Guide to the Frank Mace McFarland Papers

compiled by Daniel Hartwig
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: SC0014
Creator: McFarland, Frank Mace, 1869-1951.
Title: Frank Mace McFarland papers
Dates: 1893-1943
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Summary: Correspondence and writing of Dr. MacFarland; includes correspondence with colleagues; letters from his student Donald B. Tresidder, 1918 and 1940-43; and correspondence with fellow members of the Stanford Class of 1893 and records pertaining to their 25th reunion, 1918. Correspondents include Charles H. O'Donoghue, L. Ward Bannister, A. H. Barnhisel, Carl S. Carlsmith, W. B. Clark, Helen Cubberley, Charles N. Ellinwood, and William A. Hilton. Other items include sketch books of Mrs. MacFarland; and a notebook including notes on the two voyages of the yacht, "The Naturalist" (1889) and MacFarland's log of bicycle trips around Stanford, San Jose, the Peninsula, and the California coast.
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 the estate of Mrs. Frank MacFarland, 1964.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Frank Mace McFarland Papers (SC0014). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Professor of histology at Stanford (1892-1934; emeritus, 1934-1951) and one of the organizers of the Hopkins Marine Biological Station at Pacific Grove. MacFarland was in charge of Hopkins Marine Station from 1910-1913 and co-director 1915-1917.

Description of the Collection

Correspondence and writing of Dr. MacFarland; includes correspondence with colleagues; letters from his student Donald B. Tresidder, 1918 and 1940-43; and correspondence with fellow members of the Stanford Class of 1893 and records pertaining to their 25th reunion, 1918. Correspondents include Charles H. O'Donoghue, L. Ward Bannister, A. H. Barnhisel, Carl S. Carlsmith, W. B. Clark, Helen Cubberley, Charles N. Ellinwood, and William A. Hilton. Other items include sketch books of Mrs. MacFarland; and a notebook including notes on the two voyages of the yacht, "The Naturalist" (1889) and MacFarland's log of bicycle trips around Stanford, San Jose, the Peninsula, and the California coast.

Access Terms

Bannister, L. Ward.
Barnhisel, Arthur H.
Carlsmith, Carl S.
Clark, W. B.
Cubberley, Helen Van Uxem.
Ellinwood, Charles N.
Hilton, William Atwood, 1878-
Hopkins Marine Station--Faculty.
MacFarland, Frank Mace, 1869-1951.
MacFarland, Frank, Mrs.
McFarland, Frank Mace, 1869-1951.
O'Donoghue, Charles Henry, 1885-
Stanford University. Class of 1893.
Stanford University. Dept. of Histology--Faculty.
Tresidder, Donald Bertrand, 1894-1948


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Biographical materials

Box 1, Folder 2

Class of 1893: list of officers and correspondence concerning reunion and laying of class plate, 1917-18

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence: B 1912-23

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Frank C. Baker, L. Ward Bannister, A. H. Barnhisel, Bane (?) Brockett, Richard Buchanan, and Mrs. L. M. Burwell
Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence: C 1902-38

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Murray A. Campbell, Carl S. Carlsmith, W. B. Clark, D. A. Cockerell, W. W. Collins, Charles E. Cox, Ellwood Cubberley, and Helen Cubberley
Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence: D-H 1905-28

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Chas. H. O'Donoghue, Chas. N. Ellinwood, Barton W. Everman, H. G. C. Hallock, Samuel Henshaw, W. A. Hilton, Lou Henry Hoover
Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence: L-S 1912-55

Scope and Content Note

Includes: G. A. Lawrence, D. H. Lebrun, John A. Nowell, Walter Ranson, E. L. Rich, A. R. Sawyer, Waldo S. Schmitt (letter from Mrs. MacFarland), Walter O. Smith, and J. W. Spengel
Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence: T-W 1912-40

Scope and Content Note

Includes: Donald Tresidder, J. Versleys, Arthur Washburn, C. B. Whittier, John McKinlay Wight, Ray Lyman Wilbur, and Henry D. Wild
Box 1, Folder 8

Notebook: voyage of "Naturalist" 1889 and "Cyclometer" record, 1896-97 0

Box 1, Folder 9

Publication: Cellulare Studien an Mollusken-Eiern 1897

Box 1, Folder 10

Publications: Preliminary Account of the Dorididae of Monterey Bay, California; Opisthobranchiate Mollusca from Monterey Bay, California, and Vicinity; The Nudibranch Family Dironidae; In Memoriam Nettie Maria Stevens 1905-1913

Box 1, Folder 11

The Opisthobranchiate Mollusca of the Branner-Agassiz Expedition to Brazil 1909

Box 1, Folder 12

Publication: The Morphology of the Nudibranch Genus Hancockia; Opisthobranchiate Mollusca; The Acanthodoridiae of the California Coast; Drepania, a Genus of Nudibranchiate Mollusks New to California; A New Species of Corambe from the Pacific Coast of North America; Edwin Chapin Starks 1923-1933

Box 1, Folder 13

Sketchbook of O. H. MacFarland 1905-1908