Guide to the Eric Knight Jordan Papers

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: SC0102
Creator: Jordan, Eric Knight, 1903-1926.
Title: Eric Knight Jordan papers
Dates: 1909-1945
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Summary: Correspondence concerning E.K. Jordan's research in conchology. Major portion of correspondence is to Dr. and Mrs. Jordan after their son's untimely death, regarding the publication of Eric Jordan's manuscripts and the funding of a Research Fellowship in geology in his honor. Also included is vol. 1 of Eric Jordan's publication, 'SHELLS OF CALIFORNIA, 1916-1920,' his "Collection of Bibliographic Data and Published Papers, 1920-1936," introductory material to his publication, a bibliography and graduation diplomas.
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

Eric Knight Jordan Papers (SC0102). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Son of Stanford's first president, David Starr Jordan, and Stanford student (A.B. 1923; MA 1926, posthumously).

Description of the Collection

Correspondence concerning E.K. Jordan's research in conchology. Major portion of correspondence is to Dr. and Mrs. Jordan after their son's untimely death, regarding the publication of Eric Jordan's manuscripts and the funding of a Research Fellowship in geology in his honor. Also included is vol. 1 of Eric Jordan's publication, 'SHELLS OF CALIFORNIA, 1916-1920,' his "Collection of Bibliographic Data and Published Papers, 1920-1936," introductory material to his publication, a bibliography and graduation diplomas.

Access Terms

Herthein, Leo G.
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
Jordan, Eric Knight, 1903-1926.
Jordan, Jessie Knight.
Rathbun, R.
Smith, James Perrin.
Stanford University. Dept. of Geology. Eric Knight Jordan Research Fellowship.
Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949
Conchologists.
Mollusks.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Papers