Guide to the Stanford University, News Service, Director's Records

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0246
Creator: Stanford University. News Service.
Title: Stanford University, News Service, director's records
Dates: 1955-1967
Physical Description: 2 Linear feet
Summary: Records cover three topics: Sigma Chi fraternity (issue of discrimination in membership 1965), Proposition 14 (written in 1964 to overturn California's Rumford Fair Housing Act, which prohibited discrimination on the basis of race and national origin), and student demonstrations and the McClellan probe (Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations headed by U.S. Senator John L. McClellan). Sigma Chi materials include correspondence, 1955-67, clippings and publications, 1965-67, and materials relating to a legal case against Sigma Chi in Colorado. The files on demonstrations and the McClellan probe, 1969, include news releases, drafts of administrators' statements before the McClellan subcommittee, news on SRI, President Pitzer's statements before the McClellan subcommittee, and letters from Stanford's legal service. The files on Proposition 14 include news releases, ads, clippings, newsletters, housing information, and articles on housing and property values. Major correspondents include Robert Beyers, Jack H. Friedenthal, Paul E. Kamerick, Kenneth S. Pitzer, and William R. Rambo.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Administrative transfer 1981.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Stanford University, News Service, Director's Records (SC0246). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Robert W. Beyers directed the Stanford news service from 1961 to 1990.

Description of the Collection

Records cover three topics: Sigma Chi fraternity (issue of discrimination in membership 1965), Proposition 14 (written in 1964 to overturn California's Rumford Fair Housing Act, which prohibited discrimination on the basis of race and national origin), and student demonstrations and the McClellan probe (Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations headed by U.S. Senator John L. McClellan). Sigma Chi materials include correspondence, 1955-67, clippings and publications, 1965-67, and materials relating to a legal case against Sigma Chi in Colorado. The files on demonstrations and the McClellan probe, 1969, include news releases, drafts of administrators' statements before the McClellan subcommittee, news on SRI, President Pitzer's statements before the McClellan subcommittee, and letters from Stanford's legal service. The files on Proposition 14 include news releases, ads, clippings, newsletters, housing information, and articles on housing and property values. Major correspondents include Robert Beyers, Jack H. Friedenthal, Paul E. Kamerick, Kenneth S. Pitzer, and William R. Rambo.

Access Terms

Beyers, Robert W.
Discrimination in education.
Discrimination in housing --California.
Friedenthal, Jack H.
Kamerick, Paul E.
Pitzer, Kenneth S., (Kenneth Sanborn), 1914-1997
Rambo, William R. (William Ralph), 1916-
Stanford Research Institute.
Stanford University. News Service. Director.
Greek letter societies.
Student movements--California--Stanford
Students--Political activity


Collection Contents

 

Records

 

Proposition 14

Box 1, Folder 1

Materials

Box 1, Folder 2

Current Information

Box 1, Folder 3

News Releases

Box 1, Folder 4

Ads

Box 1, Folder 5

1966

Box 1, Folder 6

Newsletters

Box 1, Folder 7

Property Values

Box 1, Folder 8

Opposit ion

Box 1, Folder 9

Housing Initiative

Box 1, Folder 10

Fair Housing

Box 1, Folder 11

Newsclippings

 

DEMONSTRATIONS, PRESIDENT PITZER, MCCLELLAN PROBE

Box 2, Folder 1

Press releases 1969

Box 2, Folder 2

Notes on SRI's counterinsurgency, 1969 Apr 28

Box 2, Folder 3

Senate resolution on SRI 1969 May 2

Box 2, Folder 4

News release 1969 Apr 24

Box 2, Folder 5

Correspondence from attorney, Wolpman to Pitzer 6/1969

Box 2, Folder 6

Statement of Paul E. Kamerick (ND)

Box 2, Folder 7

McClellan Probe, Drafts of President Pitzer's speech 6/1969

Box 2, Folder 8

Press release on President Pitzer's appearance in D.C. 7/1/1969

Box 2, Folder 9

Letter from President Pitzer to McClellan 6/3/69

Box 2, Folder 10

Correspondence from ACLU to Robert Beyers 5/28/1969

Box 2, Folder 11

President Pitzer's statement before the U.S. Senate 7/1/69

Box 2, Folder 12

Chronology of events

Box 2, Folder 13

Chronological summary of delonstrations at Stanford

Box 2, Folder 14

President Pitzer's speech in vol 56 of the hearings on "Riots, civil and criminal disorders and disruptions on college campuses."

Box 2, Folder 15

Statement on a Black Panther 6/24/1969

Box 2, Folder 16

President Pitzer's response to demonstrations 6/27/1969

Box 2, Folder 33

Correspondence from Apri 3rd, movement to the Academic Senate 4/28/1969

 

Sigma Chi

Box 3, Folder 1

Legal matter 1965

Box 3, Folder 2

Sigma Chi, court case, Colorado 1965

Box 3, Folder 3

Court case Colorado

Box 3, Folder 4

Article, "When bias begi lls to cost money" by Terry Ferrer

Box 4, Folder 1

Congressional Record 9/2/1965

Box 4, Folder 2

Newsclippings 1965

Box 4, Folder 3

Newsclippings 1965

Box 4, Folder 4

Newsclippings 1965

Box 4, Folder 5

Newsclippings 1966

Box 4, Folder 6

Newsclippings 1967

Box 5, Folder 1

Correspondence 1955-1964

Box 5, Folder 2

Correspondence January - February 1965

Box 5, Folder 3

Correspondence March - April 1965

Box 5, Folder 4

Correspondence May 1965

Box 5, Folder 5

Correspondence June 1965

Box 5, Folder 6

Correspondence September - December 1965

Box 5, Folder 7

Correspondence January - June 1966

Box 5, Folder 8

Correspondence September - December 1966

Box 5, Folder 9

Correspondence 1967

Box 5, Folder 10

Correspondence 1968

Box 5, Folder 11

Correspondence undated

Box 5, Folder 12

The Magazine of Sigma Chi

Box 5, Folder 13

Case before the Trustees of the California State Colleges 1967