Guide to the Stanford University, School of Humanities and Sciences, Humanities Special Programs, Records

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

Call Number: SC0096
Creator: Stanford University. School of Humanities and Sciences.
Title: Stanford University, School of Humanities and Sciences, Humanities Special Programs, records
Dates: 1946-1969
Bulk Dates: 1953-1969
Physical Description: 4.5 Linear feet
Summary: Correspondence, minutes, budgets, sample exams, chronologies, and other records largely pertaining to the graduate Honor's Program and Religious Studies. There are also materials pertaining to the Pacific Coast Committee for the Humanities, 1951-67.
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, 1971.

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, School of Humanities and Sciences, Humanities Special Programs, Records (SC0096). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The Special Programs in Humanities included an undergraduate and graduate Honor's Program in Humanities, Hispanic American Studies, Pacific-Asiatic and Russian Studies, and Religious Studies.

Description of the Collection

Correspondence, minutes, budgets, sample exams, chronologies, and other records largely pertaining to the graduate Honor's Program and Religious Studies. There are also materials pertaining to the Pacific Coast Committee for the Humanities, 1951-67.

Access Terms

Pacific Coast Committee for the Humanities.
Stanford University--Curricula.
Stanford University. School of Humanities and Sciences.
Humanities--Study and teaching.


Collection Contents

 

Records

Box 1, Folder 1

Admissions, 1968

Box 1, Folder 2

Admissions (complaints, etc.)

Box 1, Folder 3

Admissions minorities, 1968-69

Box 1, Folder 4

Admissions, other universities, 1967

Box 1, Folder 5

Graduate Program in Humanities [GPH] – administration, correspondence, 1963-67

Box 1, Folder 6

Honors Program agenda, 1967-68

Box 1, Folder 7

Aims of GPH (1 of 2)

Box 1, Folder 8

Aims of GPH (2 of 2)

Box 1, Folder 9

Archives to Sept. 1953 (1951-53)

Box 1, Folder 10

ASSU, 1968

Box 1, Folder 11

Book orders and letters about books for humanities courses, 1955-63

Box 1, Folder 12

Budgets, 1956-67

Box 1, Folder 13

Estimated budget, 1960-63

Box 1, Folder 14

GPH – Committee, 1954-62

Box 1, Folder 15

GPH – Committee, winter 1965

Box 1, Folder 16

GPH – Committee, 1965-57

Box 1, Folder 17

GPH – Committee meetings, 1967

Box 1, Folder 18

GPH – Committee correspondence, 1963-64

Box 1, Folder 19

GPH – Correspondence, 1965

Box 1, Folder 20

Correspondence, Clarence Faust (Fund for the Advancement of Education), 1953-65

Box 1, Folder 21

GPH – Correspondence, interdepartmental, 1959-63

Box 1, Folder 22

Correspondence, interdepartmental, 1964-68

Box 1, Folder 23

Dean of Graduate Division, 1958-68

Box 1, Folder 24

GPH – Dean of Humanities and Sciences, 1962

Box 1, Folder 25

GPH – Expansion and fellowship needs, 1953-63

Box 1, Folder 26

Evaluation of program, 1954-59

Box 1, Folder 27

GPH – final comprehensive examinations, samples of, 1963-66

Box 1, Folder 28

Humanities and Sciences Faculty, Admissions Committee, 1967

Box 1, Folder 29

Finances and Religious Studies Funding, 1963-69

Box 1, Folder 30

GPH – Foundations: correspondence, reports, 1962-65

Box 1, Folder 31

Fund for the Advancement of Education – financial reports, 1963-65

Box 1, Folder 32

Fund for the Advancement of Education Graduate Program Humanities 70-4401-25 Budget, 1954 – Aug. 1960

Box 1, Folder 33

Fund for the Advancement of Education Graduate Program Humanities 70-4401-25 Budget, Oct. 1960

Box 1, Folder 34

Government and higher education, 1962-64

Box 1, Folder 35

Grad testing, 1967

Box 1, Folder 36

Guide for Term or Research Paper (S.U. publication), 1937

Box 1, Folder 37

Humanities council, 1960

Box 1, Folder 38

Humanities Institute, 1965

Box 1, Folder 39

Humanities and Sciences proposal, Prof. Kocher, 1963-64

Box 2, Folder 1

Committee on University Libraries, 1968

Box 2, Folder 2

Library new building, 1969

Box 2, Folder 3

GPH Library – books ordered, 1966

Box 2, Folder 4

GPH – Library budget, 1965

Box 2, Folder 5

GPH – Library correspondence, 1963-66

Box 2, Folder 6

GPH – Library purchases, 1960-64

Box 2, Folder 7

National Defense Education Act, 1959-65

Box 2, Folder 8

National Endowment for Humanities, 1965-66

Box 2, Folder 9

National Humanities Foundation, 1965

Box 2, Folder 10

GPH – Mailing List

Box 2, Folder 11

GPH – Master copies of various forms, notices, etc., 1961-63

Box 2, Folder 12

Meetings with students, 1959

Box 2, Folder 13

Other graduate humanities programs, 1961-64

Box 2, Folder 14

Placement material

Box 2, Folder 15

GPH – Provost's office, 1965

Box 2, Folder 16

GPH – Statistics, 1953-68

Box 2, Folder 17

Teachers, active, 1953-60

Box 2, Folder 18

GPH – Teaching positions, 1958-64

Box 2, Folder 19

GPH – Teaching positions, 1967-68

Box 2, Folder 20

Chronological Record of Development of Graduate Honors Program in Humanities, 1951-53

