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Guide to the John Marsh Wilcox Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0380
    Creator: Wilcox, John M., (John Marsh), 1925-1983.
    Title: John Marsh Wilcox papers
    Dates: 1955-1990
    Bulk Dates: 1955-1983
    Physical Description: 17 Linear feet
    Summary: Correspondence, astrophysics papers, refereeing reports, lecture notes, travel records, reprints, research notes, films, and biographical materials, largely relating to his research and teaching.
    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

    Transferred from the Stanford Solar Observatory, 1990, and the Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, 2001.

    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 Marsh Wilcox Papers (SC380). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    A solar physicist, Wilcox worked around the world studying the influence of solar magnetism on global weather patterns. A professor at Stanford University from 1971 to his death in 1983, he was also director of the Stanford Solar Observatory, 1973-1983.

    Description of the Collection

    Correspondence, astrophysics papers, refereeing reports, lecture notes, travel records, reprints, research notes, films, and biographical materials, largely relating to his research and teaching.

    Access Terms

    Alfvén, Hannes, 1908-1995
    Benson, Herbert, 1935-
    International Sun-Earth Explorers.
    Olson, Roger.
    Roberts, Walter Orr.
    Scherrer, Phillip H.
    Severny, A.B.
    Stanford Solar Observatory.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Applied Physics --Faculty.
    Svalgaard, Leif.
    Wilcox, John M., (John Marsh), 1925-1983.
    Willett, Hurd C. (Hurd Curtis), 1903-
    Physics.
    Solar activity.
    Solar magnetic field.
    Weather.