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Guide to the Leo Holub Photographs of Stanford University
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: PC0138
    Creator: Holub, Leo, 1916-2010
    Title: Leo Holub photographs of Stanford University
    Dates: 1946-1992
    Physical Description: 12 Linear feet
    Summary: Collection contains prints (mostly black and white) of Stanford presidents, faculty, trustees, staff, students on campus, campus lands, and construction, as well as a series of mounted images from Stanford Seen, an exhibition of Holub’s photographs held in 1964. Other topics include a sit-in at Dr. Sterling’s office 1966; photos of Prof. Moffatt Hancock and prints Holub made of Hancock’s negatives of campus scenes; images of Chris Stinehour, stone carver working on the Quad; and prints Holub made from glass plate negatives of historic images of Stanford. Collection also includes prints of images used in the book LEO HOLUB PHOTOGRAPHER, which documents his whole career.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources.
    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

    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

    Leo Holub Photographs of Stanford University (PC0138). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Leo Holub, graphic artist and photographer, studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the California School of Fine Arts, most notably under Ansel Adams. He came to Stanford in 1960, working first in the Planning Department and then in 1969 creating the photography program in the department of art, at the invitation of Lorenz Eitner, head of the department. Holub taught for 11 years, retiring as senior lecturer of photography, emeritus, in 1980.

    Description of the Collection

    Collection contains prints (mostly black and white) of Stanford presidents, faculty, trustees, staff, students on campus, campus lands, and construction, as well as a series of mounted images from Stanford Seen, an exhibition of Holub’s photographs held in 1964. Other topics include a sit-in at Dr. Sterling’s office 1966; photos of Prof. Moffatt Hancock and prints Holub made of Hancock’s negatives of campus scenes; images of Chris Stinehour, stone carver working on the Quad; and prints Holub made from glass plate negatives of historic images of Stanford. Collection also includes prints of images used in the book LEO HOLUB PHOTOGRAPHER, which documents his whole career.

    Access Terms

    Hancock, Moffatt.
    Holub, Leo, 1916-2010
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University--Pictorial works.
    Stanford University--Presidents.
    Stanford University--Students.
    Sterling, J. E. Wallace, (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-1985
    Stinehour, Chris.
    Photoprints.