Guide to the Stanford Polo Association Records

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0245
Creator: Stanford Polo Association.
Title: Stanford Polo Association records
Dates: 1947-1953
Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet
Summary: This collection consists of correspondence, minutes, game records, clippings, photographs, and a scrapbook. The scrapbook, assembled by Robert M. Lawson (president of the association), documents the association's first year (1947-48) and includes clippings, photographs, charter, and narrative accounts of membership, training, playing, finances, and each quarter's season.
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 Mrs. Allen I. Ross, 1981.

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

Stanford Polo Association Records (SC0245). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The Stanford Polo Association, a student group, was organized in the spring of 1947; prior to that, the polo team had been sponsored by ROTC. Allen Ross, Director of the Stanford Riding School, was its first coach.

Description of the Collection

This collection consists of correspondence, minutes, game records, clippings, photographs, and a scrapbook. The scrapbook, assembled by Robert M. Lawson (president of the association), documents the association's first year (1947-48) and includes clippings, photographs, charter, and narrative accounts of membership, training, playing, finances, and each quarter's season.

Access Terms

Elwing, Arthur C.
Lawson, Robert Mallory.
Ross, Allen I.
Stanford Polo Association.
Stanford University--Students.
Thompson, Dan.
Photoprints


Collection Contents

 

Records

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1950-51

Box 1, Folder 2

Horse shows (programs, schedules, announcements), 1948-52

Box 1, Folder 3

Record of games, 1949-50

Box 1, Folder 4

Minutes and finances, 1952-53

Box 1, Folder 5

Game records: goals and fouls, 1953 and undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Rules of play

Box 1, Folder 7

Clippings, 1947-51

Box 1, Folder 8

Clippings, 1949-52

Box 1, Folder 9

Photographs, action shots, 1953 and undated

Box 1, Folder 10

Photographs, action shots, Santa Barbara, undated

Box 1, Folder 11

Photographs, groups, 1950 and undated

Box 1, Folder 12

Photographs, color snapshots (with some negatives), 1950-52

Box 1, Folder 13

Photographs, mixed

Box 1, Folder 14

Photograph removed from scrapbook (Todd Helser)

Box 1, Folder 15

Photographs removed from scrapbook

Box 1, Folder 16

Text removed from scrapbook

Box 1, Folder 17

Clippings removed from scrapbook

Box 2

Scrapbook, 1947-48