Guide to the Thomas K. Code Papers SC0586
Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University ArchivesOctober 2010
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Title: Thomas K. Code papers
Identifier/Call Number: SC0586
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1892-circa 1960
creator: Code, Thomas K.
creator: McGovern, Lloyd
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Thomas K. Code Papers (SC0586). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.
Gift of Lloyd McGovern, 2000
Thomas K. Code earned his A.B. in geology at Stanford University in May 1896; he was quarterback of the first football team (1892) and played on the 1893 and 1895 teams as well.
Papers include a scrapbook of newspaper articles about the Stanford football team ca. 1892-1895, with a few about Code's earlier football experience in San Francisco; photographs of Code, 1896 and 1910, of the 1895 Stanford football team, and of the class of 1895 wearing their Plug Uglies (the hat of the junior class); a letter to Code from H. S. Hicks, 1931; and Code's obituary, ca. 1960. Collection also includes two pamphlets by A. R. E. Wyant, "Dividends of the Depression - An Optimistic Philosophy of Life" and "Christy Mathewson - Great Athlete, Soldier and Christian Gentleman" and his letter to the sports editor of the Palo Alto Daily News, 1957.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Sports.;
Wyant, A. R. E., ((Andrew Robert Elmer))