Guide to the Allen Controversy Papers

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: SC0050
Creator: Allen, Lucille A., 1906-
Title: Allen controversy papers
Dates: 1965
Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Summary: Reports, interviews and correspondence concerning Lucille Allen, Stanford University Dean of Women, and the Women's Council of 1964, consisting of University of women students. Controversy centers around a May, 1964, Women's Council meeting and alleged discussion of "sexual content" of reading materials in freshman English classes.
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

Administrative transfer, President's Office, 1968.

Information about Access

Restricted until Jan 1, 2040.

Ownership & Copyright

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Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Allen Controversy Papers (SC0050). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Lucille A. Allen was the Dean of Women from 1961-1965.

Description of the Collection

Reports, interviews and correspondence concerning Lucille Allen, Stanford University Dean of Women, and the Women's Council of 1964, consisting of University of women students. Controversy centers around a May, 1964, Women's Council meeting and alleged discussion of "sexual content" of reading materials in freshman English classes.

Access Terms

Allen, Lucille A., 1906-
Stanford University. Dean of Women.
Stanford University. Dept. of English.
Stanford University. Women's Council.
Interviews.
Reports.
Universities and colleges--Curricula.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

The Women's Council Meeting (reconstruction of events) 1964 May

Box 1, Folder 2

Chronology of events

Box 1, Folder 3

Interview with Dean Allen 1965 Feb 4

Box 1, Folder 4

Interview with Kate Bransten 1965 Feb 5

Box 1, Folder 5

Interview with Nora Crow 1965 Feb 5

Box 1, Folder 6

Interview with Vicky Ganz 1965 Feb 5

Box 1, Folder 7

Interview with Chana Chiba 1965 Feb 8

Box 1, Folder 8

Interview with Leah Kaplan 1965 Feb 8

Box 1, Folder 9

Interview with Terry Moran 1965 Feb 6

Box 1, Folder 10

Sub-committee inquiry, written statement by participants of Women's Council Meeting

Box 1, Folder 11

Ad Hoc Committee Report drafts 1965 Feb 12

Box 1, Folder 12

Ad Hoc Committee Report drafts 1965 Feb 12

Box 1, Folder 13

Dean Allen's reply ot the Committee's report 1965 Feb 23

Box 1, Folder 14

Stanford University News Service, press releases 1965 Feb 23

Box 1, Folder 15

Stanford Daily, news article concerning Women's Council and Dean Allen 1965 Feb 4

Box 2, Folder 1

Dean Allen-President Sterling correspondence, report of sub-committee and Dean Allen's reply to report 1965 Feb

Box 2, Folder 2

President Sterling's report cocnerning Dean Allen 1965 Feb 9

Box 2, Folder 3

President Sterling's copy-Ad Hoc Committee report 1965 Feb 3

Box 2, Folder 4

Report of the sub-committee on tenure 1965 Feb 11

Box 2, Folder 5

Dean Allen's request for and correspondence concerning, a terminal leave of absence

Box 3, Folder 1

Rough notes of interview with Dean Allen 1965 Feb 4

Box 3, Folder 2

Rough notes of interview with Dean Avery 1965 Feb 6

Box 3, Folder 3

Rough notes of interview with Bliss Carnochan 1965 Feb 7

Box 3, Folder 4

Rough notes of interview with Nora Crow 1965 Feb 9

Box 3, Folder 5

Rough notes of interview with Caroline Ward 1965 Feb 5

Box 3, Folder 6

Rough notes of interview with Marian Lieb 1965 Feb 5

Box 3, Folder 7

Rough notes of interview with Karen Booth, Kate Bransten, Fran McArthur, Terry Moran, and Susan Sokol

Box 3, Folder 8

Miscellaneous rough notes