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Guide to the Elinor Cogswell Papers
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Description
Correspondence, manuscripts, articles, photograph album and photographs, diploma, memorabilia, and diaries (1912-1916, 1931) largely pertaining to her association with Stanford University. Correspondence includes letters from David Lamson, 1933-1937, partially concerning his prison experiences; letters from Prof. David Harris, 1968-73, concerning his research and experiences in England, death of his wife Christina, and his return to Palo Alto; and one letter from Kay I. Kitagawa, 1943, concerning experiences of a Nisei in the Armed Services. Other correspondents include Albert Guérard, Herbert Hoover, E.B. "Sam" MacDonald, and Edith R. Mirrielees.
Background
Elinor Cogswell received her A.B. in English at Stanford in 1916, her M.A. in 1917; she was a journalist with the PALO ALTO TIMES and served as editor from 1938 to 1954. She was one of the first women to become a Stanford Associate; she died in 1983 at the age of 90.
Extent
0.5 linear foot and 1 microfilm reel
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.