Guide to the Eliot Grinnell Mears Papers

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

Call Number: SC0815
Creator: Mears, Eliot Grinnell
Title: Eliot Grinnell Mears papers
Dates: 1921-1927
Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
Summary: Collection consists of two items: a copy of his report, RESIDENT ORIENTALS ON THE AMERICAN PACIFIC COAST, published by the Institute of Pacific Relations in 1927; and his typescript report to Stanford president Ray Lyman Wilbur on the fifth annual session of the Institute of Politics, Williams College, held during July and August, 1925. The 1925 report includes his personal observations (11 pages); sample programs, schedules, and publicity; report by Mears (as the Round Table Secretary) on Arnold J. Toynbee's presentation on the Mediterranean area, with special reference to the Arab countries; diary of significant topics discussed; a photograph of the participants; and printed proceedings of earlier sessions of the Institute (1921-23).
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

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

Eliot Grinnell Mears Papers (SC0815). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Mears (1889-1946) was on the Stanford faculty from 1921 until his death in 1946, teaching in the Department of Economics and the Graduate School of Business, and serving as a director of the Hoover Library. He earned his A.B. (1910) and M.B.A. (1912) at Harvard and was U.S. trade commissioner in Turkey, 1919-1920.

Description of the Collection

Collection consists of two items: a copy of his report, RESIDENT ORIENTALS ON THE AMERICAN PACIFIC COAST, published by the Institute of Pacific Relations in 1927; and his typescript report to Stanford president Ray Lyman Wilbur on the fifth annual session of the Institute of Politics, Williams College, held during July and August, 1925. The 1925 report includes his personal observations (11 pages); sample programs, schedules, and publicity; report by Mears (as the Round Table Secretary) on Arnold J. Toynbee's presentation on the Mediterranean area, with special reference to the Arab countries; diary of significant topics discussed; a photograph of the participants; and printed proceedings of earlier sessions of the Institute (1921-23).

Access Terms

Mears, Eliot Grinnell
Toynbee, Arnold Joseph, 1889-1975.
Williams College. Institute of Politics.
International law --Congresses.
International relations --Congresses.
World politics --Congresses.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Papers