Guide to the Henry Varnum Poor Scrapbook

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: SC0747
Creator: Poor, Henry Varnum, 1887-1970.
Title: Henry Varnum Poor scrapbook
Dates: 1905-1911
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Summary: 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.
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

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

Henry Varnum Poor Scrapbook (SC0747). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

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.

Description of the Collection

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.

Access Terms

Berry, S. Stillman (Samuel Stillman), 1887-1984.
Dole, Kenneth Llewellyn.
Gray, Henry David, 1873-
Hopkins Marine Station.
Horton, Harry Leonard.
Martin, David Greenleaf.
Poor, Henry Varnum, 1887-1970.
Rosse, Hermann.
Stanford University--Athletics.
Stanford University--Student housing.
Stanford University--Students.
Vandervoort, Theodore.
Photoprints


Collection Contents

Box 1

Scrapbook