Guide to the Carl Breer Notebooks

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2014 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC1083
Creator: Breer, Carl, 1883-1970
Title: Carl Breer notebooks
Dates: 1905-1968
Physical Description: 228 megabyte(s)
Summary: Digital copy of three notebooks primarily pertaining to Stanford University compiled by Breer; original notebooks include photographs, maps, clippings, postcards, receipts and bills, tickets, letters, and Breer's text. Subjects in volume 1 include Stanford history, college life, his fraternity (Sigma Alpha Epsilon), campus machine shop and his fellow engineering students. Volume 2 covers his son Fred's graduation at Stanford in 1943; the career of Dr. William Durand, including correspondence between Durand and Breer, 1949-54; and the Herbert Hoover home in Iowa. Subjects in volume 3 include Stanford's president J. E. Wallace Sterling, reunions of the Class of 1909, and the Carl Breer Library in the fraternity housing on campus.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Information about Access

Access: any reproduction requires permission from the Breer family.

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

Carl Breer Notebooks (SC1083). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Carl Breer earned his a.b. in mechanical engineering at Stanford University in 1909.

Description of the Collection

Digital copy of three notebooks primarily pertaining to Stanford University compiled by Breer; original notebooks include photographs, maps, clippings, postcards, receipts and bills, tickets, letters, and Breer's text. Subjects in volume 1 include Stanford history, college life, his fraternity (Sigma Alpha Epsilon), campus machine shop and his fellow engineering students. Volume 2 covers his son Fred's graduation at Stanford in 1943; the career of Dr. William Durand, including correspondence between Durand and Breer, 1949-54; and the Herbert Hoover home in Iowa. Subjects in volume 3 include Stanford's president J. E. Wallace Sterling, reunions of the Class of 1909, and the Carl Breer Library in the fraternity housing on campus.

Access Terms

Breer, Carl, 1883-1970
Durand, William Frederick, 1859-1958
Sigma Alpha Epsilon. California Alpha Chapter (Stanford University).
Stanford University -- General subdivision--Students.;
Stanford University--History.
Stanford University--Students.
Stanford University. Class of 1909.
Sterling, J. E. Wallace, (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-1985

General note

Original notebooks owned by the Breer family.

Collection Contents

 

Notebooks

 

Culver Military Academy

Culver Military Academy

Physical Description: 1 computer file(s) (PDF)
 

Stanford Traditions

Stanford Traditions

Physical Description: 1 computer file(s) (PDF)
 

Stanford University

Stanford University

Physical Description: 1 computer file(s) (PDF)
 

Luce, Henry, The Human Situation

Luce, Henry, The Human Situation

Physical Description: 1 computer file(s) (PDF)
 

Notebooks (3 vols)

Notebooks (3 vols)

Physical Description: 3 computer file(s) (PDF)