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Guide to the Ruth Laird Kimball Scrapbook
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Description
The scrapbook documents her student days at Stanford and includes photographs, student records and an entrance exam, letters and notes, receipts, invitations, postcards, clippings, programs, posters, and other memorabilia. Some items pertain to the Machrihanish Golf Club at Stanford. Also included is a manuscript poem by her sister Alice W. Kimball. The photographs are of her dorm room, campus buildings and scenes, fraternity houses, other students, the board of the Students' Guild, and the booths in the Quad arcades created for the Promenade Concert during the 1904 commencement week.
Background
Ruth Laird Kimball earned her A.B. in English at Stanford in 1904; as a student she was active in the English Club, worked on the student production of "The Knight of the Burning Pestle," served on the Board of Directors for the Students' Guild, and was vice-president of the Senior Class. She died on August 16, 1917.
Extent
1.5 Linear feet
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.