Guide to the Charles Fifer Collection of Stanford Photographs

Daniel Hartwig & Jenny Johnson
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2014 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: PC0124
Creator: Fifer, Charles
Title: Charles N. Fifer collection of Stanford photographs
Dates: circa 1940-1995
Physical Description: 1 Linear feet 2 boxes
Summary: 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.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Information about Access

Open for research.

Cite As

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

Biographical/Historical note

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 note

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.

Collection Contents

 

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

 

Accession ARCH.2009-069 Additional Materials undated

Box 1

Slides of Clivedon and tours