Guide to the Dorothy LeSuer Longmire Scrapbook and Notebooks

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0713
Title: Dorothy LeSuer Longmire scrapbook and notebooks
Dates: 1914-1916
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Summary: Collection contains one scrapbook, 1914-1916, two lab notebooks, 1916, and one diary, 1915. The scrapbook documents her student life and includes invitations, dance cards, calling cards of fellow students, tickets, programs, clippings, and a few letters received. The notebooks are from lab experiments in a psychology course on such topics as muscle control, visual imagery, reaction time, memory, subjective rhythm, uncontrolled associations (linguistic), and word building. The diary contains entries from January into April and discusses her classes, social life (including the Stanford custom of "queening"), sorority matters, and other daily events.
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

Dorothy LeSuer Longmire Scrapbook and Notebooks (SC0713). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Dorothy LeSuer attended Stanford University between 1914 and 1917; she was a member of Alpha Phi sorority. She married William Richard Longmire, Stanford class of 1916, in 1917.

Description of the Collection

Collection contains one scrapbook, 1914-1916, two lab notebooks, 1916, and one diary, 1915. The scrapbook documents her student life and includes invitations, dance cards, calling cards of fellow students, tickets, programs, clippings, and a few letters received. The notebooks are from lab experiments in a psychology course on such topics as muscle control, visual imagery, reaction time, memory, subjective rhythm, uncontrolled associations (linguistic), and word building. The diary contains entries from January into April and discusses her classes, social life (including the Stanford custom of "queening"), sorority matters, and other daily events.

Access Terms

LeSuer, Dorothy.
Stanford University--Students.
College students--California
Diaries.
Psychology--Experiments.
Scrapbooks


Collection Contents

Box 1

Scrapbook and notebooks 1914-1916