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Guide to the Cap and Gown Society (Stanford University) Records
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Description
The records include constitution; newsletters, 1932-2007; the yearly calendar illustrated with images of Stanford University, 1941-1983; membership book 1906-1996; history booklets, programs, brochures and mailings; photographs and printed items from their Centennial Celebration on March 5, 2005; other photographs, 1965-1997; survey of alumni, 1996; and clippings, 1965-1983.
Background
Cap and Gown, a women’s honor society, was established in 1905. Their mission is to honor and bring together women who have been constructively active in student affairs and the community so that as a group, they may meet to maintain and serve the ideals of Stanford University. Among their activities is a scholarship program, which has been operating since 1924.
Extent
4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research; materials must be request at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.