Guide to the Stanford University, President's Office, Records

Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Patricia White
Stanford University Libraries Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
1998
Copyright © 2010 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: SC0041
Creator: Stanford University. President's Office.
Title: Stanford University, President's Office, records
Dates: 1893-1960
Physical Description: 12 Linear feet
Language(s): The materials are 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

Custodial History

Administrative transfer, 1968-1975.

Information about Access

None.

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 University President's Office Miscellaneous Records, SC 041, Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

These records include letters from the President to the Board of Trustees, 1902-1948; budget records, 1906-1960; departmental appointment records, 1901-1909; salary rolls and letters of appointment, 1901-1924; contracts and agreements largely between Jane Stanford and David Starr Jordan, 1893-1902, regarding faculty salaries and university fees, budget matters, and the ground lease for University land; and reports of committee actions, 1898-1910. Presidents represented in these records are: David Starr Jordan (1891-1913), John Casper Branner (1913-1915), Ray Lyman Wilbur (1915-1943), and Donald B. Tresidder (1943-1948).

Access Terms

Branner, John Caspar, 1850-1922
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
Stanford University. Board of Trustees.
Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905.
Tresidder, Donald Bertrand, 1894-1948
Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949


Collection Contents

 

Series 1 Letters to the Board of Trustees from the President

Box 1

Dec. 28, 1908 -Feb. 15, 1910

Box 1

Feb. 14, 1910 -Mar. 31, 1911

Box 1

Mar. 2, 1911 -Aug. 1, 1912

Box 1

Aug. 7, 1912 -July 27, 1913

Box 1

Aug. 14, 1913 -July 28, 1914

Box 1

Aug. 1, 1914 -July 31, 1915

Box 1

Aug. 1, 1915 -July 31, 1916

Box 1

Aug. 1, 1916 -July 31, 1917

Box 1

Aug. 1, 1917 -Aug. 31, 1918

Box 2

Sept. 5, 1918 -Aug. 29, 1919

Box 2

Sept. 4, 1919 -Jul. 31, 1920

Box 2

Aug. 2, 1920 -Aug. 24, 1921

Box 2

Aug. 25, 1921 -Aug. 1, 1922

Box 2

July 28, 1922 -July 31, 1923

Box 2

Aug. 1, 1923 -July 31, 1924

Box 2

Aug. 1, 1924 -July 30, 1925

Box 2

Aug. 1, 1925 -Aug. 11, 1926

Box 3

Aug. 17, 1926 -Aug. 11, 1927

Box 3

Aug. 11, 1927 -Aug. 13, 1928

Box 3

Aug. 17, 1928 -Aug. 14, 1929

Box 3

Aug. 16, 1929 -Aug. 13, 1930

Box 3

Aug. 15, 1930 -Aug. 12, 1931

Box 3

Aug. 13, 1931 -Sept. 8, 1932

Box 4

Sept. 10, 1932 -Sept. 14, 1933

Box 4

Sept. 16, 1933 -Aug. 9, 1934

Box 4

Aug. 10, 1934 -July 17, 1935

Box 4

July 18, 1935 -May 30, 1936

Box 4

June 1, 1936 -Mar. 24, 1937

Box 4

Mar. 24, 1937 -Jan. 18, 1938

Box 5

Jan. 20, 1938 -Oct. 20, 1938

Box 5

Oct. 20, 1938 -July 19, 1939

Box 5

July 19, 1939 -Mar. 29, 1940

Box 5

Apr. 1, 1940 -Oct. 16, 1940

Box 5

Oct. 16, 1940 -Apr. 17, 1941

Box 5

Apr. 18, 1941 -Nov. 26, 1941

Box 6

Nov. 17, 1941 -June 18, 1942

Box 6

June 19, 1942 -Feb. 26, 1943

Box 6

Feb. 20, 1943 -July 15, 1943

Box 6

July 13, 1943 -Jan. 19, 1944

Box 6

Jan. 21, 1944 -July 17, 1944

Note

Beginning with this volume, the remaining volumes in Series 1 are indexed by subject.
Box 6

