Scope and Content
Call Number: SC0581
Gillespie, Gerald Ernest Paul, 1933-
Title: Gerald Gillespie papers
37 Linear feet
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Phone: (650) 725-1022
Gift of Gerald Gillespie, 2000
Information about Access
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permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University
[Identification of item], Gerald Gillespie Papers, SC 581, Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.
Gerald Gillespie joined the Stanford University faculty in 1974, teaching in German studies, comparative literature, and humanities
programs. A recepient of Fullbright, Guggenheim, Mellon, and NEH fellowships, he has published numerous books and articles
and served on the editorial boards of several journals, including
comparative literature and
German Life and Letters.
Scope and Content
These papers document Gillespie's professional career, largely from his years at Stanford University. The papers include correspondence,
memoranda, reports, minutes, articles, papers, course materials, syllabi, and other items. They are arranged in seven groupings:
alpha files (1964-1991), Stanford departmental files (1977-1999), Academic Council Committee on Libraries records (1988-1990),
SUNY Binghamton files (1964-1974), University of Southern California correspondence (1961-1966),
German Life and Letters files (1989-1997), and oversize materials.
The alpha files pertain to his own career and include correspondence, notes, typescript papers, reports, and other materials.
Stanford departmental files pertain to the Departments of German Studies and Comparative Literature and include correspondence,
memos, articles, syllabi, minutes, questionnaires, and other items. Academic Council Committee on Libraries records reflect
his service on the committee and include agendas, minutes, reports, memoranda and correspondence. The SUNY Binghamton and
University of Southern California files pertain to his teaching positions before he joined the Stanford faculty and contain
primarily correspondence. The
German Life and Letters files contain correspondence and typescript articles submitted for publication, with some minutes and reports. The oversize
materials are largely posters and notices.
Prier, Raymond Adolph.
Stanford University. Academic Council.
Stanford University. Department of German Studies.
Comparative literature--Study and teaching.
European literature--Study and teaching.
German literature--Study and teaching.