Guide to the Elizabeth Hislop Scrapbook

Stanford University Library Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0752
Creator: Hislop, Elizabeth
Title: Elizabeth Hislop scrapbook
Dates: 1905-1908
Physical Description: 2.5 Linear feet
Summary: Scrapbook documents her student life at Stanford and includes student forms, notes, calling cards, dance cards, programs, postcards, photographs, and a 1905 Stanford songbook. Many pages are annotated; of note are items pertaining to the 1906 earthquake, including the student relief pass card of Preston Brady Delano.
Language(s): In English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

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

Elizabeth Hislop Scrapbook (SC0752). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Elizabeth Hislop earned an A.B. in English at Stanford University in 1908; she was a member of the Delta Gamma sorority.

Description of the Collection

Scrapbook documents her student life at Stanford and includes student forms, notes, calling cards, dance cards, programs, postcards, photographs, and a 1905 Stanford songbook. Many pages are annotated; of note are items pertaining to the 1906 earthquake, including the student relief pass card of Preston Brady Delano.

Arrangement

Due to its fragile nature, the volume was unbound and the pages put into folders.

Access Terms

Hislop, Elizabeth
Stanford University--Students.
Earthquakes --California --San Francisco.
Scrapbooks


Collection Contents

 

Scrapbook

Box 1, Folder 1

Page 1 – photo of Delta Gamma house

Box 1, Folder 2

Page 2 – photo of Bess (?) in garden with note, possibly from sorority sisters

Box 1, Folder 3

Page 3 – train stubs, class schedule, list of Alpha Phi events

Box 1, Folder 4

Page 4 – Stanford Football Songs, 1905 edition

Box 1, Folder 5

Page 5-6 – calling cards, 1905

Box 1, Folder 6

Page 7-8 – place cards from dinners / small Stanford pennant

Box 1, Folder 7

Page 9-10 – invitation to Delta Gamma dance and dance card, 1905

Box 1, Folder 8

Page 11-12 – note from Julia H. Gulliver (Rockford College) and a poem about Bessie, 1905

Box 1, Folder 9

Page 13-14 – party favors from Japanese dinner at Alpha Phi house

Box 1, Folder 10

Page 15-16 – letter from Frances Hall (Chicago) urging her to pledge Delta Gamma, 1905 / place cards

Box 1, Folder 11

Page 17-18 – place card from a breakfast and program from a sorority Field Day in San Mateo, 1905 / postcard of Hotel St. Francis, S.F.

Box 1, Folder 12

Page 19-20 – mementos from stay at Hotel St. Francis

Box 1, Folder 13

Page 21-22 - mementos from colonial dinner and dance at the Delta Gamma house

Box 1, Folder 14

Page 23-24 – note from Edna B. [Brown] and leather football favor from dinner at Delta Gamma house

Box 1, Folder 15

Page 25-26 – favors from Delta Gamma events / calling cards (male visitors from Berkeley)

Box 1, Folder 16

Page 27 – invitation to join the Delta Gamma sorority

Box 1, Folder 17

Page 28 – Wilson's menu and annotation

Box 1, Folder 18

Page 29-30 – sorority note / photograph of unidentified woman

Box 1, Folder 19

Page 31-32 – mementos from Delta Gamma initiation, Oct. 1905 / images of a college not Stanford (possibly Berkeley)

Box 1, Folder 20

Page 33 – invitation and dance card

Box 1, Folder 21

Page 34 – letter from Adela [Wohler?], Rockford College, thanking her for her work as class president at Rockford

Box 2, Folder 1

Page 35-36 – dance cards / red ribbon

Box 2, Folder 2

Page 37 – program from "The Beauty Shop," the annual football show, November 1905 [page 38 was blank]

Box 2, Folder 3

Page 39-40 – dance card and favor from football dinner, November 1905

Box 2, Folder 4

Page 41-42 – party mementos / favor from Thanksgiving dinner at ΔΚΕ house

Box 2, Folder 5

Page 43-44 – dance card from Junior Prom at Berkeley, menu from Tait's / printed image of oak trees

Box 2, Folder 6

Page 45-46 – Musical Program at Tait's, night after the prom, November 1905

Box 2, Folder 7

Page 47-48 – Menu from Geo. Haas & Sons, livery card, and notes re ride through the park in S.F.

Box 2, Folder 8

Page 49-50 – program from "The College Widow," S.F.

