Guide to the Elsbeth Madvig Retirement Collection

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
January 2012
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: SCM0413
Creator: Madvig, Elsbeth, 1879-1949.
Title: Elsbeth Madvig retirement collection
Dates: 1948
Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
Summary: The materials consist of letters from various individuals associated with Stanford's Geology Dept. on the occasion of Elsbeth's retirement.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Information about Access

The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

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

[identification of item], Elsbeth Madvig Retirement Collection (SCM0413). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical note

Elsbeth (Kreiter) Madvig served on the staff of Sunset Magazine until 1927 before joining Stanford University's Dept. of Geology, where she was secretary until 1948.
Elsbeth was born November 6, 1879 in Columbia, PA. She graduated from Abilene High School, Abilene, KS, in 1897. Elsbeth married Christian Otto Madvig in 1909. The couple had one daughter, Gerda Ingeborg Madvig (1915-2007). Elsbeth died on October 17, 1949 in Palo Alto, CA. She is buried in Santa Rosa Memorial Park, Santa Rosa, CA.

Scope and Contents

The materials consist of letters from various individuals associated with Stanford's Geology Dept. on the occasion of Elsbeth's retirement.

Access Terms

Madvig, Elsbeth, 1879-1949.
Madvig, Elsbeth. (Data of meeeting of treaty signing--1879-1949.; )
Stanford University -- General subdivision--Employees.;
Stanford University. Department of Geology.
Stanford University--Employees
Universities and colleges--Employees.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Letters, bio and photograph