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Guide to the Orrin Leslie Elliott Correspondence
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0032
    Creator: Elliott, Orrin Leslie.
    Title: Orrin Leslie Elliott correspondence
    Dates: 1892-1914
    Physical Description: 1 Linear feet
    Summary: Incoming and outgoing correspondence of Elliott as registrar, 1892-1914, regarding admissions, curriculum matters, fee structures, appointments, leaves, and administrative business; and general correspondence received by the University, 1891-1892, concerning academic and staff positions, business matters, and appointments. Correspondents include David Starr Jordan, John C. Branner, George E. Crothers, and George A. Clark.
    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

    Administrative transfer, 1965.

    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

    Orrin Leslie Elliott Correspondence (SC0032). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Orrin L. Elliott was appointed president's secretary and registrar of Stanford University in June of 1891. He retired as registrar in 1925, but remained active as registrar emeritus.

    Description of the Collection

    Incoming and outgoing correspondence of Elliott as registrar for the years 1892 to 1914 and general correspondence received by the University, 1891-1892, generally addressed to Leland Stanford. Incoming correspondence to the Registrar includes letters from high schools and colleges concerning which of their courses are accredited for admission to Stanford and which of their students would be acceptable; inter-University letters concerning standing of students, admissions policies, curriculum matters, fee structures, appointments and leaves, Board of Trustee resolutions, and routine administrative business; and letters from students asking for leaves of absence and other matters. letters addressed to leland Stanford concern applications for academic and staff positions; business matters; purchases of books, shell collections, and other academic supplies; and appointments. Correspondents include David Starr Jordan, John C. Branner, George E. Crothers, and George A. Clark. There is also a file of correspondence from W. T. Reid of the Belmont School, 1897-1907.

    Access Terms

    Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922.
    Clark, George A., 1864-1918.
    Crothers, George Edward, 1870-1957.
    Elliott, Orrin Leslie.
    Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
    Stanford University--Administration.
    Stanford University--Admission.
    Stanford University. Registrar's Office.
    Universities and colleges--Admission.
    Universities and colleges--Administration
    Universities and colleges--Curricula.