Guide to the Kenneth Pitzer Papers

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0087
Creator: Pitzer, Kenneth S., (Kenneth Sanborn), 1914-1997
Title: Kenneth Pitzer papers
Dates: 1968-1980
Bulk Dates: 1968-1970
Physical Description: 4 Linear feet
Summary: Papers include correspondence, press releases and articles relating to Dr. Pitzer's appointment to and resignation from the presidency of Stanford; his chron files; subject files; and appointment book (Aug. 1969-Aug. 1970).
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 Kenneth Pitzer, 1970, and Bancroft Library, 1998.

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

Kenneth Pitzer Papers (SC0087). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Sixth president of Stanford University, December 1968 to September 1, 1970.

Description of the Collection

Papers include correspondence, press releases and articles relating to Dr. Pitzer's appointment to and resignation from the presidency of Stanford; his chron files; subject files; and appointment book (Aug. 1969-Aug. 1970).

Access Terms

Pitzer, Kenneth S., (Kenneth Sanborn), 1914-1997
Stanford University--Administration.
Stanford University--Presidents.
Universities and colleges--Administration


Collection Contents

 

Series 1 Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence re resignation, A – K

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence re resignation, L – Z

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence with Trustees

Box 1, Folder 4

Press releases, news articles

 

Accession ARCH-1998-074 Additional Material

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence A - K Pitzer resignation from Stanford

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence L - Z Pitzer resignation from Stanford

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence with Trustees Pitzer resignation from Stanford

Box 1, Folder 4

Stanford, 1970

Box 1, Folder 5

Stanford, later items to 1980

Box 1, Folder 6

Stanford trip - August 26-28, 1968

Box 1, Folder 6

Stanford trip - Sept. 9-12, 1968

Box 1, Folder 7

Stanford appointment

Box 1, Folder 8

Architecture at Stanford

Box 1, Folder 9

Brandin, Alf E.

Box 1, Folder 10

Candidates (misc.)

Box 1, Folder 11

Clippings 1968 Aug. - Sept.

Box 1, Folder 12

Glaser, Robert J.

Box 2, Folder 1

Stanford trip, Sept. 18-21, 1968

Box 2, Folder 2

Stanford Trustees, 1968

Box 2, Folder 3

Cuthbertson, Kenneth, 1968

Box 2, Folder 4

Re students or student matters, 1968

Box 2, Folder 5

Discussion with Stanford students (Sept. 1968)

Box 2, Folder 6

Stanford Daily

Box 2, Folder 7

Chemistry Dept - Stanford

Box 2, Folder 8

Law School

Box 2, Folder 9

Stanford - Library

Box 2, Folder 10

Cleaver case

Box 2, Folder 11

Stanford - H&S budget

Box 2, Folder 12

Stanford - Humanities & Sciences

Box 2, Folder 13

KSP acknowledgements re Stanford appointment - first half of alphabet

Box 2, Folder 14

KSP acknowledgements re Stanford appointment - second half of alphabet

Box 3, Folder 1

Re Stanford appointment - no reply

Box 3, Folder 2

Acknowledge of appointment from Stanford people

Box 3, Folder 3

Hoover Institute

Box 3, Folder 4

Stanford Academic Council, 1968-69

Box 3, Folder 5

Stanford Academic Council, 1969-70

Box 3, Folder 6

Stanford Senate, 1968-69

Box 3, Folder 7

Stanford Senate, 1969-70

Box 3, Folder 8

Stanford Appointment and Tenure Policy

Box 4, Folder 1

AAUP - governance of University

Box 4, Folder 2

Executive Organization & Personnel Advisory Committee

Box 4, Folder 3

University Advisory Committee

Box 4, Folder 4

B.Y.U. issue

Box 4, Folder 5

Stanford Research Institute

Box 4, Folder 6

Resignation clippings, etc., 1970

Box 4, Folder 7

Press releases, news articles Pitzer resignation from Stanford

Box 4, Folder 8

Stanford misc. financial information

Box 4, Folder 9

Stanford University misc. 1968

Box 5, Folder 1

Dr. Pitzer's Chronological file Stanford material, Aug. - Nov. 1968

Box 5, Folder 2

Reading file, December 1968

Box 5, Folder 3

Reading file, January 1969

Box 5, Folder 4

Reading file, February 1969

Box 5, Folder 5

Reading file, March 1969

Box 5, Folder 6

Reading file, April 1969

Box 5, Folder 7

Reading file, May 1969

Box 6, Folder 1

Reading file, June 1969

Box 6, Folder 2

Reading file, July 1969

Box 6, Folder 3

Reading file, August 1969

Box 6, Folder 4

Reading file, September 1969

Box 6, Folder 5

Reading file, October 1969

Box 6, Folder 6

Reading file, November 1969

Box 6, Folder 7

Reading file, December 1969

Box 6, Folder 8

Reading file, January 1970

Box 7, Folder 1

Reading file, February 1970

Box 7, Folder 2

Reading file, March 1970

Box 7, Folder 3

Reading file, April 1970

Box 7, Folder 4

Reading file, May 1970

Box 7, Folder 5

Reading file, June 1970

Box 8, Folder 1

Reading file, July 1970

Box 8, Folder 2

Reading file, Sept. 1970 - June 1971

Box 8, Folder 3

Appointment book, Aug. 1969 - Aug. 1970