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Guide to the Children's Hospital at Stanford Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0297
    Creator: Children's Hospital at Stanford.
    Title: Children's Hospital at Stanford records
    Dates: 1917-1977
    Physical Description: 6.5 Linear feet
    Summary: These records were collected by Ruth Spande Atwood, first superintentdent and administrator of the Stanford Convalescent Home (1923-1961), and include correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings and photographs. Subjects include the history of the Home, individuals who served on Boards and assisted with fund raising, and patients. Of note are the photographs and letters of Sam McDonald. Other correspondents include Dr. Esther Clark, Dr. William F. Durand, Dr. Harold Faber, Timothy Hopkins, Ray Lyman Wilbur, and the artist Wolo (Wolo Trutzschler von Falkenstein). Collection also includes a Memory Book (1917-1977) and Scrapbook (1928-1961) largely containing photographs, with some articles and programs, on the Home, its staff and patients, special events, the artist Wolo and his murals, Ruth Spande Atwood, Sam McDonald, and Dr. David Charles Gardner.
    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

    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul W. Atwood, 1983.

    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

    Children's Hospital at Stanford Records (SC0297). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Originally the Stanford Convalescent Home, established on the Stanford campus in 1919 for needy children with long term illness, this privately supported organization changed its name to the Children's Hospital at Stanford in 1970.

    Description of the Collection

    These records were collected by Ruth Spande Atwood, first superintentdent and administrator of the Stanford Convalescent Home (1923-1961), and include correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings and photographs. Subjects include the history of the Home, individuals who served on Boards and assisted with fund raising, and patients. Of note are the photographs and letters of Sam McDonald. Other correspondents include Dr. Esther Clark, Dr. William F. Durand, Dr. Harold Faber, Timothy Hopkins, Ray Lyman Wilbur, and the artist Wolo (Wolo Trutzschler von Falkenstein). Collection also includes a Memory Book (1917-1977) and Scrapbook (1928-1961) largely containing photographs, with some articles and programs, on the Home, its staff and patients, special events, the artist Wolo and his murals, Ruth Spande Atwood, Sam McDonald, and Dr. David Charles Gardner.

    Access Terms

    Atwood, Ruth Spande.
    Children's Hospital at Stanford.
    Clark, Esther Bridgman.
    Durand, William Frederick, 1859-1958
    Faber, Harold Kniest, 1884-1979.
    Gardner, David Charles.
    Hopkins, Timothy, 1859-1937.
    MacDonald, Emanuel B.
    Stanford Home for Convalescent Children.
    Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949
    Wolo, d. 1989.
    Children --Health and hygiene.
    Children --Hospitals --California.