Correspondence between Dr. Swain and Stanford President Ray Lyman Wilbur regarding the Chemistry Department and records pertaining to the honor system in the Chemistry Department (1916-1920) and the Cardinal Gun Club (1928-1930).
Scope and Contents note DESCRIPTION OF COLLECTION The Sears Collection represents the combination of two groups of papers obtained prior to January 1965 with another large assemblage of papers added in March of 1974. A third addition was added to this collection in July of 1979. Both the pre-1965 and 1974 papers include four categories of data. A relatively small collection of Sears' correspondence in his professional capacities is present in both sets. Some personal history appears in Box 2 (part of the pre-1965 material), and a larger amount in Box 7 (part of the 1974 material). Except for the last three boxes which were added in 1979 and contain mostly family and personal correspondence, the bulk of the collection consists of Sears' writings, which are divided into a manuscript category and a reprint category. It should be noted that these four categories are intermixed in the pre-1965 material (first six boxes), and separated in the 1974 material. The material added in 1979 also ... Read More
Scope and Content An explanation of a dispatcher's record of the movement of trains and a sample of dispatchers records from Beaumont, California, Los Angeles, California, and Mexicali, Baja California, covering the period 1936-1954. Also included are some xerox copies of reports dealing with railroads, and a newsreel clip about an aeroplane squadron committee.
Scope and Contents note These papers were generated from his efforts to compile materials on all major social studies education research projects to be used by his graduate students; included are correspondence, reports, publications, and curriculum materials. Subjects of the projects include anthropology, sociology, history, geography, conservation, peace studies, racial and cultural diversity, foreign relations, law, and economics.
The Women's Philharmonic was a professional orchestra dedicated to the promotion of women composers and performers. The collections contains files related to all aspects of the organization including programs, business records, music library materials, correspondence, and more.
Papers pertain to his work as an environmental engineer in the United States and abroad and include reports, impact statements, proposals, correspondence, memoranda, contracts, financial records, publications, maps, and plans. Collection also includes Environmental Case Law materials and course materials from classes Roberts taught. Some papers pertain to associations he worked with such as Global Environmental Management Services, Global Environmental Institute, and the National Association of Environmental Professionals.
These tapes from the series Life of the Mind include Harold Bloom, "The Way We Read Now," 1996; events from "The Public Role of the Humanities," November 1998, part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the School of Humanities and Sciences; The Life and Times of Pancho Villa with Friedrich Katz, October 1998; and "The Great Alter of Pergamin" with Dr. Bernard Andreae.