Stanford president David Starr Jordan issued a circular letter
in October 1906 to college presidents and faculty on the issue "should the same salary
be paid to men bearing the same title." Included in this collection are the letters
received and John Maxson Stillman's resulting article, in typescript form and as
published in SCIENCE (February 15, 1907). The majority of the letters are from faculty
at Stanford and the University of California, Berkeley; other colleges represented
include Cornell, University of Chicago, Harvard, University of Michigan, and University
John Maxson Stillman was professor of chemistry at Stanford University.
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