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Guide to the Stanford University, Department of English, Publications
SC4-3881  
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  • Administrative Information
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC4-3881
    Creator: Stanford University. Department of English.
    Title: Stanford University, Department of English, publications
    Dates: 1902-1961
    Bulk Dates: 1902-1917
    Physical Description: 2 Linear feet
    Summary: Collection includes 5 bound volumes of syllabi from rhetoric and literature courses (primarily English literature), 1907-1917, 6 bound volumes of briefs from debate classes, 1902-1921, and one folder on the freshman English class, 1960-61. The debate briefs include statement of the resolution, references, outline of argument, and conclusion. Typical topics include interstate commerce, railroads, marriage laws, foreign policy, labor, capital punishment, immigration and treatment of immigrant populations (particularly Japanese and Chinese), liquor laws, the single tax, and child labor. There were some debates on issues specific to Stanford, including policy of the student affairs committee, removing saloons in vicinity of Stanford, abolishing final examinations, the "Major Subject" system, intercollegiate athletic contests, tuition fees in engineering and profession courses, football reform, and co-education.
    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

    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, Department of English, Publications (SC4-3881). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Description of the Collection

    Collection includes 5 bound volumes of syllabi from rhetoric and literature courses (primarily English literature), 1907-1917, 6 bound volumes of briefs from debate classes, 1902-1921, and one folder on the freshman English class, 1960-61. The debate briefs include statement of the resolution, references, outline of argument, and conclusion. Typical topics include interstate commerce, railroads, marriage laws, foreign policy, labor, capital punishment, immigration and treatment of immigrant populations (particularly Japanese and Chinese), liquor laws, the single tax, and child labor. There were some debates on issues specific to Stanford, including policy of the student affairs committee, removing saloons in vicinity of Stanford, abolishing final examinations, the "Major Subject" system, intercollegiate athletic contests, tuition fees in engineering and profession courses, football reform, and co-education.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University. Department of Athletics.
    Stanford University. Department of English.
    Debates and debating.
    English literature --Study and teaching (Higher).