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Guide to the Francis Albert Smith Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0339
    Creator: Smith, Francis Albert,, b. 1897.
    Title: Francis Albert Smith papers
    Dates: 1922-circa 1940
    Physical Description: 1 Linear feet (1 folder)
    Summary: Collection includes two appointment letters from Ray Lyman Wilbur, 1922-23; 3 letters from Edward C. Franklin, 1923-32; fundraising letter from Herbert Hoover re the Stanford Re-investment Fund ca. 1940; letter and menu for Sigma Xi President’s Dinner, 1924; booklet on Palo Alto, ca. 1930; and photographs of a Stanford chemistry lab and the cactus garden on campus.
    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

    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

    Francis Albert Smith Papers (SCM0339). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Francis Albert Smith earned three degrees in chemistry at Stanford University: AB 1922, AM 1923, and Ph.D 1926.

    Description of the Collection

    Collection includes two appointment letters from Ray Lyman Wilbur, 1922-23; 3 letters from Edward C. Franklin, 1923-32; fundraising letter from Herbert Hoover re the Stanford Re-investment Fund ca. 1940; letter and menu for Sigma Xi President’s Dinner, 1924; booklet on Palo Alto, ca. 1930; and photographs of a Stanford chemistry lab and the cactus garden on campus.

    Access Terms

    Franklin, Edward Curtis, 1862-1937.
    Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
    Smith, Francis Albert,, b. 1897.
    Stanford University -- General subdivision--Students.;
    Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949
    Palo Alto (Calif.)--Description and travel.
    Photoprints.