Stokes, Robert W. | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Name: Stokes, Robert W.
Historical Note: Robert W. "Rip" Stokes was a Southern Illinois University photographer from 1950-1983. Stokes and William "Doc" Horrell established SIU's University Photographic Services department in 1949 to document the expansion and promote the university under the ausipces of president Delyte Morris. His photograph "Boston Bull in the Brass" appeared in the LIFE Magazine December 10, 1956 issue. He died on February 18, 2015.