Stanford presidents : typescript drafts, 1978.

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Lee, Russell V. Stanford presidents : typescript drafts, 1978.

Stanford presidents : typescript drafts, 1978.

Unpublished articles regarding Stanford University presidents David Starr Jordan, John Casper Branner, Ray Lyman Wilbur, and J. E. Wallace Sterling, and acting president Robert E. Swain.

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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. ...

Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949

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Ray Lyman Wilbur (1875-1949), physician and educator, served as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior from 1929 to 1933. From the description of Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582818 American educator; United States secretary of the interior, 1929-1933; president, Stanford University, 1916-1943. From the description of Ray Lyman Wilbur papers, 1906-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867219 ...

Lee, Russell V.

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Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931

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Educator, author, and naturalist. From the description of Papers of David Starr Jordan, 1861-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068098 Zoologist David Starr Jordan was elected president of Indiana University in 1885. He left IU in 1891 to become Stanford University's first president. Jordan died in 1931. From the description of David Starr Jordan papers, 1874-1929, bulk 1895-1929. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 61225195 American ichthyolog...

Swain, Robert E. (Robert Eckles), 1875-1961

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Professor of Chemistry at Stanford (1902-1941; emeritus 1941-1961), head of the Chemistry Department (1917-1941) and acting president of Stanford (1929-1933). Prof. Swain died in 1961. From the description of Robert E. Swain papers, 1916-1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702129471 Biographical/Historical Sketch Professor of Chemistry at Stanford (1902-1941; emeritus 1941-1961), head of the Chemistry Department (1917-19...

Sterling, J. E. Wallace (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-1985

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J. E. Wallace Sterling was president of Stanford University from 1949 to 1968. During his 19 years in office, Stanford's endowment nearly doubled, the faculty increased 170 percent, graduate programs were improved, major building plans were completed, the Medical School was moved to campus from San Francisco, and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center was built. After his retirement in 1968, Sterling was named University Chancellor. From the description of J. E. Wallace Sterling Spee...

Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922

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John Casper Branner (1850-1922) was a geologist was born on July 4, 1850, in New Market, Tennessee. He enrolled at Maryville College, but after two years he transferred to Cornell. He developed an interest in Brazil and he accompanied his professor, Charles F. Hartt, there in 1874, staying until 1883. He studied the country's geology, and also searched for vegetable fibers that could be used to make incandescent light. At the same time, he studied insects that affected cotton plants, under the c...