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Guide to "Becoming Stanford: The Making of an American University" [videorecording]
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Part 1, "The Founding," covers the origins and building of the university through World War I; highlights include Stanford family history, the first Big Game between Stanford and UC Berkeley, early student life, the rise of tenure, and the 1906 earthquake. Part 2, "The Transformation," covers the development of Stanford as a world-renowned research university; highlights include the administrations of Provost Frederick E. Terman and President J. E. Wallace Sterling, the role of federal funding in the university's expansion, the turmoil of the 1960s, and the growth of new technologies leading to the personal computer revolution.
0.25 Linear feet 2 videotapes (VHS)
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