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Guide to the Stanford Bookstore Records SC0583
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  • Title: Stanford Bookstore records
    Identifier/Call Number: SC0583
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 6.0 Linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1893-1994
    creator: Stanford Bookstore.

    Scope and Content

    The records of the Stanford Bookstore date from 1897 to 1994 and include minutes, correspondence, reports, financial records, leases, articles of incorporation and bylaws, contracts, and other miscellaneous items. The collection also includes one folder of records from the L.S.J.U. Co-Operative Association, 1893-1897, an earlier attempt by faculty to organize a campus bookstore. The collection is organized into the following series:
    Series 1: Minutes, correspondence, and other records, 1893-78
    Series 2: Business and legal records, 1897-1994
    Series 3: Medical Store records, 1978-1988
    Series 4: Miscellany

    Historical Note

    The Stanford Bookstore is a non-profit association that was founded in 1897 by Stanford faculty. Association membership now includes faculty, staff, and students. Seven members, two of whom must be drawn from the student membership, are elected to a board of directors that supervises the operation of the Stanford Bookstore

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], Stanford Bookstore Records, SC 583, Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.


    Gift of the Stanford Bookstore, 1999.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.

    Access Restrictions


    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    L.S.J.U. Co-Operative Association..
    Booksellers and bookselling--California.
    College stores.