Guide to "Becoming Stanford: The Making of an American University" [videorecording]

Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
November 2010
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Overview

Call Number: V0206
Creator: Stanford Channel (Television station : Stanford, Calif.)
Title: "Becoming Stanford: The Making of an American University" [videorecording]
Dates: 1999
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet 2 videotapes (VHS)
Summary: Part 1, "The Founding," covers the origins and building of the university through World War I; highlights include Stanford family history, the first Big Game between Stanford and UC Berkeley, early student life, the rise of tenure, and the 1906 earthquake. Part 2, "The Transformation," covers the development of Stanford as a world-renowned research university; highlights include the administrations of Provost Frederick E. Terman and President J. E. Wallace Sterling, the role of federal funding in the university's expansion, the turmoil of the 1960s, and the growth of new technologies leading to the personal computer revolution.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
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Stanford, CA 94305-6064
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URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

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"Becoming Stanford: The Making of an American University" (V0206). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

Part 1, "The Founding," covers the origins and building of the university through World War I; highlights include Stanford family history, the first Big Game between Stanford and UC Berkeley, early student life, the rise of tenure, and the 1906 earthquake. Part 2, "The Transformation," covers the development of Stanford as a world-renowned research university; highlights include the administrations of Provost Frederick E. Terman and President J. E. Wallace Sterling, the role of federal funding in the university's expansion, the turmoil of the 1960s, and the growth of new technologies leading to the personal computer revolution.

Access Terms

Stanford Channel (Television station: Stanford, Calif.)
Stanford University--History.
Stanford University--History.
Videorecordings.


Collection Contents

Box 1

"Becoming Stanford: The Making of an American University" 1999

Physical Description: 2 videotapes (VHS)