Guide to the John Casper Branner, President of Stanford University, Papers

machine-readable finding aid created by Patricia White
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
1997
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: SC0065
Creator: Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922.
Title: John Casper Branner, president of Stanford University, papers
Dates: 1913-1917
Physical Description: 5 Linear feet
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

Provenance

Custodial History

Administrative transfer, 1969.

Information about Access

The materials are open for research use.

Ownership & Copyright

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.

Cite As

John Casper Branner, President of Stanford University, Papers (SC0065). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

BIOGRAPHY

John Casper Branner, the first professor to be named at the new Stanford University in 1891, served as professor of geology at Stanford as well as executive head of the Geology Department. He later served as vice president of Stanford (1898-1913) and president of Stanford (1913-1915) and professor emeritus (1915-1922). He died on March 1, 1922.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

This collection consists of the correspondence of John Casper Branner while he was the President of Stanford University, 1913-1915. The correspondence is concerned with Stanford as a whole and the various departments of the University.

Arrangement note

The collection has been arranged according to subject or department, and chronologically within each department.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

"A" 1913-1915

Box 1, Folder 2

Academic Secretary 1913-1915

Box 1, Folder 3

Adams, E.D.

Box 1, Folder 4

Adams, Maxwell 1915

Box 1, Folder 5

Advisory Board 1913-1915

Box 1, Folder 6

Alcohol question 1913-14

Box 1, Folder 7

Alumni Association 1914

Box 1, Folder 8

American Association for the Advancement of Science 1913-1914

Box 1, Folder 9

American Association for the Advancement of Science 1915

Box 1, Folder 10

American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1915-1916

Box 1, Folder 11

Announcement notices 1915

Box 1, Folder 12

Anti-vivisection 1915

Box 1, Folder 13

Applied Mathematics (Astronomy) 1913-1915

Box 1, Folder 14

Appointment Letters (miscellaneous) 1913-1915

Box 1, Folder 15

Arboretum 1914

Box 1, Folder 16

Arboretum, Cemetery 1913-1915

Box 1, Folder 17

Arnold, Ralph 1914-1915

Box 1, Folder 18

Art 1913-1915

Box 1, Folder 19

Arts and Sciences, School of 1913

Box 1, Folder 20

Association of American Colleges 1914-16

Box 1, Folder 21

Association of American Universities 1914-1915

Box 1, Folder 22

Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) 1913-1915

Box 1, Folder 23

Athletics 1913-1915

Box 2, Folder 1

"B" 1913-14

Box 2, Folder 2

"B" 1915

Box 2, Folder 3

Barber, Wm. B. Loan Fund 1913-1915

Box 2, Folder 4

Barrows, Albert (Librarian, U.C. Berkeley) 1914

Box 2, Folder 5

Belgian Relief 1915

Box 2, Folder 6

Berner, August 1915

Box 2, Folder 7

Bonnheim Memorial Fund 1913-1915

Box 2, Folder 8

Bookstore 1913-1914

Box 2, Folder 9

Botany 1913-1915

Box 2, Folder 10

Branner Inauguration, Jordan retirement 1913

Box 2, Folder 11

Business Office 1913-14

Box 2, Folder 12

Business Office 1915

Box 3, Folder 1

"C" 1913-1914

Box 3, Folder 2

"C" 1915

Box 3, Folder 3

California Academy of Sciences 1914

Box 3, Folder 4

Campus School 1914

Box 3, Folder 5

Carnegie Foundation 1913-1915

Box 3, Folder 6

Carnegie (miscellaneous) 1915

Box 3, Folder 7

Carnot Medal-Debate, (Cemetery--see Arboretum, Cemetery) 1913

Box 3, Folder 8

Chemistry 1913-1915

Box 3, Folder 9

Civil Engineering 1913-1915

Box 3, Folder 10

Civil Service Commission 1913

Box 3, Folder 11

Committee on Delinquent Scholarship 1913, 1915

Box 3, Folder 12

Committee on Graduate Study 1913

Box 3, Folder 13

Committee on Loans 1915

Box 3, Folder 14

Commonwealth Club 1913-14

Box 3, Folder 15

Cranks 1914-1915

Box 3, Folder 16

Crothers, George E. 1914

Box 3, Folder 17

"D" 1913-1915

Box 3, Folder 18

Davis Horace 1914

Box 3, Folder 19

Dayal, Har 1914

Box 3, Folder 20

Dean of Women 1913-1915

Box 3, Folder 21

Degrees conferred 1915

Box 4, Folder 1

"E" 1913-1915

Box 4, Folder 2

Economics 1913-1915

Box 4, Folder 3

Education 1913-1915

Box 4, Folder 4

Eells, Charles P. 1913-1915

Box 4, Folder 5

Electrical Engineering 1913-1915

Box 4, Folder 6

Encina Club 1913-1915

Box 4, Folder 7

Engineering (general) 1914-1915

Box 4, Folder 8

English 1913-1915

Box 4, Folder 9

Entomology 1913-1915

Box 4, Folder 10

Everman, Barton W. 1914-1915

Box 4, Folder 11

"F" 1913-1915

Box 4, Folder 12

Faculty Housing 1913

Box 4, Folder 13

