Guide to the Audrey Tompkins Summers Scrapbook

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

Call Number: SC0543
Creator: Summers, Audrey Tompkins.
Title: Audrey Tompkins Summers scrapbook
Dates: 1942-1947
Physical Description: 1 Linear feet
Summary: This scrapbook was kept by Audrey Tompkins during her high school and college years. It contains programs, dance cards, menus, tickets, notices, and other memorabilia, largely documenting her social life, with a few items pertinent to her academic life at Stanford. There are also a few objects such as a spoon, a spent flash bulb, and hair clippings.
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

Provenance

Purchased, 1998.

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

Audrey Tompkins Summers Scrapbook (SC0543). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Audrey Tompkins earned her A.B. in psychology at Stanford University in 1947. She married James Leonard Summers, a member of the Stanford Class of 1946.

Description of the Collection

This scrapbook was kept by Audrey Tompkins during her high school and college years. It contains programs, dance cards, menus, tickets, notices, and other memorabilia, largely documenting her social life, with a few items pertinent to her academic life at Stanford. There are also a few objects such as a spoon, a spent flash bulb, and hair clippings.

Access Terms

Stanford University--Students.
Summers, Audrey Tompkins.
Scrapbooks
Women --California --Social life and customs.
Young women --California.


Collection Contents

 

Papers 1942-1947

Box 1, Folder 1

Page 1 and 2 1943 September 16-23

Scope and Content Note

Mountain View High School memorabilia; photo of high school students at Earl Carroll Theatre Restaurant in Hollywood; RR schedule to Los Angeles; Key Magazine (events in southern California)
Box 1, Folder 2

Page 3 and 4 1944

Scope and Content Note

Booklet "Memories of My Senior Year," including photos; her high school commencement programl S.U. commencement program
Box 1, Folder 3

Page 5 1944 Summer and September

Scope and Content Note

Memorabilia from dates with Arne; program from "Goodnight Ladies," S.F. theater
Box 1, Folder 4

Page 6 Circa 1944

Scope and Content Note

Spoon from Palo Alto Hospital; instructions for card tricks at California-USC game
Box 1, Folder 5

Page 7 and 8 1944 November 18-23

Scope and Content Note

Football program USC v. California; A.S.T.P. Thanksgiving Dinner menu; brochure "Stanford Songs and Yells" published through courtesy of Hotel St. Francis; drinking straws from Wilsons and the Stanford Union; program and ticket stubs from Gaieties
Box 1, Folder 6

Page 9 and 10 1944 Fall and Winter

Scope and Content Note

S.U. registration certificate; dance memorabilia; Christmas and New Year's memorabilia; spent flash bulb from photo taken at dance club
Box 1, Folder 7

Page 11 and 12 1945 January-March

Scope and Content Note

Memorabilia from various social events; social events with Jimmy Summers; her birthday; winter quarter registration card
Box 1, Folder 8

Page 13 1945 March-April

Scope and Content Note

Point Lobos brochure; various social events
Box 1, Folder 9

Page 14 1944 November-1945 Spring

Scope and Content Note

Dance card; pressed flowers from bouquet from Jimmy; tickets from Stanford dances
Box 1, Folder 10

Page 15 and 16 1945 February-April

Scope and Content Note

Notices to appear before Committee of Five for being out after hours ("technical lockout"); card for dance at Roble Gym; matches and napkins from various dinners and dances
Box 1, Folder 11

Page 17 and 18 1945 Summer

Scope and Content Note

Matches and napkins from various dinners and dances
Box 1, Folder 12

Page 19 1945 December-1946 January

Scope and Content Note

Pressed flowers; memorabilia from dinners and dances
Box 1, Folder 13

Page 20 and 21 1945 December-1946 November

Scope and Content Note

Sketch of Jimmy; cards re Red and White Ball and Lagunita Formal Dance; Hotel Claremont memorabilia; drink menu from Trader Sam's
Box 1, Folder 14

Page 22 1946 February-March

Scope and Content Note

Social events
Box 1, Folder 15

Clippings and newspapers Circa 1943-1946

Box 1, Folder 16

Scrapbook covers circa 1942-1947

Box 2, Folder 1

Page 23 1945 November-1946 April

Scope and Content Note

Dance and theater memorabilia
Box 2, Folder 2

Page 24 1942-1947

Scope and Content Note

Gaieties program; Mission Ranch brochure; Restaurant reservation card; dance memorabilia
Box 2, Folder 3

Page 25 circa 1942-1947

Scope and Content Note

Libretto from Il Trovatore
Box 2, Folder 4

Page 26 1946

Scope and Content Note

Coasters and napkins from restaurants; clipping of a cartoon
Box 2, Folder 5

Page 27 1946

Scope and Content Note

Ram's Head program; basketball program; Orchesis program
Box 2, Folder 6

Page 28 1946-1947

Scope and Content Note

Stanford dance cards
Box 2, Folder 7

Page 28 circa 1942-1947

Scope and Content Note

Instructions for selling ads in Chaparral
Box 2, Folder 8

Page 29 circa 1942-1947

Scope and Content Note

Cartoon; Ram's Head program
Box 2, Folder 9

Dance cards and miscellany circa 1942-1947

Box 2, Folder 10

Pressed flowers from page 23 circa 1942-1947

Box 2, Folder 11

Hair clippings circa 1942-1947

Box 2, Folder 12

Sugar cube circa 1942-1947