Guide to the Donald Robert Price Research Materials on the Griffins and Sherwood Statues

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0954
Creator: Price, Donald Robert
Title: Donald Robert Price research materials on the griffins and Sherwood statues
Dates: 1977-2008
Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
Summary: Collection pertains to statues on the Stanford campus: the griffins, or winged lions, a gift from Timothy Hopkins to the Stanford Convalescent Home for Children in 1931, and the statue of a horse known as "Sherwood" given by Mrs. Timothy Hopkins to Stanford in 1926 to mark the site of the horse cemetery at the Palo Alto Stock Farm. Included are clippings, images, articles, and correspondence; some of the material on the griffins pertains to efforts in the 1970s to use the griffins as the university's mascot.
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

Donald Robert Price Research Materials on the Griffins and Sherwood Statues (SC0954). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

Collection pertains to statues on the Stanford campus: the griffins, or winged lions, a gift from Timothy Hopkins to the Stanford Convalescent Home for Children in 1931, and the statue of a horse known as "Sherwood" given by Mrs. Timothy Hopkins to Stanford in 1926 to mark the site of the horse cemetery at the Palo Alto Stock Farm. Included are clippings, images, articles, and correspondence; some of the material on the griffins pertains to efforts in the 1970s to use the griffins as the university's mascot.

Access Terms

Price, Donald Robert
Stanford University--History.
Sports team mascots.
Statues--California--Stanford.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Research materials