Guide to the Stanford University, President's Office, Sterling-Pitzer transitional records

compiled by Stanford University Archives staff
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
December 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0217
Creator: Stanford University. President's Office.
Title: Stanford University, President's Office, Sterling-Pitzer Transitional Records
Dates: 1946-1960 (bulk 1964-1970)
Bulk Dates: 1964-1970
Physical Description: 15 linear feet (10 boxes)
Summary: These records were generated during the tenure of President Kenneth Pitzer as well as his predecessor J. E. Wallace Sterling. Records are arranged in the following sequence: committees, academic and administrative departments, general files, and materials pertaining to the Stanford Research Institute. Other subjects of note in the general files include the House Un-American Activities Committee, Women's Social Regulations, 1965-68, and Card Stunt at the Air Force Football Game, 1966.
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

Information about Access

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Cite As

[Identification of item], Stanford University, President's Office, Sterling-Pitzer Transitional Records (SC0217). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

J. E. Wallace Sterling, Stanford's fifth president, served from 1949 through 1968. Kenneth Pitzer took office on December 1, 1968 and served until September 1970.

Description of the Collection

These records were generated during the tenure of President Kenneth Pitzer as well as his predecessor J. E. Wallace Sterling. Included are files on committees, academic and administrative departments, and the Stanford Research Institute, as well as general administrative files. Subjects of note in the general files include the House Un-American Activities Committee, women's social regulations, 1965-68, and the card stunt at the Air Force Football Game, 1966.

Arrangement note

Records are arranged in four series: Committees, Academic and Administrative Departments, General Files, and Stanford Research Institute Files.

Access Terms

Pitzer, Kenneth S., (Kenneth Sanborn), 1914-1997
Stanford Research Institute.
Stanford University --Presidents.
Stanford University--Administration.
Stanford University. President's Office.
Sterling, J. E. Wallace, (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-1985
Women college students.


Collection Contents

 

Series 1 Committees

Box 1

Academic Council Committees, 1968-69

Box 1

Academic Council Correspondence, 1963-66

Box 1

Academic Council minutes, 1967-68

Box 1

Academic Council, Executive Committee minutes, 1966-68

Box 1

Academic Senate, 1968-69

Box 1

Academic Senate, 1967-68

Box 1

Admissions of Humanities and Sciences, (ad hoc) Committee, 1967

Box 1

Admissions, undergraduate Committee, 1966-67

Box 1

Advisory Board

Box 1

Advisory committee, University, 1968-69

Box 1

Appellate Board, Special (inactive), 1967

Box 1

Archives, University, Committee, 1965-66

Box 1

ASU Finances, Ad Hoc Committee (terminated), 1970

Box 1

Athletic Committee (terminated), 1966-69

Box 1

Athletic committee, 1965-69

Box 1

Athletics, Committee on (Mr. Glover's file), 1968-69

Box 1

Biology, Ad Hoc committee on Long Range plans for, 1965

Box 1

Committee on University Policy (COUP), miscellaneous correspondence, 1962-68

Box 1

Dinkelspiel Awards, Committee on, 1959-65

Box 1

Educational Opportunities for Disadvantaged Minorities, 1964-66

Box 1

Executive committee Nominating Committee, 1967

Box 2

Educational Program, Stanford, Planning Committee for the Study of (terminated), 1966-67

Box 2

External Awards Committee (Marshall Scholarship Committee), 1964-68

Box 2

Faculty Housing, Sub-committee on, Minutes (Land and Building Development), 1966-69

