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Guide to the George M. Fredrickson Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0706
    Creator: Fredrickson, George M., 1934-2008
    Title: George M. Fredrickson papers
    Dates: 1965-2002
    Bulk Dates: 1980-2002
    Physical Description: 18.25 Linear feet
    Summary: Papers largely reflect his career as historian and professor and include course files, conference and organizational files, lectures, articles and papers, and correspondence. Most of the course files are from those he taught at Stanford University, with a few from courses at Northwestern. Subjects include Civil War, race relations, and African American history.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University Libraries.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@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

    George M. Fredrickson Papers (SC0706). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    George M. Fredrickson, the Edgar E. Robinson Professor of United States History (emeritus) at Stanford University, earned his A.B. (1956) and Ph.D. (1964) from Harvard; he matriculated as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Oslo (1956-7) and was awarded an honorary M.A. from Oxford University in 1988. He taught at Harvard and Northwestern before joining the history faculty at Stanford in 1984. He has published seven books on the Civil War, African American history, and racism and published numerous articles, including more than twenty-five pieces in THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS. In 1985, he was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was also a co-director of the Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford and in 2000 was awarded the Cox Medal for fostering undergraduate research.

    Description of the Collection

    Papers largely reflect his career as historian and professor and include course files, conference and organizational files, lectures, articles and papers, and correspondence. Most of the course files are from those he taught at Stanford University, with a few from courses at Northwestern. Subjects include Civil War, race relations, and African American history.

    Access Terms

    Fredrickson, George M., 1934-2008
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University. Dept. of History.
    African Americans --History --Study and teaching (Higher).
    United States--History--Study and teaching (Higher).