The records pertain to administrative matters, including the Center's various homes, and its programs, including fellowships,
lectures, and workshops. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, publicity, and photographs. Audio-visual
materials are cataloged under a separate call number (SC 827) and have their own finding aid.
The Stanford Humanities Center, founded in 1980 by then-President Donald Kennedy, is dedicated to the advanced study of human
history and culture. Humanities Center programs stress work of a multidisciplinary and collaborative nature. Now one of the
most dynamic humanities centers in the country, the Stanford Humanities Center offers up to thirty-five fellowships every
year, supports fifteen to twenty year-long research workshops, and stages numerous public events.
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.
This collection is open for research.