Box 2

Fulbright Scholarship Committee, 1960-61

Box 2

General Studies, Committee on, correspondence, 1961-67

Box 2

General Studies, Committee on, minutes, 1965-68

Box 2

General Studies Advisors, 1960-64

Box 2

Graduate Division, Committee on, 1966-68

Box 2

Health, University, Committee on, (terminated 1969), 1966-69

Box 2

Interfraternity Board, 1961-66

Box 2

Land and Building Development, Advisory Committee on, 1967-69

Box 2

Land and Building Development, Advisory Committee on, minutes, 1966-67

Box 2

Military Programs, Committee on, 1959-61

Box 2

Miscellaneous Committees, (Sarah Stephanson's file), 1966-67

Box 2

Overseas Campus, Academic council Committee on, 1967

Box 2

Parent's Day coordinating committee, 1962-65

Box 2

Presidential Committees 1967-68

Box 2

Presidential Committees, Students on, 1962-66

Box 2

Presidential Committees-Lists, etc., 1963-66

Box 2

Presidential Committees-Work Sheets, Mr. Glover, 1962-63

Box 2

Public Exercises, Committee on (Mr. Glover's file) 1968-69

Box 2

Public Exercises, 1965-67

Box 2

Public Exercises, Sub-Committee on Camp and West Lectures, 1960-62

Box 2

Public Exercises, Sub-Committee on Commencement and Baccalaureate, 1961-66

Box 2

Public Exercises, Student Guide Service, 1956-63

Box 2

Registrar's Advisory Committee, 1969-70

Box 2

Religious Affairs, Council on, 1960-62

Box 2

Ecumenical Council for Stanford, 1962

Box 2

ROTC, Ad Hoc committee on (terminated), 1968-69

Box 2

Stanford Alumni conference, Faculty Committee, 1966

Box 2

Student Health, Committee on, 1962-65

Box 2

SLAC Coordinating Committee, 1966-68

Box 2

Students on Committees, 1963-66

Box 2

Summer Schools (University of Birmingham, London, Oxford and Scotland), Joint Committee for - Advisory Committee, 1965-68

Box 2

Tresidder Union Committee (terminated), 1966-69

Box 2

Voluntary Stanford Organizations, Sub-Committee on, 1963-64

 

Series 2 Academic and Administrative Departments

Box 3

Admissions, Director of, 1969

Box 3

Admissions (General) 1966-70

Box 3

Admissions A-H, 1966-67

Box 3

Admissions I-Z, 1966-67

Box 3

Admissions - Graduate, 1966-67

Box 3

Admissions - Graduate, 1965-67

Box 3

Admissions, Transfer, 1966-67

Box 3

Aeronautics and Astronautics (School of Engineering), 1963-68

Box 3

Aerospace Studies (Air Force), 1966-68

Box 3

Art and Architecture, 1966

Box 3

Art Dept., New Building for

Box 3

Business, Graduate School of, 1967-68

Box 3

Business Office - Staff/Project Planning - minutes, 1969-70

Box 3

Business Office - Staff/Project Planning - minutes, 1968

Box 3

Business Office (V.P. for Business Affairs), 1967-68

Box 3

Computer Science, Visiting Committee, 1968-69

Box 3

Dean of Students, 1965-68

Box 3

Earth Sciences, School of, 1967-68

Box 3

Earth Sciences, correspondence re new building, 1966-68

Box 3

Earth Sciences, Visiting Committee, 1966-68

Box 3

Education, School of, 1966-69

Box 3

Engineering, School of, 1967

Box 3

Finance, V.P. for, building priorities -- Plant Fund Allocation, 1964

Box 3

Financial Aids, 1965-69

Box 3

Food Service, 1967-68

Box 3

Foreign Visitors office (terminated Sept. 1970), 1970

Box 3

Graduate Division, 1968

Box 3

Hoover Institution, 1967-69

Box 3

Hopkins Marine Station (Te Vega)

Box 3

Humanities and Sciences, 1966-69

Box 3

Humanities and Sciences Committee Meetings, 1968-69

Box 3

Humanities and Sciences (Special Programs), 1967-69

Box 3

Law School, 1967-68

Box 3

Law School, Board of Visitors, 1968

Box 3

Law School, Semester Plan, 1964-65

Box 3

Libraries, 1968-69

Box 3

Medicine, School of, 1967-69

Box 3

Medical School New Building, 1966-68

Box 3

Medical School Visiting Committee, 1968-69

Box 4

Memorial Church, 1966-69

Box 4

Military Science, 1965-69

Box 4

Music, 1968-60

Box 4

Naval Science, 1966-69

Box 4

Overseas Campus program (and directory) 1968-69

Box 4

Overseas Campus program: Stanford in Austria, 1966-69

Box 4

Overseas Campus program: Stanford in Germany, 1966-68

Box 4

Physical Education and Athletics, 1967-69

Box 4

Physical Education and Athletics: Athletic Board, 1967-69

Box 4

Physical Education and Athletics: Football, 1968

Box 4

Physical Education and Athletics: Pat Morrison Affair (personal appearance standards); P.E. Dept. clippings, policy, general info, 1966-68

Box 4

President's Office 1968-69 [empty folder]

