Guide to the Stanford University, Housing Advisory Committee, Records

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0175
Creator: Stanford University. Housing Advisory Committee.
Title: Stanford University, Housing Advisory Committee, records
Dates: 1968-1974
Physical Description: 1 Linear feet
Summary: Records include correspondence, notes, data, draft and final report, committee meeting minutes, newsclippings, and other documents assembled by committee chairman, Professor Gordon Wright.
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, Gordon Wright, 1977.

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.
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Cite As

Stanford University, Housing Advisory Committee, Records (SC0175). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The ad hoc Housing Advisory Committee, established in 1969 by the President of Stanford University, studied the possibilities of development of low and middle income housing on Stanford land; final recommendations were submitted in 1974.

Description of the Collection

Records include correspondence, notes, data, draft and final report, committee meeting minutes, newsclippings, and other documents assembled by committee chairman, Professor Gordon Wright.

Access Terms

Stanford University. Housing Advisory Committee.
Wright, Gordon.
Clippings.
Minutes.
Public housing.
Reports.
Universities and colleges --Planning.


Collection Contents

 

Records

Box 1, Folder 1

Low Cost Housing Committee 1969 Apr 12

Scope and Content Note

(appointed by Acting President Glasser, November 1968) : Final report. (20 leaves, two xerographic copies)
Box 1, Folder 2

Housing Advisory Committee Charge and Board of Trustees Approval 1969

Scope and Content Note

Pres. Kenneth Pitzer's charge to the Ad Hoc Housing Advisory Committee, 29 October 1969.; Approval of recommendation of the Board's Committee on Land Development, 13 June 1969.
Box 1, Folder 3

Committee Meetings with the Board of Trustees and President Pitzer 1969 Dec-1970 Mar

Scope and Content Note

Minutes and correspondence
Box 1, Folder 4

Housing Advisory Committee Meetings 1969 Nov 12-1970 Apr 23

Scope and Content Note

Minutes
Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence 1969

Scope and Content Note

Includes - Report of Alan S. Maremont, 28 October 1969; Junior faculty housing survey, January 1969; E.A. Scoles Junior faculty housing proposal, November 1969; Stanford Housing Research Group
Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence 1969 Oct-1970 Jan

Scope and Content Note

Re: Committee membership
Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence 1970 Jan

Scope and Content Note

Includes - Stanford Conservation Group's report to the Committee; Minutes of a "grass roots" meeting to discuss Stanford's responsibilities in ecology and housing crises, 7 January 1970
Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence 1970 Feb-May

Scope and Content Note

Includes - comments from Stanford's legal advisors
Box 1, Folder 9

Committee Notes and Data 1969-1970

Scope and Content Note

Abstracted data from P.A. Wilson's "The effect of Stanford University on the local housing market" (1969); Santa Clara County Planning Dept.'s "The housing situation: 1969, Santa Clara County" (1969)
Box 1, Folder 10

#1 Draft of Committee Report Undated

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, data and notes
Box 1, Folder 11

#1 Draft of Committee Report Undated

Scope and Content Note

Draft (n.d.) "For discussion only" (25 leaves, typescript with annotations)
Box 1, Folder 12

#2 Draft of Committee Report 1970 Apr 30

Scope and Content Note

Draft (30 April 1970) (21 leaves, xerographic and typescript, with annotations)
Box 1, Folder 13

#2 Draft of Committee Report Undated

Scope and Content Note

Draft (n.d.) Second working copy? (25 leaves. Xerographic copy, with annotations)
Box 1, Folder 14

Final Report of the President's Ad Hoc Housing Advisory Committee 1970 May 12

Scope and Content Note

Professor Gordon Wright, chairman. 12 May 1970. (52 leaves. Xerographic copy. two copies.)
Box 1, Folder 15

Final Report of the President's Ad Hoc Housing Advisory Committee 1970 May 12

Scope and Content Note

Professor Gordon Wright, chairman. 12 May 1970. (75 leaves. Xerographic copy. With additional appendices.)
Box 1, Folder 16

Abramovitz, Moses (Professor of Economics at Stanford) Undated

Scope and Content Note

Comments on the Final Report of the President's Ad Hoc Committee. n.d. (6 leaves. Xerographic copy. two copies)
Box 2, Folder 17

Correspondence 1970 Jun

Scope and Content Note

Includes - Petition signed by 56 residents in favor of low cost housing
Box 2, Folder 18

Correspondence 1970 Jul-Nov

Scope and Content Note

Includes - Palo Alto City Managers staff report on the problem of housing in Palo Alto, July 1970; KMC draft of statement for the Palo Alto Council, July 1970; Yale University memo re: Yale's participation in community housing. (n.d.)
Box 2, Folder 19

Correspondence 1971

Scope and Content Note

Includes - Low/Moderate Income Housing Hearing, Stanford University, July 1971
Box 2, Folder 20

Correspondence 1972

Scope and Content Note

Re: Frenchman's Terrace. Includes - Palo Alto Dept of Planning staff report on pre-zoning of terrace area (first and revised drafts, September 1972); Palo Alto Planning Commission environmental impact report.
Box 2, Folder 21

Correspondence 1974

Box 2, Folder 22

Palo Alto Planning Commission 1970 Jan 7-1972 Oct 4

Scope and Content Note

Minutes
Box 2, Folder 23

Mid Penninsula Citizens for Fair Housing Undated

Scope and Content Note

Mailers
Box 2, Folder 24

News Clippings Undated

Box 2, Folder 25

News Clippings Undated

Box 2, Folder 26

News Clippings Undated

Box 2, Folder 27

News Clippings Undated

Box 2, Folder 28

News Clippings Undated

Box 2, Folder 29

Additional publications 1970

Scope and Content Note

Stanford University. Proposal to Department of Housing and Urban Development ... for criteria for industrially produced housing. Technical proposal submitted by Stanford University, 1970. (137 p.); Grass Roots Writing Collective. The promised land: a grass roots report on mid-Penninsula land use. Published by Grass Roots Writing Collective in cooperation with the Stanford Chaparral. Palo Alto: 1970.