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Guide to the Stanford University, Natural History Club, Records
SC0806  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0806
    Creator: Stanford University. Natural History Club.
    Title: Stanford University, Natural History Club, records
    Dates: circa 1894-1959
    Physical Description: 2.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
    Summary: Records include minutes, constitution, financial records, correspondence, photograph albums, and other miscellaneous materials. Of note are the bird list from a Baja California trip, 1940; undated field trip equipment list; and two pen and ink drawings by Prof. W. K. Fisher, one of which is the title page in the bound Zoology Club record book. The photograph albums document club field trips and natural history class groups; in most cases individuals are identified.
    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

    Parts of this collection were given to the Stanford University Archives by Mrs. John Thomas in 2004.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    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

    [Identification of item], Stanford University, Natural History Club, Records (SC0806). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The Zoology Club at Stanford University was founded by students in 1892; faculty and alumni were also welcomed as members. Field trips and lectures were the prominent activities. The club was reorganized in 1938 as the Stanford University Natural History Club, under the auspices of the Natural History Museum on campus.

    Description of the Collection

    Records include minutes, constitution, financial records, correspondence, photograph albums, and other miscellaneous materials. Of note are the bird list from a Baja California trip, 1940; undated field trip equipment list; and two pen and ink drawings by Prof. W. K. Fisher, one of which is the title page in the bound Zoology Club record book. The photograph albums document club field trips and natural history class groups; in most cases individuals are identified.

    Access Terms

    Fisher, Walter K., (Walter Kenrick), 1878-1953
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University--Students.
    Stanford University. Natural History Club.
    Zoology Club (Stanford, Calif.).
    Albums
    Biology--Fieldwork