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Guide to the Stanford University, President's Office, Records
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0041
    Creator: Stanford University. Office of the President
    Title: Stanford University, President's Office, records
    Dates: 1893-1960
    Physical Description: 12 Linear feet
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information


    Custodial History

    Administrative transfer, 1968-1975.

    Information about Access


    Ownership & Copyright

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.

    Cite As

    [Identification of item], Stanford University President's Office Miscellaneous Records, SC 041, Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.


    These records include letters from the President to the Board of Trustees, 1902-1948; budget records, 1906-1960; departmental appointment records, 1901-1909; salary rolls and letters of appointment, 1901-1924; contracts and agreements largely between Jane Stanford and David Starr Jordan, 1893-1902, regarding faculty salaries and university fees, budget matters, and the ground lease for University land; and reports of committee actions, 1898-1910. Presidents represented in these records are: David Starr Jordan (1891-1913), John Casper Branner (1913-1915), Ray Lyman Wilbur (1915-1943), and Donald B. Tresidder (1943-1948).

    Access Terms

    Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922.
    Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
    Stanford University. Board of Trustees.
    Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905.
    Tresidder, Donald Bertrand, 1894-1948
    Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949