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Guide to the Beta Theta Pi Photograph Album
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • General note

  • Overview

    Call Number: A0114
    Creator: Halsted, Samuel T., collector
    Title: Beta Theta Pi photograph album
    Dates: circa 1895-1917
    Physical Description: 2 linear feet
    Summary: This photograph album was compiled by an unknown member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Stanford University; the images are cyanotypes and date between circa 1895 and 1902. Subjects include the Beta Theta Pi house and members, with several images of the fraternity's cook and dog; athletic games and events, including some women's games; images of the Quad; students and student groups on campus; and student excursions off campus. The collection also includes nine photographs taken by Samuel T. Halsted of the construction of the Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery, ca. 1917; and a 6-page letter (carbon copy, unsigned) written by an 1898 Stanford graduate and Beta Theta Pi brother telling of his experiences as an engineer in Alaska, Canada, and New York, 1902.
    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

    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

    Beta Theta Pi Photograph Album (A0114). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Samuel T. Halsted earned his A.B. at Stanford in civil engineering, 1917. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and this album ended up in his care.

    Description of the Collection

    This photograph album was compiled by an unknown member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Stanford University; the images are cyanotypes and date between circa 1895 and 1902. Subjects include the Beta Theta Pi house and members, with several images of the fraternity's cook and dog; athletic games and events, including some women's games; images of the Quad; students and student groups on campus; and student excursions off campus. The collection also includes nine photographs taken by Samuel T. Halsted of the construction of the Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery, ca. 1917; and a 6-page letter (carbon copy, unsigned) written by an 1898 Stanford graduate and Beta Theta Pi brother telling of his experiences as an engineer in Alaska, Canada, and New York, 1902.

    Access Terms

    Beta Theta Pi. Lambda Sigma Chapter (Stanford University).
    Halsted, Samuel T., collector
    Stanford University--Athletics.
    Stanford University--Students.
    Stanford University. Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery.

    General note

    The album was unbound; box 1 contains the album pages and other items and box 2 contains only the original binding.