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Guide to the Stanford University, School of Humanities and Sciences, Tiro Project Collection
SC0956  
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Description
Collection includes slides of project participants, office and classroom space, equipment, source materials, and graphs, 1983-84; two papers by Peter Lyman on the project, 1983-84; Tiro Project Research Reports, 1984-85; transcripts of interviews with faculty who participated in the project, 1983-84; paper by William M. Chace on the project presented at a conference, 1984; and audio cassettes and a transcript of a conversation held in 2006 recalling the project and related academic issues of computer use. Interviewees in 1983-84 include Michael Bratman, John Etchemendy, John Felstiner, Estelle Freedman, Nancy Kollman, Carolyn Lougee, and John Perry.
Background
The Tiro Project (named for Marcus Tullius Tiro, Cicero's slave-amanuensis) was designed to encourage humanities scholars to use computers. It was a joint project between Stanford and IBM between 1982 and 1985.
Extent
0.5 linear foot
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.