Guide to the Elizabeth Cone and James S. Cone Papers

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0609
Title: Elizabeth Cone and James S. Cone papers
Dates: 1898-1911
Physical Description: 3 Linear feet
Summary: Collection reflects student life at Stanford University and consists largely of photographs, including many cyanotypes; other materials include Elizabeth Cone's study cards, the constitution of the Saturday Night Club of Stanford University (women's debating club), programs, invitations, posters, and newspapers. Subjects of the photographs include the Quad and other campus buildings, views of campus lands, campus roads, the cactus garden, and students. Of note among the photographs are images of dorm rooms in Encina and Roble halls, female students in academic dress, the railroad tracks on campus, and Benjamin Blodgett, university organist.
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

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

Elizabeth Cone and James S. Cone Papers (SC0609). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Elizabeth Hiett Cone earned her A.B. in English at Stanford University in May 1901; while a student, she was a member of the Saturday Night Club. She died in August 1915. Her brother James Stone Cone earned his A.B. in history at Stanford in May 1902 and his M.A. at Harvard in 1905.

Description of the Collection

Collection reflects student life at Stanford University and consists largely of photographs, including many cyanotypes; other materials include Elizabeth Cone's study cards, the constitution of the Saturday Night Club of Stanford University (women's debating club), programs, invitations, posters, and newspapers. Subjects of the photographs include the Quad and other campus buildings, views of campus lands, campus roads, the cactus garden, and students. Of note among the photographs are images of dorm rooms in Encina and Roble halls, female students in academic dress, the railroad tracks on campus, and Benjamin Blodgett , university organist.

Access Terms

Blodgett, Benjamin Colman.
Cone, Elizabeth Hiett.
Cone, James Stone.
Moore, Dorothy Cone
Stanford University--Buildings.
Stanford University--Student housing.
Stanford University--Students.
Cyanotypes.
Photoprints
Women college students.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

 

Photographs:

Box 1, Folder 1

Blodgett, Benjamin - organist

Box 1, Folder 2

Cactus Garden

Box 1, Folder 3

Campus buildings (includes interior of foundry or shop)

Box 1, Folder 4

Campus view, over Lake Lagunita

Box 1, Folder 5

Campus views (hills, lake, Roble Walk, railroad tracks, roads)

Box 1, Folder 6

Dogs on campus

Box 1, Folder 7

Dorm rooms (1 of 2)

Box 1, Folder 8

Dorm rooms (2 of 2)

Box 1, Folder 9

Dorm rooms, mounted images

Box 1, Folder 10

Dorm rooms with students

Box 1, Folder 11

Encina Hall (exterior)

Box 1, Folder 12

Encina Hall residents on steps ca. 1902

Box 1, Folder 13

Escondite Cottage

Box 1, Folder 14

Football images

Box 1, Folder 15

Harrison planting tree on campus

Box 1, Folder 16

Hopkins Marine Station

Box 1, Folder 17

Jordan, David Starr

Box 1, Folder 18

Library, interior

Box 1, Folder 19

Mausoleum

Box 1, Folder 20

Memorial Church, exterior

Box 1, Folder 21

Memorial Church, interior

Box 1, Folder 22

Museum, interior

Box 1, Folder 23

Museum, exterior

Box 1, Folder 24

Palo Alto Tree

Box 1, Folder 25

Post Office on campus

Box 1, Folder 26

Quad arcades

Box 1, Folder 27

Quad arcades, mounted images

Box 1, Folder 28

Quad – East and West gates

Box 1, Folder 29

Quad Inner

Box 1, Folder 30

Quad – Memorial Court Archway

Box 1, Folder 31

Quad, miscellaneous

Box 1, Folder 32

Quad, mounted images

Box 1, Folder 33

Roble bridge

Box 1, Folder 34

Roble Gym

Box 1, Folder 35

Roble Hall

Box 1, Folder 36

Stanford buildings, etc., - prints from glass plate negatives

Box 1, Folder 37

Stanford Family Statue

Box 1, Folder 38

Students, off-campus – mounted images

Box 1, Folder 39

Students, on-campus – mounted images

Box 1, Folder 40

Students on campus

Box 1, Folder 41

Women students

Box 1, Folder 42

Non-Stanford images

Box 2, Folder 1

Alumni ephemera 1901-08

Box 2, Folder 2

College songbook owned by E. Cone

Box 2, Folder 3

E. Cone’s study cards and certificate of registration, 1898-1901

Box 2, Folder 4

Ephemera 1899

Box 2, Folder 5

Ephemera 1900

Box 2, Folder 6

Ephemera 1901

Box 2, Folder 7

Ephemera 1902

Box 2, Folder 8

Illustrations and miscellany

Box 2, Folder 9

Invitation to Mrs. Jordan’s house 1899

Box 2, Folder 10

Saturday Night Club of Stanford University [women’s debating club] – constitution

Box 2, Folder 11

Stanford programs (Three Miracle Plays and Commencement) 1911

Box 3, Folder 1

2 sets of mounted Stanford images strung on ribbon (hung in dorm rooms)

Box 3, Folder 2

2 scrapbook pages with 5 cyanotypes of Stanford images

Box 3, Folder 3

Empty scrapbook, red leather cover stamped “Stanford 1901”;

Box 3, Folder 4

two pieces of leather tied together as a binding, illustrated with a cupid figure on telegraph wires and the phrase “Take swift advantage of the hours”

Box 4 os, Folder 1

Daily Palo Alto issues Oct. 7, 1898 and April 15, 1902

Box 4 os, Folder 2

Poster for a frosh/soph tie-up (?) Oct. 29 [no year given]: “Clear the Track for Naw Teetoo and Get aboard the Train for the bleachers”

Box 4 os, Folder 3

Page from Sunday Call “Romances of Stanford” by Sarah Comstock (about actual courtships and marriages of Stanford students)

Box 4 os, Folder 4

Other San Francisco Call clippings and pages about Stanford events 1901-04

Box 4 os, Folder 5

Palo Alto Tribune. First Annual Edition and Rehabilitation Number (Volume II, Number 6) Friday April 19, 1907

Box 4 os, Folder 6

Poster for Field Day Rally in Assembly Hall April 19 [no year]

 

Photographs:

Box 5

Encina Hall

Box 5

Inner Quad (Portal)

Box 5

Inner Quad (Portal) with shadow of photographer

Box 5

Inner Quad, view of 3 arches toward what became Memorial Court

Box 5

Inner Quad

Box 5

Inner Quad, church entrance arches (prior to construction of church)

Box 5

Front view of Quad, prior to outer Quad

Box 5

Portal looking toward Inner Quad

Box 5

Power house and chimney

Box 5

Museum, front view

Box 5

Original women’s gyn

Box 5

Cactus Garden (see box 1, folder 2)

Box 5

Campus view over Lake Lagunita (see box 1, folder 4)

Box 5

Campus view over Lake Lagunita (see box 1, folder 4)

Box 5

Campus view over Lake Lagunita (see box 1, folder 4)

Box 5

Campus view, lake (see box 1, folder 5)

Box 5

Dorm room (see box 1, folder 7)

Box 5

Dorm room (see box 1, folder 7)

Box 5

Mausoleum (see box 1, folder 19)

Box 5

Mausoleum (see box 1, folder 19)

Box 5

Quad arcade (with dog) (see box 1, folder 26)