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Guide to the J. E. Wallace Sterling Speeches
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Arrangement note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0557
    Creator: Sterling, J. E. Wallace, (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-1985.
    Title: J. E. Wallace Sterling speeches
    Dates: 1949-1964
    Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet
    Summary: Collection of President Sterling's speeches covering the years 1949 to 1964. Does not include every speech he made during those years. The format of the speeches includes typescripts, press releases, photocopies, and published versions.
    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

    Cite As

    [Identification of item], J. E. Wallace Sterling Speeches (SC0557). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    J. E. Wallace Sterling was president of Stanford University from 1949 to 1968. During his 19 years in office, Stanford's endowment nearly doubled, the faculty increased 170 percent, graduate programs were improved, major building plans were completed, the Medical School was moved to campus from San Francisco, and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center was built. After his retirement in 1968, Sterling was named University Chancellor.

    Scope and Contents note

    This collection of President Sterling's speeches covers the years 1949 to 1964 but does not include every speech he made during those years. The format of the speeches includes typescripts, press releases, photocopies, and published versions.

    Arrangement note

    The speeches are arranged chronologically.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University--Presidents.
    Stanford University--Public Relations.