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Guide to the James J. Sheehan Records Concerning the Stanford University Commission on Undergraduate Education
SC1009  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC1009
    Title: James J. Sheehan records concerning the Stanford University Commission on Undergraduate Education
    Dates: 1974-1995
    Bulk Dates: 1993-1995
    Physical Description: 2.5 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

    The materials were the gift of James Sheehan, 2010.

    Information about Access

    The materials are open for research use.

    Cite As

    James J. Sheehan Records Concerning the Stanford University Commission on Undergraduate Education (SC1009). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The Commission on Undergraduate Education was created by Stanford University President Gerhard Casper in April 1993; it was charged with a comprehensive, year-long study of undergraduate education. James J. Sheehan, professor of history, was appointed its chair.

    Scope and Contents note

    The records include minutes, reports, correspondence, memoranda, press coverage, and background materials. Background materials of notes include press coverage on the CIV/Western Culture debate at Stanford, 1986-1990; and a report by James L. Gibbs, "Stanford Undergraduate Education in the Seventies: A Call for Educating the Whole Person" 1974.

    Access Terms

    Gibbs, James Lowell.
    Sheehan, James J.
    Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Curricula.;
    Stanford University.. Commission on Undergraduate Education..
    Education, Higher--Aims and objectives.--California