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Guide to the Thomas K. Code Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0586
    Creator: Code, Thomas K.
    Creator: McGovern, Lloyd
    Title: Thomas K. Code papers
    Dates: 1892-circa 1960
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
    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


    Gift of Lloyd McGovern, 2000

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    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.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Thomas K. Code Papers (SC0586). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Thomas K. Code earned his A.B. in geology at Stanford University in May 1896; he was quarterback of the first football team (1892) and played on the 1893 and 1895 teams as well.

    Description of the Collection

    Papers include a scrapbook of newspaper articles about the Stanford football team ca. 1892-1895, with a few about Code's earlier football experience in San Francisco; photographs of Code, 1896 and 1910, of the 1895 Stanford football team, and of the class of 1895 wearing their Plug Uglies (the hat of the junior class); a letter to Code from H. S. Hicks, 1931; and Code's obituary, ca. 1960. Collection also includes two pamphlets by A. R. E. Wyant, "Dividends of the Depression - An Optimistic Philosophy of Life" and "Christy Mathewson - Great Athlete, Soldier and Christian Gentleman" and his letter to the sports editor of the Palo Alto Daily News, 1957.

    Access Terms

    McGovern, Lloyd
    Stanford University -- General subdivision--Sports.;
    Wyant, A. R. E., (Andrew Robert Elmer)