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Guide to "A Part of his Childhood Belongs to Peter Coutts; A Reminiscence of Wendell Fletcher." SCM0423
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  • Title: Nancy Mason, "A Part of his Childhood Belongs to Peter Coutts; A Reminiscence of Wendell Fletcher" typescript
    Identifier/Call Number: SCM0423
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
    Date: 1986
    creator: Mason, Nancy

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Nancy Mason, "A Part of his Childhood Belongs to Peter Coutts; A Reminiscence of Wendell Fletcher" typescript. (SCM0423). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was previously classified in the Stanford University Publications and Ephemera Collection "4digit" collection.

    Publication Rights

    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/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.

    Access to Collection

    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.

    Scope and Contents

    Account of Wendell Fletcher's childhood, as written by Nancy Mason. Fletcher lived on campus in the Tower House with his family from 1910 to 1918. His father was a civil engineer with Stanford University during this time. This two page typescript details Fletcher's experiences growing up on campus including playing with John D. McGIlvray's kittens and participating in Professor Terman's study on intelligence in children, and includes descriptions of the Tower House.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Coutts, P. J. F. (Peter J. F.)
    Fletcher, Wendell
    McGilvray, John D.
    Terman, Frederick Emmons, 1900-1982
    Frenchman's tower
    Stanford University--History.