Guide to the Percy Alvin Martin Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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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.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Records