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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Katherine Scott Cameron papers
    Creator: Cameron, Katherine Scott
    Identifier/Call Number: SC1029
    Identifier/Call Number: 13917
    Physical Description: 2.25 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1965-1973
    Date (bulk): 1965-1969

    Biographical / Historical

    Katherine (Kit) Cameron earned her AB in English at Stanford in 1969; as a student she was active in campus theatricals, served on the Ram's Head board in 1966/67, and participated in the overseas program at Harlaxton Manor in England, June-December 1967.

    Scope and Contents

    Collection includes a scrapbook containing university forms, clippings, programs, brochures, photographs, and other memorabilia from Cameron's student days at Stanford, 1965-1969; and outgoing letters to family, 1965-1967, discussing her social life, fashions, dorms, athletic events, excursions off-campus, and her time in the overseas program in Britain. Some of the letters were typed in the form of a newsletter she called the "Stanford Scandal Sheet." Items of note in the scrapbook include Operation Match questionnaire (computerized dating service), memo re pre-football game activities on campus involving a cable car and photographs of the cable car, a white armband from a Vietnam War protest, 1967, and the undergraduate women's bill of rights (re living off-campus), 1967.

    Immediate Source of Acquisiton

    Materials were the gift of Katherine Scott Cameron, 2011-2019.

    Preferred Citation

    Katherine Scott Cameron Papers (SC1029). Department of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Restrictions on Access

    Materials are open to research use.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Women college students -- California.
    Stanford University. Overseas Study Program
    Stanford University -- General subdivision--Students.;