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Guide to the Stanford University, President's Office, Raymond F. West Memorial Lectures Correspondence
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Description
Collection includes correspondence with Frederic West establishing the series; correspondence with lecturers and suggested lecturers; correspondence with Stanford offices in regard to arrangements; and invitations to the lectures. Lecturers for this time period were Charles Edward Jefferson, Samuel McChord Crothers, Hastings Rashdall, John Dewey, Charles Lewis Slattery, Henry Osborn Taylor, and Irving Babbitt.
Background
The Raymond Fred West Memorial Lecture Series was established in 1910 by Mr. and Mrs. Frederic West of Seattle in memory of their son, a student at Stanford University. The lectures are to promote the subject of "immortality, human conduct, and human destiny."
Extent
0.25 linear foot
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.