Guide to the Traditions in Stanford Student Life

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: SC0111
Creator: Price, Louise.
Title: Traditions in Stanford student life
Dates: 1891-1936
Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
Summary: This collection consists of rough draft essays, data and notes accumulated by Ms. Louise Price during the 1935-1936 academic year as part of a project under Professor W. H. Cowley, then of Ohio State University and later of Stanford University. The material concerns primarily social traditions but also touches scholastic, athletic, philanthropic and other traditions. The study focuses on student life in the first forty-five years of Stanford University. Formal celebrations and observances, honorary and semi-honorary societies, publications and on-going student organizations are covered.
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

Gift of W. H. Cowley, 1973.

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

Traditions in Stanford Student Life (SC0111). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

This collection consists of rough draft essays, data and notes accumulated by Ms. Louise Price during the 1935-1936 academic year as part of a project under Professor W. H. Cowley, then of Ohio State University and later of Stanford University. The material concerns primarily social traditions but also touches scholastic, athletic, philanthropic and other traditions. The study focuses on student life in the first forty-five years of Stanford University. Formal celebrations and observances, honorary and semi-honorary societies, publications and on-going student organizations are covered.

Access Terms

Children's Hospital at Stanford.
Price, Louise.
Stanford University--History.
Stanford University--Students.
Fraternities--History.
Honor societies--History.
Honor systems--History.
Sororities--History.
Student activities.
Student life--1891-1935.
Student life--Women--1891-1935.
Student publications.
Students' societies.
Traditions.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Essays, data and notes 1891-1936