Guide to the Stanford University, Committee on Vocational Guidance, Records

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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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.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Records