Box 4

President, Consultant to, (Terman) 1966-68

Box 4

Vice-Provost, Herbert L. Packer, 1966-69

Box 4

President Pitzer, Special Assistant to (Willard Wyman), academic year 1969-70

Box 4

President's Office, fire in, 1968

Box 4

Research Administration, 1968-69

 

Series 3 General Files

Box 5

Administrative Search, 1966-July 1968

Box 5

Alumni Almanac, 1967-69

Box 5

Stanford (Alumni) Clubs, 1967-68

Box 5

East Bay Stanford clubs, Oakland woman's club, 1969

Box 5

Alumni Club of Bakersfield, 1960-62

Box 5

Alumni Club of Boston, 1966-67

Box 5

Alumni Club of Chicago, 1962-67

Box 5

Alumni Club of New York, 1957-67

Box 5

Alumni Club of Orange County, 1960-67

Box 5

Alumni Club of Phoenix, 1965

Box 5

Alumni Club of San Francisco

Box 5

Alumni Club of Tokyo, Japan, 1960-66

Box 5

Alumni Clubs -- football films (carry), 1957-59

Box 5

Alumni conference, 1968

Box 5

Alumni conference, 1969

Box 5

[Alumni] Stanford conference -- Southern Calif., February 16, 1969

Box 5

Americans Building Constitutionally (ABC)

Box 5

American Council on Education meetings in San Francisco, 1966

Box 5

American Universities Field Staff, 1954-64

Box 5

Applications (Non-Military) re: teaching, 1961, 1967-69

Box 5

Applications (Not-Defined) A-L, 1968-69

Box 5

Applications (Not-Defined) M-Z, 1968-69

Box 5

Applied Electronics Laboratory / Encina (et. al.), correspondence, 1969

Box 5

Articles, 1968-69

Box 6

Associated Students of Stanford University, election, 1968

Box 6

Associated Students of Stanford University, constitution, 1965-69

Box 6

Associated Students of Stanford University President Dennis Hays, 1968-69

Box 6

Associated Students of Stanford University President Cesare Massaranti, 1967-68

Box 6

Associated Students of Stanford University President Peter Lyman, 1967

Box 6

Association of American Colleges, 1965-67

Box 6

Association of College Admissions Counselors, 1967

Box 6

Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 1963-65

Box 6

Association for Higher Education, 1964-67

Box 6

Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities, 1965-69

Box 6

Cabinet, Stanford, 1968-69

Box 6

California Committee to Legalize Abortion, 1966

Box 6

California Dept. of Fish and Game, 1957-59

Box 6

Card Stunt at the Air Force Football Game, 1966

Box 6

Class Ranking, 1967

Box 6

Commencement 1968

Box 6

Commendations, 1966-68

Box 6

Conferences -- Misc. Policies, Problems, etc., 1955-64

Box 6

Conferences -- Off campus, 1966-69

Box 6

Conferences on Educational Objectives, 2/10/1969

Box 6

Conferences on Campus, 1968-69

Box 6

COOR. Council for Higher Education, 1965-68

Box 6

D (General), 1964-68

Box 6

Dean's Council / Meetings, 1962-66

Box 6

Dedications, 1964-67

Box 6

Ditchley Conference, 1968

Box 6

Escondido Village, 1959-66

Box 6

Faculty Club, Stanford, 1966-68

Box 6

Fluoridation of Water Supply, 1968-69

Box 6

Fluoridation committee (never named)

Box 7

Institute for Environmental Health, 1965

Box 7

Institute of Literary Studies at Stanford, 1965

Box 7

Invitations, 1968-69

Box 7

Invitations to Speak (accepted), 1968-69

Box 7

Invitations to Speak (regretted), 1968-69

Box 7

Junior Faculty Forum, 1968

Box 7

McBride, Scott, 1968

Box 7

Midpeninsula Free University (non-current), 1968-69

Box 7

Midpeninsula Observer, 1967-68

Box 7

National Defense Language Institute. Bad Boll, Germany -- Reports from, 1960-61

Box 7

Pacific Eight (AAWU) Eligibility Petitions, Interpretations, 1966-68

Box 7

Parking (non-current), 1964-69

Box 7

Policy: Religion (background on change in policy -- denominational worship on campus), 1965-66

