Guide to the Francis Albert Smith Papers

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


Collection Contents

Box 1

Papers