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Guide to the Katherine Scott Cameron Papers SC1029
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  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Immediate Source of Acquisiton
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Restrictions on Access

  • Title: Katherine Scott Cameron papers
    Identifier/Call Number: SC1029
    Contributing Institution: Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 linear foot
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1965-1969
    Date (inclusive): 1965-1999
    creator: Cameron, Katherine Scott

    Biographical/Historical note

    Katherine (Kit) Cameron earned her AB in English at Stanford in 1969; as a student she was active in campus theatricals, served on the Ram’s Head board in 1966/67, and participated in the overseas program at Harlaxton Manor in England, June-December 1967.

    Scope and Contents note

    Collection includes a scrapbook containing university forms, clippings, programs, brochures, photographs, and other memorabilia from Cameron’s student days at Stanford, 1965-1969; and outgoing letters to family, 1965-1967, discussing her social life, fashions, dorms, athletic events, excursions off-campus, and her time in the overseas program in Britain. Some of the letters were typed in the form of a newsletter she called the “Stanford Scandal Sheet.” Items of note in the scrapbook include Operation Match questionnaire (computerized dating service), memo re pre-football game activities on campus involving a cable car and photographs of the cable car, a white armband from a Vietnam War protest, 1967, and the undergraduate women’s bill of rights (re living off-campus), 1967.

    Immediate Source of Acquisiton

    Materials were the gift of Katherine Scott Cameron, 2011.

    Preferred Citation note

    Katherine Scott Cameron Papers (SC1029). Department of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Restrictions on Access

    Access: Materials are open to research use.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Students.;
    Stanford University.. Overseas Studies Program..
    Women college students--California.