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Guide to the Stanford University, Associate Provost for Computing, Records
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Description
The records in this collection are the office files of Miller as Associate Provost for Computing (1968-70) and Vice President for Research (1970-71). Includes correspondence, memoranda, and proposals; subjects include SPIRES/BALLOTS, research policy, government agencies and research, computer science department, electrical engineering department, and health delivery systems.
Background
William F. Miller, who holds three degrees in physics from Purdue University (B.S. 1949, M.S. 1951, Ph.D. 1956), joined Stanford in 1965 as a professor of computer science. He was also appointed professor and head of the computation group at the Stanford Linear Acceleration Center in 1965. In 1968 he was named associate provost for computing and in 1970 he became the first vice president for research. From 1971 to 1978 he was vice president and provost of the university.
Extent
4.5 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.