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Guide to the Elinor Cogswell Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • General note

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0293
    Creator: Cogswell, Elinor.
    Title: Elinor Cogswell papers
    Dates: circa 1896-1976
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot and 1 microfilm reel
    Summary: 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.
    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

    Provenance

    Gift of Estate of Elinor Cogswell, 1983.

    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

    Elinor Cogswell Papers (SC0293). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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.

    Description of the Collection

    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.

    Access Terms

    Cogswell, Elinor.
    Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959.
    Harris, David, 1900-
    Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
    Kitagawa, Kay I.
    Lamson, David.
    MacDonald, Emanuel B.
    Mirrielees, Edith R. (Edith Ronald), 1878-1962.
    Stanford University
    Albums.
    Photoprints
    World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans.

    General note

    Diaries (1912-1916, 1931) are on microfilm.