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Guide to the Nathan Van Patten Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0395
    Creator: Van Patten, Nathan, 1887-1956.
    Title: Nathan Van Patten papers
    Dates: 1920-1980
    Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
    Summary: Correspondence, personal accounts, memorial essays, newsclippings. Includes articles written by van Patten about Emil Meyer, book collecting, music manuscripts, the lost bookplate of Arthur Machen and other subjects.
    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

    Transfer, 1956, and additional publications, gift of William Wreden, 1986.

    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

    Nathan Van Patten Papers (SC0395). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Director of Stanford University Libraries, 1927-1947, professor of bibliography, 1948-1952, professor emeritus, 1952-1956, and Curator, Memorial Library of Music (Stanford), 1952-1955.

    Description of the Collection

    Correspondence, personal accounts, memorial essays, newsclippings. Includes articles written by van Patten about Emil Meyer, book collecting, music manuscripts, the lost bookplate of Arthur Machen and other subjects.

    Access Terms

    Machen, Arthur.
    Meyer, Emil.
    Van Patten, Nathan, 1887-1956.
    Book collecting.
    Libraries.