Guide to the Elizabeth Lucile Fordyce Letter to Paul Hanna

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
May 2011
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


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

Provenance

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


Collection Contents

Box 1

Letter 1975

Letter, 1975