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Guide to the Kennell A. Jackson Collection on Branner Hall
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0789
    Creator: Jackson, Kennell A., collector
    Title: Kennell A. Jackson collection on Branner Hall
    Dates: 1960-2004
    Physical Description: 3.75 linear feet (7 boxes)
    Summary: These materials were collected by Kennell A. Jackson during his tenure as Resident Fellow in Branner Hall at Stanford. Included are Branner yearbooks, directories, and assorted newsletters; scripts from Branner orientation skits, 1991-2003, and other plays put on by dorm residents; dorm guides, brochures, rules, etc.; Jackson's communications to Resident Assistants and the dorm in general and letters he received from residents and former residents, 1983-2004; flyers from Branner Presents and other dorm events; a photograph album from the 1974-1975 year and other loose photographs; and reports by dormitory staff, 1987-1999.
    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

    Provenance

    This collection was given to the Stanford University Archives by the estate of Kennell A. Jackson in 2005.

    Information about Access

    Materials in box 7 are restricted. The collection is otherwise open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    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

    [Identification of item], Kennell A. Jackon Collection on Branner Hall (SC0789). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Kennell A. Jackson, who joined the Stanford faculty as professor of African history in 1969, was the Resident Fellow in Branner Hall (an all-freshman dormitory) from 1980 until his death in 2005.

    Description of the Collection

    These materials were collected by Kennell A. Jackson during his tenure as Resident Fellow in Branner Hall at Stanford. Included are Branner yearbooks, directories, and assorted newsletters; scripts from Branner orientation skits, 1991-2003, and other plays put on by dorm residents; dorm guides, brochures, rules, etc.; Jackson's communications to Resident Assistants and the dorm in general and letters he received from residents and former residents, 1983-2004; flyers from Branner Presents and other dorm events; a photograph album from the 1974-1975 year and other loose photographs; and reports by dormitory staff, 1987-1999. Other items of note are materials on the design and construction of the Branner puppet head and items pertaining to the theft of a "Grimace" statue from a local McDonald's, 1987.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University--Student housing.
    Stanford University--Students.
    Stanford University. Branner Hall.
    College students--California
    Dormitory life--California--Stanford