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Guide to the Charles K. Field Collection
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Description
This collection pertains largely to his connection with Stanford and includes the text of his talk on Stanford history, 1941 and 1945; text of his talk on the history of drama at Stanford in the 1890s, 1944; examples of his published songs and poetry; a Christmas letter to Jessie Knight Jordan (Mrs. David Starr Jordan), 1944; two photographs, 1896 and 1929; and biographical clippings.
Background
Charles K. Field was a member of Stanford University's pioneer class, graduating in 1895 with an A.B. in English. He wrote many of the school's early songs and yells and, with Will Irwin, published STANFORD STORIES; his book of Stanford inspired poems, FOUR LEAVED CLOVER, was published in 1899. He pursued a career in journalism and radio, broadcasting on NBC for 15 years as "Cheerio."
Extent
18.25 Linear feet
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.