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Guide to the Percy Alvin Martin Papers
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Description
Letters to Dorothy Herrington, 1926 and 1937; a travel diary kept by Martin on a trip made to Spain in 1907; and correspondence with Mr̀io Melo, Alan K. Manchester, Joao Carlos Muniz, and John Tate Lanning, 1932-33, pertaining to Brazilian entries in Martin's proposed biographical dictionary for Latin America. Collection also includes 2 oversized certificates, 1927, from groups in Uruquay and Cuba.
Background
Professor of history at Stanford (1908-1942). Martin received A.B. (1902), A.M. (1903) from Stanford and A.M. (1907), Ph.D. (1912) from Harvard.
Extent
0.25 linear foot
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.