Guide to the Harry A. Dutton Papers SCM0199

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
November 2010

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Title: Harry A. Dutton papers
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0199
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
Date (inclusive): 1897-1954
Summary: These papers pertain to his student days at Stanford University and include letters to Ruth Scibird, 1953-54, with his recollections of the Camp (cooperative student housing), the theft of the night watchman's dog in the arboretum, and the first volunteer fire department on campus; his account of an incident at the Camp written on Oct. 23, 1897; typescript "The Story of the Axe," author unknown; and a watercolor sketch by Eric Knight Jordan, 1900, with a letter to Ruth Scibird explaining its creation.
creator: Dutton, Harry A.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Harry A. Dutton.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Cite As

Harry A. Dutton Papers (SCM0199). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Dutton earned his A.B. in botany at Stanford University in May 1900.

Description of the Collection

These papers pertain to his student days at Stanford University and include letters to Ruth Scibird, 1953-54, with his recollections of the Camp (cooperative student housing), the theft of the night watchman's dog in the arboretum, and the first volunteer fire department on campus; his account of an incident at the Camp written on Oct. 23, 1897; typescript "The Story of the Axe," author unknown; and a watercolor sketch by Eric Knight Jordan, 1900, with a letter to Ruth Scibird explaining its creation.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Dutton, Harry A.
Jordan, Eric Knight.
Scibird, Ruth
Stanford University--Student housing.
Stanford University--Students.
Stanford University. Arboretum.
Axe, Stanford.

Box 1

Papers