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Guide to the Lewis E. White Papers and Memorabilia
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC1016
    Creator: White, Lewis E., 1894-1919.
    Title: Lewis E. White papers and memorabilia
    Dates: circa 1895-1930s
    Physical Description: 0.75 Linear feet (2 boxes)
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information


    Materials were the gift of Wendy A. Nipper, 2010.

    Information about Access

    The materials are open for research use.

    Cite As

    Lewis E. White Papers (SC1016). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Lewis E. White studied mechanical engineering at Stanford University from 1913 to 1917, when he joined the U.S. Army, serving overseas in World War I. He died in Germany in 1919.

    Scope and Contents note

    Collection includes family photographs, studio portraits of White, photograph album largely pertaining to his time at Stanford, photographs of his gravesite, two letters by White written while serving in World War I, and other letters pertaining to White’s service and death.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University -- General subdivision--Students.;
    Stanford University. Memorial Church
    World War, 1914-1918.