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Guide to the Oswald G. Villard Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0584
    Creator: Villard, Oswald G.
    Title: Oswald G. Villard papers
    Dates: 1932-1998
    Bulk Dates: 1958-1998
    Physical Description: 100 linear feet (121 boxes)
    Summary: The papers include correspondence, articles and research papers, memoranda, reports, research files, contracts, minutes, and other materials, 1958-1998. Institutions represented in the papers include Stanford University, Stanford Research Institute, Naval Research Advisory Committee, USAF Scientific Advisory Board, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Union of Radio Science International, and the Voice of America. The collection also includes instruction manuals and a log for radio station W6YX, 1932-1933 (club station at Stanford)
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department 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

    This collection was given to the Stanford University Archives in 1998 by Oswald G. Villard.

    Information about Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    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

    [identification of item], Oswald G. Villard Papers (SC0584). Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    O. G. Villard, Jr., a leader in electromagnetic theory and experimental methods, earned his engineer's degree in 1943 and his Ph.D. in 1949 at Stanford, studying with Dr. F. E. Terman. He joined the faculty in Stanford's electrical engineering department and later was one of the founders of the Stanford Research Institute, now SRI International. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering and a fellow of the IEEE and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Scope and Content

    The papers include correspondence, articles and research papers, memoranda, reports, research files, contracts, minutes, and other materials, 1958-1998. Institutions represented in the papers include Stanford University, Stanford Research Institute, Naval Research Advisory Committee, USAF Scientific Advisory Board, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Union of Radio Science International, and the Voice of America. The collection also includes instruction manuals and a log for radio station W6YX, 1932-1933 (club station at Stanford)

    Access Terms

    Naval Research Advisory Committee.
    Stanford Research Institute.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Electrical Engineering--Faculty.
    Electrical engineering --Study and teaching.