Stanford University, Registrar's Office, records 1891-1955 1891-1928

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Stanford University, Registrar's Office, records, 1891-1955, 1891-1928

Stanford University, Registrar's Office, records 1891-1955 1891-1928

Contents include incoming letters and copybooks or outgoing letters; reports and documents of committees; records and press clippings; and annotated copies of the STANFORD REGISTER, 1948-1955. Correspondents include university presidents and other administrators, faculty, trustees, alumni, students. Subjects range from minor questions of administrative procedure to class registration and certification of credits, university finance and academic policy, cheating, limitation of enrollment, admissions for women, and changes in the major subject system.

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Angell, Frank, 1857-1939

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Professor and head of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Stanford University, 1904-1924, Durand was most known for his aeronautical research. From the description of William Frederick Durand papers, 1876-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 551918463 Biographical/Historical note Frank Oakes Ellenwood was born November 10, 1878 in Little Hocking, Ohio. In 1904 he received the degree of A.B. in Mechanical Engineering ...

Hopkins, Timothy, 1859-1936

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Stanford university

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Stanford entered into a research project with the National Iranian Radio and Television agency in 1974 to study and recommend a satellite-based communication system for Iran and how to utilize it for Iran's educational radio and television. From the description of Stanford NIRT project records, 1974-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510722 The Leland Stanford Junior University was established in 1885 in memory of Leland Stanford Jr., the only child of Senator and Mrs. ...

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