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  • Access to Collection
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Related Archival Materials
  • Processing Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Snedden family papers
    source: Carlsmith, Christopher.
    creator: Snedden family.
    source: Barker, Nancy Sears
    Identifier/Call Number: SC1207
    Physical Description: 17.25 Linear Feet 9 cartons, 5 boxes, 1 flat box
    Date (inclusive): 1905-1950

    Access to Collection

    The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Publication Rights

    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 94305-6064. 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/spc/using-collections/permission-publish.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Snedden Family Papers (SC1207). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Related Archival Materials

    Pauline Snedden Sears Papers (SC0501); Sears Family Papers (SC0523)

    Processing Information

    Correspondent names are abbreviated to initials on folders. Abbreviations are as follows:
    DSS – David Samuel Snedden WLP – William L. Prosser GSS – Genevra Sisson Snedden KMC – Kevin Merrill Carlsmith HS – Hope Snedden DOHS – Donald Olaf Snedden CHC- Christopher Henry Carlsmith KK – Karolyn Kuckenberg Carlsmith PS – Pauline Snedden RRS – Robert Richardson Sears LKS – Laura Kirkpatrick Sisson RCS – Robert C. Snedden DoSS – Donald Scott Snedden IBC – I.B. Clark FS – Francis Spaulding LEC – Leonard Eldon Carlsmith RSC – Roger Snedden Carlsmith JMC – James Merrill Carlsmith LAC – Lawrence Allan Carlsmith WS – William Spaulding RS – Ruth Snedden JHS – Janet Hildegarde Snedden MJS – Mary J. Spaulding KAC – Kimberly Ann Carlsmith

    Biographical/Historical note

    Genevra Sisson Snedden studied education at Stanford University in the class of 1898, and her daughter Hope Snedden studied nursing at Stanford, in the class of 1922.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists primarily of correspondence between members of the Snedden family and their friends. It also includes genealogical material and photographs of the family. The bulk of the collection consists of over 30 years of correspondence between Genevra Sisson Snedden and her daughter Hope Snedden (between the years of 1912-1949). Other individuals of note in this collection include David Snedden, Leonard Carlsmith, Roger Carlsmith, James Merrill Carlsmith, Lawrence Allan Carlsmith, Ruth Snedden, and Pauline Snedden. The correspondence is made up mostly of personal matters and some business between the Carlsmiths and the Sneddens. Also included in this collection are the writings and personal papers of Karolyn Kuckenberg Carlsmith during her professional career. See Box 14, Folder 1 for a detailed genealogy, The Family of Genevra Sisson Snedden.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Universities and colleges -- Alumni
    Stanford University -- Alumni -- Reminiscences.
    Carlsmith, Christopher.
    Snedden family.
    Snedden, Genevra Sisson
    Snedden, David Samuel
    Snedden, Ruth.
    Snedden, Pauline Kirkpatrick.
    Snedden, Hope.
    Snedden, Janet Hildegarde.
    Snedden, Linda R.
    Snedden, Loring Bertram.
    Snedden, Carol.
    Sears, Pauline Snedden.
    Snedden, Donald Scott
    Barker, Nancy Sears