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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • Index of Correspondents

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0474
    Creator: French, Charles Stacy, 1907-
    Title: Charles Stacy French papers
    Dates: 1935-1989
    Physical Description: 35 Linear feet
    Summary: 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.
    Language(s): In English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of C.S. French, 1994.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    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.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    . Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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.

    Description of the Collection

    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.

    Access Terms

    Amesz, Jan.
    Briggs, Winslow R.
    Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974.
    Duysens, L. N. M.
    Ebert, James D. (James David), 1921-2001
    Fork, David Charles.
    Franck, James, 1882-1964.
    French, Charles Stacy, 1907-
    Goedheer, Joop C.
    Halldal, Per.
    Haskins, Caryl P. (Caryl Parker), 1908-2001
    Hastings, A. Baird (Albert Baird), 1895-1987.
    Hill, Robert, SC.D.
    Lang, Anton.
    Latimer, Paul Henry.
    Mcleod, Guy C.
    Myers, Jack Edgar, 1913-
    Nielsen, Niels Christian.
    Schiff, Jerome A.
    Shibata, Kazuo, 1918-
    Smith, James H. C.
    Tamiya, Hiroshi, 1903-1984.
    Tang, Pei-sung, 1903-
    Thomas, J. B. (Jan Bartholomeus), 1907-
    Vidaver, William E.
    Virgin, Hemming I.
    botany
    Laboratory notes.
    Photosynthesis.
    Plant physiology.
    Plant pigments.
    Slides.

