Guide to the Lucie Stern Hall Photograph Albums

compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: A0072
Creator: Lucie Stern Trust
Creator: Stanford University. Lucie Stern Hall.
Title: Lucie Stern Hall photograph albums
Dates: 1899-1963
Bulk Dates: 1933-1963
Physical Description: 5.5 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Summary: Collection includes two photo albums of portraits of Stanford faculty, administrators, and alumni, 1940-44, including Birge Clark, Donald B. Tresidder, Russell V. Lee, Fred Terman, and Mary Yost; guest book from Lucie Stern's home with guest entries, 1933-45, clippings, 1926-46, photographs of students, alumni, and their families, 1940s, and Mrs. Stern's marriage certificate, 1899; two birthday cards to Mrs. Stern from the Birge Clark family, 1941-42, hand-drawn and colored; scrapbook from Stern Hall's first year, 1949-50, containing photographs, cartoons, clippings, invitations, and programs; scrapbook from Muir Hall, 1958-63, containing clippings, photographs, and programs; Stern Hall guest book, 1950-61; and "Stern Hall Progress Report," Dec. 1948, a portfolio containing photos of construction work and captions by Eldridge T. Spencer.
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

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

Lucie Stern Hall Photograph Albums (A0072). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Lucie Stern, benefactor to Palo Alto and Stanford University, held weekly dinner parties for Stanford students at her Palo Alto home thoughout the 1930s and '40s; the ASSU made her an honorary member of the student body in 1941. She died in 1946, leaving a bequest in her will for a men's dormitory at Stanford.

Description of the Collection

Collection includes two photo albums of portraits of Stanford faculty, administrators, and alumni, 1940-44, including Birge Clark, Donald B. Tresidder, Russell V. Lee, Fred Terman, and Mary Yost; guest book from Lucie Stern's home with guest entries, 1933-45, clippings, 1926-46, photographs of students, alumni, and their families, 1940s, and Mrs. Stern's marriage certificate, 1899; two birthday cards to Mrs. Stern from the Birge Clark family, 1941-42, hand-drawn and colored; scrapbook from Stern Hall's first year, 1949-50, containing photographs, cartoons, clippings, invitations, and programs; scrapbook from Muir Hall, 1958-63, containing clippings, photographs, and programs; Stern Hall guest book, 1950-61; and "Stern Hall Progress Report," Dec. 1948, a portfolio containing photos of construction work and captions by Eldridge T. Spencer.

Access Terms

Clark, Birge M. (Birge Malcolm), 1893-
Goldman, Richard, Mrs.
Lee, Russell V.
Stanford University--Alumni.
Stanford University--Student housing.
Stanford University--Students.
Stanford University. Lucie Stern Hall.
Stern, Lucie.
Terman, Frederick Emmons, 1900-1982
Tresidder, Donald Bertrand, 1894-1948
Yost, Mary.
Albums.
Photoprints.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Photograph albums (2 volumes) of Stanford faculty, administrators, and alumni 1940-1944

Box 1

Scrapbook on Stern Hall's first year 1949-50

Box 1

Two birthday cards to Lucie Stern from Birge Clark 1941-42

Box 1

Photograph - "Roadrunner Productions" truck 1938

Box 1

Loose Photographs from Scrapbook

Box 1

Loose photographs from album

Box 2

Lucie Stern's guest book 1899-1946

Box 3

Stern Hall guest book 1950-61

Box 4

"Stern Hall Progress Report," a portfolio containing photos of construction work and captions by Eldridge T. Spencer 1948 Dec

Box 4

Scrapbook from Muir House 1958-63