Guide to the John Metts Willits Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
May 2011
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


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
Phone: (650) 725-1022

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

Collection Contents

Box 1