Guide to the Stanford University, University Services, Records

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Library Dept. 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: SC0040
Creator: Stanford University. University Services.
Title: Stanford University, University Services, records
Dates: 1936-1957
Physical Description: 3 Linear feet
Summary: 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.
Language(s): In English.
Repository: Dept. 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

Provenance

Gift of Dr. Paul R. Hanna, 1968.

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

Stanford University, University Services, Records (SC0040). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

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.

Description of the Collection

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.

Access Terms

Hanna, Paul R., 1902-
Stanford University. University Services.
Tresidder, Donald Bertrand, 1894-1948
Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949
Education, Higher --Research.
Stanford in war --World War II.
World War, 1939-1945 --Manpower.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

American Council on Education – Latin American Film Project

Box 1, Folder 2

American Legion Auxiliary Questionnaire

Box 1, Folder 3

Army Map Service

Box 1, Folder 4

Army Specialized Training Program – Official Correspondence – War Department [1 of 3]

Box 1, Folder 5

Army Specialized Training Program – Official Correspondence – War Department [2 of 3]

Box 1, Folder 6

Army Specialized Training Program – Official Correspondence – War Department [3 of 3]

Box 1, Folder 7

ASTD (Army Specialized Training Division) - Engineering

Box 1, Folder 8

ASTD - Professional

Box 1, Folder 9

ASPO (American Society of Planning Officials) – Committee on Education [1 of 2]

Box 1, Folder 10

ASPO (American Society of Planning Officials) – Committee on Education [2 of 2]

Box 1, Folder 11

ASTP (Army Specialized Training Program) – 9L

Box 1, Folder 12

ASTP – Advanced Engineers

Box 1, Folder 13

ASTP – FALS (Foreign Area and Language Studies) – European (Duplicate)

Box 1, Folder 14

ASTP – FALS – Far Eastern [1 of 3]

Box 1, Folder 15

ASTP – FALS – Far Eastern [2 of 3]

Box 1, Folder 16

ASTP – FALS – Far Eastern [3 of 3]

Box 1, Folder 17

ASTP – FALS – Official Correspondence [1 of 2]

Box 1, Folder 18

ASTP – FALS – Official Correspondence [2 of 2]

Box 1, Folder 19

ASTP – FALS – Pre-Professional

Box 1, Folder 20

ASTP – Reserve Program

Box 1, Folder 21

ASTP – Basic Engineers

Box 1, Folder 22

BEW (Board of Economic Welfare) – Peru

Box 1, Folder 23

Bolivian Education

Box 1, Folder 24

Bureau of Reclamation – Power Lines

Box 1, Folder 25

CATS (Civilian Affairs Training School) – Europe

Box 1, Folder 26

Campus Civil Defense – Spring 1942

Box 1, Folder 27

Chinese

Box 1, Folder 28

Central Valley Project #1 [1 of 4]

Box 1, Folder 29

Central Valley Project #1 [2 of 4]

Box 1, Folder 30

Central Valley Project #1 [3 of 4]

Box 1, Folder 31

Central Valley Project #1 [4 of 4]

Box 1, Folder 32

Central Valley Project #2 [1 of 2]

Box 1, Folder 33

Central Valley Project #2 [2 of 2]

Box 1, Folder 34

Central Valley Project – Part I, The Significance of the Problem [1 of 3]

Box 1, Folder 35

Central Valley Project – Part I, The Significance of the Problem [2 of 3]

Box 1, Folder 36

Central Valley Project – Part I, The Significance of the Problem [3 of 3]

Box 1, Folder 37

Central Valley Project – CHP (California Housing and Planning)

Box 1, Folder 38

Civil Affairs Specialists Training Program

Box 1, Folder 39

Commission on Resources and Education

Box 1, Folder 40

Committee on Community Survey of Child Welfare

Box 1, Folder 41

Committee on University Services

Box 1, Folder 42

Curriculum for Planners

Box 1, Folder 43

Deferment from Selective Service

Box 1, Folder 44

Electron Optics (Marton)

Box 1, Folder 45

European Area and Language School – ASTP – War Department

Box 1, Folder 46

European Civil Affairs Specialists – PMGO (Provost Marshall General’s Office) – War Department [1 of 2]

Box 1, Folder 47

European Civil Affairs Specialists – PMGO (Provost Marshall General’s Office) – War Department [2 of 2]

Box 1, Folder 48

Expenses

Box 1, Folder 49

Faculty – Additional Teaching Fields

Box 1, Folder 50

Faculty Pool

Box 1, Folder 51

Far East Civil Affairs Specialists

Box 1, Folder 52

Far Eastern Area and Language Study – ASTP

Box 1, Folder 53

Foreign Area and Language Study – ASTP

Box 1, Folder 54

Foreign Area and Language and Civil Affairs Specialists – Official Correspondence – War Department [1 of 2]

Box 1, Folder 55

Foreign Area and Language and Civil Affairs Specialists – Official Correspondence – War Department [2 of 2]

Box 1, Folder 56

Foundations and Gifts - General

Box 1, Folder 57

Guatemala – Tropical Disease Report ("Preliminary Report on the Parasitic and Other Infectious Diseases of Guatemala" by Edward P. Mumford and John L. Mohr)

