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Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve Records
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Description
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, financial records, articles, class schedules and syllabi, student papers, questionnaires, and other records largely pertaining to administrative matters such as fencing, security, mosquito control, docents, tours, permits, Searsville Lake, and fundraising. Some of the material pertains to classes and research projects conducted on the Preserve.
Background
Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, which lies on 1,189 acres of Stanford land, routinely supports 45 to 50 research projects annually, with the majority directed by Stanford faculty and students. Parts of Jasper Ridge have been used for educational and research purposes since the founding of the university in 1891.
Extent
13 Linear Feet
Restrictions
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. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
No photocopies of student class papers allowed. Box 7 of Accession ARCH-1997-199 is restricted for 75 years from date of creation. Materials are otherwise open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.