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Guide to the Donald Robert Price Research Materials on the Griffins and Sherwood Statues
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0954
    Creator: Price, Donald Robert
    Title: Donald Robert Price research materials on the griffins and Sherwood statues
    Dates: 1977-2008
    Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
    Summary: Collection pertains to statues on the Stanford campus: the griffins, or winged lions, a gift from Timothy Hopkins to the Stanford Convalescent Home for Children in 1931, and the statue of a horse known as "Sherwood" given by Mrs. Timothy Hopkins to Stanford in 1926 to mark the site of the horse cemetery at the Palo Alto Stock Farm. Included are clippings, images, articles, and correspondence; some of the material on the griffins pertains to efforts in the 1970s to use the griffins as the university's mascot.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department 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

    Donald Robert Price Research Materials on the Griffins and Sherwood Statues (SC0954). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Description of the Collection

    Collection pertains to statues on the Stanford campus: the griffins, or winged lions, a gift from Timothy Hopkins to the Stanford Convalescent Home for Children in 1931, and the statue of a horse known as "Sherwood" given by Mrs. Timothy Hopkins to Stanford in 1926 to mark the site of the horse cemetery at the Palo Alto Stock Farm. Included are clippings, images, articles, and correspondence; some of the material on the griffins pertains to efforts in the 1970s to use the griffins as the university's mascot.

    Access Terms

    Price, Donald Robert
    Stanford University--History.
    Sports team mascots.
    Statues--California--Stanford.