Box 2, Folder 9

Page 51-52 – 2 comical notes from "Christmas Night at the Bachelor Profs" / Wilson's menu with annotation regarding a date

Box 2, Folder 10

Page 53-54 – postcard from Pauline and Mt. Tamalpais Railway schedule, page annotated / journal entries for Dec. 26 [1905] to Jan. 22 [1906], page annotated "I decide to keep 'a-line-a-day' book"

Box 2, Folder 11

Page 55-56 – dance card from Phi Delt dance, Jan. 4, 1906 / postcard of Memorial Church interior, page annotated

Box 2, Folder 12

Page 57-58 – hand-painted card with 1906 calendar

Box 2, Folder 13

Page 59-60 – registration card, telegram from home

Box 2, Folder 14

Page 61-62 – sorority items January 1906

Box 2, Folder 15

Page 63 – invitation to Chi Psi dance, letter regarding start of an alumnae chapter of Chi Theta Psi at Rockford College

Box 2, Folder 16

Page 64 – acceptance note

Box 2, Folder 17

Page 65-66 – dance card, Delta Gamma freshmen party

Box 2, Folder 18

Page 67-68 – marriage announcement for Clara Louise Hagar and James Roscoe Tallman, January 1906

Box 2, Folder 19

Page 69-70 – Chi Psi dance card

Box 3, Folder 1

Page 71-72 – Valentine card, dinner place card

Box 3, Folder 2

Page 73-74 – note from Bess, Valentine card, invitation

Box 3, Folder 3

Page 75-76 – Valentine note, Encina Club invitation / program from "She Stoops to Conquer," Sophomore Comedy

Box 3, Folder 4

Page 77-78 – telegram re visit, postcard from University of Chicago Mar. 1906

Box 3, Folder 5

Page 79-80 – dance card from Encina Club At Home, Feb. 23, 1906

Box 3, Folder 6

Page 81-82 – Madrona reception, place card from Delta Tau dinner dance, annotated "Three men for each girl so we are all popular. Fine!"

Box 3, Folder 7

Page 83-84 – Program, Delta Gamma reunion March 17, 1906

Box 3, Folder 8

Page 85-86 – Postcard from Niagara Falls, receipt for syllabus with annotation

Box 3, Folder 9

Page 87-88 – mementos from Delta Gamma receptions / ticket for baseball game Mar. 28th

Box 3, Folder 10

Page 89-90 – Junior Opera program "Stanford the Life Strenuous" with annotation re sprained ankle

Box 3, Folder 11

Page 91-92 – dance card from Junior Prom, Mar. 30, 1906

Box 3, Folder 12

Page 93-94 – Annotated "I spend ten days in the hospital" with 2 notes from friends, April 1906 [the Guild Hospital]

Box 3, Folder 13

Page 95-96 – two notes while in Hospital (one from George Spurrier)

Box 3, Folder 14

Page 97-98 – card that came with flowers from Mrs. Delano, and a note from Alice

Box 3, Folder 15

Page 99-100 – two notes from friends while in hospital / photo of earthquake damage to Memorial Church and calling card of Ralph Bandini

Box 3, Folder 16

Page 101-102 – "The Earthquake!" telegraph from family April 18, 1906, and letter from friend in Los Angeles

Box 3, Folder 17

Page 103-104 – invitation to come to Los Angeles, photo of damage to new gymnasium

Box 3, Folder 18

Page 105-106 – student relief pass-card issued to P.B. Delano / letter from Genevieve

Box 3, Folder 19

Page 107-108 – annotated "Train Letters" with two notes

Box 3, Folder 20

Page 109-110 – certificate that Miss Elizabeth Hislop is a Stanford student en route home, page annotated with names of companions on trip

Box 4, Folder 1

Page 111-112 – photograph of Fred with 2 women, newsprint programs for 2 plays / programs for 2 plays

Box 4, Folder 2

Page 113-114 – newsprint programs for 2 plays / menu

Box 4, Folder 3

Page 115-116 – program from installation of Delta Gamma at Illinois

Box 4, Folder 4

Page 117 – scorecard for baseball game between Illinois and Michigan

Box 4, Folder 5

Page 118 – Delta Gamma dance card (not Stanford) and place card from banquet at Rockford College

Box 4, Folder 6

Page 119-120 – clipping re Edna Brown's fall from bluff (Rockford, Ill.) and 2 photographs of Rockford friends / programs from 2 plays

