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Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve Records
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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical / Historical

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve records
    Creator: Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve (Calif.)
    Identifier/Call Number: SC0619
    Identifier/Call Number: 15379
    Physical Description: 13 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1931-1992
    Physical Location: Special Collections and University Archives materials are stored offsite and must be paged 48 hours in advance. For more information on paging collections, see the department's website: http://library.stanford.edu/spc.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Administrative transfer, 1997 & 2019, and gift of John H. Thomas, 1997.

    Scope and Contents

    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.

    Conditions Governing Access

    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.

    Conditions Governing Use

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item] Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve Records (SC0619). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical / Historical

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Biological stations -- California -- Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve.
    Searsville Lake (Calif.)
    Stanford University -- General subdivision--Administration.;
    Thomas, John Hunter.
    Grundmann, Alan.