Guide to the Sears Family Photographs

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: PC0050
Creator: Sears family.
Title: Sears family photographs
Dates: circa 1850-1970
Physical Description: 2.25 linear feet
Summary: Photographs, and a few daguerreotypes and tintypes, of Jesse B. Sears, his parents and other relatives, his wife Stella Richardson Sears, and their children Robert R. Sears and William Norman Sears. A portion of the photographs were identified by Jesse B. Sears.
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

Sears Family Photographs (PC0050). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Jesse B. Sears, a pioneer in the field of school administration, graduated from Stanford University in 1909 and joined the education faculty there in 1911, retiring in 1942. His son Robert R. Sears, Stanford class of 1929, joined the Department of Psychology at Stanford in 1953.

Description of the Collection

Photographs, and a few daguerreotypes and tintypes, of Jesse B. Sears, his parents and other relatives, his wife Stella Richardson Sears, and their children Robert R. Sears and William Norman Sears. A portion of the photographs were identified by Jesse B. Sears.

Access Terms

Sears family.
Sears, Jesse Brundage.
Sears, Robert R. (Robert Richardson)
Sears, Stella Richardson.
Stanford University--Faculty.
Daguerreotypes.
Photoprints
Tintypes.


Collection Contents

Box 1-3

Photographs