July 17, 1944 -July 19, 1945

Box 7

July 19, 1945 -June 15, 1946

Box 7

May 28, 1946 -Feb. 15, 1947

Box 7

Feb. 28, 1947 -Sept. 24, 1947

Box 7

Aug. 8, 1947 -May 14, 1948

 

Series 2 Budget Data

Box 7

Submitted department budgets, Aug. -Nov. 1906

Box 7

Recommendations and appropriations, 1907-1908; 1908-1909

Box 7

Recommendations and appropriations, 1915-1916

Box 8

Recommendations and appropriations, 1916-1917

Box 8

Budget - President's copy 1916-1917

Box 8

Budget - President's copy 1918-1919

Box 8

Budget - President's copy 1919-1920

Box 8

Budget - President's copy 1920-1921

Box 8

Budget - President's copy 1921-1922

Box 8

Budget - President's copy 1922-1923

Box 9

Budget - President's copy 1923-1924

Box 9

Budget - President's copy 1924-1925

Box 9

Budget - President's copy 1925-1926

Box 9

Budget - President's copy 1926-1927

Box 9

Budget - President's copy 1927-1928

Box 9

Budget - President's copy 1928-1929

Box 10

Budget - President's copy 1929-1930

Box 10

Budget - President's copy 1930-1931

Box 10

Budget - President's copy 1931-1932

Box 10

Budget - President's copy 1932-1933

Box 10

Budget - President's copy 1933-1934

Box 10

Budget - President's copy 1934-1935

Box 10

Budget - President's copy 1935-1936

Box 11

Budget - President's copy 1936-1937

Box 11

Budget - President's copy 1937-1938

Box 11

Budget - President's copy 1938-1939

Box 11

Budget - President's copy 1939-1940

Box 11

Budget - President's copy 1940-1941

Box 11

Budget - President's copy 1941-1942

Box 12

Budget - President's copy 1942-1943

Box 12

Budget - President's copy (unbound) 1942-1943

Box 12

Budget - President's copy (unbound) 1942-1943

Box 12

Budget - President's copy 1943-1944

Box 12

Budget - President's copy (unbound), 1943-1944

Box 12

Budget - President's copy 1944-1945

Box 12

Budget - President's copy 1944-1945

Box 12

Budget - President's copy 1945-1946

Box 13

Budget - President's copy (unbound), 1945-1946

Box 13

Budget Book I, "bio" - "med" (unbound), 1946-1947

Box 13

Budget Book II, "min" - end (unbound), 1946-1947

Box 13

Budget Book I, "bio" - "med" (unbound), 1947-1948

Box 13

Budget Book II, "min" - end (unbound), 1947-1948

Box 13

Departmental Budget, 1948-1949

Box 13

Working Budget (unbound), 1948-1949

Box 13

Departmental Budget (unbound), 1949-1950

Box 13

Working Budget (unbound), 1949-1950

Box 14

Department Budget (unbound), 1950-1951

Box 14

Department Budget (unbound), 1951-1952

Box 14

Department Budget (unbound), 1951-1952

Box 14

Department Budget (unbound), 1952-1953

Box 14

Department Budget (unbound), 1952-1953

Box 14

Working budget (unbound), 1953-1954

Box 14

Working budget (unbound), 1954-1955

Box 15

Department Budget (unbound), 1955-1956

Box 15

Department Budget (unbound), 1956-1957

Box 15

Department Budget (unbound), 1957-1958

Box 15

Department Budget (unbound), 1958-1959

Box 15

Department Budget (unbound), 1959-1960

 

Series 3 Departmental Appointments

Box 15

Regarding department needs and appointments, 1901-1904

Box 15

Assistants, 1905

Box 15

[Appointment], 1906

Box 15

Department Recommendations, 1907

Box 15

Department Appointment Recommendations, 1908-1909

 

