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Guide to the Stanford University, Committee on Vocational Guidance, Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0811
    Creator: Stanford University. Committee on Vocational Guidance
    Title: Stanford University, Committee on Vocational Guidance, records
    Dates: 1916-1947
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
    Summary: Records include minutes from committee meetings, correspondence, memoranda, reports, publications by the Committee, and clippings. Publications include VOCATIONAL INFORMATION, issued as a University Bulletin in 1919 and again in 1923 and UNIVERSITY TRAINING AND VOCATIONAL OUTLETS, 1935. Other items of note are "Memorandum on Plan for Vocational Advice" produced by an inter-university committee, 1924; minutes from the Conference on Vocational Guidance in College at the National Research Council, Jan. 1, 1925, with a letter from Truman L. Kelley to President Wilbur reporting on his attendance; "Practical Aids on How to Study" by C. Gilbert Wrenn, ca. 1931; "Vocational and Community Activities of Stanford Alumnae" by C. Gilbert Wrenn, 1936; and "Summary of Questionnaire on Training and Placement of College and University Teachers," 1941.
    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.

    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, Committee on Vocational Guidance, Records (SC0811). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The committee was organized in 1913 with two purposes: to study vocations open to graduates and to assist students in making an intelligent choice of vocation.

    Description of the Collection

    Records include minutes from committee meetings, correspondence, memoranda, reports, publications by the Committee, and clippings. Publications include VOCATIONAL INFORMATION, issued as a University Bulletin in 1919 and again in 1923 and UNIVERSITY TRAINING AND VOCATIONAL OUTLETS, 1935. Other items of note are "Memorandum on Plan for Vocational Advice" produced by an inter-university committee, 1924; minutes from the Conference on Vocational Guidance in College at the National Research Council, Jan. 1, 1925, with a letter from Truman L. Kelley to President Wilbur reporting on his attendance; "Practical Aids on How to Study" by C. Gilbert Wrenn, ca. 1931; "Vocational and Community Activities of Stanford Alumnae" by C. Gilbert Wrenn, 1936; and "Summary of Questionnaire on Training and Placement of College and University Teachers," 1941.

    Access Terms

    Kelley, Truman Lee, 1884-1961.
    Stanford University. Committee on Vocational Guidance
    Wrenn, C. Gilbert (Charles Gilbert), 1902-
    Educational counseling.