Guide to the Irma Jeannette Cunha Papers

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

Call Number: SCM0320
Creator: Cunha, Irma Jeannette, 1923-
Title: Irma Jeannette Cunha papers
Dates: 1941-1991
Bulk Dates: 1941-1950
Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
Summary: Collection includes letters to Cunha from Donald Tresidder and Mary Curry Tresidder, 1948-50; letter of reference for Cunha by Donald Tresidder, 1948; letter to Henry R. Luce from Mary C. Tresidder about Cunha and Luce’s response, 1949; one photograph of Donald Tresidder and two photos of Cunha, 1949 and undated; notice from Stanford of Cunha’s rank after taking college aptitude test, 1941; Stanford commencement program, 1946; and the Spring 1991 issue of SANDSTONE AND TILE which includes an article on Donald B. Tresdder, based in part on an interview with Irma Cunha.
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

Irma Jeannette Cunha Papers (SCM0320). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Associated Materials

Cunha's pin from the Yosemite Winter Club is classed as AM2008-010 in the Stanford University Archives Museum Collection.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Irma Cunha earned her AB at Stanford University in 1944 and her MA in 1946. During her senior year as editor of the student newspaper, she often had contact with Stanford’s president, Donald B. Tresidder. When she returned to pursue her MA, the Tresidders offered her the opportunity of living in their campus home.

Description of the Collection

Collection includes letters to Cunha from Donald Tresidder and Mary Curry Tresidder, 1948-50; letter of reference for Cunha by Donald Tresidder, 1948; letter to Henry R. Luce from Mary C. Tresidder about Cunha and Luce’s response, 1949; one photograph of Donald Tresidder and two photos of Cunha, 1949 and undated; notice from Stanford of Cunha’s rank after taking college aptitude test, 1941; Stanford commencement program, 1946; and the Spring 1991 issue of SANDSTONE AND TILE which includes an article on Donald B. Tresdder, based in part on an interview with Irma Cunha.

Access Terms

Cunha, Irma Jeannette, 1923-
Stanford University -- General subdivision--Presidents.;
Tresidder, Donald Bertrand, 1894-1948
Tresidder, Mary Curry, 1893-


Collection Contents

Box 1

Papers