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.
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.
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