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Guide to the William F. Baxter Committee Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0420
    Creator: Baxter, William F., 1929-1998
    Title: William F. Baxter committee records
    Dates: 1966-1973
    Physical Description: 3 Linear feet
    Summary: Minutes, memoranda, correspondence, reports, press releases, clippings, and other items pertaining to Baxter's work as chair of the Committee on Research Policy as well as his work with the Provost's Committee on Economics, the Presidential Search Committee, Committee on Planning and Search in the Dept. of Economics, and the Stanford Campus Homeowners Association. Collection also includes clippings and press releases pertaining to student unrest at Stanford, 1968-1971.
    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

    Gift of William F. Baxter, 1986.

    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

    William F. Baxter Committee Records (SC0420). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    William F. Baxter earned his a.b. at Stanford University in 1951 and his j .d. at Stanford Law School in 1956. He has been on the Stanford Law School faculty since 1960. From 1966 to 1969 he was chairman of the Academic Council's Committee on Research Policy which considered University policy on research contracts and grants in regard to their impact on the University as a whole. One of its directives was to conduct a continuing review of problems relating to classified research.

    Description of the Collection

    This collection documents Baxter's work on university committees, primarily the Academic Council's Committee on Research Policy . The records ,which date from 1966 to 1973 , include minutes, memoranda, correspondence, reports, press releases, and clippings. Other committees represented are the Provost's Committee on Economics, the Presidential Search Committee, Committee on Planning and Search in the Department of Economics, and the Stanford Campus Homeowners Association. The collection also includes clippings and press releases pertaining to student unrest at Stanford, 1968-1971 .

    Access Terms

    Baxter, William F., 1929-1998
    Stanford Campus Homeowners Association.
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University--Presidents.
    Stanford University. Academic Council. Committee on Research Policy.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Economics
    Stanford University. Provost's Committee on Economics.
    College students--Political activity.
    Education, Higher--Research.
    Federal aid to research.
    Student movements--California.