Guide to the Charles K. Field Collection

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2013 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0575
Creator: Field, Charles K.
Title: Charles K. Field collection
Dates: 1895-1948
Physical Description: 18.25 Linear feet
Summary: This collection pertains largely to his connection with Stanford and includes the text of his talk on Stanford history, 1941 and 1945; text of his talk on the history of drama at Stanford in the 1890s, 1944; examples of his published songs and poetry; a Christmas letter to Jessie Knight Jordan (Mrs. David Starr Jordan), 1944; two photographs, 1896 and 1929; and biographical clippings.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

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

Charles K. Field Collection (SC0575). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Charles K. Field was a member of Stanford University's pioneer class, graduating in 1895 with an A.B. in English. He wrote many of the school's early songs and yells and, with Will Irwin, published STANFORD STORIES; his book of Stanford inspired poems, FOUR LEAVED CLOVER, was published in 1899. He pursued a career in journalism and radio, broadcasting on NBC for 15 years as "Cheerio."

Description of the Collection

This collection pertains largely to his connection with Stanford and includes the text of his talk on Stanford history, 1941 and 1945; text of his talk on the history of drama at Stanford in the 1890s, 1944; examples of his published songs and poetry; a Christmas letter to Jessie Knight Jordan (Mrs. David Starr Jordan), 1944; two photographs, 1896 and 1929; and biographical clippings.

Access Terms

Field, Charles K., (Charles Kellogg), 1873-1948.
Stanford University--History.
College and school drama, American--California--Stanford.
Photoprints.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Charlie Field-day 1944

Box 1, Folder 2

Cheerio's favorite hymns 1933

Box 1, Folder 3

Clippings

Box 1, Folder 4

Letters and notes

Box 1, Folder 5

Photographs 1896, 1929

Box 1, Folder 6

Published poetry

Box 1, Folder 7

Poem [typescript]

Box 1, Folder 8

Stanford history talk 1941, 1945

Box 1, Folder 9

Music manuscript 1893?

Box 1, Folder 10

Two Stanford songs 1924

Box 1, Folder 11

"Stanford Red" 1895

 

Accession ARCH-2013-036 Music scores (commerical)

Box 1

#1-67

Box 2

#38-67

Box 3

#68-100

Box 4

#101-150

Box 5

#151-211

Box 6

#212-294

Box 7

#295-490

Box 8

#491-931

Box 9

#932-1139

Box 10-12

Unfoldered (loose) Scores