Guide to the Stanford University, J. Henry Meyer Memorial Library, Records

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2013 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0703
Creator: Stanford University. Libraries. J. Henry Meyer Memorial Library.
Title: Stanford University, J. Henry Meyer Memorial Library, records
Dates: 1957-2006
Physical Description: 18 Linear feet
Summary: Records include architectural design documents, 1957-66 and 1988; Meyer Council Minutes, 1968-86; administrative files on the catalog as well as bound copies of the catalog; records from library instruction activities, 1966-83, including papers from a course on the undergraduate library taught by Jack Plotkin, 1962-64; other administrative files; photograph album on staff, 1966-74; and materials from 40th anniversary celebration in 2006.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
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

Stanford University, J. Henry Meyer Memorial Library, Records (SC0703). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

Records include architectural design documents, 1957-66 and 1988; Meyer Council Minutes, 1968-86; administrative files on the catalog as well as bound copies of the catalog; records from library instruction activities, 1966-83, including papers from a course on the undergraduate library taught by Jack Plotkin, 1962-64; other administrative files; photograph album on staff, 1966-74; and materials from 40th anniversary celebration in 2006.

Access Terms

Stanford University. Libraries. J. Henry Meyer Memorial Library.
Stanford University. Libraries.
Academic libraries --California.
Libraries--California.
Library orientation for college students.
Stanford University. Libraries


Collection Contents

 

Accession ARCH-1988-066 Architectural plans and specifications; Meyer Council minutes

 

Accession ARCH-2001-064 Additional Records

 

Accession ARCH-2007-014 40th Anniversary Records

40th Anniversary Records

Box 1, Folder 1

Undergraduate library project, 1963-65 1963-65

Box 1, Folder 2

Furniture and equipment 1965 1965

Box 1, Folder 3

Furniture and equipment 1966 1966

Box 1, Folder 4

Furniture and equipment 1967 1967

Box 1, Folder 5

Photographs, outside of building

Box 1, Folder 6

Dedication, correspondence and photographs, 1967 1967

Box 1, Folder 7

Master building specs, 1987 1987

Box 1, Folder 8

Master building specs, with changes, 1987 1987

Box 1, Folder 9

Architects – summary and drawings [ca. 1987] ca. 1987

Box 1, Folder 10

[Architects – transparencies, ca. 1987] ca. 1987

Box 1, Folder 11

Articles, clippings, etc., 1965-98 1965-98

Box 1, Folder 12

Meyer articles 1987-89 1987-89

Box 2, Folder 1

Annual reports, 1967-79 1967-79

Box 2, Folder 2

Annual reports, 1980-90 1980-90

Box 2, Folder 3

Meyer catalog – history, specs, and generalities, 1963-78 1963-78

Box 2, Folder 4

Meyer catalog – filing specs

Box 2, Folder 5

Language Lab – historical 1965-85 1965-85

Box 2, Folder 6

Language Lab/Meyer merger 1987 1987

Box 2, Folder 7

Meyer Program Renewal – early beginnings to 6/30/85 6/30/85

Box 2, Folder 8

Meyer Program Renewal summary 1987 1987

Box 2, Folder 9

Smoking 1966-67, 1984 1966-67, 1984

Box 2, Folder 10

Miscellaneous re staff 1979 1979

Box 3, Folder 6

Copies of documents re Meyer history

Box 4, Folder 1

Photos: baseball game, staff v. students 1981 1981

Box 4, Folder 2

Photos: 2 staff members

Box 4, Folder 3

Photos: staff parties

Box 4, Folder 4

Photos: Meyer party 1983 1983

Box 4, Folder 5

Photos: miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 6

Photo album of Meyer staff 1966-74 1966-74

Box 4, Folder 7

Report on Future Meyer Program 1986

 

Timothy Portwood, Patton speech 2006 Nov 16

Physical Description: 1 computer file(s) (MP3)
 

Videorecording 2006

Physical Description: 1 computer file(s) (MP4)
Box 3, Folder 4

Stewart Brand at Meyer's 40th Anniversary 12/1/2006

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (DVCAM)
Box 3, Folder 5

40th anniversary flyers 2006

Box 3, Folder 7

Digital printouts of photos

 

Photographs

Photographs

 

Portwood, Timothy

Physical Description: 4 computer file(s) (TIFF)