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Guide to the Stanford University, Committee of Educational Inquiry, Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0113
    Creator: Stanford University. Committee of Educational Inquiry.
    Title: Stanford University, Committee of Educational Inquiry, records
    Dates: 1952-1957
    Physical Description: 1 Linear feet
    Summary: Records include correspondence, minutes, reports, newsletters, and other materials, 1952-57. Nationally, the committees considered three basic topics: aims of liberal arts education, curriculum, and methods of instruction. The Stanford committee addressed the issues of college credit for high school work and the relative merits of the semester and quarter systems. Also included in the collection are minutes, correspondence, and agendas concerning the spring 1957 program of the California Folklore Society, held at Stanford and chaired by Aurelio M. Espinosa, Jr.
    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 Aurelio M. Espinosa, Jr.

    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

    Stanford University, Committee of Educational Inquiry, Records (SC0113). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The Stanford Committee of Educational Inquiry was part of a four-year project involving eleven universities, sponsored by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, to enlist faculty aid in the formulation of educational policies. The members of the Stanford committee were Graham P. Du Shane, George S. Parks, William C. Bark, and Aurelio M. Espinosa, Jr.

    Description of the Collection

    Records include correspondence, minutes, reports, newsletters, and other materials, 1952-1957. Nationally, the committees considered three basic topics: aims of liberal arts education, curriculum, and methods of instruction. The Stanford committee addressed the issues of college credit for high school work and the relative merits of the semester and quarter systems. Also included in the collection are minutes, correspondence, and agendas concerning the spring 1957 program of the California Folklore Society, held at Stanford and chaired by Aurelio M. Espinosa, Jr.

    Access Terms

    Bark, William Carroll, 1908-
    California Folklore Society.
    Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
    Du Shane, Graham Phillips, 1910-
    Espinosa, Aurelio Macedonio, 1907-
    Parks, George Sutton, 1894-
    Stanford University. Committee of Educational Inquiry.
    Educational planning.
    Universities and colleges--Planning.
    Universities and colleges--Administration