Guide to the Stanford University, Institute of American History, Records

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0162
Creator: Stanford University. Institute of American History
Title: Stanford University, Institute of American History, records
Dates: 1938-1973
Physical Description: 6.25 Linear feet
Summary: The administrative records include correspondence predating the Institute's official founding, correspondence regarding THE CRISIS OF THE UNION (1966), manuscripts of articles, publications, materials relating to conferences, workshops, committees, special scholarships, the Coe fellowships, and other Institute activities.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Provenance

Administrative transfer, History Department: Institute of American History, 1977.

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

Stanford University, Institute of American History, Records (SC0162). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The Institute was founded in 1942 by Professor Edgar E. Robinson and the Stanford History Department to examine current conceptions of American History, and current methods of presenting American History in the schools, colleges and university.

Description of the Collection

The administrative records include correspondence predating the Institute's official founding, correspondence regarding THE CRISIS OF THE UNION (1966), manuscripts of articles, publications, materials relating to conferences, workshops, committees, special scholarships, the Coe fellowships, and other Institute activities.

Access Terms

Robinson, Edgar E.
Robinson, Edgar E.
Stanford University. Coe Fellowships.
Stanford University. Department of History.
Stanford University. Institute of American History
Toynbee, Arnold,, 1889-1975.
Toynbee, Arnold.


Collection Contents

 

Accession ARCH-1994-005 Records

Box 1, Folder 1

"Historical Bases of Americanism" - note cards, 1952

Box 1, Folder 2

Interpreting American History (E. E. Robinson) - typescript

Box 1, Folder 3

Hystory Syllabi - E. E. RAobinson

Box 1, Folder 4

Seminar 330, 8/16/55 - notes from, book lists

Box 1, Folder 5

Misc. Syllabi, book reviews

Box 1, Folder 6

Scholarship and Cataclysm (E. E. Robinson) - typescript, correspondence, etc.

Box 1, Folder 7

White House Library list, 1963

Box 2, Folder 1

"Adjustment of the College Curriculum to Wartime Conditions and Needs," 1943

Box 2, Folder 2

Correspondence (largely of E. E. Robinson), 1944 - 46

Box 2, Folder 3

History Courses in Junior College & College

Box 2, Folder 4

Inst. of Amer. History - Misc. pubs., memos

Box 2, Folder 5

Misc. Items re. Teaching History

Box 2, Folder 6

Misc. Syllabi

Box 2, Folder 7

NY Times Survey on Teaching of U.S. History in Colleges, 1942

Box 2, Folder 8

Sources: "News of the Nation"

Box 2, Folder 9

Stanford Conf. of Ca. College and Univ. Teachers of American History, 1942

Box 2, Folder 10

Survey on the 11th Year Social Studies

Box 2

Clippings and Publications

Box 3

Clippings and Publications