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Guide to the Francis William Bergstrom Scrapbook
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0866
    Creator: Bergstrom, Francis William, 1897-1946.
    Title: Francis William Bergstrom scrapbook
    Dates: 1865-1927
    Bulk Dates: 1909-1927
    Physical Description: 2 Linear feet
    Summary: This scrapbook documents his years as a Stanford student, with a few items on his family, his high school years, and his postdoctoral years; it includes a large number of photographs with lesser numbers of clippings, programs, letters, postcards, and memorabilia including his 1922 Ph.D. diploma. Photographs and postcards of Stanford scenes include buildings, chemistry labs, 1914 Bonfire structure, Frosh-Soph tie-ups, LSJU mess hall 1918, card stunts at football games, and the Stanford band. Other images include Yosemite, the high Sierra country, Lake Tahoe area, airplane flying over football game at Berkeley (labeled "Beachey 1914"), two images of A. C. Kimber in front of a plane (1917 and 1918), and the Camp Fremont Song Festival [possibly the Patriotic Song Festival held in the Stanford Stadium, June 9, 1918]. There is also a marriage certificate for W. H. Schoonover and Mary Ann Wilkey [?] of Pennsylvania, 1865.
    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

    Francis William Bergstrom Scrapbook (SC0866). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Francis W. Bergstrom was educated at Stanford University, earning his A.B. in chemistry 1918, chemical engineers degree 1919, and Ph.D. 1922. After three years of postdoctoral work on a National Research Fellowship in Chemistry, he joined the Stanford faculty in the Dept. of Chemistry in 1925, teaching there until his death in 1946.

    Description of the Collection

    This scrapbook documents his years as a Stanford student, with a few items on his family, his high school years, and his postdoctoral years; it includes a large number of photographs with lesser numbers of clippings, programs, letters, postcards, and memorabilia including his 1922 Ph.D. diploma. Photographs and postcards of Stanford scenes include buildings, chemistry labs, 1914 Bonfire structure, Frosh-Soph tie-ups, LSJU mess hall 1918, card stunts at football games, and the Stanford band. Other images include Yosemite, the high Sierra country, Lake Tahoe area, airplane flying over football game at Berkeley (labeled "Beachey 1914"), two images of A. C. Kimber in front of a plane (1917 and 1918), and the Camp Fremont Song Festival [possibly the Patriotic Song Festival held in the Stanford Stadium, June 9, 1918]. There is also a marriage certificate for W. H. Schoonover and Mary Ann Wilkey [?] of Pennsylvania, 1865.

    Arrangement

    Box 1 contains the scrapbook pages; box 2 contains the original scrapbook covers.

    Access Terms

    Bergstrom, Francis William, 1897-1946.
    Kimber, Arthur Clifford, 1896-1918.
    Stanford University--Athletics.
    Stanford University--Buildings.
    Stanford University--Students.
    Stanford University. Stanford Band.
    College students--California
    Photoprints
    Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) --Pictorial works.
    Yosemite Valley (Calif.) --Pictorial works.