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Guide to the Jesse Lincoln Myers Scrapbook
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0716
    Title: Jesse Lincoln Myers scrapbook
    Dates: 1905-1958 (inclusive),,1913-1915 (bulk).
    Physical Description: 1 volume
    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

    Gift of Jesse L. Myers, 1958.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Jesse L. Myers attended Stanford 1913-15 and then earned his mechanical engineering degree at Cornell University in 1920.

    Scope and Contents note

    Scrapbook largely pertains to his two years at Stanford and includes postcards (some depicting Stanford in 1905), photographs, programs, tickets, and issues of the Daily Palo Alto, 1913-1915; there are also postcards of San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Yosemite. Loose items from the scrapbook include assorted items from his student life at Cornell; additional Stanford postcards; and a letter from Pete Allen (Stanford News Service), 1958, thanking him for the gift of the scrapbook, which was sent to the University Archives.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University--Students.
    Postcards--California.