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Guide to the Donald Bertrand Tresidder, President of Stanford University, Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Arrangement note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0151
    Creator: Tresidder, Donald Bertrand, 1894-1948
    Title: Donald Bertrand Tresidder, president of Stanford University, records
    Dates: 1918-1950 (bulk 1942-1949)
    Bulk Dates: 1942-1949
    Physical Description: 20 linear feet (40 boxes)
    Summary: Office files of the President's Office during Tresidder's tenure as President, 1943-1948. Also included is some material from the earlier presidency of Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur, who became Chancellor of the University in 1942.
    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

    These records were received by the Stanford University Archives via administrative transfer from the Office of the President in 1968.

    Information about Access

    Files in Series 7 are restricted until January 1, 2025. Otherwise the records are 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,] Donald Bertrand Tresidder, President of Stanford University, Records (SC0151). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    A Stanford graduate (A.B. 1919, M.D. 1927), Donald Tresidder was President of the Curry Company of Yosemite Park (1925-1948), a member of the Stanford Board of Trustees and its President (1939-1942), and fourth President of Stanford University (1943-1948).

    Description of the Collection

    Office files of the President's Office during Tresidder's tenure as President, 1943-1948. Also included is material from the earlier presidency of Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur, who became Chancellor of the University in 1942.

    Arrangement note

    The records are arranged in eight series: General Files; Departments; Military Programs; Funds; Scholarships and Fellowships; Disbanding of Sororities on Campus; Restricted Files; and Speeches.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University--Administration.
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University--Presidents.
    Stanford University. President's Office.
    Tresidder, Donald Bertrand, 1894-1948
    Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949
    Military training.
    Sororities
    World War, 1939-1945