Box 1, Folder 58

Guggenheim Foundation

Box 2, Folder 1

High Voltage Laboratory – Stanford University (typescript report, 1943, and articles)

Box 2, Folder 2

ICA (International Cooperation Administration) – New Contract [1 of 2]

Box 2, Folder 3

ICA (International Cooperation Administration) – New Contract [2 of 2]

Box 2, Folder 4

Institute for Educational Interpretation

Box 2, Folder 5

Illumination Laboratory – Stanford University (typescript report with photo 1943 and articles)

Box 2, Folder 6

Institute on Educational Reconstruction in Central and Eastern Europe – NYU, April 7-8, 1943 [1 of 2]

Box 2, Folder 7

Institute on Educational Reconstruction in Central and Eastern Europe – NYU, April 7-8, 1943 [2 of 2]

Box 2, Folder 8

Institute of Pacific Relations (Duke) [1 of 2]

Box 2, Folder 9

Institute of Pacific Relations (Duke) [2 of 2]

Box 2, Folder 10

Inter-American Affairs

Box 2, Folder 11

Japanese Language Unit – Signal Corps – ASTD

Box 2, Folder 12

W. K. Kellog Foundation – Post-War Planning – School of Education

Box 2, Folder 13

Latin American Training Center

Box 2, Folder 14

Maritime Commission

Box 2, Folder 15

Materials for August 24, 1942 (A Proposal to Organize the Stanford Resources for Public Service)

Box 2, Folder 16

Miscellaneous Correspondence from Stanford

Box 2, Folder 17

Miscellaneous Correspondence from Washington

Box 2, Folder 18

National Manpower Council – New York, February 7-8, 1954

Box 2, Folder 19

Navy Testing

Box 2, Folder 20

Office of Strategic Services #1

Box 2, Folder 21

Office of Strategic Services #2

Box 2, Folder 22

OMPG (Office of Provost Marshall General) – Civil Affairs Training Specialists (Duplicate)

Box 2, Folder 23

OSRD (Office of Scientific Research and Development) – Baumberger Physiology

Box 2, Folder 24

OSS (Office of Strategic Services) – Far Eastern Research

Box 2, Folder 25

OSS – Project #1 – Food in Germany

Box 2, Folder 26

Overseas Service – Wallace Committee

Box 2, Folder 27

Overseas Service – Government Departments

Box 2, Folder 28

OWI (Office of War Information) – Foreign Rehabilitation

Box 2, Folder 29

Personnel Psychology

Box 2, Folder 30

Personnel Psychology – 9P-ASTP

Box 2, Folder 31

Pool of Possible Personnel – Military Government - ASTP

Box 2, Folder 32

Pre-flight Aeronautics Course

Box 2, Folder 33

Proposed Advance School – Public Service

Box 2, Folder 34

Proposed Inter-American Center

Box 2, Folder 35

Proposal for Stanford College

Box 2, Folder 36

Proposed Survey of San Francisco Bay Area

Box 2, Folder 37

Public Buildings Administration

Box 2, Folder 38

Radar School

Box 2, Folder 39

Regional Planning

Box 2, Folder 40

Rehabilitation – American Red Cross

Box 2, Folder 41

Rehabilitation Program #1

Box 2, Folder 42

Rehabilitation Program #2

Box 2, Folder 43

Report on Germany

Box 2, Folder 44

Mrs. Roosevelt – OCD (Office of Civilian Defense) – Proposals by Paul R. Hanna and Floyd W. Reeves re youth and national defense, 1941

Box 2, Folder 45

ROTC – ASTD – Quartermaster

Box 2, Folder 46

Ryan Laboratory

Box 2, Folder 47

School for Labor Leaders

Box 2, Folder 48

Science Mobilization Bill

Box 2, Folder 49

SPARS – correspondence re Stanford's possible role in training the women's reserve of the Coast Guard, 1943

Box 2, Folder 50

STATE – Hoover Library

Box 2, Folder 51

State Department – Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation

Box 2, Folder 52

Testing Program – ASTD

Box 2, Folder 53

Tropical Disease Survey – report and correspondence re Stanford project

Box 2, Folder 54

University Services - Miscellaneous

Box 2, Folder 55

WACS

Box 2, Folder 56

WACS – Physical Therapy

Box 2, Folder 57

War – Army Institute

Box 2, Folder 58

War Department – Military Government Source Materials [1 of 2]

Box 2, Folder 59

War Department – Military Government Source Materials [2 of 2]

Box 2, Folder 60

War Production Board – Office of Production Research and Development

Box 2, Folder 61

Washington - Miscellaneous

Box 2, Folder 62

Washington – Stanford Correspondence from September 1943 [1 of 2]

Box 2, Folder 63

Washington – Stanford Correspondence from September 1943 [2 of 2]

Box 2, Folder 64

“What other Universities are doing that is similar”

Box 2, Folder 65

Who’s Who in Latin America #1

Box 2, Folder 66

Who’s Who in Latin America #2

Box 2, Folder 67

WMC (War Manpower Commission) – California Professional and Technical Survey