Guide to the Stanford University, Institute of American History, Records SC0162

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
October 2010

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Title: Stanford University, Institute of American History, records
Identifier/Call Number: SC0162
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 6.25 Linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1938-1973
Summary: The administrative records include correspondence predating the Institute's official founding, correspondence regarding THE CRISIS OF THE UNION (1966), manuscripts of articles, publications, materials relating to conferences, workshops, committees, special scholarships, the Coe fellowships, and other Institute activities.
creator: Stanford University. Institute of American History

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Administrative transfer, History Department: Institute of American History, 1977.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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Cite As

Stanford University, Institute of American History, Records (SC0162). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The Institute was founded in 1942 by Professor Edgar E. Robinson and the Stanford History Department to examine current conceptions of American History, and current methods of presenting American History in the schools, colleges and university.

Description of the Collection

The administrative records include correspondence predating the Institute's official founding, correspondence regarding THE CRISIS OF THE UNION (1966), manuscripts of articles, publications, materials relating to conferences, workshops, committees, special scholarships, the Coe fellowships, and other Institute activities.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Robinson, Edgar E.
Robinson, Edgar E.
Stanford University. Coe Fellowships.
Stanford University. Dept. of History.
Stanford University. Institute of American History
Toynbee, Arnold,, 1889-1975.
Toynbee, Arnold.

 

Records Accession ARCH-1994-005

Box 1, Folder 1

"Historical Bases of Americanism" - note cards, 1952

Box 1, Folder 2

Interpreting American History (E. E. Robinson) - typescript

Box 1, Folder 3

Hystory Syllabi - E. E. RAobinson

Box 1, Folder 4

Seminar 330, 8/16/55 - notes from, book lists

Box 1, Folder 5

Misc. Syllabi, book reviews

Box 1, Folder 6

Scholarship and Cataclysm (E. E. Robinson) - typescript, correspondence, etc.

Box 1, Folder 7

White House Library list, 1963

Box 2, Folder 1

"Adjustment of the College Curriculum to Wartime Conditions and Needs," 1943

Box 2, Folder 2

Correspondence (largely of E. E. Robinson), 1944 - 46

Box 2, Folder 3

History Courses in Junior College & College

Box 2, Folder 4

Inst. of Amer. History - Misc. pubs., memos

Box 2, Folder 5

Misc. Items re. Teaching History

Box 2, Folder 6

Misc. Syllabi

Box 2, Folder 7

NY Times Survey on Teaching of U.S. History in Colleges, 1942

Box 2, Folder 8

Sources: "News of the Nation"

Box 2, Folder 9

Stanford Conf. of Ca. College and Univ. Teachers of American History, 1942

Box 2, Folder 10

Survey on the 11th Year Social Studies

Box 2

Clippings and Publications

Box 3

Clippings and Publications