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Stanford University, Planning Office, Photographs
PC0062  
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  • Separated Materials
  • Processing Information
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Publication Rights
  • Access to Collection
  • Scope and Contents note

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Stanford University, Planning Office, photographs
    creator: Stanford University. Planning Office
    Identifier/Call Number: PC0062
    Physical Description: 20.25 Linear Feet (39 boxes and 8325.12 megabytes)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1905-2002
    Abstract: Photographs produced by the Planning Office or by related offices prior to the inception of the Planning Office (such as Buildings and Grounds), as well as photographs from other sources that were acquired by the Planning Office.

    Separated Materials

    A portrait of Eldridge Spencer (first director of the Planning Office) taken by Ansel Adams was removed from accession 1990-052 and added to manuscript collection PHOTO 168, Ansel Adams Photographs.

    Processing Information

    Photographs received by the Stanford University Archives prior to 2001 were processed together as Series 1. Subsequent accessions have been processed individually and are listed under their accession numbers.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were transferred to the Stanford University Archives by the Planning Office in numerous accessions.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Stanford University, Planning Office, Photographs (PC0062). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Access to Collection

    This collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    Scope and Contents note

    This collection includes photographs produced by the Planning Office or by related offices prior to the inception of the Planning Office (such as Buildings and Grounds), as well as photographs from other sources that were acquired by the Planning Office. Of note are campus aerials, 1951-1970; a series of negatives with matching prints of academic buildings, largely from the late 1930s; a series of negatives with matching prints of the construction of Frost Amphitheater, 1936-37, Cubberley School of Education, and of the San Juan Hill reservoir, 1941; negatives from the construction of Hoover Tower; color images of the construction of the Science and Engineering Quad, 1997-98; and negatives of drawings, plans, and other documents for presentations at Board of Trustees Meetings, 1960s-70s. Other subjects include dormitories, cars on campus, Searsville dam, tree planting on campus, the Knoll (2004), and renovation of the Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery (2000). Those

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Searsville Dam (Calif.)
    Photonegatives
    Photoprints.
    Stanford University. Science and Engineering Quad
    Stanford University. Planning Office
    Stanford University. San Juan Hill reservoir
    Stanford University. Planning Office
    Holub, Leo
    Stanford University. Frost Amphitheater
    Stanford University. Hoover Tower
    Stanford University. Graduate School of Education