Guide to the John Metts Willits Papers SCM0223

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email:
May 2011

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

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