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Guide to the John Casper Branner, President of Stanford University, Papers
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  • Administrative Information
  • Arrangement note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0065
    Creator: Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922.
    Title: John Casper Branner, president of Stanford University, papers
    Dates: 1913-1917
    Physical Description: 5 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

    Administrative transfer, 1969.

    Information about Access

    The materials are open for research use.

    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

    John Casper Branner, President of Stanford University, Papers (SC0065). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    John Casper Branner, the first professor to be named at the new Stanford University in 1891, served as professor of geology at Stanford as well as executive head of the Geology Department. He later served as vice president of Stanford (1898-1913) and president of Stanford (1913-1915) and professor emeritus (1915-1922). He died on March 1, 1922.


    This collection consists of the correspondence of John Casper Branner while he was the President of Stanford University, 1913-1915. The correspondence is concerned with Stanford as a whole and the various departments of the University.

    Arrangement note

    The collection has been arranged according to subject or department, and chronologically within each department.

    Access Terms

    Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922.
    Stanford University -- General subdivision--Presidents.;
    Universities and colleges--Administration.