Guide to the John Dirk Walecka Notebooks and Papers

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0424
Creator: Walecka, John Dirk, 1932-
Title: John Dirk Walecka notebooks and papers
Dates: 1960-1986
Physical Description: 3.25 Linear feet
Summary: Notes, lectures and reports on nuclear theory, general relativity, quantum mechanics, and mathematical physics. Collection also includes reprints and some correspondence.
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

Gift of John D. Walecka, 1990.

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

John Dirk Walecka Notebooks and Papers (SC0424). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Walecka, a.b. Harvard 1954 and Ph.D. MIT 1958, joined the Stanford faculty in 1960; he was chair of the Physics Department from 1977 to 1982. He left Stanford in 1987 to be the scientific director of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) in Newport News, VA.

Description of the Collection

Notes, lectures and reports on nuclear theory, general relativity, quantum mechanics, and mathematical physics. Collection also includes reprints and some correspondence.

Access Terms

Stanford University. Dept. of Physics--Faculty.
Stanford University. Dept. of Physics.
Walecka, John Dirk, 1932-
Nuclear physics --Study and teaching.
Quantum theory --Study and teaching.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1

241-243 : Nuclear Theory, 1960-61

Box 1

338 : General Relativity, undated

Box 1

Lectures on Dispersion Theory, undated

Box 1

330-332 : Advanced Quantum Mechanics, 1962-63

Box 1

340 : M. B. Theory, 1964-65

Box 2

341 : Nuclear Theory, 1964-65

Box 2

342 : Nuclear Theory, 1964-65

Box 2

340 : M. B. Theory, 1965-66

Box 2

341 : Nuclear Theory, 1965-66

Box 2

342 : Nuclear Theory, 1965-66

Box 2

330 : Advanced Quantum Mechanics, 1966-67

Box 2

331 : Advanced Quantum Mechanics, 1966-67

Box 3

332 : Advanced Quantum Mechanics, 1966-67

Box 3

330 : Advanced Quantum Mechanics, 1967-68

Box 3

331 : Advanced Quantum Mechanics, 1967-68

Box 3

332 : Advanced Quantum Mechanics, 1967-68

Box 3

270 : Statistical Mechanics, 1967-68

Box 3

210 : Advanced Mechanics, 1970-71

Box 3

211 : Mathematical Physics, 1970-71

Box 3

370 : Theory Condensed Matter, 1970-71

Box 4

210 : Advanced Mechanics, 1971-72

Box 4

211 : Mathematical Physics, 1971-72

Box 4

210 : Advanced Quantum Mechanics, 1972-73

Box 4

331 : Advanced Quantum Mechanics, 1973-74

Box 4

332 : Advanced Quantum Mechanics, 1973-74

Box 4

230 : Quantum Mechanics, 1974-75

Box 4

231 : Quantum Mechanics, 1974-75

Box 5

232 : Quantum Mechanics, 1974-75

Box 5

230 : Quantum Mechanics, 1975-76

Box 5

231 : Quantum Mechanics, 1975-76

Box 5

232 : Quantum Mechanics, 1975-76

Box 6

Various Physics reprints, notes and correspondence 1

Box 6

Various Physics reprints, notes and correspondence 2

Box 6

Various Physics reprints, notes and correspondence 3

Box 6

Various Physics reprints, notes and correspondence 4

Box 6

Various Physics reprints, notes and correspondence 5

Box 7, Folder 1

Report of Task Force #1 Ad Hoc Panel on the Future of Nuclear Science. Subnuclear aspects of the nucleons in the nucleus. Fourth draft, April 4, 1976

Box 7, Folder 2

Electron Scattering and Nuclear Structure. Talk for the L. I. Schiff Memorial Session A. P. A. Meeting, San Francisco, California, Feb. 3, 1972

Box 7, Folder 3

Memo from Walecka: Report of the Subpanel on the State of Development of Nuclear Physics. undated

Box 7, Folder 4

NSF proposal (renewal) for “Studies in Theoretical Physics” 1983