Guide to the Isobel Field Papers, 1949-1952

Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by C.Del Anderson
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
Phone: (650) 725-1022
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
© 1998
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Isobel Field Papers, 1949-1952

Collection number: M0041

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1962
Encoded by:
C.Del Anderson
© 1998 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Isobel Field Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1949-1952
Collection number: Special Collections M0041
Creator: Isobel Field
Extent: 60 items
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions:

None.

Publication Rights:

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance:

Purchased from Hector Bolitho, 1962

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Isobel Field Papers, M0041, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

BIOGRAPHY

Isobel Field was the step-daughter of Robert Louis Stevenson.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Summary: Pen pal letters (May 1949-November 1955) from Mrs. Field to Hector Bolitho with comments by Mrs. Field about her step-father Robert Louis Stevenson. Also includes letters from Mrs. Field's nurse, pictures of Mrs. Field and Robert Louis Stevenson, clippings, Christmas cards, photocopy of a poem by Stevenson, and a manuscript, "A Pen-friendship, with Robert Louis Stevenson's Step-daughter" by Hector Bolitho.