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Guide to the Robert E. Swain Papers
SC0039  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0039
    Creator: Swain, Robert E. (Robert Eccles), 1875-1961.
    Title: Robert E. Swain papers
    Dates: 1916-1938
    Physical Description: 1 Linear feet
    Summary: Correspondence between Dr. Swain and Stanford President Ray Lyman Wilbur regarding the Chemistry Department and records pertaining to the honor system in the Chemistry Department (1916-1920) and the Cardinal Gun Club (1928-1930).
    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

    Administrative transfer, Chemistry Department, 1968.

    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

    Robert E. Swain Papers (SC0039). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Professor of Chemistry at Stanford (1902-1941; emeritus 1941-1961), head of the Chemistry Department (1917-1941) and acting president of Stanford (1929-1933). Prof. Swain died in 1961.

    Description of the Collection

    Correspondence between Dr. Swain and Stanford President Ray Lyman Wilbur regarding the Chemistry Department and records pertaining to the honor system in the Chemistry Department (1916-1920) and the Cardinal Gun Club (1928-1930).

    Access Terms

    Stanford University. Cardinal Gun Club.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Chemistry --Faculty.
    Swain, Robert E. (Robert Eccles), 1875-1961.
    Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949