Guide to the Elsbeth Madvig Retirement Collection SCM0413

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
January 2012


Title: Elsbeth Madvig retirement collection
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0413
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
Date: 1948
Abstract: The materials consist of letters from various individuals associated with Stanford's Geology Dept. on the occasion of Elsbeth's retirement.
creator: Madvig, Elsbeth,, 1879-1949.

Access to Collection

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.

Publication Rights

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Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Preferred Citation

[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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

Box 1

Letters, bio and photograph