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Guide to the Stanford Bookstore Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Historical Note
  • Scope and Content
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0583
    Creator: Stanford Bookstore.
    Title: Stanford Bookstore records
    Dates: 1893-1994
    Physical Description: 6 Linear feet
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information


    Custodial History

    Gift of the Stanford Bookstore, 1999.

    Information about Access


    Ownership & Copyright

    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.

    Cite As

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

    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

    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

    Access Terms

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