Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Guide to the Martin Bice Travis Papers
SC0998  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (55.02 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
 
Table of contents What's This?
  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0998
    Title: Martin Bice Travis papers
    Dates: 1952-2006
    Physical Description: 1.25 linear foot
    Summary: Collection includes correspondence pertaining to the start of the Institute of American History and Government (Coe Program) at SUNY Stony Brook, 1964-65, and David Potter's participation in it, 1964-70; letters to Travis from James T. Watkins re Travis's position at Stanford, 1952-55; correspondence and some financial records re the selling of Travis's Stanford house (528 Alvarado), 1961-62; and obituaries of Travis and his wife Olivia, 2006.
    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

    Provenance

    Gift of Helen Travis, 2010.

    Cite As

    [identification of item], Martin Bice Travis Papers (SC0998). Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Educated at Amherst College and the University of Chicago, Travis taught briefly at Stanford before joining the faculty of SUNY Stony Brook where he helped establish the William Robertson Coe Institute of American Studies

    Scope and Contents note

    Collection includes correspondence pertaining to the start of the Institute of American History and Government (Coe Program) at SUNY Stony Brook, 1964-65, and David Potter's participation in it, 1964-70; letters to Travis from James T. Watkins re Travis's position at Stanford, 1952-55; correspondence and some financial records re the selling of Travis's Stanford house (528 Alvarado), 1961-62; obituaries of Travis and his wife Olivia, 2006; letters received from Prof. David Harris, Kristin Mullick [Glen], and Quincy Wright, 1962-1968; research notes and sources on the Panama Canal, 1959-1964; research proposal, notes, and correspondence re research on the Legal Adviser in the Department of State, 1967-61; Travis' lecture notes for a course, 1954, and term paper research note cards by students in the course.

    Access Terms

    Harris, David, (David W. Clancy), 1900-1975.
    Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
    Potter, David Morris.
    Watkins, James T. (James Thomas), 1907-1982.
    Stanford University--Faculty housing.