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Guide to the Thomas K. Code Papers SC0586
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
0.25 Linear feet
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
This collection is open for research.