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Guide to the Charles Stacy French Papers
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Description
Papers include correspondence, articles, speeches, manuscripts, lab notes, charts, and computer printouts pertaining largely to his research interests in the photosynthesis of purple bacteria, spectroscopy of plant pigments, and the construction of spectroscopic equipment. Papers also include approximately 400 glass and film slides of charts, graphs, plants, equipment, laboratories, and other scientists.
Background
French, plant physiologist, was director of the Dept. of Plant Biology of the Carnegie Institution, located on the Stanford University campus, from 1947 until his retirement in 1973. Prior to his arrival at Carnegie, he taught at the Harvard Medical School, the University of Chicago, and the University of Minnesota.
Extent
35 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.