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Guide to the Tro Harper Photographs of Stanford Student Life
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • Index of Subjects by Roll

  • Overview

    Call Number: PC0116
    Creator: Harper, Tro.
    Title: Tro Harper photographs of Stanford student life
    Dates: 1935-1940
    Physical Description: 1 Linear feet
    Summary: Collection largely consists of negatives 1935-37, a few contemporary prints, and contact sheets from selected negative rolls made in 1988. Subjects include rehearsals for student plays, parties and excursions, Prof. Thomas Bailey in class, exams, 1936 graduation, campus scenes, and individuals and groups of students. Collection also includes a small amount of correspondence, 1938-40, and miscellaneous financial documents.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. 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

    Tro Harper Photographs of Stanford Student Life (PC0116). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Frederick Troman (Tro) Harper earned his AB in social sciences at Stanford University in 1937. He owned and operated Tro Harper, Books in San Francisco. He was a member of The Bohemian Club and the San Francisco Golf Club.

    Description of the Collection

    Collection largely consists of negatives 1935-37, a few contemporary prints, and contact sheets from selected negative rolls made in 1988. Subjects include rehearsals for student plays, parties and excursions, Prof. Thomas Bailey in class, exams, 1936 graduation, campus scenes, and individuals and groups of students. Collection also includes a small amount of correspondence, 1938-40, and miscellaneous financial documents.

    Access Terms

    Bailey, Thomas Andrew, 1902-
    Harper, Tro.
    Stanford University--Pictorial works.
    Stanford University--Students.

    Index of Subjects by Roll

    A1 Candids of Brown (H.C.), Allaga, Ettlinger, Rosemary, Drysdale, Cottril, Slusser
    A2 Mac at Phelps, Mrs. Bacon, Santa Cruz over the fourth of July
    A3 Ernie; Mrs. Dougherty; George Hatch; Library shots of pillars; Langstroff
    A4 Sausalito; Bulloch; Pratt; Fisherman's wharf; San Francisco from Russian Hill; Amelia Baines working on costume; Amelia and Gist
    A5 Candids of [Thomas] Bailey in history class; Antony and Cleopatra in rehearsal
    A6 Stage Classics Workshop pix
    A7 Antony and Cleopatra in rehearsal (2nd pix)
    A8 Caesar and Cleopatra in rehearsal in the women's gym; Onyet Watson and cig
    A9 Typewriter; Ed and Carl Abbott on golf course; me; Ed
    A10 Ed; Phyllis Corson; Onyet; Betty Butcher; Bay Bridge; Shots on stage at Golden Gat NG
    A11 Dress rehearsal of Caesar and Cleopatra, Marge Bailey, Phyllis Corson, Onyet Watson (summer 1936)
    A12 Gilman Gist modeling; Phelps-Terkel; Mac at Phelps; trees in arboretum (Aug. 27, 1936
    A15 Portraits of me, Weaver; Illustrated Review cover of Union (Oct. 1936)
    A19 Beer Bust with Cal (October 1936)
    A25 Antony and Cleopatra in final rehearsal
    G1 Exams (pix taken for LIFE--no sale), Eisenbach & Johnson Hill
    G2 Exams, girl asleep, Middletown, campus shots
    G3 Easter vacation 1937; Johnson Hill, Shirley Jones, Marjorie Hallohan, Tro Harper, Helen Zwick, Donna Evans, Bettye Faus, Hunt Kingsbury, Tom Spivey
    G4 Easter vacation at Bass Lake; Bettye and Onyet, poker game, snow shots
    G5 End of Easter vacation 1937; Ettlinger at home, Leah Ray, Sophia, Bettye on lot, Leah on set, Fox lot, Onyet in makeup
    G6 Bettye climbs fence, Loupe, fire in San Francisco, rescue shots, pole vault, track meet, Ben Eastman and brother, Templeton, Peterson and Klaube
    G7 Eisenbach, Seid, Frost, red filter shots of campus (April 10, 1937)
    G8 Shots taken at Holy City, Calif. in preparation for an article for LIFE (April 11, 1937)
    G9 Shots of Bettye Faus, track pictures of McCurdy etc. for layouts in Daily, also baseball, Dink Templeton
    G10 Operation pix (April 18, 1937)
    G11 Hospital pix for Ballard
    G12 Campus shots taken for Ballard's brochure (April 1937)
    G13 Rehearsal shots of "Down the Hatch", track meet USC
    G14 Weigle and farmer in class; Zwick in class; Brownell; Kales; McDaniel-- world's record vault; new theater
    G15 Lutz in class, patterns in tiles, Art Dept.
    G16 Nitery, Farm shots, women's pool and archery, Chi Omega house (Spring 1937)
    G17 In Stanford chem. lab; Bettye; Phil Kuhn; makeup room for "Down the Hatch"
    G18 L.P. Gebhardt at Stanford in connection with infantile stuff for California; after the party pix (Spring 1937)
    S1 The Flower Lady, Mrs. Coverly, Mrs. Croak in the lower division office, loud George--6/20/36
    S2 Dorothy Gaff, Figureheads in Memorial Court, Copey, RR joint-- 6/18/36
    S3 Ted Turlow, Paul Thurlow, shots taken from Olsen and Johnson-- 6/21/36
    S4 Life Saver, lights and shadows, Brown (Phil and H. W.), fire, Jack at Beltramos, Ballard, Weigle, Farmer, Ettiene, Ted at Phelps--6/26/36
    S5 Graduation, night pictures at the Mark--6/17/36
    S6 Dorothy Gaff, sectional trials, Tiny Thornhill, Gordon Davis, Bob Bacon --6/14/36
    #34 Graduation exercises; Onyet; Weaver and father; Beta class; Beta House comes down (June 1937