These papers document Gillespie's professional career, largely from his years at Stanford
University. The papers include correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, articles,
papers, course materials, syllabi, and other items. They are arranged in seven groupings:
alpha files (1964-1991), Stanford departmental files (1977-1999), Academic Council Committee
on Libraries records (1988-1990), SUNY Binghamton files (1964-1974), University of Southern
California correspondence (1961-1966), German Life and
Letters files (1989-1997), and oversize materials.
Gerald Gillespie joined the Stanford University faculty in 1974, teaching in German
studies, comparative literature, and humanities programs. A recepient of Fullbright,
Guggenheim, Mellon, and NEH fellowships, he has published numerous books and articles and
served on the editorial boards of several journals, including comparative literature and German Life and Letters.
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.