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Guide to the John Metts Willits Papers SCM0223
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  • Title: John Metts Willits papers
    Identifier/Call Number: SCM0223
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
    Date (inclusive): 1911-1933
    creator: Stanford University. Libraries.

    Scope and Contents note

    Collection includes correspondence between Willits and Rhoda Lewis of the STANFORD QUAD re Willits' lyrics for the song "Stanford Forever," 1927; typed lyrics for two Stanford songs by Willits, 1926, 1929; programs from performances by the Stanford Band, 1927-33; a clipping listing colloquial expressions used at Stanford and compiled by William R. Morse, 1927; and souvenir songbooks for several Stanford student musicals, 1911-1926.

    Biographical/Historical note

    John M. Willits earned his A.B. in economics at Stanford in 1925; he was an instructor in psychology and marketing at Stanford prior to earning his Ph.D. in psychology in 1937.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Palm, Miriam