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Guide to the Ray Lyman Wilbur, President of Stanford University, papers
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Description
Administrative files from the president's office. The material dates primarily from the administration of Ray Lyman Wilbur, but the last boxes extend into the terms of Presidents Tresidder and Sterling. Included is correspondence relating to administrative, financial, and educational affairs at Stanford, particularly as relates to departments and schools, athletics, organizations, buildings, clubs, individuals, and the Stanford Medical School.
Background
Ray Lyman Wilbur graduated from Stanford University (B.S.1896, M.S. 1897) and from Cooper Medical College (M.D. 1899). He served as lecturer and professor of physiology and of medicine (1897-1903), Dean of the Cooper Medical College (Stanford) (1911-1916), third President of Stanford University (1916-1943), Chancellor of Stanford University, and Secretary of the Interior (September 1929-1933) under President Hoover.Ray Lyman Wilbur graduated from Stanford University (B.S. 1896, M.S. 1897) and from Cooper Medical College (M.D. 1899). He served as lecturer and professor of physiology and of medicine (1897-1903), Dean of the Cooper Medical College (Stanford)(1911-1916), third President of Stanford University (1916-1943), Chancellor of Stanford University, and Secretary of the Interior (September 1929-1933) under President Hoover.
Extent
172.5 linear feet (324 boxes)
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. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.