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Guide to the Edith Straight Scrapbook
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0784
    Creator: Straight, Edith
    Title: Edith Straight scrapbook
    Dates: 1891-1963
    Bulk Dates: 1891-1901
    Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
    Summary: Scrapbook documents her college career at Vassar (1892-1894) and Stanford University (1894-1896) as well as her marriage and the birth of her first two children. Included are calling cards, programs from cultural and athletic events, illustrations, dance cards, invitations, notes and letters, tourist brochures, clippings, and photographs. Of note are the LSJU Fire Notice, listing the fire alarm whistles and the locations of hose carts and fire hydrants, ca. 1896; samples of cloth used for her wedding clothes and trousseau; and congratulatory letters on her marriage and the birth of her children. Additional miscellaneous items (housed in box 2) include a photograph of Edith and her brother Herbert Randall Straight, 1891; Edith's Stanford diploma, 1896; biography of Straight written by her granddaughter Anne Gay Hartman; and clippings and articles about Herbert R. Straight, 1941 and 1963.
    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

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    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

    Edith Straight Scrapbook (SC0784). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Edith Straight earned her A.B. in English at Stanford in May 1896; she married Frank Williams Hastings Jr. in 1898. They resided in Hackensack, New Jersey.

    Description of the Collection

    Scrapbook documents her college career at Vassar (1892-1894) and Stanford University (1894-1896) as well as her marriage and the birth of her first two children. Included are calling cards, programs from cultural and athletic events, illustrations, dance cards, invitations, notes and letters, tourist brochures, clippings, and photographs. Of note are the LSJU Fire Notice, listing the fire alarm whistles and the locations of hose carts and fire hydrants, ca. 1896; samples of cloth used for her wedding clothes and trousseau; and congratulatory letters on her marriage and the birth of her children. Additional miscellaneous items (housed in box 2) include a photograph of Edith and her brother Herbert Randall Straight, 1891; Edith's Stanford diploma, 1896; biography of Straight written by her granddaughter Anne Gay Hartman; and clippings and articles about Herbert R. Straight, 1941 and 1963.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University--Students.
    Straight, Edith
    Straight, Herbert Randall.
    Vassar College--Students.
    Scrapbooks