Guide to the David Stoddard Atwood papers

Jenny Johnson
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
February 2012
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: SC1098
Creator: Atwood, David Stoddard
Title: David Stoddard Atwood papers
Dates: 1919-2011
Bulk Dates: 1919-1923
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet
Summary: Materials document Atwood's student experience at Stanford University between 1919 and 1923. Also included are biographical materials about Atwood.
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

The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

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], David Stoddard Atwood papers (SC1098). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical note

David Stoddard Atwood was born July 27, 1896 in Kansas City, Missouri. He earned an A.B. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University in 1923. While attending Stanford, Atwood participated in several dramatic theater organizations including the Sword and Sandals Society and the Masquer’s Society, and was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

Scope and Contents

Materials document Atwood's student experience at Stanford University between 1919 and 1923. Items include correspondence, photographs, theater programs, items related to Alpha Tau Omega, and Senior Week and commencement related material. Also included is a biography of Atwood excerpted from a book written by Kay Atwood.

Access Terms

Stanford University--Dramatics.
Stanford University--Students.


Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Alpha Tau Omega items 1920-1922

Box 1, Folder 2

Letters 1919, 1922

Box 1, Folder 3

"Frosh Death Notice" posters

Box 1, Folder 4

Various theater programs and photographs

Box 1, Folder 5

Senior Week 1923

Box 1, Folder 6

Graduation 1923

Box 1, Folder 7

Atwood, Kay. A Line of Descent: Nine Generations of Stephen Atwood (d. 1695) and Abigail Dunham Atwood of Eastham, Massachusetts. 2011