Guide to the Willard Gurdon Oxtoby Papers

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0719
Creator: Oxtoby, Willard Gurdon.
Title: Willard Gurdon Oxtoby papers
Dates: 1950-1955
Physical Description: 1.25 Linear feet
Summary: Collection consists of syllabi, exam schedules, reading lists, bibliographies, class handouts, and Oxtoby's notes and papers from classes he took at Stanford in history, humanities, philosophy, and political science, 1952-1955.
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

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

Willard Gurdon Oxtoby Papers (SC0719). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Associated Materials

Oxtoby's senior honors thesis can be found in the Stanford University Humanities Honors Program, Senior Honors Theses, Series Pre-1990, Box 15.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Willard G. Oxtoby, religious scholar and founding director of the Centre for Religious Studies at the University of Toronto, earned his A.B. in philosophy at Stanford University in 1955, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Description of the Collection

Collection consists of syllabi, exam schedules, reading lists, bibliographies, class handouts, and Oxtoby's notes and papers from classes he took at Stanford in history, humanities, philosophy, and political science, 1952-1955.

Access Terms

Oxtoby, Willard Gurdon.
Stanford University--Curricula.
Stanford University--Students.
Humanities--Study and teaching (Higher).
Philosophy--Study and teaching (Higher).


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

History II CIV, Winter 1952

Box 1, Folder 2

History 125 Near East, Fall 1953

Box 1, Folder 3

Humanities 61 World Literature, Fall 1952

Box 1, Folder 4

Humanities 100 Colloquium, Fall 1953

Box 1, Folder 5

Humanities 62 World Literature, Winter 1953

Box 1, Folder 6

Humanities 63 World Literature, Spring 1953

Box 1, Folder 7

Humanities R113 Christian Doctrine, Fall 1954

Box 1, Folder 8

Humanities 100 Colloquium, Winter 1954

Box 1, Folder 9

Humanities 100 Colloquium, Spring 1954

Box 1, Folder 10

Humanities 191 Senior Seminar, Fall 1954

Box 1, Folder 11

Humanities 192 Senior Seminar, Winter 1955

Box 1, Folder 12

Humanities 193 Senior Seminar, Spring 1955

Box 1, Folder 13

Humanities R100 Comparative Religion, Spring 1955

Box 1, Folder 14

Humanities 200 Senior Essay, 1954-1955

Box 2, Folder 1

Philosophy 1 Logic, Fall 1952

Box 2, Folder 2

Philosophy 2 Ethics, Winter 1953

Box 2, Folder 3

Philosophy 5 Intro. to Philosophy, Spring 1953

Box 2, Folder 4

Philosophy 181 Philosophy of Language, Spring 1953

Box 2, Folder 5

Philosophy 100 Greek Philosophy, Fall 1953

Box 2, Folder 6

Philosophy 101 Medieval Philosophy, Winter 1954

Box 2, Folder 7

Philosophy 160 Intermediate Logic, Winter 1954

Box 2, Folder 8

Philosophy 102 Modern Philosophy, Spring 1954

Box 2, Folder 9

Philosophy 172 Types of Moral Philosophy, Fall 1954

Box 2, Folder 10

Philosophy 104 Philosophical Background, Winter 1955

Box 2, Folder 11

Philosophy 170 Theory of Value, Winter 1955

Box 2, Folder 12

Philosophy 182 Metaphysics, Spring 1955

Box 2, Folder 13

Philosophy 184 Theory of Knowledge, Spring 1955

Box 2, Folder 14

Political Science, Introduction to Political Thought, Fall 1954

Box 3

Various graded examinations

Access Information

Restricted for 75 years from date of creation.