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Guide to the Ruth Laird Kimball Scrapbook
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0682
    Creator: Kimball, Ruth Laird.
    Title: Ruth Laird Kimball scrapbook
    Dates: 1900-1907
    Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet
    Summary: The scrapbook documents her student days at Stanford and includes photographs, student records and an entrance exam, letters and notes, receipts, invitations, postcards, clippings, programs, posters, and other memorabilia. Some items pertain to the Machrihanish Golf Club at Stanford. Also included is a manuscript poem by her sister Alice W. Kimball. The photographs are of her dorm room, campus buildings and scenes, fraternity houses, other students, the board of the Students' Guild, and the booths in the Quad arcades created for the Promenade Concert during the 1904 commencement week.
    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

    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

    Ruth Laird Kimball Scrapbook (SC0682). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Ruth Laird Kimball earned her A.B. in English at Stanford in 1904; as a student she was active in the English Club, worked on the student production of "The Knight of the Burning Pestle," served on the Board of Directors for the Students' Guild, and was vice-president of the Senior Class. She died on August 16, 1917.

    Description of the Collection

    The scrapbook documents her student days at Stanford and includes photographs, student records and an entrance exam, letters and notes, receipts, invitations, postcards, clippings, programs, posters, and other memorabilia. Some items pertain to the Machrihanish Golf Club at Stanford. Also included is a manuscript poem by her sister Alice W. Kimball. The photographs are of her dorm room, campus buildings and scenes, fraternity houses, other students, the board of the Students' Guild, and the booths in the Quad arcades created for the Promenade Concert during the 1904 commencement week.

    Access Terms

    Kimball, Alice Windsor.
    Kimball, Ruth Laird.
    Machrihanish Golf Club of California (Stanford, Calif.)
    Stanford University--Student housing.
    Stanford University--Students.
    Stanford University. Class of 1904.
    Albums
    Photoprints
    Women college students.