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Guide to the Stanford University, Committee on Vocational Guidance, Records
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Records include minutes from committee meetings, correspondence, memoranda, reports, publications by the Committee, and clippings. Publications include VOCATIONAL INFORMATION, issued as a University Bulletin in 1919 and again in 1923 and UNIVERSITY TRAINING AND VOCATIONAL OUTLETS, 1935. Other items of note are "Memorandum on Plan for Vocational Advice" produced by an inter-university committee, 1924; minutes from the Conference on Vocational Guidance in College at the National Research Council, Jan. 1, 1925, with a letter from Truman L. Kelley to President Wilbur reporting on his attendance; "Practical Aids on How to Study" by C. Gilbert Wrenn, ca. 1931; "Vocational and Community Activities of Stanford Alumnae" by C. Gilbert Wrenn, 1936; and "Summary of Questionnaire on Training and Placement of College and University Teachers," 1941.
The committee was organized in 1913 with two purposes: to study vocations open to graduates and to assist students in making an intelligent choice of vocation.
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