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Guide to the Harry A. Dutton Papers
SCM0199  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0199
    Creator: Dutton, Harry A.
    Title: Harry A. Dutton papers
    Dates: 1897-1954
    Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
    Summary: These papers pertain to his student days at Stanford University and include letters to Ruth Scibird, 1953-54, with his recollections of the Camp (cooperative student housing), the theft of the night watchman's dog in the arboretum, and the first volunteer fire department on campus; his account of an incident at the Camp written on Oct. 23, 1897; typescript "The Story of the Axe," author unknown; and a watercolor sketch by Eric Knight Jordan, 1900, with a letter to Ruth Scibird explaining its creation.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Harry A. Dutton.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Cite As

    Harry A. Dutton Papers (SCM0199). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Dutton earned his A.B. in botany at Stanford University in May 1900.

    Description of the Collection

    These papers pertain to his student days at Stanford University and include letters to Ruth Scibird, 1953-54, with his recollections of the Camp (cooperative student housing), the theft of the night watchman's dog in the arboretum, and the first volunteer fire department on campus; his account of an incident at the Camp written on Oct. 23, 1897; typescript "The Story of the Axe," author unknown; and a watercolor sketch by Eric Knight Jordan, 1900, with a letter to Ruth Scibird explaining its creation.

    Access Terms

    Dutton, Harry A.
    Jordan, Eric Knight.
    Scibird, Ruth
    Stanford University. Arboretum.
    Axe, Stanford.