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Guide to the Stanford University, Department of Political Science, Records
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Records include personnel files of faculty, 1923-1988; grade files and letters of recommendation on a sampling of students, 1919-1955; correspondence files of the same students, 1924-1957; miscellaneous departmental minutes, statistics, and memoranda, 1946-73; and miscellaneous correspondence, articles, clippings, and other papers of several faculty members. Of note in the miscellaneous faculty papers is correspondence between Edwin A. Cottrell and Charles Fairman during World War II while Fairman was on duty with the Armed Services; text of a debate between Willmoore Kendall and Mulford Sibley, 1959, on "War and the Use of Force;" and lectures of Chester H. Rowell, 1933, for the course on current international politics.
11 Linear feet
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.
The materials are partially restricted The faculty personnel files and the student grade files (Boxes 1-7 and 10) are closed to researchers. The student correspondence files, the departmental records, and the miscellaneous faculty papers (Boxes 8 and 9) are open to researchers.