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Guide to the Stanford Polo Association Records
SC0245  
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Description
This collection consists of correspondence, minutes, game records, clippings, photographs, and a scrapbook. The scrapbook, assembled by Robert M. Lawson (president of the association), documents the association's first year (1947-48) and includes clippings, photographs, charter, and narrative accounts of membership, training, playing, finances, and each quarter's season.
Background
The Stanford Polo Association, a student group, was organized in the spring of 1947; prior to that, the polo team had been sponsored by ROTC. Allen Ross, Director of the Stanford Riding School, was its first coach.
Extent
1.5 Linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.