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Guide to the Stanford University Postcard Collection
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Description
Collection depicts Stanford University buildings, grounds, and people; subjects include athletics and athletic facilities, student amusements, the cactus garden, old chemistry building, dormitories, fraternity and sorority houses, views of the Quad and Inner Quad, Lake Lagunita, libraries, Stanford mausoleum, Memorial Arch, Memorial Church, museum, the Palo Alto tree, university workers (primarily images of horse-drawn wagons), David Starr Jordan, Domenico Grosso ("the Stanford hermit"), and the presidential installation of John C. Branner. A number of items depict damage to buildings from the 1906 earthquake. There are also a few items depicting Palo Alto and surrounding communities.
Extent
1.5 Linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
The materials are open for research use.