Professional and personal papers relating to Professor Shockley's controversial interests in environment and genetic influences
on intelligence; research on transistors and electronics; and science education. Also includes extensive family materials
including diaries and correspondence.
Professor of engineering at Stanford (1958-1975; emeritus 1975- ). Shockley was co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics,
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