Becoming Stanford : The Making of an American University
- Type of resource
- Moving image
- Filming location
- Stanford (Calif.)
- Digital origin
- reformatted digital
- Broadcast standard
- Sound content
- Color content
- color with black and white sequences
- 2 VHS tapes
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Item belongs to a collection
Collection contains videorecordings and DVDs pertaining to Stanford University including lectures, cultural events, academic programs, faculty interviews, buildings, the university’s history, and athletics other than football.
Part 1, "The Founding," covers the origins and building of the university through World War I; highlights include Stanford family history, the first Big Game between Stanford and UC Berkeley, early student life, the rise of tenure, and the 1906 earthquake. Part 2, "The Transformation," covers the development of Stanford as a world-renowned research university; highlights include the administrations of Provost Frederick E. Terman and President J. E. Wallace Sterling, the role of federal funding in the university's expansion, the turmoil of the 1960s, and the growth of new technologies leading to the personal computer revolution.
- Reformatted by Stanford University Libraries in 2014.
- Finding Aid
- Stanford University Video Collection (SC1031)
- Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
- Use and reproduction
- The materials are open for research use and may be used freely for non-commercial purposes with an attribution. For commercial permission requests, please contact the Stanford University Archives (firstname.lastname@example.org).