Box 2, Folder 21

Honors Program in Humanities committee, minutes, 1946-47

Box 2, Folder 22

Honors Program in Humanities committee, minutes, 1948-49

Box 2, Folder 23

Honors Program in Humanities committee, minutes, 1950-51

Box 2, Folder 24

Honors Program in Humanities committee, minutes, 1952-56

Box 2, Folder 25

Honors Program in Humanities committee, minutes, 1956-57

Box 2, Folder 26

Honors Program in Humanities committee, minutes, 1958-60

Box 2, Folder 27

American Council of Learned Societies, Pacific Coast Committee for Humanities [PCCH], 1951-52

Box 2, Folder 28

American Council of Learned Societies, Pacific Coast Committee for Humanities [PCCH], 1952-66

Box 2, Folder 29

PCCH Conference on "Reason and Values" 1952 (includes text of talks given)

Box 2, Folder 30

PCCH Spring Conference, 1954

Box 2, Folder 31

PCCH Conference (Has the Pacific Coast an Identifiable Culture?), 1958

Box 2, Folder 32

PCCH TV Conference, 1952 (1 of 2)

Box 2, Folder 33

PCCH TV Conference, 1952 (2 of 2)

Box 2, Folder 34

PCCH TV Conference II, 1953

Box 2, Folder 35

Pacific Spectator – publication permission correspondence, 1964-67

Box 3, Folder 1

Religion, 1956-67

Box 3, Folder 2

Religion, 1953-55

Box 3, Folder 3

Religion, 1946-52

Box 3, Folder 4

Religion, Edwin M. Good correspondence, 1957-62

Box 3, Folder 5

Religion Appeal – general

Box 3, Folder 6

Religion – 1960 Canvas, 1960-61

Box 3, Folder 7

Religion Committee, 1952-68

Box 3, Folder 8

Religion Committee, Agenda

Box 3, Folder 9

Miller, Alexander, correspondence re fundraising, 1953

Box 3, Folder 10

Religion – Credit Evaluation, 1958

Box 3, Folder 11

Religion – current [assorted reports, memoranda, correspondence], 1959-64

Box 3, Folder 12

Religion – Curriculum, 1961-62

Box 3, Folder 13

Religion – Danforth Foundation, 1960-62

Box 3, Folder 14

Religion – Expansion, 1962-66

Box 3, Folder 15

Religion – Financial Sources, 1953

Box 3, Folder 16

Religion – General Studies, 1955-68

Box 3, Folder 17

Religious Studies – Graduate Program, 1967-70

Box 3, Folder 18

Religious Studies, Graduate Program I – Inquiries A-E, 1966-68

Box 3, Folder 19

Religious Studies, Graduate Program I – Inquiries F-K, 1966-68

Box 3, Folder 20

Religious Studies, Graduate Program I – Inquiries L-R, 1966-68

Box 3, Folder 21

Religious Studies, Graduate Program I – Inquiries S-Z, 1966-68

Box 3, Folder 22

Oriental Religions (search material)

Box 3, Folder 23

Religion – Staff correspondence: John W. Dodds, 1955-64

Box 3, Folder 24

Religion – Staff correspondence: Alexander Miller, 1952

Box 3, Folder 25

Religion – Staff correspondence: Alexander Miller, 1953

Box 3, Folder 26

Religion – Staff correspondence: Alexander Miller, 1954

Box 3, Folder 27

Religion – Staff correspondence: Alexander Miller, 1955

Box 3, Folder 28

Religion – Staff Search material, 1960-61

Box 3, Folder 29

Religion, Teaching inquiries, 1960-65

Box 3, Folder 30

Religion, Teaching inquiries, 1951-57

Box 3, Folder 31

Religion, Teaching inquiries, 1949-50

Box 3, Folder 32

Religious Studies – Teaching applications, 1968 (1 of 3)

Box 3, Folder 33

Religious Studies – Teaching applications, 1968 (2 of 3)

Box 3, Folder 34

Religious Studies – Teaching applications, 1968 (3 of 3)

Box 3, Folder 35

Religious Studies – Teaching applications, 1967

Box 3, Folder 36

Religious Studies – Teaching application, Paul Tillich, 1958-61

Box 3, Folder 37

Trusts, Cleared, 1951-57

Box 3, Folder 38

Trusts, to be cleared, 1953-54