Guide to the Stanford University, President's Office, Raymond F. West Memorial Lectures Correspondence

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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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.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Correspondence 1909-1922