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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note.

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: George Dinsmore Stoddard Miscellaneous Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1945-1980.
    Collection number: 81023
    Creator: Stoddard, George Dinsmore, 1897-
    Collection Size: 7 manuscript boxes, 1 album box, 1 envelope, 8 microfilm reels 5.1 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Memoirs, correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, memoranda, clippings, other printed matter, and photographs, relating to the U.S. Education Mission to Japan, and to the subsequent development of Japanese education.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], George Dinsmore Stoddard Miscellaneous Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1981.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    United States. Education Mission to Japan.
    United States--Foreign relations.

    Biographical Note.

    1897, October 8 Born, Carbondale, Pennsylvania
    1921 A.B., Pennsylvania State College
    1925 Ph.D., University of Iowa
    1926-1928 Assistant Professor, University of Iowa
    1928-1929 Associate Professor, University of Iowa
    1929-1942 Professor, University of Iowa
    1942-1946 Commissioner of Education, the University of the State of New York
    1946 Chairman, United States Education Mission to Japan
    1946-1953 President, University of Illinois
    1956-1960 Dean, New York University, School of Education
    1960-1964 Chancellor, New York University, School of Education
    1964-1967 Distinguished Professor of Education, New York University
    1967-1968 Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Long Island University
    1968-1969 Chancellor, Long Island University