Guide to the William F. Baxter Committee Records

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0420
Creator: Baxter, William F., 1929-1998
Title: William F. Baxter committee records
Dates: 1966-1973
Physical Description: 3 Linear feet
Summary: Minutes, memoranda, correspondence, reports, press releases, clippings, and other items pertaining to Baxter's work as chair of the Committee on Research Policy as well as his work with the Provost's Committee on Economics, the Presidential Search Committee, Committee on Planning and Search in the Dept. of Economics, and the Stanford Campus Homeowners Association. Collection also includes clippings and press releases pertaining to student unrest at Stanford, 1968-1971.
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

Provenance

Gift of William F. Baxter, 1986.

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

William F. Baxter Committee Records (SC0420). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

William F. Baxter earned his a.b. at Stanford University in 1951 and his j .d. at Stanford Law School in 1956. He has been on the Stanford Law School faculty since 1960. From 1966 to 1969 he was chairman of the Academic Council's Committee on Research Policy which considered University policy on research contracts and grants in regard to their impact on the University as a whole. One of its directives was to conduct a continuing review of problems relating to classified research.

Description of the Collection

This collection documents Baxter's work on university committees, primarily the Academic Council's Committee on Research Policy . The records ,which date from 1966 to 1973 , include minutes, memoranda, correspondence, reports, press releases, and clippings. Other committees represented are the Provost's Committee on Economics, the Presidential Search Committee, Committee on Planning and Search in the Department of Economics, and the Stanford Campus Homeowners Association. The collection also includes clippings and press releases pertaining to student unrest at Stanford, 1968-1971 .

Access Terms

Baxter, William F., 1929-1998
Stanford Campus Homeowners Association.
Stanford University--Faculty.
Stanford University--Presidents.
Stanford University. Academic Council. Committee on Research Policy.
Stanford University. Dept. of Economics
Stanford University. Provost's Committee on Economics.
College students--Political activity.
Education, Higher--Research.
Federal aid to research.
Student movements--California.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Stanford Student Conflict 12/28/68-4/29/69 1968-1969

Box 1, Folder 2

Stanford Student Conflict 5/19/68-10/20/68 1968

Box 1, Folder 3

Stanford Student Conflict 5/1/68-5/18/68 1968

Box 1, Folder 4

Student Conflict 6/13/69-9/15/69 1969

Box 1, Folder 5

Student Conflict 5/1/69-6/5/69 1969

Box 1, Folder 6

Stanford Current Events 6/26/70-12/21/70 1970-1970

Box 1, Folder 7

Stanford Current Events 5/2/70-6/25/70 1970-1970

Box 1, Folder 8

Stanford Current Events 9/1/69-5/1/70 1969-1970

Box 1, Folder 9

Stanford Current Events 12/15/71-1/18/73 1971-1973

Box 1, Folder 10

Stanford Current Events 4/7/71-12/10/71 1971-1971

Box 1, Folder 11

Stanford Current Events 1/1/71-4/7/71 1971-1971

Box 2, Folder 1

Committee on Research Policy [CRP]-The Sapirstein Affair

Box 2, Folder 2

Provosts' Committee on Economics

Box 2, Folder 3

Provosts' Committee on Economics

Box 2, Folder 4

Provost's Committee on Economics

Box 2, Folder 5

Presidential Candidates Correspondence

Box 2, Folder 6

Presidential Candidates Correspondence

Box 2, Folder 7

Presidential Candidates Correspondence

Box 2, Folder 8

Presidential Candidates Correspondence

Box 2, Folder 9

Faculty Presidential Committee

Box 2, Folder 10

Presidential Selection Budget

Box 2, Folder 11

Ecomomics Search Committee

Box 2, Folder 12

Economics-Chairman Search Committee

Box 3, Folder 1

CRP: May 1969-December 1, 1971 1969-1971

Box 3, Folder 2

CRP: 4/23/69-4/29/69 1969

Box 3, Folder 3

CRP: 4/9/69-2/22/69 1969

Box 3, Folder 4

CRP: 1/1/69-4/4/69 1969

Box 3, Folder 5

CRP: Private Restraints

Box 3, Folder 6

Extra Copies and Ribbon-University Patent Policy Document

Box 3, Folder 7

CRP: Patent Matters

Box 3, Folder 8

CRP: Patent Matters

Box 3, Folder 9

CRP: Patent Matters

Box 3, Folder 10

CRP: Patent Matters

Box 4, Folder 1

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts IV 4/19/68 - 7/2/68 1968

Box 4, Folder 2

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts IV 7/5/68 8/30/68 1968

Box 4, Folder 3

Classified Research at Stanford; Report of 11/4/68 1968

Box 4, Folder 4

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts V 10/28/68- 4/14/69 1968-1969

Box 4, Folder 5

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts V 9/10/68 - 10/24/68 1968

Box 4, Folder 6

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts VI 5/ 22/69 - 12/17/69 1969

Box 4, Folder 7

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts VI 3/21/69 - 5/16/69 1969

Box 4, Folder 8

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts VI 1/1/69 - 3/18/69 1969

Box 4, Folder 9

Stanford Homeowners Association

Box 4, Folder 10

Stanford Homeowners Association

Box 5, Folder 1

CRP: Minutes (Includes Rough Drafts)

Box 5, Folder 2

CRP: 8/1/69-1/15/70 1969-1970

Box 5, Folder 3

CRP: 5/1/69-7/30/69 1969

Box 5, Folder 4

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts II 9/20/67 - 12/27/67 1967

Box 5, Folder 5

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts II 7/11/69 - 9/15/67 1967-1969

Box 5, Folder 6

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts 5/18/67-6/27/67 1967

Box 5, Folder 7

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts 2/13/67-5/16/67 1967

Box 5, Folder 8

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts 8/3/66-2/7/67 1966-1967

Box 5, Folder 9

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts III 2/14/68 - 4/1/68 1968

Box 5, Folder 10

CRP: Subcommittee on Classified Contracts 12/29/67 - 2/28/68 1967-1968

Box 6, Folder 1

CRP: 9/30/66-12/27/66 1966

Box 6, Folder 2

CRP: 6/20/66-10/7/66 1966

Box 6, Folder 3

CRP: 6/19/67-9/15/67 1967

Box 6, Folder 4

CRP: 1/5/67-6/9/67 1967

Box 6, Folder 5

CRP: 3/11/68-8/14/68 1968

Box 6, Folder 6

CRP: 10/4/67-1/5/68 1967-1968

Box 6, Folder 7

CRP: 9/1/69-12/31/68 1968-1969