Includes administrative and personal correspondence, 1888-1936; reports, statistics, acquisition records, exhibit captions, and publications of the Stanford Museum, 1894-1917; and research materials compiled by Peterson on the Gold Spike (ceremonial spike used to connect the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads), Stanford history, and Peter Coutts, including an original letter by Coutts, 1879. Peterson's major correspondent was David Hewes and there is some printed material on Hewes in the collection. Also includes copies of his newspaper column "The Story of Stanford University," 1919.
Collection includes memos, minutes, reports, correspondence, and background materials from Diamondx2019;s work on the ASSU Task Force on Tenure and Teaching Quality (1976) and the Subcommittee on Female Admissions of the Committee on Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid (1971-72), of which he was the chairman. The charge to this committee was to assess the impact of admitting significantly more female students to Stanford.
Papers include field notes from research trips to Guatemala, 1941-2000; other research files and notes, including some of his wife Lois Paul; correspondence; class files and departmental records; and reprints.
SCOPE AND CONTENT The John Franklin Miller Papers consist of personal and military correspondence, business, financial, and legal papers, official documents, calling cards, clippings and photographs, and some printed matter covering almost forty years, 1848-1886. The bulk of the material is dated between 1848 and 1865 and deals with Miller's early legal career and his military service during the Civil War. The correspondence and other papers relating to the Civil War are the most important and significant part of the collection. Miller wrote almost daily to his wife between 1862 and 1865, except when she was with him in Nashville and Murfreesboro. These letters describe men and conditions in military camps, skirmishes, and the battles of Liberty Gap and Stone River and others. They also give accounts of conversations which sometimes include plans and strategy. There are also letters to Miller by men of military and political importance in Tennessee and nationally. In this category are ... Read More
A significant portion of this collection includes agendas, clippings, case files, reports, and resolutions related to the national and California Sigma Delta Chi Freedom of Information Committees. Founded in 1961, the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation promotes excellence and ethics in journalism. The Freedom of Information Committee monitors press freedoms across the nation, and is often called upon to intervene in instances where the media is restricted. Included are several case files from high profile courtroom cases in California and throughout the nation dating from the late 1960s and early 1970s, as well as records related to the committee's support of journalists who were expelled from the United Nations in 1971. Also included are clippings, correspondence, case files from several California university newspapers pertaining to freedom of the press issues, and the syllabus and class notes from History of Western Civilization, 1946. The collection also includes a 1912 scrapbook ... Read More
This collection contains meeting records, correspondence, media such as photographs and audio records, and documents related to the governance of the Western Association of Map Libraries, also known as WAML. Though WAML was formally organized starting in 1967, this collection contains items from as far back as 1959 and items as recent as 2015.
Lectures by computer professionals and professors from Stanford and other universities presented to the Computer Systems Laboratory Seminar, the Department of Computer Science Colloquium, and other special events.