Guide to the Henry S. Cross Papers

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0648
Creator: Cross, Henry S.
Title: Henry S. Cross papers
Dates: 1900-1932
Bulk Dates: 1925-1932
Physical Description: 1 linear foot
Summary: Collection pertains largely to his student life at Stanford University. Included are programs of events he attended, 1927-1932; expense records, 1927-1932; his class registration cards; student handbook, 1928/29 and other Stanford publications; dance cards from dances at Castilleja School (Palo Alto), Stanford, and other places, 1925-31; and photographs. Among the photographs are shots of Cross on campus and in his dorm room, building the 1930 bonfire structure, the play "Wings over Europe" at Stanford, 1931, and other family and unidentified images, including two images of a hiking group ca. 1900.
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

Purchased from Gregory H. Bock, 2002.

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

Henry S. Cross Papers (SC0648). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Henry Settle Cross, Jr. earned his A.B. in social sciences at Stanford University in 1932. As a student, he was active in drama productions.

Description of the Collection

Collection pertains largely to his student life at Stanford University. Included are programs of events he attended, 1927-1932; expense records, 1927-1932; his class registration cards; student handbook, 1928/29 and other Stanford publications; dance cards from dances at Castilleja School (Palo Alto), Stanford, and other places, 1925-31; and photographs. Among the photographs are shots of Cross on campus and in his dorm room, building the 1930 bonfire structure, the play "Wings over Europe" at Stanford, 1931, and other family and unidentified images, including two images of a hiking group ca. 1900.

Access Terms

Bock, Gregory H.
Castilleja School.
Cross, Henry S.
Stanford University--Students.
Stanford University--Theater..
Big Game bonfire.
College students--California
Dance cards.
Photoprints


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Big Game 1930 – ticket and instruction for rooters

Box 1, Folder 2

Calling cards and place cards

Box 1, Folder 3

Clippings

Box 1, Folder 4

Commencement 1932

Box 1, Folder 5

Expense records, 1927-29

Box 1, Folder 6

Expense records, 1930-32

Box 1, Folder 7

Greeting cards

Box 1, Folder 8

Hoover pin/clip

Box 1, Folder 9

Miscellany

Box 1, Folder 10

Photographs: negatives of beach party (no prints)

Box 1, Folder 11

Photographs: football

Box 1, Folder 12

Photographs: hiking group ca. 1900

Box 1, Folder 13

Photographs: miscellaneous (unidentified individuals, choir, group)

Box 1, Folder 14

Photographs: portraits of Henry S. Cross, Jr. and other unidentified men

Box 1, Folder 15

Photographs: Stanford (1930 bon fire, Cross on campus, Cross in dorm room)

Box 1, Folder 16

Photographs: theater ("Wings over Europe" 1931 and unidentified)

Box 1, Folder 17

Programs, 1927

Box 1, Folder 18

Programs, 1928

Box 1, Folder 19

Programs, 1929

Box 1, Folder 20

Programs, 1930

Box 1, Folder 21

Programs, 1931

Box 1, Folder 22

Programs, 1932

Box 1, Folder 23

Programs, no date

Box 1, Folder 24

Registration cards and miscellaneous forms (S.U.)

Box 1, Folder 25

San Francisco News – special on Herbert Hoover Undated

Box 1, Folder 26

Stanford University publications

Box 1, Folder 27

Student handbook, 1928/29

Box 2, Folder 1

Dance cards, Castilleja School, Dec. 1927

Box 2, Folder 2

Dance cards, Castilleja School, 1928

Box 2, Folder 3

Dance cards, Castilleja School, 1928

Box 2, Folder 4

Dance cards, Castilleja School, 1929

Box 2, Folder 5

Dance card, Junior-Senior, Country Club, 1927

Box 2, Folder 6

Dance cards, parties, 1925-28

Box 2, Folder 7

Dance card, Pomona College, 1929

Box 2, Folder 8

Dance card, Scott House formal Undated

Box 2, Folder 9

Dance cards, Stanford, 1927, 1931

Box 2, Folder 10

Dance cards, unidentified Undated

Box 2, Folder 11

Dance cards, unidentified Undated