campus and student activities. Campus buildings pictured include Memorial Church, Roble Hall, Museum, Memorial Arch, the Quad, Encina Hall, and individual fraternity houses; some photographs depict the damage from the 1906 earthquake. Student activities include sports (football, crew, and track), plug ugly portraits, theater casts, fraternity groups, and indiviual portraits. Non-Stanford subjects include hunting, fishing, boating, and train trips.
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

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

James Henry Polhemus Photograph Album (A0045). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

James Polhemus earned his a.b. in civil engineering at Stanford University in 1911.

Description of the Collection

Photographs and postcards of the Stanford University campus and student activities. Campus buildings pictured include Memorial Church, Roble Hall, Museum, Memorial Arch, the Quad, Encina Hall, and individual fraternity houses; some photographs depict the damage from the 1906 earthquake. Student activities include sports (football, crew, and track), plug ugly portraits, theater casts, fraternity groups, and indiviual portraits. Non-Stanford subjects include hunting, fishing, boating, and train trips.

Access Terms

Polhemus, James Henry.
Stanford University--Athletics.
Stanford University--Buildings.
Stanford University--Students.
Photoprints
Postcards.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Photograph Album