These personal papers of Frederic O.
Glover pertain mostly to his writing and his interest in Stanford history; there are very
few papers relating to his official activities as presidential aide. Included are oral
history transcripts, correspondence, stories and articles, travel journals, speeches, class
of 1933 reunion files, subject files, and photographs.
Frederic O. Glover enjoyed a long association with Stanford University. A member of the
class of 1933, Glover returned to Stanford in 1946 as its first full-time director of
information. In 1952 he moved to the President's office as assistant to President J.E.
Wallace Sterling and was promoted in 1959 to executive assistant. He remained in the
President's office under President Kenneth Pitzer, 1968-70, and then was appointed secretary
to the university by President Richard W. Lyman. Glover retired in 1977 but remained active
at Stanford as a founding member of the Stanford Historical Society and a member of the
Stanford Associates. He also started the Stanford Oral History Project, a joint effort of
the Stanford Historical Society and the Stanford University Archives. Fred Glover died of
cancer on November 18, 1993.
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