Founder's Day 1914-1915

Box 4, Folder 14

Fraternities 1913-1915

Box 5, Folder 1

"G" 1913-1915

Box 5, Folder 2

Geology and Mining 1913-1915

Box 5, Folder 3

German 1913-1915

Box 5, Folder 4

Golf Course 1914-1915

Box 5, Folder 5

Graduate Manager 1914

Box 5, Folder 6

Grant, Joseph Donohue 1913-1915

Box 5, Folder 7

Greek 1913-1915

Box 5, Folder 8

Guerard, Albert 1913-14

Box 5, Folder 9

"H" 1913-14

Box 5, Folder 11

Hilmer (German Dept.) 1915

Box 5, Folder 12

History 1913-1915

Box 5, Folder 13

Hoover, Herbert 1913-1915

Box 5, Folder 14

Hopkins, Timothy 1913-1915

Box 6, Folder 1

"I" 1914-1915

Box 6, Folder 2

Ichihashi, Yamato 1914-1915

Box 6, Folder 3

Interior, Dept. of, Bureau of Education 1913-1915

Box 6, Folder 4

"J" 1913-1915

Box 6, Folder 5

Jordan, David Starr 1913-1915

Box 6, Folder 6

Junior College Matters

Box 6, Folder 7

"K" 1913-1915

Box 6, Folder 8

Kellogg, V.L.

Box 6, Folder 9

"L" 1913-1915

Box 6, Folder 10

Lagunita Tract 1914

Box 6, Folder 11

Lathrop, Charles 1913-1915

Box 6, Folder 12

Latin 1913-1915

Box 6, Folder 13

Law 1913-1915

Box 6, Folder 14

Lieb, S.F. 1914

Box 6, Folder 15

Library 1913-1915

Box 7, Folder 1

"M" 1913-14

Box 7, Folder 2

"M" 1915

Box 7, Folder 3

Math 1913-1915

Box 7, Folder 4

Mechanical Engineering 1913-1915

Box 7, Folder 5

Medical School 1913-1915

Box 7, Folder 6

Medical School Anatomy 1913-1915

Box 7, Folder 7

Medical School Bacteriology 1913

Box 7, Folder 8

Medical School Bacteriology 1914

Box 7, Folder 9

Medical School Bacteriology 1915

Box 8, Folder 1

Memorial Church 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 2

Metallurgy 1914-1915

Box 8, Folder 3

Meyer, Martin A., Rabbi 1913,1915

Box 8, Folder 4

Microscopes 1915

Box 8, Folder 5

Minerology 1915

Box 8, Folder 6

Military Training 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 7

Museum 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 8

"N" 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 9

National Tax Assoc. 1913-14

Box 8, Folder 10

Newhall, W. Mayo 1914-1915

Box 8, Folder 11

Nobel Peace Prize 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 12

"O" 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 13

"P" 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 14

Pacific Grove 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 15

Panama-Pacific International Expo. 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 16

Philosophy 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 17

Physical Education - Women 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 18

Physical Training - Men 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 19

Physics 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 20

Physiology 1913-1915

Box 8, Folder 21

Post Office 1914,

Box 8, Folder 22

President's Report 1913-14

Box 8, Folder 23

Presidential Search 1915

Box 9, Folder 1

Psychology - Psychical Research 1913-1915

Box 9, Folder 2

Public Exercises 1913-1915

Box 9, Folder 3

Public Health 1913-1915

Box 9, Folder 4

Publicity 1915

Box 9, Folder 5

Quad 1915

Box 9, Folder 6

"R" 1913-1915

Box 9, Folder 7

Registrar 1913-1915

Box 9, Folder 8

Roble Hall 1913-1915

Box 9, Folder 9

Romanic Languages 1913-1915

Box 10, Folder 1

"S" 1913

Box 10, Folder 2

"S" 1914

Box 10, Folder 3

"S" 1915

Box 10, Folder 4

Sabbaticals 1913

Box 10, Folder 5

Skinner, Macy M. (Scandal) 1914

Box 10, Folder 6

Sociology 1915

Box 10, Folder 7

Sloss, Leon 1913-1915

Box 10, Folder 8

Stanford Inn 1913

Box 10, Folder 9

Stanford Seal and Motto 1914

Box 10, Folder 10

Stanford, T.W. 1913-1915

Box 10, Folder 11

Stanford Union 1914-1915

Box 10, Folder 12

Stanford Villa Tract 1914-1915

Box 10, Folder 13

Student Affairs 1913-1915

Box 10, Folder 14

Student Guild 1913-1915

Box 10, Folder 15

Superintendent 1914-1915

Box 10, Folder 16

"T" 1913-1915

Box 10, Folder 17

Taft, William H. 1915

Box 10, Folder 18

Tax Assoc., National 1915

Box 10, Folder 19

Tax, Income 1914-1915

Box 10, Folder 20

Telephone Service 1914-1915

Box 10, Folder 21

Trustees, Board of 1913-1915

Box 10, Folder 22

"U" 1913-1915

Box 10, Folder 23

University Press 1913-1915

Box 11, Folder 1

"V" 1913-1915

Box 11, Folder 2

Vice-President 1915

Box 11, Folder 3

Vocational Training 1913-1915

Box 11, Folder 4

"W" 1913

Box 11, Folder 5

"W" 1914

Box 11, Folder 6

"W" 1915

Box 11, Folder 7

War Relief

Box 11, Folder 8

West Memorial Lectures 1913, 1915

Box 11, Folder 9

Wheeler, Benjamin Ida 1914-1915

Box 11, Folder 10

Wilson, Woodrow 1913

Box 11, Folder 11

World War I 1914-1915

Box 11, Folder 12

"Y, " 1914-1915

Box 11, Folder 13

YMCA 1913-1915

Box 11, Folder 14

"Z" 1913-1915

Box 11, Folder 15

Zoology 1913-1915