Box 7

Policy: Retirements, 1961

Box 7

Policy: Use and Misuse of Stanford Name

Box 7

Prince William

Box 7

Questions, 1968-69

Box 7

Sacramento Dinner for Stanford Alumni Legislators, 1964-68

Box 7

Sia, Cyril and Mrs. Cyril Sia (Summer Quarter Pres.) 1966-67

Box 7

Speakers, 1965-68

Box 7

Stanford Today and Tomorrow, 1966-68

Box 7

Stanford University Hospital, General Members, 1968-69

Box 7

Student Government Confrontation, 1965-66

Box 7

SLAC Scientific Policy Committee Meeting Minutes, 1962-68

Box 7

Timpany, Frederick P. 1959-65

Box 7

Tolos, Peter C., Research Associates, Inc., 1964-66

Box 8

Travel Grants, Inter-University Committee on, U. S. Dept. of State, 1964-69

Box 8

Trustee Committee Membership, 1964-69

Box 8

Trustees By-Laws (includes revisions made in 1963), 1947-64

Box 8

Trustees Campus Board meetings, 1966-68

Box 8

Trustees Meetings/Schedule/etc., 1965-68

Box 8

Trustee Nominations, 1969

Box 8

Trustees, Board of, President's Annual Report to, 1965-67

Box 8

Tuition Exchange (Plan terminated 1969), 1964-69

Box 8

Tuition Waver, 1964-69

Box 8

Un-American Activities Committee. U.S. House and California State, 1960-61

Box 8

Un-American Activities Committee, clippings

Box 8

Un-American Activities Committee "quotes" re

Box 8

Un-American Activities Committee "Operation Abolition"

Box 8

Un-American Activities Committee. U.S. House and California State, 1946-69

Box 8

USM -- High School Peace Groups, 1966

Box 8

University of California (Financial Aid Problem), 1966-69

Box 8

Upward Bound, 1966

Box 8

Vitae

Box 8

Volunteer Services Center, 1968

Box 8

Walker, Gene (Trustee)

Box 8

Watkins, Dean A. (Trustee)

Box 8

Winds of Freedom Foundation, 1963-65

Box 8

Women's Social Regulations, 1965-68 (working papers during time of the revisional study made in 1966-67, important committee reports)

Box 8

World Affairs Council, 1964-67

 

Series 4 Stanford Research Institute

Box 9

Annual meeting, general members (Trustees), 1963-70

Box 9

Board of Directors, 1969-70

Box 9

Board of Trustees, SU, Proceedings before, April 30, 1969

Box 9

By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation, 1946-70

Box 9

Five-Year Plan, 1967-71

Box 9

International Building and Research Center, 1969

Box 9

International Industrial Conference, 1965-69

Box 9

National Priorities, Forum, Stanford-SRI Conferences, January 15-17, 1970 (terminated)

Box 9

President Charles A. Anderson

Box 9

SCL/Irvine Relocation Exhibit B, Summary Analysis, May 22, 1967

Box 9

Separation from Stanford

Box 9

Stanford Relationship Policy, 1957-69 (SRI Coalition "urge that SRI be brought under closer control by the University," 1969)

Box 9

Inquiries re: Sale of SRI, 1970

Box 9

Stanford Relationship, Relates to Change in Policy of, (Committee to Study Relationship), 1969-70

Box 9

SRI and Student Activism / Vietnam, 1967-69

Box 9

Miscellaneous

Box 10

Two loose-leaf binders: List of Research Briefs 1-13, SRI Long Range Planning Service

Box 10

"A Research Report by the Long Range Planning Service." SRI, Menlo Park, CA

Box 10

#347 U.S. Color Television Guide, May 1968

Box 10

#349 Fire Loss Control, July 1968

Box 10

#350 Computer Programming, July 1968

Box 10

#351 Industrial Textiles, July 1968

Box 10

#352 Synthetic Fibers, August 1968

Box 10

#353 Air Pollution Control, August 1968

Box 10

#356 U. S. Government Data for Business Planner, September 1968

Box 10

#357 A Framework for Operations Planning, September 1968

Box 10

#358 Foamed Plastics, October 1968

Box 10

#360 Under the Sea, October 1968

Box 10

#361 The Changing Public Sector, November 1968

Box 10

#371 Trends in World Petrochemicals, April 1968

Box 10

#374 Fabricated Food, May 1969

Box 10

#375 Sectional Housing, May 1969

Box 10

Subject Index: Long Range Planning Reports, Sept. 1968

Box 10

Subject Index: Long Range Planning Reports, May 1968

Box 10

File Subject Headings for Long Range Planning Service Information Center

Box 10

Report Impact Matrix, September 1968