Guide to the Stanford Notebooks

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

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Overview

Call Number: SCD0005
Creator: Breer, Carl
Title: Stanford notebooks
Dates: 1905-1968
Physical Description: 1 optical disc (CD-ROM)
Summary: Digital copy of three notebooks primarily pertaining to Stanford University compiled by Breer; original notebooks include photographs, maps, clippings, postcards, receipts and bills, tickets, letters, and Breer's text. Subjects in volume 1 include Stanford history, college life, his fraternity (Sigma Alpha Epsilon), campus machine shop and his fellow engineering students. Volume 2 covers his son Fred's graduation at Stanford in 1943; the career of Dr. William Durand, including correspondence between Durand and Breer, 1949-54; and the Herbert Hoover home in Iowa. Subjects in volume 3 include Stanford's president J. E. Wallace Sterling, reunions of the Class of 1909, and the Carl Breer Library in the fraternity housing on campus.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. 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

Access: any reproduction requires permission from the Breer family.

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

Stanford Notebooks (SCD0005). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

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Original notebooks owned by the Breer family.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Carl Breer earned his A.B. in mechanical engineering at Stanford University in 1909.

Description of the Collection

Digital copy of three notebooks primarily pertaining to Stanford University compiled by Breer; original notebooks include photographs, maps, clippings, postcards, receipts and bills, tickets, letters, and Breer's text. Subjects in volume 1 include Stanford history, college life, his fraternity (Sigma Alpha Epsilon), campus machine shop and his fellow engineering students. Volume 2 covers his son Fred's graduation at Stanford in 1943; the career of Dr. William Durand, including correspondence between Durand and Breer, 1949-54; and the Herbert Hoover home in Iowa. Subjects in volume 3 include Stanford's president J. E. Wallace Sterling, reunions of the Class of 1909, and the Carl Breer Library in the fraternity housing on campus.

Access Terms

Breer, Carl
Durand, William Frederick, 1859-1958.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon. California Alpha Chapter (Stanford University)
Stanford University--History.
Stanford University--Students.
Stanford University. Class of 1909.
Sterling, J. E. Wallace (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-1985


Collection Contents

 

Digital images

Physical Description: 412 computer files (JPEG)

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