Guide to the Irma Jeannette Cunha Papers SCM0320

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: Irma Jeannette Cunha papers
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0320
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1941-1950
Date (inclusive): 1941-1991
Summary: Collection includes letters to Cunha from Donald Tresidder and Mary Curry Tresidder, 1948-50; letter of reference for Cunha by Donald Tresidder, 1948; letter to Henry R. Luce from Mary C. Tresidder about Cunha and Luce’s response, 1949; one photograph of Donald Tresidder and two photos of Cunha, 1949 and undated; notice from Stanford of Cunha’s rank after taking college aptitude test, 1941; Stanford commencement program, 1946; and the Spring 1991 issue of SANDSTONE AND TILE which includes an article on Donald B. Tresdder, based in part on an interview with Irma Cunha.
creator: Cunha, Irma Jeannette, 1923-
creator: Cunha, Irma Jeannette,, 1923-

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

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Cite As

Irma Jeannette Cunha Papers (SCM0320). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Associated Materials

Cunha's pin from the Yosemite Winter Club is classed as AM2008-010 in the Stanford University Archives Museum Collection.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Irma Cunha earned her AB at Stanford University in 1944 and her MA in 1946. During her senior year as editor of the student newspaper, she often had contact with Stanford’s president, Donald B. Tresidder. When she returned to pursue her MA, the Tresidders offered her the opportunity of living in their campus home.

Description of the Collection

Collection includes letters to Cunha from Donald Tresidder and Mary Curry Tresidder, 1948-50; letter of reference for Cunha by Donald Tresidder, 1948; letter to Henry R. Luce from Mary C. Tresidder about Cunha and Luce’s response, 1949; one photograph of Donald Tresidder and two photos of Cunha, 1949 and undated; notice from Stanford of Cunha’s rank after taking college aptitude test, 1941; Stanford commencement program, 1946; and the Spring 1991 issue of SANDSTONE AND TILE which includes an article on Donald B. Tresdder, based in part on an interview with Irma Cunha.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Cunha, Irma Jeannette, 1923-
Stanford University--Presidents.
Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Presidents.;
Tresidder, Donald Bertrand, 1894-1948
Tresidder, Donald Bertrand,, 1894-1948.
Tresidder, Mary Curry, 1893-
Tresidder, Mary Curry,, b. 1893.

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