Guide to the George Vanderbilt Foundation Records

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: SC0078
Creator: George Vanderbilt Foundation.
Title: George Vanderbilt Foundation records
Dates: 1959-1967
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Summary: This collection includes correspondence primarily regarding the dissolution of the Foundation after Vanderbilt's death in 1961, and agreements between the Foundation and Stanford University. Major correspondents include Earl Herald, Robert Rofen, Giles Mead, Curtis Tarr, James Thurber and trustees of the Foundation.
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

Administrative transfer, School of Humanities and Sciences, 1970.

Information about Access

Restricted: Permission of School of Humanities and Sciences required.

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

George Vanderbilt Foundation Records (SC0078). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The George Vanderbilt Foundation was devoted to the collecting of ichthyological specimens in the South Seas.

Description of the Collection

This collection includes correspondence primarily regarding the dissolution of the Foundation after Vanderbilt's death in 1961, and agreements between the Foundation and Stanford University. Major correspondents include Earl Herald, Robert Rofen, Giles Mead, Curtis Tarr, James Thurber and trustees of the Foundation.

Access Terms

George Vanderbilt Foundation.
Herald, Earl Stannard.
Mead, Giles.
Rofen, Robert.
Stanford University
Tarr, Curtis W.. 1924-
Thurber, James, 1894-1961.
Vanderbilt, George.
Ichthyology--Research.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Records