Guide to the Stanford University, Library, Bender Room Scrapbooks

Daniel Hartwig
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: SC0844
Creator: Stanford University. Libraries.
Title: Stanford University, Library, Bender Room scrapbooks
Dates: 1926-1969
Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet
Summary: Scrapbooks contain clippings, announcements, newsletters, brochures, programs, press releases, invitations, and several photographs pertaining primarily to the rare book and manuscript collections, acquisitions, and exhibitions. People mentioned in the articles include Jeannette M. Hitchcock, Albert M. Bender, Frederick E. Brasch and Nathan Van Patten; there are also some clippings on the theft of books by Mitchell Strucinski in 1960. The photographs are of Albert Sperisen, J. Terry Bender, F. E. Brasch and a class in the history of printing at San Jose State College (July 1954).
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

Stanford University, Library, Bender Room Scrapbooks (SC0844). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The Bender Room of the Stanford University Library, located on the top floor of the 1919 building (now the Bing Wing of the Cecil H. Green Library), was once the home of the rare book and manuscript divisions of the library.

Description of the Collection

Scrapbooks contain clippings, announcements, newsletters, brochures, programs, press releases, invitations, and several photographs pertaining primarily to the rare book and manuscript collections, acquisitions, and exhibitions. People mentioned in the articles include Jeannette M. Hitchcock, Albert M. Bender, Frederick E. Brasch and Nathan Van Patten; there are also some clippings on the theft of books by Mitchell Strucinski in 1960. The photographs are of Albert Sperisen, J. Terry Bender, F. E. Brasch and a class in the history of printing at San Jose State College (July 1954).

Access Terms

Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice), 1866-1941
Bender, J. Terry (John Terry).
Brasch, Frederick E. (Frederick Edward), 1875-1967
Hitchcock, Jeannette M. (Jeannette McCrory).
Sperisen, Albert, 1908-
Stanford University. Libraries.
Strucinski, Mitchell J.
Van Patten, Nathan, 1887-1956.
Libraries --Special collections.
Photoprints
Rare books.
Scrapbooks


Collection Contents

 

Scrapbooks

Box 1, Folder 1

Volume 1, pages 1-9 (ten blank)

Box 1, Folder 2

Volume 1, pages 11-20

Box 1, Folder 3

Volume 1, pages 21-31

Box 1, Folder 4

Volume 1, pages 32-40

Box 1, Folder 5

Volume 1, pages 41-50

Box 1, Folder 6

Volume 1, pages 51-60

Box 1, Folder 7

Volume 1, pages 61-70

Box 1, Folder 8

Volume 1, pages 71-80

Box 1, Folder 9

Volume 1, pages 81-85

Box 1, Folder 10

Volume 1, letter removed from page 41

Box 1, Folder 11

Volume 1, photograph removed (Prof. Max Savelle with Jeannette M. Hitchcock 1941)

Box 1, Folder 12

Volume 1, items removed

Box 1, Folder 13

Volume 1, original Chinese calligraphy removed from back cover

Box 1, Folder 14

Volume 1, original pages - 1

Box 1, Folder 15

Volume 1, original pages - 2

Box 1, Folder 16

Volume 1, original pages - 3

Box 1, Folder 17

Volume 1, original pages - 4

Box 1, Folder 18

Volume 1, original pages - 5

Box 1, Folder 19

Volume 1, original covers

Box 2, Folder 1

Volume 2, pages 1-18

Box 2, Folder 2

Volume 2, page 19 (photographs, history of printing class 1957)

Box 2, Folder 3

Volume 2, pages 21-32

Box 2, Folder 4

Volume 2, photos from pages 31-32 (Albert Sperisen and J. Terry Bender)

Box 2, Folder 5

Volume 2, pages 33-34 (photographs of Frederick E. Brasch)

Box 2, Folder 6

Volume 2, pages 35-49

Box 2, Folder 7

Volume 2, item removed from page 44 (poster for Colt Press exhibit 1956)

Box 2, Folder 8

Volume 2, loose clippings (photocopies) 1954-69

Box 2, Folder 9

Volume 2, loose clippings (originals)

Box 2, Folder 10

Volume 2, original covers

Box 2, Folder 11

Volume 3, pages 1-20

Box 2, Folder 12

Volume 3, pages 21-40

Box 2, Folder 13

Volume 3, pages 41-60

Box 2, Folder 14

Volume 3, pages 61-72

Box 2, Folder 15

Volume 3, original covers