Guide to the Alice N. Hays Notebook and Papers SCM0380

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
October 2010

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Title: Alice N. Hays notebook and papers
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0380
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
Date: 1909
Summary: Notebook contains entries regarding her visits to libraries in England (Bodleian Library, Radcliffe Library of Science, Oxford Public Library, British Museum Library, and others) and France (Bibliotheque National and public libraries in Paris) during August and September 1909 (studying library methods), along with letters of introduction by Ewald Flugel and David Starr Jordan. Collection also includes a certificate of charter membership of Stanford Futures signed by Herbert Hoover and a note regarding the rent on her Stanford residence.
creator: Hays, Alice N.
creator: Hays, Alice N.

Information about Access

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Cite As

Alice N. Hays Notebook and Papers (SCM0380). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Alice Newman Hays earned her AB in English at Stanford University in 1896 and her librarian's degree at the New York State Library School. She returned to Stanford in 1901 to begin her long career in the University Library, retiring in 1940 when she was chief of the Reference Division.

Description of the Collection

Notebook contains entries regarding her visits to libraries in England (Bodleian Library, Radcliffe Library of Science, Oxford Public Library, British Museum Library, and others) and France (Bibliotheque National and public libraries in Paris) during August and September 1909 (studying library methods), along with letters of introduction by Ewald Flugel and David Starr Jordan. Collection also includes a certificate of charter membership of Stanford Futures signed by Herbert Hoover and a note regarding the rent on her Stanford residence.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Flügel, Ewald, 1863-1914.
Hays, Alice N.
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
Jordan, David Starr,, 1851-1931.
Libraries--France.
Libraries--Great Britain.
Library science.

Box 1

Notebook and Papers