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Guide to the Stanford University, News Service, Director's Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0246
    Creator: Stanford University. News Service.
    Title: Stanford University, News Service, director's records
    Dates: 1955-1967
    Physical Description: 2 Linear feet
    Summary: Records cover three topics: Sigma Chi fraternity (issue of discrimination in membership 1965), Proposition 14 (written in 1964 to overturn California's Rumford Fair Housing Act, which prohibited discrimination on the basis of race and national origin), and student demonstrations and the McClellan probe (Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations headed by U.S. Senator John L. McClellan). Sigma Chi materials include correspondence, 1955-67, clippings and publications, 1965-67, and materials relating to a legal case against Sigma Chi in Colorado. The files on demonstrations and the McClellan probe, 1969, include news releases, drafts of administrators' statements before the McClellan subcommittee, news on SRI, President Pitzer's statements before the McClellan subcommittee, and letters from Stanford's legal service. The files on Proposition 14 include news releases, ads, clippings, newsletters, housing information, and articles on housing and property values. Major correspondents include Robert Beyers, Jack H. Friedenthal, Paul E. Kamerick, Kenneth S. Pitzer, and William R. Rambo.
    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

    Administrative transfer 1981.

    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

    Stanford University, News Service, Director's Records (SC0246). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Robert W. Beyers directed the Stanford news service from 1961 to 1990.

    Description of the Collection

    Records cover three topics: Sigma Chi fraternity (issue of discrimination in membership 1965), Proposition 14 (written in 1964 to overturn California's Rumford Fair Housing Act, which prohibited discrimination on the basis of race and national origin), and student demonstrations and the McClellan probe (Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations headed by U.S. Senator John L. McClellan). Sigma Chi materials include correspondence, 1955-67, clippings and publications, 1965-67, and materials relating to a legal case against Sigma Chi in Colorado. The files on demonstrations and the McClellan probe, 1969, include news releases, drafts of administrators' statements before the McClellan subcommittee, news on SRI, President Pitzer's statements before the McClellan subcommittee, and letters from Stanford's legal service. The files on Proposition 14 include news releases, ads, clippings, newsletters, housing information, and articles on housing and property values. Major correspondents include Robert Beyers, Jack H. Friedenthal, Paul E. Kamerick, Kenneth S. Pitzer, and William R. Rambo.

    Access Terms

    Beyers, Robert W.
    Discrimination in education.
    Discrimination in housing --California.
    Friedenthal, Jack H.
    Kamerick, Paul E.
    Pitzer, Kenneth S., (Kenneth Sanborn), 1914-1997
    Rambo, William R. (William Ralph), 1916-
    Stanford Research Institute.
    Stanford University. News Service. Director.
    Greek letter societies.
    Student movements--California--Stanford
    Students--Political activity