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Guide to the George Vanderbilt Foundation Records
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Description
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.
Background
The George Vanderbilt Foundation was devoted to the collecting of ichthyological specimens in the South Seas.
Extent
0.5 linear foot
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Restricted: Permission of School of Humanities and Sciences required.