Records include administrative correspondence, 1920-46; letters and reports to the University President, 1919-49; and course files containing notes, problem sets, handouts, schedules, and other items, 1963-75. Also included are results from a study of engineering graduate study done at the University of California, 1965.
Scope and Content The System Development Foundation was a scientific funding organization which distributed all its funds within a finite period of time. The Foundation was formed in 1969 from a corporation in existence since 1956, made its first grants (in the form of stock) in 1974, and was involved in an active grant-making program from 1980 to 1988. The majority of the records held by Stanford University Libraries date from 1980-1988. A small amount of material dates from the years 1956-1969, when SDF's predecessor, the System Development Corporation, was a not-for-profit corporation. The majority of not-for-profit SDC's corporate records were transferred to for-profit SDC, and then to The Burroughs Corporation upon SDC's purchase in 1980. Burroughs later merged with The Unisys Corporation; interested researchers are referred to the Unisys Corporation Archives in Bluebell, Pennsylvania. A larger group of documents at Stanford date from 1969-1980, the period when SDF had been ... Read More
Ten programs from the telecourse Legal Issues in Cyberspace taught by Prof. Margaret Jane Radin in the fall of 1997. Speakers are Margaret Jane Radin, Kathleen Sullivan, Philip Zimmermann, Pamela Samuelson, Alexander Silverman, Mark Stefik, Michael Bayle, Mark Manasse, Janet Cooper Alexander, and David Johnson. Subjects include encryption, copyright, business models, payment systems, trademark issues, and governance.
Scope and Content Correspondence, play and film scripts, treatments of novels, adaptations, drafts, lists, photographs, diagrams and working papers of Mr. Daves' career in the motion picture industry in Hollywood from 1930 to 1965. Mr. Daves was a writer, director and producer. The collection contains correspondence with many of the industry's leading figures. The contents are important in relating the history, methods and trends of the industry as well as a biographical source on Mr. Daves.
Correspondence concerning E.K. Jordan's research in conchology. Major portion of correspondence is to Dr. and Mrs. Jordan after their son's untimely death, regarding the publication of Eric Jordan's manuscripts and the funding of a Research Fellowship in geology in his honor. Also included is vol. 1 of Eric Jordan's publication, 'SHELLS OF CALIFORNIA, 1916-1920,' his "Collection of Bibliographic Data and Published Papers, 1920-1936," introductory material to his publication, a bibliography and graduation diplomas.
Content Description The materials include loose photographs, a photograph album, letters, ephemera such as Toshiko's school records, a "Memorial Chimes" boxed funeral album regarding Kenji Kojima, and other materials relating to the Kojima family and their struggle to re-establish their lives after World War II. Including over 120 letters, circa 1948-1960, most with their original mailing envelopes sent to Toshiko Kojima in New York City from her brother Minoru in Pasadena and other locations in California as well as when he was in the military, and letters from her mother Ichi Kojima in Pasadena.