Guide to the First Million for Stanford Collection

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0452
Title: First million for Stanford collection
Dates: 1921-1945
Bulk Dates: 1921-1927
Physical Description: 1.25 Linear feet
Summary: This collection pertains to the fund-raising efforts launched in 1922 to raise $3 million for the Stanford University endowment fund. Included are correspondence, largely of Ray Lyman Wilbur, reports, alumni lists, subscription lists, a campaign manual, and clippings. There is one item that concerns University fund-raising from 1945.
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, 1972.

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

First Million for Stanford Collection (SC0452). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

This collection pertains to the fund-raising efforts began in 1922 to raise $3 million for the Stanford University endowement fund. Included in the collection are correspondence, reports, alumni lists, subscription lists, a campaign manual, and the clippings. The correspondence is largely to and from Ray Lyman Wilbur. There is one item that pertains to University fund-raising from 1945.

Access Terms

Stanford University--Alumni.
Stanford University--Finance.
Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949
Universities and colleges --Finance.


Collection Contents

 

Records

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence 1922

Box 1, Folder 2

Clippings 1922

Box 1, Folder 3

Form letters, instructions, lists, etc. 1922

Box 1, Folder 4

Third Million - subscription reports 1922-1923

Box 1, Folder 5

Publicity and cultivation program

Box 1, Folder 6

Campaign manual ("Second Million")

Box 1, Folder 7

Stanford Medical Million - reports and rosters

Box 1, Folder 8

Returns from Pasadena and Los Angeles 1922

Box 1, Folder 9

General committee list 1922

Box 1, Folder 10

Lists (various)

Box 1, Folder 11

District No. 1 list of workers

Box 1, Folder 12

Memoranda, 1921-22 1921-1922

Box 1, Folder 13

Student returns

Box 1, Folder 14

Responses to Wilbur's 3/18/26 letter 1926

Box 1, Folder 15

Correspondence, 1927 1927

Box 2, Folder 1

Third million campaign

Box 2, Folder 2

Endowment Fund subscriptions

Box 2, Folder 3

Endowment Fund subscriptions (marked "pledges")

Box 2, Folder 4

Report on student body pledges

Box 2, Folder 5

Master list

Box 2, Folder 6

Third million - team reports 1922

Box 2, Folder 7

Third million - major report 1922

Box 2, Folder 8

Alumni lists

Box 2, Folder 9

Alumni lists

Box 2, Folder 10

Alumni lists

Box 2, Folder 11

Alumni lists (mixed cities)

Box 3, Folder 1

First million chairmen

Box 3, Folder 2

District No. 2 (San Francisco) - major report 1923

Box 3, Folder 3

Alameda County - major report 1922

Box 3, Folder 4

San Francisco - team lists

Box 3, Folder 5

Palo Alto - report 1922

Box 3, Folder 6

Missouri - report 1922

Box 3, Folder 7

Medical million, correspondence and reports 1922

Box 3, Folder 8

Geographical and class breakdown 1922-1924

Box 3, Folder 9

Preliminary working draft [of gift procurement program] 1945 May 15