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Guide to the Stanford University, President's Office, Raymond F. West Memorial Lectures Correspondence
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0812
    Creator: Stanford University. President's Office.
    Title: Stanford University, President's Office, Raymond F. West Memorial Lectures correspondence
    Dates: 1909-1922
    Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
    Summary: Collection includes correspondence with Frederic West establishing the series; correspondence with lecturers and suggested lecturers; correspondence with Stanford offices in regard to arrangements; and invitations to the lectures. Lecturers for this time period were Charles Edward Jefferson, Samuel McChord Crothers, Hastings Rashdall, John Dewey, Charles Lewis Slattery, Henry Osborn Taylor, and Irving Babbitt.
    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, President's Office, Raymond F. West Memorial Lectures Correspondence (SC0812). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The Raymond Fred West Memorial Lecture Series was established in 1910 by Mr. and Mrs. Frederic West of Seattle in memory of their son, a student at Stanford University. The lectures are to promote the subject of "immortality, human conduct, and human destiny."

    Description of the Collection

    Collection includes correspondence with Frederic West establishing the series; correspondence with lecturers and suggested lecturers; correspondence with Stanford offices in regard to arrangements; and invitations to the lectures. Lecturers for this time period were Charles Edward Jefferson, Samuel McChord Crothers, Hastings Rashdall, John Dewey, Charles Lewis Slattery, Henry Osborn Taylor, and Irving Babbitt.

    Access Terms

    Babbitt, Irving, 1865-1933.
    Crothers, Samuel McChord, 1857-1927.
    Dewey, John, 1859-1952.
    Jefferson, Charles Edward, 1860-1937.
    Rashdall, Hastings, 1858-1924.
    Slattery, Charles Lewis, 1867-1930.
    Stanford University. President's Office.
    Taylor, Henry Osborn, 1856-1941.
    West, Frederic.
    Lectures and lecturing.