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Guide to the Vance Bryant Erickson Photographs
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Description
This collection documents Erickson's undergraduate days at Stanford, 1920 through 1924, with a few items dating from 1925. Most of the collection consists of negatives, presumably from photographs taken by Erickson. There are also photoprints and postcards, many of which are Berton Crandall images. Subjects include the Frosh-Soph Tie-Up, Roughs' Day, Big Game bonfires, El Capitan Club, dormitory rooms in Encina Hall, the stadium, the cactus garden, Sand Hill road, and campus views. There are also several images of Palo Alto, including a student rooming house. Students pictured include Everett Bailey, Vance Erickson, Donald Harger, George Harman, Russell Pearson, Burt Procter, William Hyde Irwin, Daniel Gage, William R. Gage, Burton A. Noble, Harold H. Strain, Alberta Curtner, and Paul Wilbur.
Background
Vance B. Erickson was a member of the Stanford University class of 1924, earning his a.b. in June. He married Alberta Curtner, a member of the class of 1925, in September 1926. Erickson returned to Stanford for graduate work, earning his MA degree in Chemistry in 1940.
Extent
0.25 Linear feet
Restrictions
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 and University Archives.
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