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Guide to the Stanford University, Centennial Office, Records
SC0696  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0696
    Creator: Stanford University. Centennial Office.
    Title: Stanford University, Centennial Office, records
    Dates: 1891-1991
    Bulk Dates: 1979-1991
    Physical Description: 36.5 Linear feet (73 boxes)
    Summary: Records include correspondence, minutes, proposals, publications, publicity, photographs, research materials on centennial celebrations at other universities, videotapes, and other materials.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University Libraries.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    The records were received via administrative transfer in 1989, as well as collected by the Stanford University Archives from various sources, 1989-2011.

    Information about Access

    This collection is 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], Stanford University, Centennial Office, Records (SC0696). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Stanford University began its centennial celebrations in 1985, the centennial of the Founding Grant, and continued through 1991, the centennial of the university's opening day. Highlights included the Cornerstone Weekend in 1987 with classes, panels, and addresses by George P. Shultz, Bernardo Sepulveda Amor of Mexico, and Joe Clark of Canada; a visit from Mikhail Gorbachev; and a weekend finale in 1991 featuring roundtables with Stanford faculty and national figures such as George Shultz, Ted Koppel, Bill Clinton, Milton Friedman, Peter Sellars, and Jack Valenti, and a stadium spectacular with performances by Whoopi Goldberg, Bobby McFerrin, Hiroshima, Joan Baez, and others.

    Description of the Collection

    The records include correspondence, minutes, proposals, publications, publicity, photographs, research materials on centennial celebrations at other universities, videotapes, and other materials.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University--Anniversaries, etc..
    Stanford University. Centennial Office.
    Stanford University Centennial.
    Universities and colleges--Anniversaries, etc.