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Guide to the Elizabeth Lucile Fordyce Letter to Paul Hanna
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0076
    Creator: Fordyce, Elizabeth Lucile.
    Creator: Fordyce, Elizabeth Lucile.
    Title: Elizabeth Lucile Fordyce letter to Paul Hanna
    Dates: 1975 Jan 18
    Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 items)
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information


    Custodial History

    Gift of Paul Hanna, 1983.

    Cite As

    [identification of item], Elizabeth Lucile Fordyce Letter to Paul Hanna (SCM0076). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Miss Fordyce, who earned her B.S. from Mills College in 1916, was secretary to Ray Lyman Wilbur, Stanford University president from 1915-1942.

    Scope and Contents note

    Letter concerns Wilbur's words to a high school student in 1939 on the key to success, a recent visit with the Hanna's, and her suggestion for a new name for Stanford's athletic teams.

    Access Terms

    Hanna, Paul Robert, 1902-1988.
    Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949