Guide to the Charles Fifer Collection of Stanford Photographs PC0124

Daniel Hartwig & Jenny Johnson
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
October 2010
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064
specialcollections@stanford.edu


Language of Material: Undetermined
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Charles N. Fifer collection of Stanford photographs
creator: Fifer, Charles
Identifier/Call Number: PC0124
Physical Description: 1 Linear Feet 4 boxes
Date (inclusive): 1901-1995
Abstract: Collection contains photographs of Charles and Norma Fifer, 1958-92; faculty in the Stanford Department of English, 1970s-1995; Stanford overseas campuses and students in England 1972 (Cliveden campus) and France (Tours campus) 1966; and Charles Fifer during his own student days, 1940s-50s. Stanford faculty (and their wives) represented include Maclin Guerard, Richard Scowcroft, Claude Simpson, Albert Guerard, and George and Libbie Sensabaugh. Collection also includes a few sketches (watercolor and other media) of Cliveden, 1971-72.

Access to Collection

Open for research.

Preferred Citation

Charles N. Fifer Collection of Stanford Photographs (PC0124). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical / Historical

Charles N. Fifer earned his BA and MA at Northwestern University and his Ph.D. (1954) at Yale. He taught at Lawrence College and the University of Illinois before joining the faculty in the Department of English at Stanford University in 1956.

Scope and Contents

Collection contains photographs of Charles and Norma Fifer, 1958-92; faculty in the Stanford Department of English, 1970s-1995; Stanford overseas campuses and students in England 1972 (Cliveden campus) and France (Tours campus) 1966; and Charles Fifer during his own student days, 1940s-50s. Stanford faculty (and their wives) represented include Maclin Guerard, Richard Scowcroft, Claude Simpson, Albert Guerard, and George and Libbie Sensabaugh. Collection also includes a few sketches (watercolor and other media) of Cliveden, 1971-72.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Fifer, Charles

 

Photographs

box 1, folder 1

Charles Fifer in his student days 1940s-50s

box 1, folder 2

Charles and Norma Fifer and family photographs, 1958-59

box 1, folder 3

Charles and Norma Fifer and family photographs, 1960, 1964

box 1, folder 4

Charles and Norma Fifer and family photographs, 1970s

box 1, folder 5

Charles and Norma Fifer and family photographs, 1980s, 1992

box 1, folder 6

Charles and Norma Fifer and family photographs, undated and miscellaneous

box 1, folder 7

Charles and Norma Fifer and family photographs – gardens and outdoor shots (no people)

box 1, folder 8

Labeled: VCR celebration 1994

box 1, folder 9

Portrait of Charles Fifer by Raymond Thatcher ca. 1972

box 1, folder 10

Junipero House, Wilbur Hall – student RAs?, 1961-62

box 1, folder 11

English department faculty, b/w images, (includes Maclin Guerard, Richard Scowcroft, Claude Simpson, and Albert Guerard) [note: some are dated 1980 but that may not be correct as one person so identified died in 1976 (Simpson)]

box 1, folder 12

English department faculty at social events, 1970s

box 1, folder 13

English department faculty at social events, 1980s

box 1, folder 14

English department faculty, miscellaneous, 1989 and n.d.

box 1, folder 15

George and Libbie Sensabaugh, 1995

box 1, folder 16

Cliveden (Stanford in England) 1972

box 1, folder 17

Overseas Studies, miscellaneous, 1966

box 1, folder 18

Overseas Studies student group, Tours, France, 1966

box 1, folder 19

Overseas Studies student group, Cliveden?, 1971

box 1, folder 20

Sketches (watercolor and other media) of Cliveden 1971-72

 

Additional materials Accession ARCH.2009-069 undated

box 1

Slides of Clivedon and tours

 

Additional materials Accession ARCH-2015-081

box 1, folder 1

Black and white prints by Gary Massoni undated

box 1, Folder 2

Clipping from Stanford Daily, Clench Brooks and Charles Fifer 1964-1-29

box 1, Folder 3

Letter to Rachel L. Andrews from Bert Coolidge 1901-3-17

box 2

Larry Friedlander, Professor of English undated