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Guide to the John D. Wirth Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • General note

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0660
    Creator: Wirth, John D.
    Title: John D. Wirth papers
    Dates: 1952-2002
    Physical Description: 40 Linear feet
    Summary: Collection consists largely of professional papers from his academic life, including course materials, correspondence, reports, research files, minutes, memos, and others. Subject matter includes Latin American studies, environmental history, and his service as Vice-Provost at Stanford.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University Libraries.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    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

    John D. Worth Papers (SC0660). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    John D. Wirth was the Gildred Professor of Latin American Studies at Stanford University at the time of his death in 2002. He earned his bachelor's degree at Harvard University in 1958 and his doctorate at Stanford in Latin American history in 1967. He joined the Stanford faculty in 1965; his administrative positions included director of the Latin American Studies center, 1975-1983 and 2000-2001, and Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Development, 1988-1991. His scholarly interests included Brazilian studies, North American history, and environmental relationships among Mexico, Canada, and the United States.

    Description of the Collection

    Collection consists largely of professional papers from his academic life, including course materials, correspondence, reports, research files, minutes, memos, and others. Subject matter includes Latin American studies, environmental history, and his service as Vice-Provost at Stanford.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Wirth, John D.
    Environmental management.
    Human ecology --History.
    Latin America--Study and teaching

    General note

    The collection is unprocessed. A preliminary inventory for part of it is available; please consult the University Archivist for further assistance.