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Guide to the John Metts Willits Papers
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  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0223
    Creator: Stanford University. Libraries.
    Title: John Metts Willits papers
    Dates: 1911-1933
    Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
    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

    Biographical/Historical note

    John M. Willits earned his A.B. in economics at Stanford in 1925; he was an instructor in psychology and marketing at Stanford prior to earning his Ph.D. in psychology in 1937.

    Scope and Contents note

    Collection includes correspondence between Willits and Rhoda Lewis of the STANFORD QUAD re Willits' lyrics for the song "Stanford Forever," 1927; typed lyrics for two Stanford songs by Willits, 1926, 1929; programs from performances by the Stanford Band, 1927-33; a clipping listing colloquial expressions used at Stanford and compiled by William R. Morse, 1927; and souvenir songbooks for several Stanford student musicals, 1911-1926.

    Access Terms

    Palm, Miriam