    Index of Correspondents

    Name Box Folder
    Abelson, Philip Hauge 1 1975-
    Ackerman, Edward A. 2 1961-67
    Akoyunoglou, George 1 1980
    Akoyunoglou, George 1 1980
    Amero, R. C. 2 Letters 1945-
    Amesz, Jan 1 1985
    Anderson, A. A. 2 Letters 1945-
    Anson, M. L. 2 Letters 1945-
    Applegate, C. E. 2 Letters 1945-
    Aronoff, Samuel 2 Letters 1945-
    Astin, Allen V. 1 1975-
    Avron, Mordhay Ed 1 1978
    Badger. Murray 1 1978
    Barghoorn, Elso S. 1 1977
    Barker, Horace Albert 1 1985
    Barker, Horace Albert 2 Letters 1945-
    Barker, Joseph W. 2 Letters 1945-
    Batra, Amla 1 1980
    Bauer, G. Philip 2 1961-67
    Bearden, Alan J. 1 1977
    Bearden, Alan J. 1 1973-74
    Behnke, John A. 1 1975-
    Behnke, John A. 1 1980
    Beier, W. 1 1977
    BŽlanŽ, Szaj‡ni 1 1980
    Bennett, Thomas Peter 1 1975-
    Bethge, Heinz 1 1978
    Bia lek-Bylka, G. E. 1 1986
    Biddulph, Orlin 2 1970-71
    Bj™rn, Lars Olof 1 1973-74
    Bjšrn, Lars Olof 1 1983
    Bjšrn, Lars Olof 1 1985
    Black, Clanton C. 1 1978-79
    Blegen, Theodore C. 2 Letters 1945-
    Boardman, N. Keith 1 1973-74
    Boardman, N. Keith 1 1977
    Boardman, N. Keith 1 1987
    Bolken 1 1973-74
    Bonner, James 1 1975-
    Borisov, Alexander Yu. 1 1984
    Bouman, M. A. 1 1984
    Boyd, George H. 2 Letters 1945-
    Boynton, John E. 2 1970-71
    Branscomb, Lewis M. 1 1980
    Brenden, Francis 2 Letters 1945-
    Briggs, Winslow R. 1 1975-
    Briggs, Winslow R. 1 1979
    Briggs, Winslow R. 1 1981
    Briggs, Winslow R. 1 1984
    Briggs, Winslow R. 1 1985
    Britz, Steve J. 1 1978
    Britz, Steve J. 1 1979
    Brown, A. Peter 1 1977
    Brown, Ray, E. 2 Letters 1945-
    Bryan, Gary W. 1 1978
    Bush, Vannevar 2 1935-1950
    Calvin, Melvin 1 1976
    Campbell, Angus 1 1978
    Carmichael, Leonard 2 Letters 1945-
    Chambers, Ann 1 1979
    Chambers, Frank 1 1979
    Cilento, Giuseppe 1 1977
    Clayton, Roderick Keener 1 1975-
    Clayton, Roderick Keener 1 1975-
    Cleland, C. F. 1 1986
    Clemens, Cyril 2 1970-71
    Coates, Joseph F. 1 1978
    Coberly, Barbara A. 1 1973-74
    Coberly, Barbara A. 1 1975-
    Coffey, W. C. 2 Letters 1945-
    Coohill, Thomas 1 1981
    Craig, Franr 2 Letters 1945-
    Crawford, Bryce Jr. 1 1982
    Crawford, Victoria B. 1 1975-
    Crim, Dale 1 1980
    Crofts, A. R. & Holmes, N. G. 1 1975-
    Daly, J. M. 1 1984
    Decker, John 2 1970-71
    Decker, John 2 1961-67
    Decoux 2 Letters 1945-
    Dehaan, Robert L. 1 1987
    Deluca, H. F. 1 1975-
    Denis, M. 2 1968-69
    Dick, John H. 1 1981
    Doherty, Josephine K. 1 1981
    Dowben, Robert M. 2 1970-71
    Duda, George D. 1 1975-
    Dugger, Mack 2 1970-71
    Duke, Stan 1 1975-
    Dunlap, Chesley M. 1 1979
    Duysens, Lou 1 1986
    Duysens, Lou 1 1987
    Duysens, Lou. N. M. 1 1977
    Ebersold, W. T. 1 1973-74
    Ebert, James D. 1 1979
    Ebert, James D. 1 1984
    Ebert, James D. 1 1980
    Edmondson, Yvette H. 1 1976
    Edsall, John Tileston 2 Letters 1945-
    Edsall, John Tileston 1 1979
    Ehrman, Libert 1 1975-
    Einhorn, Nathan R. 1 1973-74
    Eisenstark, A. 1 1973-74
    Emerson, Ralph 1 1977
    Enloe, Alton J. 1 1979
    Epel, David 1 1987
    Epstein, Emanuel 1 1978
    Fell, Antony F. 1 1983
    Fork, David Charles 2 1961-67
    Fork, David Charles 2 1951-60
    Fork, David Charles 2 1968-69
    Forster, Jackson W. 2 Letters 1945-
    Franck, James 2 Letters 1945-
    Freeman, Andrew R. 1 1975-
    Frenkel, Albert W. 1 1982
    FulleyLove, James 1 1973-74
    Galston, Arthur W. 1 1984
    Gingras, G. 2 1970-71
    Ginkel, Gijs van 1 1984
    Goedheer, Joop C. 1 1977
    Golding, N. S. 2 Letters 1945-
    Good, Morman 1 1979
    Govindjee, M. 1 1981
    Govindjee, M. 1 1982
    Govindjee, M. 1 1984
    Graham, JoRuth 1 1973-74
    Greene, T. G. 1 1978
    Greppin H. 1 1984