Box 4, Folder 7

Page 121-122 – manuscript poem by F. F. Briggs / invitation to Roble Club At Home and two notes

Box 4, Folder 8

Page 123-124 – program for Class of 1906 play, dance card from '06 commencement dance, photo of "The Snark" on horseback / exam from Greek 10, program from a play

Box 4, Folder 9

Page 125-126 – three acceptance notes for Delta Gamma events / Encina Club At Home invitation, two musical programs, birthday letter from her Uncle Herman, October 1906

Box 4, Folder 10

Page 127-128 – invitations, page annotated / Senior Circus item and dance card

Box 4, Folder 11

Page 129-130 – acceptance note from Preston Delano, place card from Thanksgiving dinner, November 1906 / cartoon by a friend and a dance card

Box 4, Folder 12

Page 131-132 – dance cards / postcard and several calling cards

Box 4, Folder 13

Page 133-134 – Encina Club dance card Jan. 26, 1907 / dance card

Box 4, Folder 14

Page 135-136 – dance card / Delta Gamma dance card, Feb. 16, 1907, two invitations

Box 4, Folder 15

Page 137 – dance card, Field Day ticket, Delta Gamma reunion favor [use photocopy], program for "A Stunt Roble Gym March 7, 1907" [use photocopy]

Box 4, Folder 16

Page 138 – Junior Day program March 22, 1907, sorority favor

Box 4, Folder 17

Page 139 – telegram, program from "You Never Can Tell" Sophomore Comedy, March 1907, dance card

Box 4, Folder 18

Page 140 – program from "Stanford the Life Strenuous" Junior Opera, Delta Gamma examination 1907

Box 5, Folder 1

Page 141-142 – concert program, score sheet from freshman track meet / annotations but no items on second page

Box 5, Folder 2

Page 143 – postcard from a cousin, concert program, place card from senior banquet May 11, 1907

Box 5, Folder 3

Page 144 – Senior Week Program, May 16-22, 1907

Box 5, Folder 4

Page 145-146 – dance cards 1907 / registration card for second semester of 1906/07, crepe paper pennant, photograph

Box 5, Folder 5

Page 147-148 – annotated "Back at Stanford – Senior Rushing begins" with photograph of people at railroad car and assorted sorority notes / dance card, note from D. S. Jordan requesting representative of Delta Gamma for the President's Conference, Sept. 13, 1907

Box 5, Folder 6

Page 149-150 – dance card, invitation, clipping on death of Mrs. Lemon, pioneer / annotated "I am put out of the Lemon Club" with note announcing same, receipt, party favor

Box 5, Folder 7

Page 151-152 – Delta Gamma items / invitation and place cards

Box 5, Folder 8

Page 153-154 – invitation / invitation and dance card

Box 5, Folder 9

Page 155-156 – dance card from Sophomore Cotillion, Dec. 7, 1907 / receipt, several dance cards

Box 5, Folder 10

Page 157 – 3 dance cards, 1 calling card

Box 5, Folder 11

Page 158 – dance card, letter from Gail, typed letter from Genevieve, Feb. 11, 1908 [use photocopy]

Box 5, Folder 12

Page 159-160 – Delta Gamma initiation item, invitation / 2 dance cards

Box 5, Folder 13

Page 161 – dance cards, calling cards

Box 5, Folder 14

Page 162 – Program from "The Manoeuvres of Jane" Feb. 15, 1908, dance card

Box 5, Folder 15

Page 163-164 – postcard, invitation / dance card, invitation

Box 5, Folder 16

Page 165-166 – program from Junior Opera "Butterfly Isle" March 26, 1908, program from "The Fleecers"

Box 5, Folder 17

Page 167 – comic letter with clipping, small Stanford pennant

Box 5, Folder 18

Page 168 – delivery tag from pharmacy, memorabilia re "Egyptian Princess" May 1, 1908

Box 5, Folder 19

Page 169-170 – at home card of Mr. and Mrs. Jordan, Delta Gamma program, fragment of a comic note [use photocopy] / photograph of Hislop home in Chicago, place card

Box 5, Folder 20

Page 171-172 – photograph of "Edna Brown's wedding party Rockford" and photograph of unidentified house

Box 5, Folder 21

Loose items 1906-1908: fragment of letter written 5/5/06, invitation letter to join Delta Gamma, two invitations 1908

Box 5, Folder 22

Original front cover