Guide to the Henry Thomas James Papers

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

Call Number: SC0089
Creator: James, Henry Thomas, 1915-
Title: Henry Thomas James papers
Dates: 1958-1993
Physical Description: 20 Linear feet
Summary: Professional correspondence, administrative records, materials relating to educational conferences held at Stanford, and some research materials for James' comparative study of educational systems in various states.
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 H. Thomas James, 1970, 1997.

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

Henry Thomas James Papers (SC0089). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Professor of education at Stanford (1958-1970) and dean of School of Education from June 1966 to August 1970 when he resigned to become president of the Spencer Foundation in Chicago.

Description of the Collection

Professional correspondence, administrative records, materials relating to educational conferences held at Stanford, and some research materials for James' comparative study of educational systems in various states.

Access Terms

James, Henry Thomas, 1915-
Stanford University. School of Education--Faculty
Education--Study and teaching.


Collection Contents

 

Papers Accession ARCH-1997-027

 

Publications by H. Thomas James:

Box 1

The New Cult of Efficiency and Education . University of Pittsburgh Press, 1968 (Horace Mann Lecture)

Box 1

The Nation's Report Card; Improving the Assessment of Student Achievement . National Academy of Education, 1987

Box 1

Excellence in Administration: the Dynamics of Leadership . School of Education, Stanford University [1962]

 

Other publications:

Box 1

W. C. McKern, The Clam River Focus. Milwaukee Public Museum Publications in Anthropology, 1963 (Inscribed to James by author)

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1958

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1959-1961

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1962-1965, 1969

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1988-1993

Box 1, Folder 5

Draft (found in The Nation's Report Card )