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Guide to the Orrin Leslie Elliott Papers
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Papers

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Death of Mrs. Stanford

Box 1, Folder 2

Miscellaneous personal clippings

Box 1, Folder 3

Original manuscript: Stanford University, A History, Part I: Founding a University

Box 1, Folder 4

Original manuscript: Stanford University, A History, Part 2: Progress of events, the University

Box 1, Folder 5

Original manuscript: Stanford University, A History, Part 2: Progress of events, student affairs and doings

Box 1, Folder 6

Original manuscript: Stanford University, A History, Part 3: Problems of Administration, #1

Box 1, Folder 7

Original manuscript: Stanford University, A History, Part 3: Problems of administration, #2

Box 1, Folder 8

Original manuscript: Stanford University, A History, Part 3: Problems of administration, #3

Box 1, Folder 9

Original manuscript: Stanford University, A History, Part 4: Trustees and the University

Box 1, Folder 10

Original manuscript: Stanford University, A History: Preface and epilogue

Box 1, Folder 11

Original manuscript: Stanford University, A History: Appendix

Box 1, Folder 12

Replies to Pres. Jordan' s circular regarding the responsibility for graduate degrees

Box 2, Folder 1

Articles of organization of the faculty, interpretation and revision

Scope and Content Note

Extracts from Exec. Committee minutes, 1911; Interpretation of articles of organization adopted by Exec. Committee, 1911; Academic Council mintues, 1/12/12; a few letters.
Box 2, Folder 2

Heber Newton Correspondence (copies)

Scope and Content Note

OLE' s copies of 18 letters regarding Heber Newton' s resignation.
Box 2, Folder 3

Pioneer Class

Scope and Content Note

OLE' s statistics
Box 2, Folder 4

Nash manuscript (The Train Robber)

Box 2, Folder 5

Mrs. Branner' s early days at Stanford

Scope and Content Note

OLE' s copy, 9 pages
Box 2, Folder 6

Mrs. Jordan on Mrs. Stanford 1927

Scope and Content Note

OLE' s copy of Mrs. Jordan' s paper read before the P.A. chapter of the DAR
Box 2, Folder 7

Univ. of California re cooperation with Stanford on accreditation, 1891

Scope and Content Note

OLE' s copies of two Martin Kellogg letters to DSJ, 11/14/91 and 12/10/91, and one copy of a letter to DSJ from the sec' y of the U.C. Academic Council, 12/10/91
Box 2, Folder 8

Criticism of Stanford ca. 1930-1931

Scope and Content Note

Four articles critical of Hoover' s influence at S.U. and Wilbur' s absence
Box 2, Folder 9

Miss Berner' s reminiscences (copy of letter) 1915

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper copy of letter from Berner to Mrs. P. Treat re Mrs. Stanford
Box 2, Folder 10

Jane Stanford Lathrop Watson to Mr. Clark 1932

Box 2, Folder 11

The camp by the Coolidges ca. 1930

Scope and Content Note

Typed accounts by several Coolidges
Box 2, Folder 12

Frederick Law Olmsted to Leland Stanford (copy) August 7, 1890

Scope and Content Note

OLE' s copy of letter re dealings with Ariel Lathrop
Box 2, Folder 13

Stanfords at Harvard and Cornell 1891

Scope and Content Note

OLE' s copies of letters re the Stanfords' visit to Harvard and Cornell: C.W. Eliot to DSJ and DSJ to Andrew White
Box 2, Folder 14

First life insurance policy (copy)

Scope and Content Note

Copy of $10,000 policy cashed after Mr. Stanford' s death
Box 2, Folder 15

Dr. Jordan' s 60th birthday, speech by Prof. M.B. Anderson 1911

Scope and Content Note

OLE' s copy
Box 2, Folder 16

Earthquake proclamation and clippings 1906

Scope and Content Note

Proclamation 6/12/06 announcing August opening; and 3 newspaper clippings
Box 2, Folder 17

