Guide to the Harry A. Dutton Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
November 2010
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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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.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Papers