Guide to the Stanford University Facilities and Grounds Collection

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0970
Creator: Stanford University. Land, Buildings and Real Estate.
Title: Stanford University facilities and grounds collection
Dates: 1956-2009
Physical Description: 1.25 Linear feet
Summary: The collection, assembled by Herb Fong, manager in Grounds Services, includes reports, operations manuals, memoranda, and other materials pertaining largely to campus trees and plants and their care.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

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 Facilities and Grounds Collection (SC0970). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

The collection, assembled by Herb Fong, manager in Grounds Services, includes reports, operations manuals, memoranda, and other materials pertaining largely to campus trees and plants and their care.

Access Terms

Fong, Herb.
Landscape gardening --California --Stanford.
Trees--California--Stanford.


Collection Contents

 

Accession 2009-062 Reports, manuals, and other records 1956-12009

Physical Description: 1.25 Linear feet
Box 1, Folder 1

AFM [Administrative and Financial Management] Report for Grounds Department 1997-1999

Box 1, Folder 2

Dutch Elm Disease project 1985

Box 1, Folder 3

Engineering Associates, Report on Study of Grounds Operation 1995

Box 1, Folder 4

Engineering Associates, Grounds Operations for Stanford University 1996 Sep

Box 1, Folder 5

Engineering Associates, Grounds Operations for Stanford University 1996 Nov

Box 1, Folder 6

Eucalyptus trees

Box 1, Folder 7

Evaluation of Peninsula Sanitary Service Recycling Programs and Front-Loader Bin Service, Prepared by Brown, Vence & Associates 1995 Feb

Box 1, Folder 8

Frost Amphitheater plants 1956

Box 1, Folder 9

Grounds Services Operations Sections 1-9, [Overview; Supervisors and Crews; Grounds Maintenance Areas; Inventory Summary; Plant Inventory; Irrigation Inventory; Tree Inventory; Targets; Work Budget] 2009- March

Box 1, Folder 10

Grounds Services Operations Sections 10-16 [Outage Class Reports; Cost Estimates; Equipment Operators Crew; Road Maintenance Crew; Grounds Perimeter Crew; Specialty Housing Crew; Cleanup/Weeding Crew] 2009 March

Box 1, Folder 11

Grounds Services Operations Sections 17-18, [Shrub & Groundcover Trim Crew; Horticulturists] 2009 March

Box 1, Folder 12

Grounds Services Operations Sections 19-23, [Pest Control Crew; Tree Crew; Construction Crew; Irrigation Crew; Appendix] 2009 March

Box 1, Folder 13

Harris, Richard, “A Management Approach to Park Maintenance,” with note by Herb Fong 2009

Box 1, Folder 14

Landscape Maintenance Guidelines 1990

Box 2, Folder 1

Los Trancos San Francisquito Creeks Monitor reports 2006-2008

Box 2, Folder 2

Milestone Memos [gathered by Herb Fong] 1981-2004

Box 2, Folder 3

Oaks, information re compiled by David Muffly 2006-2007

Box 2, Folder 4

Presentation on work standards 1983-1984 and undated

Box 2, Folder 5

Recycling Options for Stanford University, Prepared by Brown, Vence & Associates 1987 Sep

Box 2, Folder 6

SLAC Memorial Trees

Box 2, Folder 7

Solid Waste Generation Study, Prepared by Brown, Vence & Associates 1991 Dec

Box 2, Folder 8

Solid Waste Management Plan, Prepared by Brown, Vence & Associates 1987 Sep

Box 2, Folder 9

Tree information (includes heritage tree list 1977, list of Inner Quad trees and shrubs 1955, Tree Walk handout 1973)

Box 2, Folder 10

Trees of Stanford, Campus Report 1984 Nov 14

Box 2, Folder 11

WOFAC, work management program 1976-1977

Box 2, Folder 12-13

WOFAC, work management 1980-1982

Box 3, Folder 1

WOFAC materials 1976-1977

Box 3, Folder 2

SUMC. A Management Review of the Facilities Department 1979 March

Box 3, Folder 3

Syllabus for Biology 131 Mosses and Ferns undated

Box 3, Folder 4

Bracewell, Ron. Trees on the Stanford Campus 1973 May