Guide to the Orrin Leslie Elliott Correspondence

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

Call Number: SC0032
Creator: Elliott, Orrin Leslie.
Title: Orrin Leslie Elliott correspondence
Dates: 1892-1914
Physical Description: 1 Linear feet
Summary: Incoming and outgoing correspondence of Elliott as registrar, 1892-1914, regarding admissions, curriculum matters, fee structures, appointments, leaves, and administrative business; and general correspondence received by the University, 1891-1892, concerning academic and staff positions, business matters, and appointments. Correspondents include David Starr Jordan, John C. Branner, George E. Crothers, and George A. Clark.
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, 1965.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

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

Orrin Leslie Elliott Correspondence (SC0032). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Orrin L. Elliott was appointed president's secretary and registrar of Stanford University in June of 1891. He retired as registrar in 1925, but remained active as registrar emeritus.

Description of the Collection

Incoming and outgoing correspondence of Elliott as registrar for the years 1892 to 1914 and general correspondence received by the University, 1891-1892, generally addressed to Leland Stanford. Incoming correspondence to the Registrar includes letters from high schools and colleges concerning which of their courses are accredited for admission to Stanford and which of their students would be acceptable; inter-University letters concerning standing of students, admissions policies, curriculum matters, fee structures, appointments and leaves, Board of Trustee resolutions, and routine administrative business; and letters from students asking for leaves of absence and other matters. letters addressed to leland Stanford concern applications for academic and staff positions; business matters; purchases of books, shell collections, and other academic supplies; and appointments. Correspondents include David Starr Jordan, John C. Branner, George E. Crothers, and George A. Clark. There is also a file of correspondence from W. T. Reid of the Belmont School, 1897-1907.

Access Terms

Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922.
Clark, George A., 1864-1918.
Crothers, George Edward, 1870-1957.
Elliott, Orrin Leslie.
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
Stanford University--Administration.
Stanford University--Admission.
Stanford University. Registrar's Office.
Universities and colleges--Admission.
Universities and colleges--Administration
Universities and colleges--Curricula.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Incoming correspondence: A-G 1892-1902

Box 1, Folder 2

Incoming correspondence: H-M 1892-1902

Box 1, Folder 3

Incoming correspondence: N-Z 1892-1902

Box 1, Folder 0

Letterpress copybook of outgoing correspondence 1892-1898

Box 2, Folder 0

Letters, L.S. Jr. University, Applications 1891-1892

Box 2, Folder 0

Letters, L.S. Jr. University, General Received 1891-1892

Box 3, Folder 1

Correspondence with w. T. Reid May 1897 - September 1907

Box 3, Folder 2

Correspondence 1897-1905

Box 3, Folder 3

Correspondence 1906-1907

Box 3, Folder 4

Correspondence 1908-1909

Box 3, Folder 5

Correspondence 1910-March 1911

Box 3, Folder 6

Correspondence April 1911-1912

Box 3, Folder 7

Correspondence 1913-1914