Guide to the Alice Windsor Kimball Scrapbook

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

Call Number: SC0681
Creator: Kimball, Alice Windsor.
Title: Alice Windsor Kimball scrapbook
Dates: 1900-1909
Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet
Summary: The scrapbook documents her student days at Stanford and includes programs, clippings, invitations, notes and letters, photographs, ticket stubs, postcards, pen and ink drawings, music manuscripts, and other memorabilia. The photographs are of dorm rooms, campus buildings, Mrs. Dunn's cat, other students, the student production of "The Knight of the Burning Pestle," staff for the women's DAILY PALO ALTO, fraternity and sorority houses, and the booths in the Quad arcades created for the Promenade Concert during the 1904 commencement week. Collection also includes the typescript text of Kimball's "Everyfreshman," a play performed at the Delta Gamma house in ca. 1903.
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

Alice Windsor Kimball Scrapbook (SC0681). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Alice W. Kimball earned her A.B. in English at Stanford in 1904; as a student she was active in the English Club, wrote for the women's editions of THE CHAPARRAL and the DAILY PALO ALTO, was associate editor of the student yearbook during her junior year, and wrote the prize football song during her senior year. She died on April 10, 1928.

Description of the Collection

The scrapbook documents her student days at Stanford and includes programs, clippings, invitations, notes and letters, photographs, ticket stubs, postcards, pen and ink drawings, music manuscripts, and other memorabilia. The photographs are of dorm rooms, campus buildings, Mrs. Dunn's cat, other students, the student production of "The Knight of the Burning Pestle," staff for the women's DAILY PALO ALTO, fraternity and sorority houses, and the booths in the Quad arcades created for the Promenade Concert during the 1904 commencement week. Collection also includes the typescript text of Kimball's "Everyfreshman," a play performed at the Delta Gamma house in ca. 1903.

Access Terms

Kimball, Alice Windsor.
Stanford University--Student housing.
Stanford University--Students.
Stanford University. Class of 1904.
Albums
Photoprints
Women college students.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1

Scrapbook, 1900-1907

Box 2, Folder 1

Letter from Lenorr Williams

Box 2, Folder 2

Notes from H. Williams

Box 2, Folder 3

Note from Lois

Box 2, Folder 4

Letter by Watson Nicholson introducing Alice Kimball, 1900

Box 2, Folder 5

The Chaparral, Jan. 31, 1909 – Larry Bowman Memorial Number

Box 2, Folder 6

Loose photographs

Box 2, Folder 7

Loose programs

Box 2, Folder 8

Miscellaneous notes and letters

Box 2, Folder 9

Miscellaneous items

Box 2, Folder 10

Kimball, Alice W. "Everyfreshman," performed at the Delta Gamma house in ca. 1903 (typescript text)