Guide to "A Part of his Childhood Belongs to Peter Coutts; A Reminiscence of Wendell Fletcher." SCM0423

Finding aid prepared by Jenny Johnson
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
June 2012


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.

 

Typescript