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
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[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
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
Comparative literature--Study and teaching.
European literature--Study and teaching.
German literature--Study and teaching.