Guide to the Robert E. Swain Papers

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

Call Number: SC0039
Creator: Swain, Robert E. (Robert Eccles), 1875-1961.
Title: Robert E. Swain papers
Dates: 1916-1938
Physical Description: 1 Linear feet
Summary: Correspondence between Dr. Swain and Stanford President Ray Lyman Wilbur regarding the Chemistry Department and records pertaining to the honor system in the Chemistry Department (1916-1920) and the Cardinal Gun Club (1928-1930).
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, Chemistry Department, 1968.

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

Robert E. Swain Papers (SC0039). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Professor of Chemistry at Stanford (1902-1941; emeritus 1941-1961), head of the Chemistry Department (1917-1941) and acting president of Stanford (1929-1933). Prof. Swain died in 1961.

Description of the Collection

Correspondence between Dr. Swain and Stanford President Ray Lyman Wilbur regarding the Chemistry Department and records pertaining to the honor system in the Chemistry Department (1916-1920) and the Cardinal Gun Club (1928-1930).

Access Terms

Stanford University. Cardinal Gun Club.
Stanford University. Dept. of Chemistry --Faculty.
Swain, Robert E. (Robert Eccles), 1875-1961.
Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949


Collection Contents

 

Papers 1916-1938

Box 1, Folder 1

Honor system in the Chemistry Department records 1916-1920

Scope and Content Note

Constitution, mimeographed announcements, flyers and minutes.
Box 1, Folder 2

Cardinal Gun Club 1928-1930

Scope and Content Note

A small group of Stanford - Palo Alto men including Dr. Swain.
Box 1, Folder 3

Chemistry Department meeting in executive session 1924-1938

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1917-1918; 1919-1925

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1917-1918; 1919-1925

Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1917-1918; 1919-1925

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1917-1918; 1919-1925

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1917-1918; 1919-1925

Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1917-1918; 1919-1925

Box 2, Folder 10

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1925-1932; 1933-1934; 1936-1937

Box 2, Folder 11

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1925-1932; 1933-1934; 1936-1937

Box 2, Folder 12

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1925-1932; 1933-1934; 1936-1937

Box 2, Folder 13

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1925-1932; 1933-1934; 1936-1937

Box 2, Folder 14

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1925-1932; 1933-1934; 1936-1937

Box 2, Folder 15

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1925-1932; 1933-1934; 1936-1937

Box 2, Folder 16

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1925-1932; 1933-1934; 1936-1937

Box 2, Folder 17

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1925-1932; 1933-1934; 1936-1937

Box 2, Folder 18

Correspondence between R.E. Swain and R.L. Wilbur 1925-1932; 1933-1934; 1936-1937