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Guide to the Amy Ferguson Edwards Photograph Albums
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: A0106
    Creator: Edwards, Amy Ferguson.
    Title: Amy Ferguson Edwards photograph albums
    Dates: circa 1896-1902
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
    Summary: Collection contains two photograph albums and many loose photographs, largely cyanotypes. They primarily document student life at Stanford during both Amy and Agnes Ferguson's years on campus, ca. 1896-1902, and include images of students on campus, Escondita Cottage and other university buildings, fraternity houses, and student athletics (football, baseball, and golf). Images of note include a horse cab on University Avenue, Palo Alto; David S. Jordan at a cornerstone laying (probably the 1898 library); Encina dining hall; and the teaching skeleton in a dress.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. 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

    Amy Ferguson Edwards Photograph Albums (A0106). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Amy Ferguson earned her A.B. in English at Stanford University in 1902; she married Harry James Edwards, Stanford Class of 1901, in 1907. As a student she was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority. Her sister Agnes Ferguson (Mrs. Walter G. Hunter) earned her A.B. in Latin at Stanford in 1898.

    Description of the Collection

    Collection contains two photograph albums and many loose photographs, largely cyanotypes. They primarily document student life at Stanford during both Amy and Agnes Ferguson's years on campus, ca. 1896-1902, and include images of students on campus, Escondita Cottage and other university buildings, fraternity houses, and student athletics (football, baseball, and golf). Images of note include a horse cab on University Avenue, Palo Alto; David S. Jordan at a cornerstone laying (probably the 1898 library); Encina dining hall; and the teaching skeleton in a dress.

    Access Terms

    Edwards, Amy Ferguson.
    Hunter, Agnes Ferguson.
    Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
    Stanford University--Athletics.
    Stanford University--Buildings.
    Stanford University--Students.
    Albums.
    College students--California.
    Photoprints.