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Guide to the Lucie Stern Hall Photograph Albums
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Description
Collection includes two photo albums of portraits of Stanford faculty, administrators, and alumni, 1940-44, including Birge Clark, Donald B. Tresidder, Russell V. Lee, Fred Terman, and Mary Yost; guest book from Lucie Stern's home with guest entries, 1933-45, clippings, 1926-46, photographs of students, alumni, and their families, 1940s, and Mrs. Stern's marriage certificate, 1899; two birthday cards to Mrs. Stern from the Birge Clark family, 1941-42, hand-drawn and colored; scrapbook from Stern Hall's first year, 1949-50, containing photographs, cartoons, clippings, invitations, and programs; scrapbook from Muir Hall, 1958-63, containing clippings, photographs, and programs; Stern Hall guest book, 1950-61; and "Stern Hall Progress Report," Dec. 1948, a portfolio containing photos of construction work and captions by Eldridge T. Spencer.
Background
Lucie Stern, benefactor to Palo Alto and Stanford University, held weekly dinner parties for Stanford students at her Palo Alto home thoughout the 1930s and '40s; the ASSU made her an honorary member of the student body in 1941. She died in 1946, leaving a bequest in her will for a men's dormitory at Stanford.
Extent
5.5 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.