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Guide to the Stanford University, School of Humanities and Sciences, Tiro Project Collection
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0956
    Creator: Stanford University. School of Humanities and Sciences.
    Title: Stanford University, School of Humanities and Sciences, Tiro project collection
    Dates: 1982-2006
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
    Summary: Collection includes slides of project participants, office and classroom space, equipment, source materials, and graphs, 1983-84; two papers by Peter Lyman on the project, 1983-84; Tiro Project Research Reports, 1984-85; transcripts of interviews with faculty who participated in the project, 1983-84; paper by William M. Chace on the project presented at a conference, 1984; and audio cassettes and a transcript of a conversation held in 2006 recalling the project and related academic issues of computer use. Interviewees in 1983-84 include Michael Bratman, John Etchemendy, John Felstiner, Estelle Freedman, Nancy Kollman, Carolyn Lougee, and John Perry.
    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

    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, School of Humanities and Sciences, Tiro Project Collection (SC0956). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The Tiro Project (named for Marcus Tullius Tiro, Cicero's slave-amanuensis) was designed to encourage humanities scholars to use computers. It was a joint project between Stanford and IBM between 1982 and 1985.

    Description of the Collection

    Collection includes slides of project participants, office and classroom space, equipment, source materials, and graphs, 1983-84; two papers by Peter Lyman on the project, 1983-84; Tiro Project Research Reports, 1984-85; transcripts of interviews with faculty who participated in the project, 1983-84; paper by William M. Chace on the project presented at a conference, 1984; and audio cassettes and a transcript of a conversation held in 2006 recalling the project and related academic issues of computer use. Interviewees in 1983-84 include Michael Bratman, John Etchemendy, John Felstiner, Estelle Freedman, Nancy Kollman, Carolyn Lougee, and John Perry.

    Access Terms

    Bratman, Michael.
    Chappel, Carolyn Lougee.
    Etchemendy, John, 1952-
    Felstiner, John.
    Freedman, Estelle B., 1947-
    Kollman, Nancy.
    Perry, John, 1943-
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University. School of Humanities and Sciences.
    Education, Higher--United States--Data processing.
    Humanities--Data processing.