Guide to the Jeannette M. Hitchcock Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0148
Creator: Hitchcock, Jeannette M. (Jeannette McCrory).
Creator: Hitchcock, Jeannette M., (Jeannette McCrory)
Creator: Hopkins, Jeannette Hitchcock, 1890-1976.
Title: Jeannette M. Hitchcock papers
Dates: 1932-1974
Physical Description: 1 Linear feet
Summary: Primarily correspondence, articles, speeches and unpublished papers concerned with both library and nonlibrary topics. Correspondents include Arundell Esdaile, Sir Frank Francis and Patricia Eccles.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Jeannette Hitchcock Hopkins Estate, 1976, and Mrs. Patricia Eccles, 1977.

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

. Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

A graduate of Stanford (1914), Jeannette Hitchcock came to the Stanford Library in 1923, was appointed Keeper of Rare Books in the University Libraries (1936-1947) and was later Chief of the Division of Special Collections (1947-1955). She was married to Franklin L. Hopkins.

Description of the Collection

Primarily correspondence, articles, speeches and unpublished papers concerned with both library and nonlibrary topics. Correspondents include Arundell Esdaile, Sir Frank Francis and Patricia Eccles.

Access Terms

Eccles, Patricia.
Eccles, Patricia.
Esdaile, Arundell.
Esdaile, Arundell.
Francis, Frank Chalton,, Sir,, 1901-1988.
Francis, Frank, Sir.
Hitchcock, Jeannette M. (Jeannette McCrory).
Hopkins, Jeannette Hitchcock, 1890-1976.
Stanford University -- General subdivision--Employees.;
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives.


Collection Contents

 

Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence between Jeannette Hopkins and Stanford Library chiefs about her gifts to the Bender Room.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondents: Julius Barrclay, Chief of Special Collections; Elmer Grieder, Associate Director of Stanford Libraries; Ray Swank, Director of Stanford Libraries.
Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence received from Arundell Esclaile. 1934-1956

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence received from Sir Frank Francis, Director of the British Museum, mainly acknowledging her gifts of Bender Room Keepsakes to the Museum.

Box 1, Folder 4

Miscellaneous World War II, Correspondence received from Europe 1937-1948

Scope and Content Note

Correspondent.s: Lt. William Clarkson; John D. Couley; Mms. Isaac-Chareau; H.H. Lloyd; Beatrice White.
Box 1, Folder 5

Miscellaneous domestic correspondence. 1945-1968

Box 1, Folder 6

"An English Chroicle: Bound copies of J.H.H.'s letters written from London September 1937-February 1938

Box 1, Folder 7

Miscellaneous clippings, photographs, cards, and articles which had been inserted between pages of "An English Chronicle."

 

Articles, Speeches, and Unpublished Papers

Box 1, Folder 8

Papers about. Stanford Libraries, especially Special Collections

Box 1, Folder 9

Articles, speeches, and papers relevant to her participation in library associations : American Library Association, California Library Association, Bay District Library Discussion Group Committee.

Box 1, Folder 10

Articles, speeches, and papers on miscellaneous, non-library topics

 

Biographical Material

Box 1, Folder 11

Graduation diploma, Stanford 1915

Box 1, Folder 12

Stanford University Faculty records (personnel forms) completed by J.H.H., and letters of recommendation pertaining to them.