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Guide to the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences Records
SC1055  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC1055
    Creator: Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Stanford, Calif.).
    Creator: Tyler, Ralph Winfred, 1902-
    Creator: Wilson, O. Meredith, 1909-1998.
    Title: Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences records
    Dates: 1952-2010
    Physical Description: 53 Linear feet
    Summary: Administrative records of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences include executive director's correspondence, Board of Directors meeting minutes and agendas, financial records, reports, grant files, statistical information on Center fellows, and other records.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    The records were transferred to the Stanford University Archives by the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in August 2011 and August 2012.

    Information about Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    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

    [identification of item], Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences Records (SC1055). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University (CASBS) is a national and international resource that exists to extend knowledge of the principles governing human behavior to help solve the critical problems of contemporary society. CASBS offers a residential postdoctoral fellowship program for scientists and scholars from this country and abroad. Since 1954, CASBS fellowships have been awarded to scholars working in a diverse range of disciplines. These include the five core social and behavioral disciplines of anthropology, economics, political science, psychology and sociology as well as scholars from a wide range of humanistic disciplines, education, linguistics and the biological sciences.

    Scope and Contents

    Administrative records of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences include correspondence of the executive director, Board of Directors meeting minutes and agendas, financial records, reports, grant files, statistical information on Center fellows, and other records.

    Access Terms

    Social sciences--Research.
    Social sciences--Study and teaching.