Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Guide to the J. E. Wallace Sterling Papers Documenting His Selection as President of Stanford University
SC0843  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (52.92 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
 
Table of contents What's This?
  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0843
    Creator: Phleger, Herman,, 1890-1984,
    Title: J. E. Wallace Sterling papers documenting his selection as president of Stanford University
    Dates: 1948-1975
    Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet
    Summary: Collection includes the information sheets on possible candidates with biographical information and comments on the candidates, communications with faculty, text of Phleger's address at a dinner in honor of Sterling in April 1968 which discusses the process of the committee, and a letter from Sterling to Phleger, 1975.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    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

    J. E. Wallace Sterling Papers Documenting His Selection as President of Stanford University (SC0843). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Herman Phleger was a member of the Stanford Board of Trustees' committee to recommend a new president for Stanford, following the unexpected death of Donald B. Tresidder in 1948.

    Description of the Collection

    Collection includes the information sheets on possible candidates with biographical information and comments on the candidates, communications with faculty, text of Phleger's address at a dinner in honor of Sterling in April 1968 which discusses the process of the committee, and a letter from Sterling to Phleger, 1975.

    Access Terms

    Phleger, Herman,, 1890-1984,
    Stanford University -- General subdivision--Presidents.;
    Sterling, J. E. Wallace, (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-1985