Guide to the Nathan Van Patten Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0395
Creator: Van Patten, Nathan, 1887-1956.
Title: Nathan Van Patten papers
Dates: 1920-1980
Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
Summary: Correspondence, personal accounts, memorial essays, newsclippings. Includes articles written by van Patten about Emil Meyer, book collecting, music manuscripts, the lost bookplate of Arthur Machen and other subjects.
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

Transfer, 1956, and additional publications, gift of William Wreden, 1986.

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

Nathan Van Patten Papers (SC0395). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Director of Stanford University Libraries, 1927-1947, professor of bibliography, 1948-1952, professor emeritus, 1952-1956, and Curator, Memorial Library of Music (Stanford), 1952-1955.

Description of the Collection

Correspondence, personal accounts, memorial essays, newsclippings. Includes articles written by van Patten about Emil Meyer, book collecting, music manuscripts, the lost bookplate of Arthur Machen and other subjects.

Access Terms

Machen, Arthur.
Meyer, Emil.
Van Patten, Nathan, 1887-1956.
Book collecting.
Libraries.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Papers