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Wilbur (Ray Lyman), President of Stanford University, Papers
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  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Ray Lyman Wilbur, president of Stanford University, papers
    creator: Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman)
    Identifier/Call Number: SC0064A
    Physical Description: 172.5 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1951
    Abstract: Administrative files from the president's office. The material dates primarily from the administration of Ray Lyman Wilbur, but the last boxes extend into the terms of Presidents Tresidder and Sterling. Included is correspondence relating to administrative, financial, and educational affairs at Stanford, particularly as relates to departments and schools, athletics, organizations, buildings, clubs, individuals, and the Stanford Medical School.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Ray Lyman Wilbur graduated from Stanford University (B.S.1896, M.S. 1897) and from Cooper Medical College (M.D. 1899). He served as lecturer and professor of physiology and of medicine (1897-1903), Dean of the Cooper Medical College (Stanford) (1911-1916), third President of Stanford University (1916-1943), Chancellor of Stanford University, and Secretary of the Interior (September 1929-1933) under President Hoover.

    Access

    Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ray Lyman Wilbur, president of Stanford University, Papers (SC0064A). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Acquisition Information

    The records were transferred from the President's Office in 1965.

    Biography

    Ray Lyman Wilbur graduated from Stanford University (B.S. 1896, M.S. 1897) and from Cooper Medical College (M.D. 1899). He served as lecturer and professor of physiology and of medicine (1897-1903), Dean of the Cooper Medical College (Stanford)(1911-1916), third President of Stanford University (1916-1943), Chancellor of Stanford University, and Secretary of the Interior (September 1929-1933) under President Hoover.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection consists of administrative files from the President's Office. The material dates primarily from the administration of Ray Lyman Wilbur, but the last boxes extend into the terms of Presidents Tresidder and Sterling. Included is correspondence relating to administrative, financial, and educational affairs at Stanford, particularly as relates to departments and schools, athletics, organizations, buildings, clubs, individuals, and the Stanford Medical School. The student organizations represented in the collection include Glee Club, Rifle Club, Cosmopolitan Club, Dramatic Council, Flying Club, Chapparal, the Men's Council, the Women's Council, the YMCA, the YWCA, and the ASSU. Other folders of note include Board of Athletic Control, Branner Seismometer Station, Dean of Men, Dean of Women, Defense (various civilian defense issues during World War II), Military Science, and Military Training (on campus during World War I).

    Arrangement

    The papers are arranged chronologically by academic year and then alphabetically by folder title.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Bennett, John E.
    Zinser, Hans.
    Wittman, Joseph van Beuren.
    Townley, S. D.
    Fuller, W. Palmer.
    Sterling, J. E. Wallace (John Ewart Wallace)
    Stanford University -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
    Spragens, Thomas A.
    Sloss, Leon.
    Shedd, Margaret,
    Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman)
    Rice, Jack.
    Reynolds, Ralph.
    Newhall, W. Mayo.
    Jordan, David Starr
    Manspeaker, Alfred F.
    Morgan, Percy T.
    Tresidder, Donald Bertrand
    Jones, Josephine.
    Hopkins, Timothy.
    Jacobson, David S.
    Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922
    Stanford University. Office of the President
    Hodgson, Caspar.
    Faust, Clarence H. (Clarence Henry)
    Spragens, Thomas A.
    Townley, S. D.
    Evans, Samuel A.
    Cubberley, Ellwood Patterson
    Eells, Charles P.
    Walker, Frank Fish
    Davis, Horace
    Crary, Gordon R.
    Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman)
    Luce, Henry R. (Henry Robinson)
    Crary, Allan R.
    Manspeaker, Alfred F.
    Morgan, Percy T.
    Cross, Harold H. U.
    Cutler, Leland W.
    Reynolds, Ralph
    Rice, Jack
    Ditz, George A.
    Shedd, Margaret Cochran
    Hoover, Herbert
    Sloss, Leon
    Stanford, Josiah Winslow
    Hodgson, Caspar
    Arnold, Ralph.
    Berner, Bertha.
    Jacobson, David S.
    Bennett, John E.
    Jones, Josephine
    Castle, Otis.
    Jordan, Jessie Knight
    Cutler, Leland W.
    Hopkins, Timothy
    Ditz, George A.
    Durand, William Frederick
    Eells, Charles P.
    Evans, Samuel A.
    Eurich, Alvin C. (Alvin Christian)
    Crary, Allan R.
    Cross, Harold H. U.
    Stanford, Thomas Welton
    Crary, Gordon R.
    Crothers, George E. (George Edward)