    Gressley, Gene M. 1 1973-74
    Grinwade, A. M. 1 1975-
    Grundmann, Alan 1 1973-74
    Hackerman, Norman 1 1979
    Hagar, William 1 1975-
    Hagar, William 1 1982
    Hagar, William 1 1985
    Hagen, Joel B. 1 1981
    Hager, William 1 1983
    Haines, D. E. 2 Letters 1945-
    Hall, Eric. J. 1 1980
    Halldal, Per 2 1970-71
    Halldal, Per 2 1968-69
    Halldal, Per 1 1973-74
    Halldal, Per 1 1977
    Hamilton, Robert L. 1 1980
    Hamilton, Robert L. 1 1982
    Hanson, J. B. 1 1985
    Hardy, Arthur C. 2 Paint Letters 1941-49
    Harms, Doreathea Siefermann 1 1982
    Harte, Robert A. 2 1961-67
    Harte, Robert A. 1 1973-74
    Hartmann, Karl M. 1 1976
    Haskins, Caryl P. 1 1979
    Haskins, Caryl P. 2 1968-69
    Hast, Adele 1 1982
    Hastings, A. Baird 2 Letters 1945-
    Haxo, Francis 1 1986
    Heber, U. 1 1973-74
    Heiss, Louis 1 1973-74
    Heller, Craig 1 1984
    Heller, W. 2 Letters 1945-
    Henard, Kenneth R. 2 1968-69
    Hesse, G. W. 2 Letters 1945-
    Hiesey, William McKinley 1 1977
    Hiesey, William McKinley 1 1982
    Hiesey, William McKinley 1 1987
    Hiesey, William McKinley 1 1976
    Hiesry, William McKinley 1 1985
    Hill, Robert 2 1970-71
    Hill, Robert 1 1975-
    Hill, Robert 1 1977
    Hill, Robert 1 1978
    Hill, Robert 1 1979
    Hill, Robert 1 1982
    Hiller, R. G. 1 1980
    Hiyama, Tets 1 1979
    Hoag, Donald G. 2 Letters 1945-
    Hockett, Robert C. 2 Letters 1945-
    Holton, Raymond, W. & Norris, Fred H. 1 1973-74
    Holzer, Helmut 1 1977
    Horecker, Bernard L. 1 1982
    Humphreys, Adolph H. 2 Letters 1945-
    Inoue, Yorinao 1 1976
    Inoue, Yorinao 1 1983
    Irving, Laurence 1 1973-74
    Jacklet, Jon W. 1 1975-
    Jackson, Peter G. C 1 1977
    Jackson, Peter G. C. 1 1976
    Johnson, Walter J. 2 Letters 1945-
    Jones, Donald F. 2 1961-67
    Jutila, John W. 1 1977
    Kazuo, Shibata 1 1978
    Klein, Norman 1 1975-
    Klein, William 1 1981
    Kramer, Paul J. 2 Letters 1945-
    Krasnovsky, A. A. 1 1980
    Krikorian, A. D. 2 1970-71
    Kung, Shain-dou 1 1978-79 (Tang corresp.)
    Kushida, Hiroshi 1 1979
    Kylin, Anders 1 1982
    Laird, W. David 1 1973-74
    Lamborn, Ody H. 2 Letters 1945-
    Lang, Anton 2 1970-71
    Lang, Anton 1 1979
    Lang, Anton 1 1985
    Lapedes, Daniel N. 1 1978
    Larson, Burneice M. 2 Letters 1945-
    Latham, David J. 1 1978
    Latimer, Paul Henry 1 1983
    Latimer, Paul Henry 1 1984
    Lawrence, D. B. 2 Paint Letters 1941-49
    Leech 1 1980
    Leonard, N. J. 1 1980
    Levitt, J. 2 1968-69
    Lewis, Charlton M. 2 1961-67
    Lewis, Howard B. 2 Letters 1945-
    Li, Teh-Ning 1 1981
    Libby, Leona Marshall 1 1973-74
    Lipke, Herbert 1 1973-74
    Lipke, Herbert 1 1977
    Little, John E. 2 Letters 1945-
    Livingstion, Robert 2 Paint Letters 1941-49
    Loach, Paul Alan 1 1977
    Loach, Paul Alan 1 1979
    Loomis, W. E. 2 Paint Letters 1941-49
    Luck, J. Murray 2 Letters 1945-
    Luppert, John H. 1 1984
    Luppert, John H. 1 1987
    Luppert, John H. 1 1987
    Macdowell, Hargur 1 1984
    Machelis, Leonard 2 Machelis Letters 1945
    Machelis, Leonard 2 Letters 1945-
    Mailey, R. D. 2 Letters 1945-
    Malakoff, Miriam T. 2 Letters 1945-
    Mannan, R. Mannar 1 1982
    Manning, Kenneth R. 1 1977
    Markwell, John P. 1 1980
    Matson, L. 2 Letters 1945-
    McCay, Elizabeth 2 Letters 1945-
    McGinnies, William Grovenor 1 1973-74
    McGinnies, William Grovenor 1 1981
    Mclean, L. V. 2 Letters 1945-
    Mcleod, Guy 2 1961-67
    Meader, R. G 2 Letters 1945-
    Mehl, John 1 1973-74
    Meister, A. 1 1978
    Metzner, Helga 1 1973-74
    Metzner, David E. 1 1975-
    Metzner, Helga 1 1978
    Metzner, Helga 1 1979
    Metzner, Helga 1 1982
    Metzner, Helga 1 1983
    Metzner, Helga 1 1984
    Metzner, Helga 1 1987
    Miller, Oscar L. Jr. 1 1976
