Guide to the George B. and Richard K. Culver Papers

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305-6064
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
October 2010

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Title: George B. and Richard K. Culver papers
Identifier/Call Number: SC0260
Contributing Institution: Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1887-1905
Summary: Collection consists of class notebooks, with some additional papers including letters, clippings, and sketches, and one scrapbook on Lake George, New York. George B. Culver's notebooks, 1895-96 and undated, are from Stanford classes in education, chemistry, English, and the psychology of childhood, with one notebook from a physiology class prior to his attendance at Stanford, 1887. Notebooks by Richard K. Culver, 1892-1895, are from Stanford classes in American literature, English literature, ethics, geology, hygiene, paleontology (Prof. James P. Smith), German composition, and physics; many of his notebooks include sketches. Other papers of Richard K. Culver include pen and ink drawings, two letters, and clippings of his political cartoons, 1896-1905.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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Cite As

George B. Culver and Richard K. Culver :. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

George B. Culver earned his A.B. in zoology at Stanford University in 1897. He later served as Dean of Men at Stanford, 1920-1938. His brother Richard K. Culver earned his A.B. in bionomics at Stanford in 1899. He was a nationally syndicated cartoonist before becoming a citrus grower in 1931.

Description of the Collection

Collection consists of class notebooks, with some additional papers including letters, clippings, and sketches, and one scrapbook on Lake George, New York. George B. Culver's notebooks, 1895-96 and undated, are from Stanford classes in education, chemistry, English, and the psychology of childhood, with one notebook from a physiology class prior to his attendance at Stanford, 1887. Notebooks by Richard K. Culver, 1892-1895, are from Stanford classes in American literature, English literature, ethics, geology, hygiene, paleontology (Prof. James P. Smith), German composition, and physics; many of his notebooks include sketches. Other papers of Richard K. Culver include pen and ink drawings, two letters, and clippings of his political cartoons, 1896-1905.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Culver, George B.
Culver, Richard Keith, 1873-1937.
Smith, James Perrin, 1864-1931.
Stanford University--Curricula.
Stanford University--Students.
George, Lake.
Notebooks.
Political cartoons.
Scrapbooks.

Collection Contents

 

George B. Culver

Box 1

Notebook from physiology class 1887

Box 1

Notebook from psychology of childhood class, S.U.

Box 1

Notebook from education class, S.U. 1896

Box 2, Folder 1

Notebook, Chemistry class no date

Box 2, Folder 2

Notebook, English class no date

 

Richard K. Culver

Box 1

Notebooks from Stanford classes in American literature, English literature, ethics, geology, hygiene, and paleontology (Prof. James P. Smith) 1893-95

Box 2, Folder 3

Notebooks, ethics class 1894

Box 2, Folder 4

Notebook, geology(includes many sketches) 1894

Box 2, Folder 5

Notebook, German composition no date

Box 2, Folder 6

Notebook, physics 1892

Box 2, Folder 7

Sketchbook 1894

Box 2, Folder 8

Original pen and ink sketches

Box 2, Folder 9

Miscellaneous papers (letters, clippings, farewell dinner program)

Box 2, Folder 10

Newspaper cartoons 1896-1905 (photocopies)

Box 2, Folder 11

Newspaper cartoons (originals) 1896-1905

Box 1

Scrapbook on Lake George