Guide to the Alice N. Hays Notebook and Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SCM0380
Creator: Hays, Alice N.
Creator: Hays, Alice N.
Title: Alice N. Hays notebook and papers
Dates: 1909
Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
Summary: Notebook contains entries regarding her visits to libraries in England (Bodleian Library, Radcliffe Library of Science, Oxford Public Library, British Museum Library, and others) and France (Bibliotheque National and public libraries in Paris) during August and September 1909 (studying library methods), along with letters of introduction by Ewald Flugel and David Starr Jordan. Collection also includes a certificate of charter membership of Stanford Futures signed by Herbert Hoover and a note regarding the rent on her Stanford residence.
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

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

Alice N. Hays Notebook and Papers (SCM0380). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Alice Newman Hays earned her AB in English at Stanford University in 1896 and her librarian's degree at the New York State Library School. She returned to Stanford in 1901 to begin her long career in the University Library, retiring in 1940 when she was chief of the Reference Division.

Description of the Collection

Notebook contains entries regarding her visits to libraries in England (Bodleian Library, Radcliffe Library of Science, Oxford Public Library, British Museum Library, and others) and France (Bibliotheque National and public libraries in Paris) during August and September 1909 (studying library methods), along with letters of introduction by Ewald Flugel and David Starr Jordan. Collection also includes a certificate of charter membership of Stanford Futures signed by Herbert Hoover and a note regarding the rent on her Stanford residence.

Access Terms

Flügel, Ewald, 1863-1914.
Hays, Alice N.
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
Libraries--France.
Libraries--Great Britain.
Library science.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Notebook and Papers