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Guide to the George Vanderbilt Foundation Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0078
    Creator: George Vanderbilt Foundation.
    Title: George Vanderbilt Foundation records
    Dates: 1959-1967
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
    Summary: This collection includes correspondence primarily regarding the dissolution of the Foundation after Vanderbilt's death in 1961, and agreements between the Foundation and Stanford University. Major correspondents include Earl Herald, Robert Rofen, Giles Mead, Curtis Tarr, James Thurber and trustees of the Foundation.
    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

    Administrative transfer, School of Humanities and Sciences, 1970.

    Information about Access

    Restricted: Permission of School of Humanities and Sciences required.

    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

    George Vanderbilt Foundation Records (SC0078). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The George Vanderbilt Foundation was devoted to the collecting of ichthyological specimens in the South Seas.

    Description of the Collection

    This collection includes correspondence primarily regarding the dissolution of the Foundation after Vanderbilt's death in 1961, and agreements between the Foundation and Stanford University. Major correspondents include Earl Herald, Robert Rofen, Giles Mead, Curtis Tarr, James Thurber and trustees of the Foundation.

    Access Terms

    George Vanderbilt Foundation.
    Herald, Earl Stannard.
    Mead, Giles.
    Rofen, Robert.
    Stanford University
    Tarr, Curtis W.. 1924-
    Thurber, James, 1894-1961.
    Vanderbilt, George.
    Ichthyology--Research.