Guide to the Zebulon Alexander Terry Scrapbook

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0503
Creator: Terry, Zebulon Alexander.
Title: Zebulon Alexander Terry scrapbook
Dates: 1905-1982
Bulk Dates: 1910-1917
Physical Description: 2 Linear feet
Summary: This scrapbook primarily documents Terry's life as a student at Stanford and includes photographs, clippings, athletic event programs and tickets, theatrical programs, invitations, his class cards, dance cards, and other memorabilia. Subjects include athletics (football, baseball, track, and crew), the Delta Tau Delta fraternity, and student amusements such as the Frosh-Soph Tie-Up, Peerades, and the Plug Ugly. There are also clippings and photographs pertaining to Terry's professional athletic career and memorabilia from his tour in the armed services during World War I.
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

Zebulon Alexander Terry Scrapbook (SC0503). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Zebulon Alexander Terry graduated from Stanford University in 1914 with an A.B. in economics. He was shortstop on the Stanford baseball team, serving as captain of the team in 1913 and 1914. After graduation, he played professional baseball with the Chicago White Sox, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the Chicago Cubs.

Description of the Collection

This scrapbook primarily documents Terry's life as a student at Stanford and includes photographs, clippings, athletic event programs and tickets, theatrical programs, invitations, his class cards, dance cards, and other memorabilia. Subjects include athletics (football, baseball, track, and crew), the Delta Tau Delta fraternity, and student amusements such as the Frosh-Soph Tie-Up, Peerades, and the Plug Ugly. There are also clippings and photographs pertaining to Terry's professional athletic career and memorabilia from his tour in the armed services during World War I.

Access Terms

Stanford University--Athletics.
Stanford University--Students.
Terry, Zebulon Alexander.
Baseball players--United States.
Photoprints
Scrapbooks


Collection Contents

 

Scrapbook

Box 1, Folder 1-9

Scrapbook pages pertaining to Stanford athletics, Delta Tau Delta fraternity, and student social life; also includes two photographs of Terry during professional ballgames

Box 2, Folder 1-5

Scrapbook pages pertaining to student social life, Terry's professional baseball career, and his World War I military service

Box 2

Scrapbook covers

Box 3, Folder 1

Clipping, 1982

Box 3, Folder 2

Commencement items, 1943

Box 3, Folder 3

Correspondence: letter from David Starr Jordan, 1913; telegram offering baseball position, 1912

Box 3, Folder 4

Daily Palo Alto issues, 1911-1914

Box 3, Folder 5

Photographs, loose, from scrapbook

Box 3, Folder 6

Photographs of Terry and other pro players, 1932-33 and undated

Box 3, Folder 7

Senior Week booklet, 1915

Box 3, Folder 8

Stanford publications

Box 3, Folder 9

Track and field meet (Stanford and California), program, 1912