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Guide to the Stanford University, University Services, Records
SC0040  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0040
    Creator: Stanford University. University Services.
    Title: Stanford University, University Services, records
    Dates: 1936-1957
    Physical Description: 3 Linear feet
    Summary: Correspondence, with some reports, minutes, and pamphlets, relating to the activities of the University Services Office. Subjects include the Army Specialized Training Program, California Professional Survey for the War Manpower Commission, Food Research Institute project on food in Germany, tropical disease survey in Guatemala, foreign relief and rehabilitation research, and the development of Stanford scientific research facilities, particularly the Ryan High Voltage Laboratory. The collection also includes other papers relating to Dr. Hanna's work at Stanford and with various national committees; correspondents include Ray Lyman Wilbur and Donald B. Tresidder.
    Language(s): In English.
    Repository: Dept. 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

    Gift of Dr. Paul R. Hanna, 1968.

    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, University Services, Records (SC0040). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The University Services office of Stanford University (1942-1954) was established to carry out a program of service on a contractual basis, focusing on the region, the nation, international studies, and business and industry. Paul R. Hanna, professor in the School of Education, was its first director, serving from 1942-1944.

    Description of the Collection

    Correspondence, with some reports, minutes, and pamphlets, relating to the activities of the University Services Office. Subjects include the Army Specialized Training Program, California Professional Survey for the War Manpower Commission, Food Research Institute project on food in Germany, tropical disease survey in Guatemala, foreign relief and rehabilitation research, and the development of Stanford scientific research facilities, particularly the Ryan High Voltage Laboratory. The collection also includes other papers relating to Dr. Hanna's work at Stanford and with various national committees; correspondents include Ray Lyman Wilbur and Donald B. Tresidder.

    Access Terms

    Hanna, Paul R., 1902-
    Stanford University. University Services.
    Tresidder, Donald Bertrand, 1894-1948
    Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949
    Education, Higher --Research.
    Stanford in war --World War II.
    World War, 1939-1945 --Manpower.