Papers documenting Betty Grover Eisner's career in clinical psychology and experimental use of LSD and other drugs. Includes narrative reports and audio recordings of drug therapy sessions, articles and conference papers, book manuscripts, journals, legal documents, journals, personal and professional correspondence, and other materials.
Papers include Coover's correspondence with David Starr Jordan, Ray Lyman Wilbur, and the Board of Trustees, 1913-1936, concerning his psychic research and his annual reports to the University president, with several letters pertaining to the Australian medium Charles Bailey; typescript "Report on Experimentation upon the Transfer of Improved Conditions of Attention," 1910-11; typescript of his doctoral thesis, "Formal Discipline from the Standpoint of Experimental Psychology," 1912; reprints of Coover's articles on psychic research and his "Notescript," a form of shorthand, 1913-ca. 1936; and miscellaneous clippings, 1912-1938. Also included is a diary kept by his wife Margaret E. Coover, 1907-1915, concerning social affairs, club activities, domestic life, and Coover's positions.
Scope and Content of Collection The records of Stanford Memorial Church include marriage and baptismal records, church service programs, sermons and lectures, church newsletters and publications, and files from two chaplains.
The collection contains financial records, including budgets, cancelled checks, receipts, invoices, pass books, investment records, bills, and accountant forms; house improvement documentation such as architectural plans and sketches, photographs, roofing samples, work orders, and safety inspection records; official documents related to insurance claims and forms, lawsuits, and ground leases signed with the Trustees of the University; Alpha Omega House Corporation records including meeting agendas, minutes, and correspondence with National organization and Stanford University; fraternity correspondence, including letters between alums, fraternity members; and publications such as chapter centennial celebration materials, STANFORD DAILY clippings, national news clippings, and copies of THE MAGAZINE OF SIGMA CHI. Additional materials not fully processed include completed surveys done at the 100th anniversary reunion, publications, correspondence, and photographs (1933-76).
The James M. Omura Papers, 1912-1994, represent the life work of this influential Japanese American writer, journalist, and civil rights activist. Born on Bainbridge Island, Washington, in 1912, Omura worked during the 1920s and early 1930s as a laborer, until securing an editorial position with a Japanese American newspaper in Los Angeles. In 1940, Omura started up his own magazine, Current Life, which he and his wife Caryl edited until it folded during World War II. Omura became known at this time for his vociferous opposition to the forced relocation of Japanese Americans, outspoken denouncement of the Japanese American Citizens League, and editorial support of the Japanese American draft resisters. After the war, Omura left journalism to develop a successful landscaping business in Denver. He reemerged in the 1980s to participate in commemorative events relating to the evacuation and resistance movements. Given the depth and breadth of the collection, the James M. Omura Papers ... Read More
Collection of theater programs from the former GDR. Includes important performances of the time, including plays of classical repertoire (Schiller, Goethe, Lessing, Goldoni) as well as modern (Brecht, Gorki, Bredel). Each program includes the cast, extensive descriptions, and quotations from the classics of Marxist ideology intended to educate the spectator.
Scope and Content Correspondence, documents, photographs, early American newspapers, and printed matter. Includes documents signed by George Washington and 27 other U.S. presidents, government officials, and seven early California Governors. Correspondents include William Jennings Bryan, Hamilton Fish, eight U.S. presidents, and other American government, civilian and military figures. Lithograph portraits with facsimile signatures of all the presidents from George Washington through Buchanan. Photographs with autographs of all the presidents from Abraham Lincoln through Eisenhower with the exception of President Arthur.