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Guide to the Kenneth M. Cuthbertson Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0582
    Creator: Cuthbertson, Kenneth M.
    Title: Kenneth M. Cuthbertson Papers
    Dates: 1941-1990
    Physical Description: 76 linear feet (125 boxes)
    Summary: The papers, which include correspondence, minutes, reports, and memoranda, pertain largely to administration, finance, and planning at Stanford University. Specific subjects include the PACE campaign, the Campaign for Stanford, the libraries, the Medical School, student housing and fraternities, the Near West campus as proposed in the 1980s, the Centennial Campaign, admissions, football, and affirmative action.
    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

    The papers were received via administrative transfer, 2000-2001.

    Information about Access

    Requested materials must be reviewed by the university archivist before they are released to patron 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], Kenneth M. Cuthbertson Papers (SC0582). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Kenneth M. Cuthbertson graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford in 1940 and returned after his wartime service in the Navy to earn his MBA in 1947. After seven years in the business world, he returned to Stanford in 1954 as assistant to university president J. E. Wallace Sterling. Cuthbertson was named one of the university's first three vice presidents in 1960. With Sterling and Provost Fred Terman, Cuthbertson helped to define Stanford's goals of attracting top faculty, developing programs to meet their needs and finding endowment support. He organized the two largest fund-raising campaigns in the history of American higher education, the PACE (Plan of Action for a Challenging Era) campaign of 1961-64 and the $300 million Campaign for Stanford, which set another new national benchmark in 1972-77. Following his retirement from Stanford in 1977, Cuthbertson served as president of the James Irvine Foundation in San Francisco and Irvine, Calif. He died in 2000.

    Description of the Collection

    These papers, which include correspondence, minutes, reports, and memoranda, pertain largely to administration, finance, and planning at Stanford University. Specific subjects include the PACE campaign, the Campaign for Stanford, the libraries, the Medical School, student housing and fraternities, the Near West campus as proposed in the 1980s, the Centennial Campaign, admissions, football, and affirmative action.

    Access Terms

    Cuthbertson, Kenneth M.
    Stanford University--Administration.
    Stanford University--Finance.
    Stanford University--Planning.
    Universities and colleges--Administration
    Universities and colleges--Business management