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Guide to the Percy Alvin Martin Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0781
    Creator: Martin, Percy Alvin, 1879-1942
    Title: Percy Alvin Martin papers
    Dates: 1907-1937
    Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
    Summary: 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.
    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

    Provenance

    Gift of Dorothy Herrington, 1979 and George H. Knoles, 1980 and 1986.

    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

    Percy Alvin Martin Papers (SC0781). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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.

    Description of the Collection

    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.

    Access Terms

    Herrington, Dorothy.
    Lanning, John Tate, 1902-1976
    Manchester, Alan K.
    Martin, Percy Alvin, 1879-1942
    Melo, Mr̀io.
    Muniz, Joao Carlos.
    Stanford University. Dept. of History--Faculty.
    Diaries.
    Spain.