Axe recaptured, clippings

Box 2, Folder 18

H. C. Peterson correspondence 1933

Scope and Content Note

Two letters of recollection to OLE
Box 2, Folder 19

John F. Sheehan re tax exemption amendment campaign ca. 1899

Scope and Content Note

OLE' s copy of Sheehan to DSJ, 8/27/99 (?)
Box 2, Folder 20

Ross affair; correspondence with O.L. Elliott

Scope and Content Note

Public opinion and reaction
Box 2, Folder 21

Ross affair; clippings and documents collected by O.L. Elliott

Box 2, Folder 22

Ross affair; Edward T. Maples statement 1933

Scope and Content Note

Two letters
Box 2, Folder 23

Coolidge and Walker letters re University's architecture 1932-1936

Scope and Content Note

Charles Coolidge to OLE, 1932; letters by Francis Walker, 1932, re Gen. Walker; Emory Smith to OLE, 1932-36
Box 2, Folder 24

Conversations with George E. Crothers 1931-1932

Scope and Content Note

OLE' s copy of George Crothers longhand recollections
Box 2, Folder 25

Training house 1901-1902

Scope and Content Note

Two letters; copies of description in 1901 and 1902 Quad
Box 2, Folder 26

Academic robes 1936

Scope and Content Note

Copy of a letter from E. Rosencrantz, 1936
Box 2, Folder 27

Misc. manuscripts pertaining to O.L. Elliott and Stanford University 1891-1898

Scope and Content Note

A. Candidates for professorships B. Roll books, economics, 1891-92 C. Sunday - Tuesday lectures, 1894-95 D. Elliott' s guide to printing orders, 1897-98 E. Receipt book for student loans [?], 1897
Box 2, Folder 28

Misc. notes by Elliott; Letters by Archie Rice and Yamato Ichihashi

Scope and Content Note

Misc. notes by OLE: Archie Rice to Mrs. Jordan (copy) re box car incident and theft of wine for Pres. Harrison: T. Kinney (?) to OLE, Feb. 27, 1903, re academic performance of Japanese students at SU: Yamato Ichihashi to OLE, Oct. 12, 1907, re academic credits for work done in Japanese colleges; and June 6, 1910, re Japanese colleges
Box 3, Folder 1

George E. Crother's "outline history" of the founding of Leland Stanford Junior University

Scope and Content Note

Four printed copies, one annotated
Box 3, Folder 2

George E. Crothers correspondence; article on coeducation at Stanford Nov. 4, 1929 - Oct. 28, 1931

Box 3, Folder 3

George E. Crothers correspondence Nov. 17, 1931 - Sept. 1932

Box 3, Folder 4

George E. Crothers correspondence Aug. 28, 1933 - Oct. 2, 1936

Box 3, Folder 5

George E. Crothers, educational ideals of Jane L. Stanford

Box 3, Folder 6

George E. Crothers, rules for conduct of women students

Box 3, Folder 7

George E. Crothers, the government suit

Box 3, Folder 8

George E. Crothers, last letter from Mrs. Stanford

Box 3, Folder 9

Biographical sketch of George E. Crothers

Box 3, Folder 10

Miscellaneous clippings and articles

Box 3, Folder 11

Miscellaneous clippings and articles

Box 3, Folder 12

Miscellaneous clippings and articles

Box 4

Stanford history notes, A-F

Box 5

Stanford history notes, G-N

Box 6

Stanford history notes, O-R

Box 7

Stanford history notes, S-Students (Hazing)

Box 8

Stanford history notes, Students (Liquor)-Y

Box 9, Folder 1

Bound volume: Elliott's copies of memoranda of actions approved by Leland Stanford, March 1891 to May 1893; and faculty salaries for 1893-94

Box 9, Folder 2

Loose items from bound volume

Scope and Content Note

Two approvals by Leland Stanford, 1892-1893; and note by David Starr Jordan