SCOPE AND CONTENT The Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Papers consist primarily of correspondence to Bierce from 1872-1913. There are several letters by Bierce himself but of these, many are printed copies or carbons. Several of the photos in the collection have notations and inscriptions in Bierce's hand, as do many of the incoming letters. Correspondents include: Upton Sinclair, Joaquin Miller, Gertrude Atherton, H.L. Mencken, Edwin Markham, William Randolph Hearst, George Sterling, and Percival Pollard. The papers cover Bierce's journalistic career in England, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.; the publication of his works (see especially the letters to Bierce from his publisher Walter Neale); and commentaries on the political controversies and governmental policies of the day including the Spanish-American War, the question of annexation, and the treaty of Hawaii. The telegram correspondence to Bierce in 1896 details the Railroad Funding Bill controversy which Bierce covered in ... Read More
Collection consists of syllabi, exam schedules, reading lists, bibliographies, class handouts, and Oxtoby's notes and papers from classes he took at Stanford in history, humanities, philosophy, and political science, 1952-1955.
Portrait of the Stanford University women's basketball team, coached by Tara VanDerveer, during their 1989-1990 season which culminated in their winning the NCAA National Championship. Players highlighted include Jennifer Azzi, Trisha Stevens, Val Whiting, Katy Steding, Julie Zielstra, and Sonja Henning.
Collection pertains to his research and teaching and includes grant files (proposals, budgets, correspondence, etc.); photographs of stellar phenomena (prints and negatives); drawings, graphs, charts and computer printouts; and files from the classes he taught at Stanford.
SCOPE AND CONTENT This collection includes engravings, photographs, letters of request and responses, and the autographs of historical figures from the 1870's through the 1980's, including U.S. Presidents, European Royalty, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, and authors. Prominent figures include Neil Armstrong, George Bush, Jimmy Carter, Grover Cleveland, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Queen Elizabeth of England, Herbert Hoover, Henry Kissinger, Thurgood Marshall, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Babe Ruth and Tennessee Williams.
The collection consists of the professional papers of Dr. David Epel, including correspondence with colleagues; administrative files from his tenure as acting dean of Stanford Universty's Hopkins Marine Station; lab notebooks; research files and drafts of published work; files on grants from the National Institute of Health, the National Science Foundation, and other funding sources; files on conferences attended; and lecture notes, syllabi, examples of student work, and other materials from courses taught by Epel.