    Miyachi, Shigetoh 1 1984
    Mohr, John L. 1 1978
    Moore, John, W. 2 Letters 1945-
    Moore, Thomas 1 1973-74
    Moran, Rami 1 1984
    Morrey, Charles B. 2 1970-71
    Mortimer, Robert K. 1 1975-
    Morton, J. K. 2 1970-71
    Morton, R. A. 1 1973-74
    Mothes, K. 1 1977
    Moyse, A. 2 1961-67
    Moyse, A. 1 1973-74
    Mulkey, Timothy 1 1979
    Murata, Norio 1 1975-
    Murata, Norio 1 1976
    Murray, Doug 1 1978-79 (Tang corresp.)
    Myers, Jack Edgar 1 1980
    Myers, Jack Edgar 1 1987
    NŠf, Ulrich 1 1975-
    Naylor, Aubrey W. 1 1976
    Newman, David W. 1 1984
    Newmark, Nathan M. 1 1976
    Nichiporovich, A. A. 1 1975-
    Nichiporovich, A. A. 1 1987
    Nicholson, Frank 1 1981
    Nielsen, Niels Christian 1 1975-
    Nielsen, Niels Christian 1 1976
    Nielsen, Niels Christian 1 1977
    Nielsen, Niels Christian 1 1978
    Nilan, Roxasnne 1 1985
    Odum, Howard T. 1 1982
    Olson, John Melvin 1 1976
    Olson, John Melvin 1 1987
    …quist, Gunnar 1 1973-74
    …quist, Gunnar 1 1975-
    Osnitskaya, Ludmilla 1 1975-
    Pak, Simon J. 1 1973-74
    Parker, Marion W. 2 1935-1950
    Pauly, Philip J. 1 1986
    Pauly, Philip J. 1 1987
    Paxton, Cady 1 1973-74
    Pearlstein, Robert M. 1 1978
    Peckham, Robert F. 1 1976
    Pedersen, P. O 1 1984
    Pestell, W. A. 2 1935-1950
    Pestell, W. A. 2 1951-60
    Phelps, Ethel L. 2 Paint Letters 1941-49
    Pietro, A. San 1 1975-
    Pitzer, Kenneth S. 1 1976
    Platko, Beatrice L. 2 1970-71
    Poff, Ken 1 1977
    Poteet, John W. Jr. 2 Letters 1945-
    Powell, Jeffery R. 1 1975-
    Prance, Ghillean T. 1 1978
    Preer, John R. Jr. 1 1977
    Press, Frank 1 1979
    Press, Frank 1 1983
    Press, Frank 1 1984
    Prezelin, Barbara B. 1 1980
    Price, C. A. 2 1961-67
    Pursell, Edward M. 1 1985
    Quinn, Jarus W. 1 1973-74
    Quinn, Jarus, W. 1 1981
    Raven, Peter H. 1 1982
    Rawal, Bharat S. 1 1977
    Raymond, Lawrence P. 1 1983
    Raymond, Lawrence P. 1 1986
    Raymond, Lawrence P. 1 1987
    Riker, A. J. 2 1961-67
    Ritchie, Gillian A. 1 1979
    Ritchings, R. H. 2 1968-69
    Robbins, J. 2 Letters 1945-
    Roff, W. J. 2 1970-71
    Rohatgi, K. K. 2 1970-71
    Rosenbaum, Robert A. 2 1961-67
    Rosenblith, Walter A. 1 1985
    Rubin, Andrew B. 1 1975-
    Ruby, R. H. 1 1979
    RŸdiger, W. 2 1968-69
    Ryssov-Nielsen, Henning 1 1975-
    Sackett, Ross D. 2 1968-69
    Safwat, Fuad 1 1979
    Salisbury, Frank B. 1 1984
    Salisbury, Frank B. 1 1987
    Schaefer, John P. 1 1981
    Schiff, Jerome A. 2 1961-67
    Schiff, Jerome A. 1 1979
    Schrohe, B. N. 1 1973-74
    Sestak, Zdenek 1 1987
    Sestak, Zdenek 1 1981
    Sheridan, Harold 1 1981
    Sherman, Elizabeth J. 1 1987
    Sherman, Louis 1 1978
    Sherman, Louis A. 1 1980
    Shibata, Kazuo 1 1975-
    Shibata, Kazuo 1 1976
    Shibata, Kazuo 1 1979
    Shibata, Kazuo 1 1982
    Shibata, Kazuo 1 1983
    Siefermann, Dorothea 1 Scandinavia 74 Correspondence
    Siminovitch, D. 2 Letters 1945-
    Singer, Maxine 1 1987
    Sinsheimer, Robert L. 1 1978
    Sironval, C. 1 1983
    Sironval, C. 1 1984
    Skotnicki, T. J. 2 Paint Letters 1941-49
    Slichter, Charles P. 1 1975-
    Smith, Celia M. 1 1985
    Smith, Emil L. 1 1973-74
    Smith, James H. C. 2 1935-1950
    Smith, James H. C. 2 1951-60
    Snyder, Richard L. 1 1973-74
    Somers, G. Fred 2 Letters 1945-
    Song, Pill-Soon 1 1976
    Speel, H. C. 2 Paint Letters 1941-49
    Sperry, Helen A. 1 1983
    Spikes, John D. 2 1951-60
    Spoehr, H. A. 2 1935-1950
    Statham, Louis 2 Letters 1945-
    Stauffer, J. F. 2 Letters 1945-
    Stieber, Michael T. 1 1985
    Stifham, Mark A. 1 1980
    Stout, Ernest R. 1 1973-74
    Strasser, Reto 1 1975-
    Stumpf, P. K. 1 1978
    Sundqvist, Christer 1 1983
    Sundqvist, Christer 1 1984
    Tai, Willian   1978-79 (Tang corresp.)