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Guide to the Sears Family Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0523
    Creator: Sears family.
    Creator: Sears, Robert R. (Robert Richardson)
    Title: Sears family papers
    Dates: 1903-1985
    Physical Description: 13.5 Linear feet
    Summary: These papers include correspondence, publications, photographs, business papers, genealogical materials, and ephemera of the Sears and Snedden families. Individuals represented in the collection include Jesse B. Sears, Stella Sears, Robert Sears, Pauline Sears, David Snedden, Genevra Snedden, Hope Snedden, and Janet Snedden. The correspondence primarily pertains to personal and family matters, with some mention of professional concerns. Also included are Robert Sears' school papers, from Palo Alto Union High School and from his undergraduate years at Stanford University.
    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 the estate of Pauline Sears, 1993.

    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

    Sears Family Papers (SC0523). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Jesse B. Sears was professor of education at Stanford University from 1912-1942. His son Robert Sears, psychologist, taught at the University of Iowa and at Harvard before joining the Stanford faculty in 1953. Pauline Snedden Sears (Mrs. Robert Sears) taught at Yale and Harvard; at Stanford she was a research associate with the Stanford Center in Research and Development in Teaching and administrator of the Elementary Teaching Training Program. David Snedden, Stanford class of 1897, was professor of education at Teacher's College of Columbia University from 1900 to 1935.

    Description of the Collection

    These papers include correspondence, publications, photographs, business papers, genealogical materials, and ephemera of the Sears and Snedden families. Individuals represented in the collection include Jesse B. Sears, Stella Sears, Robert Sears, Pauline Sears, David Snedden, Genevra Snedden, Hope Snedden, and Janet Snedden. The correspondence primarily pertains to personal and family matters, with some mention of professional concerns. Also included are Robert Sears' school papers, from Palo Alto Union High School and from his undergraduate years at Stanford University.

    Access Terms

    Sears family.
    Sears, Jesse Brundage, 1876-1973
    Sears, Pauline Snedden.
    Sears, Robert R. (Robert Richardson)
    Sears, Stella Richardson.
    Snedden family.
    Snedden, David, 1868-1951
    Snedden, Genevra Sisson, b. 1873-
    Snedden, Hope.
    Snedden, Janet.
    Stanford University--Curriculum..
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University--Students.
    Educators --Family relationships.
    Families
    Psychologists --Family relationships.