Ray Lyman Wilbur, president of Stanford University, papers, 1914-1951.


Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949. Ray Lyman Wilbur, president of Stanford University, papers, 1914-1951.

Ray Lyman Wilbur, president of Stanford University, papers, 1914-1951.

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. The student organizations represented in the collection include Glee Club, Rifle Club, Cosmopolitan Club, Dramatic Council, Flying Club, Chapparal, the Men's Council, the Women's Council, the YMCA, the YWCA, and the ASSU. Other folders of note include Board of Athletic Control, Branner Seismometer Station, Dean of Men, Dean of Women, Defense (various civilian defense issues during World War II), Military Science, and Military Training (on campus during World War I).

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