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Guide to the Stanford University, News and Publications Service, Records
SC0122  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Description of the Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0122
    Creator: Stanford University. News Service.
    Title: Stanford University, News and Publications Service, records
    Dates: 1931-2011
    Physical Description: 306 Linear feet (circa 120,000 photographs)
    Summary: Records include subject files compiled by the News Service in the course of its work, news releases prepared by the News Service, proof sheets of photographs produced by the News Service photographers, taped interviews, office files of the Director of News and Publications Service and of the directors of the individual units, news clippings, and miscellaneous photographic and printed material. Also included are diploma date blocks (for diploma printing).
    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

    Administrative transfer, News and Publications Service.

    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

    Stanford University, News Service, Records (SC0122). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Other Finding Aids

    Circulating proofs index: http://purl.stanford.edu/nt832jk4572 

    Description of the Collection

    The Stanford News Service is part of the Office of University Communications. The News Service reports and disseminates much of the University's news, via the STANFORD REPORT daily news email. Previously the department was known as the Stanford News and Publications Service, and was a part of the Public Affairs Office. The News Service produced the weekly CAMPUS REPORT (later STANFORD REPORT) and the monthly STANFORD OBSERVER. The News Service was originally created to take over some functions previously performed by the General Secretary's Office. In 1946 a news and information office was created when Frederic O. Glover was appointed Director of Information; when Glover became secretary to the president, Peter C. Allen was named director of Information and Publications. In 1962, The office was expanded and became part of the newly created University Relations Office with Peter Allen as director of Publications and Robert W. Beyers as director of the News Service. News and Publications was again united when Allen was named Associate director of University Relations (and later University editor), and Beyers became director of News and Publications.

    Arrangement

    The materials are arranged by accession and format.

    Access Terms

    Allen, Peter C.
    Bartholomew, Karen
    Bartholomew, Karen
    Beyers, Robert W.
    Glover, Frederic O.
    Peterson, Walter.
    Stanford University--Public relations..
    Stanford University. News Service.
    Stanford University
    News agencies--Stanford University.
    Photojournalism--Stanford University.