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Guide to the Bacon Family papers
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Description
Papers related to mathematics professor Harold M. Bacon '28, MA '29, PhD '33, and his wife, Rosamond '30, MA '32, their son Charles R. Bacon, and their cousins Orrin and Harriet Dunn. Materials are related to the Dunn (Bacon) House, and Stanford history, inluding Jane Stanford and Herbert Hoover.
Background
Harriet Dunn was a friend of Jane Stanford who operated a boarding house for young faculty on what is now White Plaza. The house was later passed down to her cousin, mathematics professor Harold M. Bacon '28, MA '29, PhD '33, and his wife, Rosamond '30, MA '32 (a co-founder of the Stanford Historical Society). In 1997, Stanford bought the house, which is now the Harold and Libby Ziff Center for Jewish Life.
Extent
1 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Restrictions
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 94305-6064. 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/spc/using-collections/permission-publish.
Availability
The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.