Guide to the Ralph Allen Hopkins Photograph Album and Memorabilia

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Library Dept. 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: PC0106
Creator: Hopkins, Ralph Allen.
Title: Ralph Allen Hopkins photograph album and memorabilia
Dates: 1905-1958
Bulk Dates: 1905-1906
Physical Description: 1 linear foot
Summary: Collection contains a photograph album with images of Stanford and San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake; portrait of the Electrical Engineering Society at Stanford, 1907, of which Hopkins was the secretary; Senior Week Program for the class of 1907; and a 1958 pamphlet by Laurence M. Klauber "Two Days in San Francisco Year - 1906" which contains his letters about the 1906 earthquake. Images of note in the album include Hopkins sitting on rubble in San Francisco, interior of a damaged Encina Hall room, group of women students walking past the Stanford Quad under repair, views of the fire in San Francisco, cooking on the street in San Francisco, and a group of men in San Francisco, possibly Stanford student volunteer helpers.
Language(s): In English.
Repository: Dept. 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

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

Ralph Allen Hopkins Photograph Album and Memorabilia (PC0106). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Ralph Allen Hopkins earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering at Stanford in 1907; he had a career with Westinghouse, which awarded him the Order of Merit when he retired in 1949.

Description of the Collection

Collection contains a photograph album with images of Stanford and San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake; portrait of the Electrical Engineering Society at Stanford, 1907, of which Hopkins was the secretary; Senior Week Program for the class of 1907; and a 1958 pamphlet by Laurence M. Klauber "Two Days in San Francisco Year - 1906" which contains his letters about the 1906 earthquake. Images of note in the album include Hopkins sitting on rubble in San Francisco, interior of a damaged Encina Hall room, group of women students walking past the Stanford Quad under repair, views of the fire in San Francisco, cooking on the street in San Francisco, and a group of men in San Francisco, possibly Stanford student volunteer helpers.

Access Terms

Hopkins, Ralph Allen.
Klauber, Laurence Monroe, 1883-1968
Stanford University--Students.
Albums
Photoprints
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906


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