Guide to the Katherine Scott Cameron Papers SC1029

Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305-6064
Repository email:
March 2011

Title: Katherine Scott Cameron papers
Identifier/Call Number: SC1029
Contributing Institution: Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 linear foot
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1965-1969
Date (inclusive): 1965-1999
creator: Cameron, Katherine Scott

Biographical/Historical note

Katherine (Kit) Cameron earned her AB in English at Stanford in 1969; as a student she was active in campus theatricals, served on the Ram’s Head board in 1966/67, and participated in the overseas program at Harlaxton Manor in England, June-December 1967.

Scope and Contents note

Collection includes a scrapbook containing university forms, clippings, programs, brochures, photographs, and other memorabilia from Cameron’s student days at Stanford, 1965-1969; and outgoing letters to family, 1965-1967, discussing her social life, fashions, dorms, athletic events, excursions off-campus, and her time in the overseas program in Britain. Some of the letters were typed in the form of a newsletter she called the “Stanford Scandal Sheet.” Items of note in the scrapbook include Operation Match questionnaire (computerized dating service), memo re pre-football game activities on campus involving a cable car and photographs of the cable car, a white armband from a Vietnam War protest, 1967, and the undergraduate women’s bill of rights (re living off-campus), 1967.

Immediate Source of Acquisiton

Materials were the gift of Katherine Scott Cameron, 2011.

Preferred Citation note

Katherine Scott Cameron Papers (SC1029). Department of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Restrictions on Access

Access: Materials are open to research use.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Students.;
Stanford University.. Overseas Studies Program..
Women college students--California.

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence 1965

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence 1966 Jan.-June

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence 1966 Sept.-Dec.

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence 1967 Jan.-Feb.

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence 1967 March-June

Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence 1967 July-Dec.

Box 1, Folder 7

Letters as "Stanford Slander Sheet" or "Stanford Scandal Sheet" 1966-1967

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence undated

Box 1, Folder 9

Loose items from scrapbook [invitation, programs] p. 2-3

Box 1, Folder 10

Loose items from scrapbook [Branner Manor booklet] p. 4-5

Box 1, Folder 11

Loose items from scrapbook [Operation Match questionnaire] p. 6-7

Box 1, Folder 12

Loose items from scrapbook [dance booklet] p. 12-13

Box 1, Folder 13

Loose items from scrapbook [memo re pre-football game activities involving a cable car] p. 36-37

Box 1, Folder 14

Loose items from scrapbook p. 46-47

Box 1, Folder 15

Loose items from scrapbook [ink sketch of Cameron by W. R. Davidson] p. 56-57

Box 1, Folder 16

Loose items from scrapbook [ticket to Pitzer's inauguration and 2 unlabelled photographs] p. 58-59

Box 1, Folder 17

Loose items from scrapbook [Ram's Head program "Lock Up Your Daughters"] p. 64-65

Box 1, Folder 18

Loose photographs from scrapbook: campus theatrical scenes, student life, Cable Car on campus, and others 1966-1967

Box 1, Folder 19

Loose notes and cards from scrapbook

Box 1, Folder 20

Loose programs from scrapbook

Box 1, Folder 21

Loose clippings from scrapbook

Box 1, Folder 22

Loose miscellaneous items from scrapbook

Box 2, Folder 1

Oversize loose item from scrapbook [menu from L'Omelette restaurant] p. 34-35

Box 2, Folder 2

Scrapbook 1965-1969