Guide to the Stanford Associates Records SC0833

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Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
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Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
January 2011

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Title: Stanford Associates records
Identifier/Call Number: SC0833
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4.5 Linear feet (11 boxes)
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1934-1963
Date (inclusive): 1934-2005
Summary: The bulk of the collection consists of minutes of the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee, 1934-63, with an index for the years 1942-55, and records from the "R" Planners dinner meetings, 1947-53. Other records include programs and other ephemera, 1951-92; miscellaneous correspondence, 1984-2005; resolutions awarded, 1966-85; newsletters, Feb. 1938-June 1956; and a bound copy of STANFORD ASSOCIATES, a series of brochures about the work of the University's various schools and departments, 1930s.
creator: Stanford Associates.
creator: Stanford University. Stanford Associates.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

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.

Acquisition Information

This collection was received by the Stanford University Archives from the Stanford Associates in 2006 and 2007.

Cite As

Stanford Associates Records (SC0833). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The Stanford Associates is an honorary organization of 1500 Stanford alumni who have demonstrated significant and long-standing volunteer service to the University. Founded in 1934, Stanford Associates was originally responsible for volunteer fundraising for the University. Now a part of the Alumni Association, Stanford Associates has broadened its scope to honor exceptional alumni volunteer service from all areas of the University.

Description of the Collection

The bulk of the collection consists of minutes of the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee, 1934-63, with an index for the years 1942-55, and records from the "R" Planners dinner meetings, 1947-53. Other records include programs and other ephemera, 1951-92; miscellaneous correspondence, 1984-2005; resolutions awarded, 1966-85; newsletters, Feb. 1938-June 1956; and a bound copy of STANFORD ASSOCIATES, a series of brochures about the work of the University's various schools and departments, 1930s.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Stanford Alumni Association
Stanford University--Alumni.
Stanford University--Finance.
Stanford University. Stanford Associates.
Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Finance.;

 

Records Accession ARCH-2006-215

Box 1, Folder 1

Board of Governors, bound minutes 1934 Sep-1941 Jun

Box 1, Folder 2

Board of Governors, bound minutes 1941 Oct-1947 Jun

Box 1, Folder 3

Board of Governors, bound minutes 1947 Oct-1950 Jun

Box 2, Folder 1

Board of Governors, bound minutes 1950 Oct-1953 May

Box 2, Folder 2

Board of Governors, bound minutes 1953 Sep-1956 May

Box 2, Folder 3

Index to Minutes 1942-1955: I-V (Administration, Financial, Formation, Meetings, Membership)

Box 2, Folder 4

Index to Minutes 1942-1955: VI-VIII (Program, Publications, Relations)

Box 2, Folder 5

Index to Minutes 1942-1955: IX-X (Stanford Fund, List of Board of Governors)

Box 3, Folder 1

Meetings: Board of Governors and Executive Committee 1934-1936

Box 3, Folder 2

Meetings: Board of Governors and Executive Committee 1936-1937

Box 3, Folder 3

Meetings: Board of Governors and Executive Committee 1937-1938

Box 3, Folder 4

Meetings: Board of Governors and Executive Committee 1938-1939

Box 3, Folder 5

Meetings: Board of Governors and Executive Committee 1939-1940

Box 3, Folder 6

Meetings: Board of Governors and Executive Committee 1940-1941

Box 3, Folder 7

Minutes: Board of Governors and Executive Committee 1956 Feb-1961 Oct

Box 3, Folder 8

Minutes: Board of Governors and Executive Committee 1962 Jan-1963 Nov

Box 4, Folder 1

Executive Committee minutes 1934-1939

Box 4, Folder 2

Executive Committee minutes 1940-1946

Box 4, Folder 3

Executive Committee minutes 1947-1948

Box 4, Folder 4

Executive Committee minutes 1949

Box 4, Folder 5

Executive Committee minutes 1950-1951

Box 4, Folder 6

Membership Committee, lists and reports 1938-1950

Box 4, Folder 7

Address by Donald Tresidder 1944 May 22

Box 4, Folder 8

Address by Homer Spence 1951 Jan 19

Box 4, Folder 9

Luncheon meeting, Los Angeles 1945 Oct 23

Box 4, Folder 10

Spring luncheon meeting, San Francisco 1946 May 27

Box 5, Folder 1

"R" Planners dinner meeting, San Francisco 1947 Mar 17

Box 5, Folder 2

"R" Planners dinner meeting, Los Angeles 1947 May 12

Box 5, Folder 3

"R" Planners dinner meeting, San Francisco 1948 Mar 15

Box 5, Folder 4

Pre-inaugural dinner honoring Dr. Sterling, San Francisco 1949 Oct 6

Box 5, Folder 5

"R" Planners dinner meeting, David Starr Jordan Centennial Year, San Francisco 1951 Jan 19

Box 5, Folder 6

"R" Planners dinner meeting, David Starr Jordan Centennial Year, extra copies of material filed (including transcript of Gov. Earl Warren's remarks)

Box 5, Folder 7

"R" Planners dinner meeting, honoring Lloyd Dinkelspiel [and awarding first uncommon man award to Paul C. Edwards], San Francisco 1953 Dec 8

Box 6, Folder 1

Awards ceremonies

Box 6, Folder 2

Award forms, blank

Box 6, Folder 3

Centennial medallion 1991-1992

Box 6, Folder 4

Citations

Box 6, Folder 5

Correspondence 1984-2005

Box 6, Folder 6

Directory 2000

Box 6, Folder 7

50th anniversary 1984

Box 6, Folder 8

Gold Spike Award

Box 6, Folder 9

Programs, invitations from non-award events

Box 6, Folder 10

Programs from two early events 1953-1956

Box 6, Folder 11

Resolutions (to individuals) 1966-1985

Box 6, Folder 12

Uncommon Man 1951-1984

Box 7

Stanford Associates: a series of brochures about the work of the University's various schools and departments, 1930s (bound, 2 copies)

Box 7

Stanford Associates Newsletter, Feb. 1938-June 1956 (bound)

Box 8

Oversize certificates, awards, resolutions (including a few blank forms)

Box 8

Reproductions of 3 Stanford Daily front-pages re Peter Bing 1954-1955

 

Additional Records Accession ARCH-2007-072

Box 1

Stanford Associates Directories 1938-1990

Box 2, Folder 1-3

Advertising program, newsprint samples 1957-1958

Box 2, Folder 4

Creative Committee (The Stanford Fund) 1959-1972

Box 2, Folder 5

End of Centennial Publication records, with historical sources 1991

Box 2, Folder 6

Gold Spike selection process 1978

Box 2, Folder 7

History and development of Stanford Associates 1950-1955

Box 2, Folder 8

History and development of Stanford Associates 1942-1949

Box 2, Folder 9

Long Range Planning Committee, two reports 1964-1965

Box 2, Folder 10

Miscellaneous

Box 2, Folder 11

Peck, T. and Grace, K., "The Long Bench" 1987

Box 3, Folder 1

Report on a Study of the Feasibility of Establishing a Speakers Bureau at Stanford 1962

Box 3, Folder 2

Resolutions re individual members 1966-1980

Box 3, Folder 3

Tribute to Cuthbertson, records re 1976-1984

Box 3, Folder 4

Tribute to Cuthbertson, copies of congratulatory letters 1979

Box 3, Folder 5

Uncommon Man quote (H. Hoover) on parchment (multiple copies)