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Guide to the Francis William Bergstrom Scrapbook
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Box 1, Folder 1

Pages 1-6

Scope and Content Note

certificate of appointment as National Research Fellow in Chemistry, 1922; photographs of Stanford buildings and cactus garden; membership certificate to Phi Lambda Upsilon 1916; WWI military documents; photograph probably of Phi Lambda Upsilon group; colorized postcard view of Stanford quad, pre-1906.
Box 1, Folder 2

Pages 7-24

Scope and Content Note

dated notes from friends (1915-24); photographs of Bergstrom and family, Yosemite scenes, chem. lab apparatus, 1914 Bonfire structure, Frosh-Soph tie-up, Stanford band playing outside in Palo Alto 1914, airplane flying over football game at Berkeley (labeled “Beachey 1914”), A. C. Kimber in front of a plane, 1917; SU study cards; Palo Alto High School commencement program, 1914.
Box 1, Folder 3

Pages 25-36

Scope and Content Note

photographs of Stanford campus scenes, Phi Lambda Upsilon group 1920, Bergstrom in a lab 1921, Stanford band 1924 and 1918, Bergstrom in cap and gown 1918, A. C. Kimber by a plane in France 1918, outing to Pescadero 1909, Stanford band and rooting section at game Nov. 1919, Lake Tahoe area 1920, LSJU mess hall 1918, chem. lab apparatus; 2 large images by Putnam & Valentine – view of Memorial Church façade and Yosemite Falls; clipping on D. A. Curry; certificate of membership in American Chemical Society 1918.
Box 1, Folder 4

Pages 37-48

Scope and Content Note

photographs of Yosemite, Desolation Valley, various Sierra high country lakes, Stanford Band 1921 and undated, SU foundry or lab; clippings on Stanford band.
Box 1, Folder 5

Pages 49-62

Scope and Content Note

photographs of chemical labs, unidentified Stanford people, Stanford band 1922, Yosemite, chemists at other places [possibly from his postdoctoral work], band and rooting section at Stanford football games; postcards of Stanford scenes; clippings on Stanford band
Box 1, Folder 6

Pages 63-82

Scope and Content Note

postcards of Stanford scenes, Frosh-Soph tie-up, Stanford band 1915, Camp Fremont Song Festival [possibly the Patriotic Song Festival held in the Stanford Stadium, June 9, 1918], other California sights; letters of election to Sigma Xi 1919 and Phi Lambda Upsilon 1916; letter re appointment as National Research Fellow in Chemistry 1921; assorted clippings and programs; Bergstrom family photographs; marriage certificate for W. H. Schoonover and Mary Ann Wilkey [?] of Pennsylvania, 1865
Box 1, Folder 7

Pages 83-86

Scope and Content Note

postcards of California scenes – high Sierras, Fallen Leaf Lake, Point Lobos, and others
Box 1, Folder 8

Loose items

Scope and Content Note

Camp Curry laundry list; letter to Mrs. Bergstrom from Ray Lyman Wilbur praising her son, 1920; notice of election to Phi Beta Kappa 1918; newsletter “Red Tile Echo” Nov. 1, 1910, grade school publication of L.S.J.U. District School; photographic portraits by Frank Davey of unidentified men, possibly Stanford faculty; photograph by J. C. Bushong of Worcester, MA, of basketball team called the “Test Tubes”; Bergstrom’s Stanford Ph.D. diploma 1922
Box 2, Folder 1

Original scrapbook covers; one has image of Stanford quad arcades attached