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Guide to the George B. and Richard K. Culver Papers
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  • Title: George B. and Richard K. Culver papers
    Identifier/Call Number: SC0260
    Contributing Institution: Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1887-1905
    Summary: 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.

    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

    George B. Culver and Richard K. Culver :. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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.

    Description of the Collection

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Culver, George B.
    Culver, Richard Keith, 1873-1937.
    Smith, James Perrin, 1864-1931.
    Stanford University--Curricula.
    Stanford University--Students.
    George, Lake.
    Notebooks.
    Political cartoons.
    Scrapbooks.