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George Vanderbilt Foundation Records
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This collection includes correspondence primarily regarding the dissolution of the Foundation after Vanderbilt's death in 1961, and agreements between the Foundation and Stanford University. Major correspondents include Earl Herald, Robert Rofen, Giles Mead, Curtis Tarr, James Thurber and trustees of the Foundation.
The George Vanderbilt Foundation was devoted to the collecting of ichthyological specimens in the South Seas.
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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.
This collection is restricted for 60 years from the date of creation. It may be made available in 2030.