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Guide to the George B. and Richard K. Culver Papers
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Description
Collection consists of class notebooks, with some additional papers including letters, clippings, and sketches, and one scrapbook on Lake George, New York. George B. Culver's notebooks, 1895-96 and undated, are from Stanford classes in education, chemistry, English, and the psychology of childhood, with one notebook from a physiology class prior to his attendance at Stanford, 1887. Notebooks by Richard K. Culver, 1892-1895, are from Stanford classes in American literature, English literature, ethics, geology, hygiene, paleontology (Prof. James P. Smith), German composition, and physics; many of his notebooks include sketches. Other papers of Richard K. Culver include pen and ink drawings, two letters, and clippings of his political cartoons, 1896-1905.
Background
George B. Culver earned his A.B. in zoology at Stanford University in 1897. He later served as Dean of Men at Stanford, 1920-1938. His brother Richard K. Culver earned his A.B. in bionomics at Stanford in 1899. He was a nationally syndicated cartoonist before becoming a citrus grower in 1931.
Extent
1.0 Linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.