Guide to the Relations of Salary to Title in American Universities Collection

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0800
Creator: Stillman, John Maxson, 1852-1923.
Title: Relations of salary to title in American universities collection
Dates: 1906-1907
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Summary: 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.
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

Relations of Salary to Title in American Universities Collection (SC0800). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

John Maxson Stillman was professor of chemistry at Stanford University.

Description of the Collection

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.

Access Terms

Stanford University--Faculty.
Stillman, John Maxson, 1852-1923.
University of California, Berkeley --Faculty.
College teachers --Salaries, etc.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Papers