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Guide to the Stanford University, President's Office, Sterling-Pitzer transitional records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Arrangement note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0217
    Creator: Stanford University. President's Office.
    Title: Stanford University, President's Office, Sterling-Pitzer Transitional Records
    Dates: 1946-1960 (bulk 1964-1970)
    Bulk Dates: 1964-1970
    Physical Description: 15 linear feet (10 boxes)
    Summary: These records were generated during the tenure of President Kenneth Pitzer as well as his predecessor J. E. Wallace Sterling. Records are arranged in the following sequence: committees, academic and administrative departments, general files, and materials pertaining to the Stanford Research Institute. Other subjects of note in the general files include the House Un-American Activities Committee, Women's Social Regulations, 1965-68, and Card Stunt at the Air Force Football Game, 1966.
    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; materials must be requested at least 24 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.

    Cite As

    [Identification of item], Stanford University, President's Office, Sterling-Pitzer Transitional Records (SC0217). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    J. E. Wallace Sterling, Stanford's fifth president, served from 1949 through 1968. Kenneth Pitzer took office on December 1, 1968 and served until September 1970.

    Description of the Collection

    These records were generated during the tenure of President Kenneth Pitzer as well as his predecessor J. E. Wallace Sterling. Included are files on committees, academic and administrative departments, and the Stanford Research Institute, as well as general administrative files. Subjects of note in the general files include the House Un-American Activities Committee, women's social regulations, 1965-68, and the card stunt at the Air Force Football Game, 1966.

    Arrangement note

    Records are arranged in four series: Committees, Academic and Administrative Departments, General Files, and Stanford Research Institute Files.

    Access Terms

    Pitzer, Kenneth S., (Kenneth Sanborn), 1914-1997
    Stanford Research Institute.
    Stanford University --Presidents.
    Stanford University--Administration.
    Stanford University. President's Office.
    Sterling, J. E. Wallace, (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-1985
    Women college students.