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Guide to the Stanford University, University Services, Records
SC0040  
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Description
Correspondence, with some reports, minutes, and pamphlets, relating to the activities of the University Services Office. Subjects include the Army Specialized Training Program, California Professional Survey for the War Manpower Commission, Food Research Institute project on food in Germany, tropical disease survey in Guatemala, foreign relief and rehabilitation research, and the development of Stanford scientific research facilities, particularly the Ryan High Voltage Laboratory. The collection also includes other papers relating to Dr. Hanna's work at Stanford and with various national committees; correspondents include Ray Lyman Wilbur and Donald B. Tresidder.
Background
The University Services office of Stanford University (1942-1954) was established to carry out a program of service on a contractual basis, focusing on the region, the nation, international studies, and business and industry. Paul R. Hanna, professor in the School of Education, was its first director, serving from 1942-1944.
Extent
3 Linear feet
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.