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Guide to the Relations of Salary to Title in American Universities Collection
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Description
Stanford president David Starr Jordan issued a circular letter in October 1906 to college presidents and faculty on the issue "should the same salary be paid to men bearing the same title." Included in this collection are the letters received and John Maxson Stillman's resulting article, in typescript form and as published in SCIENCE (February 15, 1907). The majority of the letters are from faculty at Stanford and the University of California, Berkeley; other colleges represented include Cornell, University of Chicago, Harvard, University of Michigan, and University of Wisconsin.
Background
John Maxson Stillman was professor of chemistry at Stanford University.
Extent
0.5 linear foot
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.