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Stanford University

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: October 1, 1891

Biographical / Historical

Stanford University, in Stanford, California, is a private, non-denominational university founded by Leland Stanford and his wife, Jane Lathrop Stanford. It was officially established November 11, 1885, and opened its doors October 1, 1891.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Sylvester Fischer papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 850
Overview: Family and general correspondence, subject files, writings, diaries and memorabilia. The general correspondence makes up nearly half the papers, documenting Fischer's professional career. As editor of Harper's Magazine (1935-1967) with time out as an editor of Harper & Brothers (1947-1953) he numbered many prominent writers among his correspondents. Notable are Bruce Catton, Norman Cousins, Ralph Ellison, Malcolm Foster, John Kenneth Galbraith, John...
Dates: 1907-1980

Albert Waldo Snoke papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1471
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, hospital consultation files, reports, subject files, writings, research material, audiocassettes, and photographs, which document Albert W. Snoke's career in hospital administration and his interest in health care. The papers also include material concerning the career of his wife, Parnie Storey Hamilton Snoke, and the Snoke, Storey, and Hamilton families. The papers form part of the Contemporary Medical Care and Health Policy Collection. Albert Waldo Snoke...
Dates: 1861-1988, bulk 1946-1988

Arthur Frederick and Mary Clabaugh Wright papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 876
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, notes, manuscripts, and subject files from Arthur Frederick Wright's teaching career at Stanford University and at Yale University, his research on Chinese history, and his work for the Association for Asian Studies and the American Council of Learned Societies' Committee on Studies of Chinese Civilization. The papers also include personal correspondence of the Wright and Clabaugh families. There is minimal material documenting Mary Clabaugh Wright's career.
Dates: 1928-1982, bulk 1951-1977