The fonds includes medals and other awards received by Henry Taube, including the Nobel Prize, National Medal of Science, Priestly Medal, etc. as well as plaques, certificates and other memorabilia. Textual material covers several career highlights, including correspondence from Canadian universities in 1940 and subsequent job applications and offers; biographical material including oral history interviews; material relating to Luther College, including a post-Nobel congratulatory note from an influential teacher; articles by Taube and others explaining Taube’s scientific contributions; clippings and other material relating to awards, especially the Nobel Prize; and other material. Some material, particularly relating to Taube’s death, was added to the fonds by his widow Mary Alice Taube; this material includes obituaries from several newspapers, condolence letters and cards, and material relating to the memorial service at Stanford. Photographs include documentation of the Nobel Prize ceremony, including the presentation by King Carl Gustaf; other award ceremonies; international trips including to Japan, China and Taiwan as a visiting lecturer; informal photos from various years; formal portraits and head shots; giving lectures and with students; colleagues from Stanford including fellow Nobel laureates; and more.