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Guide to the Henry Varnum Poor Scrapbook
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Description
Pages from a photograph album documenting his student years at Stanford University. Subjects include the Stanford campus; Encina dorm rooms; gym, track and crew teams; student amusements and initiations; excursions to surrounding parks and the Pacific coast; the Frosh-Soph tie-up of 1909; summer school class at Hopkins Marine Station 1906; and portraits of other students, including Hermann Rosse, Harry Horton, Kenny Dole, Ted Vandervoort, and Dave Martin. There are also several images of Poor, one image of Prof. H. D. Gray, and two postcard notes to Poor from Samuel Stillman Berry, 1910.
Background
Henry Varnum Poor, painter and ceramic artist, earned his A.B. in graphic arts at Stanford University in May 1910. As a student he was a member of the Art Club and the Gym Club, on the varsity track team, and on the executive committee of the associated students in his senior year. After graduation, he taught at Stanford in 1911-12 and 1913-16. He was one of the founders of the Art Institute in San Francisco.
Extent
0.5 Linear feet
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.