Series 4 Appointments and Salaries

Box 16

Salary rolls and letters of appointment, Apr. 1901 -May 1903

Box 16

Salary rolls and letters of appointment, May 1903 -Nov. 1905

Box 16

Salary rolls and letters of appointment, Mar. 1906 -Aug. 1909

Box 16

Salary rolls and letters of appointment, Jan. 1906 -Dec. 1908

Box 16

Salary rolls and letters of appointment, Aug. 1909 -June 1910

Box 16

Advisory Board Letters from Jordan concerning appointments, May 1904 -July 1906

Box 16

Salary Lists, Sept. 1921 -Aug. 1924

 

Series 5 Official Letterbooks; Official Letters from the President

Box 17

Feb. 1902 -Dec. 1903

Box 17

Feb. 1905 -Jan. 1906

Box 17

Jan. 1906 -Aug. 1906

Box 17

Aug. 1906 -Mar. 1907

Box 17a

June 3, 1900 -Nov. 20, 1900

Box 17a

Nov. 10, 1902 -Dec. 24, 1902

Box 17a

Dec. 18, 1903 -Mar. 27, 1905

Note

[To the Board of Trustees and individual trustees, includes salary rolls and other business data]
Box 17a

Aug. 1904 -Sept. 1904

Box 17b

Mar. 3, 1904 -Apr. 12, 1904

Box 17b

Nov. 1, 1904 -Dec. 14, 1904

Box 17b

July 24, 1906 -Sept. 17, 1906

Box 17b

Jan. 13, 1906 -Feb. 10, 1908

Box 17c

Mar. 14, 1907 -Dec. 12, 1907

Box 17c

Aug. 5, 1907 -Sept. 25, 1907

Box 17c

Sept. 25, 1907 -Nov. 14, 1907

Box 17c

Feb. 10, 1908 -Mar. 11, 1908

Box 17d

Dec. 11, 1908 -Nov. 18, 1909

Box 17d

May 25, 1909 -Aug. 24, 1909

Box 17d

June 1910

Box 18

Jan. 1908 -Dec. 1908

Box 18

Nov. 1909 -June 1910

 

Series 6 Miscellaneous Documents

Box 18

Letters from the Academic Secretary concerning actions of the Board of Trustees, Apr. 1902 -July 1913

Box 18

Notarial record of George A. Clark, Notary Public, 1908-1911

Box 18

Study on why Eastern students come to Stanford, 1902

 

Series 7 Contracts and Agreements

Box 19, Folder 1

Agreements between Jane Stanford and David Starr Jordan, John Stillman, and Charles Marx re rental of Encina and Roble Halls, 1893-94, 1894-95

Physical Description: 2 TDs
Box 19, Folder 1

Contract between Jane Stanford and Jordan re University budget, 1894-95

Physical Description: TD
Box 19, Folder 2

Agreements between Jane Stanford and David Starr Jordan re payment of faculty salaries and student registration fees, 1894-1898

Physical Description: 4 TDs
Box 19, Folder 3

Agreements between Jane Stanford and David Starr Jordan re payment of faculty salaries and student registration fees, 1898-1902

Physical Description: 5 TDs
Box 19, Folder 4

Grounds lease of university [printed form with typed draft revisions], n.d.

Box 19, Folder 4

"Regarding Ground Lease" [explanantion of terms of leases], n.d.

Box 19, Folder 4

Professors salary roll, typed list, 1899-1900

Box 19, Folder 4

Agreement between Jane Stanford and David Starr Jordan re monthly allotment for university expenses, Oct. 31, 1896

 

Report of Committee Actions (Standing Committees of the Faculty)

Box 20

Committees included: Student Affairs, Graduate Study, Ways and Means, Admission, Registration, Scholarship, Athletics, Public Exercises, Public Health, Hopkins Laboratory, Advisory Board, Medical Curriculum, 1898-1906

Box 

Committees included: Student Affairs, Graduate Study, Ways and Means, Admission, Registration, Scholarship, Athletics, Public Exercises, Public Health, Hopkins Laboratory, Advisory Board, Medical Curriculum, 1905-1910