Guide to the Dane Manson Greer Photograph Albums

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

Call Number: A0086
Creator: Greer, Dane Manson.
Title: Dane Manson Greer photograph albums
Dates: 1904-1907
Physical Description: 2 linear feet
Summary: Three albums of photographs and postcards from his student days at Stanford University. Subjects include fraternity houses (exteriors and interiors), fraternity members, student amusements such as costumed skits and night shirt parades, athletic events (rugby, baseball, boxing, track, and crew), David Starr Jordan in the faculty-senior baseball game, campus buildings, stone carvers working on the Memorial Arch frieze, Salvatierra Street, San Francisquito Creek, and Lake Lagunita. Volume three includes many images of damage from the 1906 earthquake at Stanford and in San Francisco, including the path of the San Andreas faultline in the Stanford hills and the "Camp Stanford" relief station in San Francisco. Also included is a Red Cross relief application card for John O'Grady, May 16, 1906.
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

Provenance

Gift of the estate of Gretchen Greer Montalbano, 1983.

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

Dane Manson Greer photograph albums (A0086). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Greer earned his a.b. in chemistry at Stanford University in January 1906 and his chemical engineer's degree in January 1907.

Description of the Collection

Three albums of photographs and postcards from his student days at Stanford University. Subjects include fraternity houses (exteriors and interiors), fraternity members, student amusements such as costumed skits and night shirt parades, athletic events (rugby, baseball, boxing, track, and crew), David Starr Jordan in the faculty-senior baseball game, campus buildings, stone carvers working on the Memorial Arch frieze, Salvatierra Street, San Francisquito Creek, and Lake Lagunita. Volume three includes many images of damage from the 1906 earthquake at Stanford and in San Francisco, including the path of the San Andreas faultline in the Stanford hills and the "Camp Stanford" relief station in San Francisco. Also included is a Red Cross relief application card for John O'Grady, May 16, 1906.

Access Terms

Greer, Dane Manson.
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931.
Stanford University--Athletics.
Stanford University--Buildings.
Stanford University--Student housing.
Stanford University--Students.
Albums.
Photoprints
Postcards.
San Andreas Fault (Calif.)
San Francisco--Earthquake and fire, 1906.
San Francisquito Creek (Calif.)


Collection Contents

Box 1

Photograph Album