Guide to the Ralph Harrison Sherry Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0451
Creator: Sherry, Ralph Harrison, 1883-
Title: Ralph Harrison Sherry papers
Dates: 1907-1953
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Summary: Papers consist primarily of charts, drawings, illustrations, and photographs used in his book STEEL TREATING PRACTICE, published in 1929. Other items include a letter from Bob Schenck commenting on Sherry's manuscript, 1928; a letter from Syd Ramage (?) about his research with gasoline, n.d.; a photograph of Walther Mathesius, 1950; and reprints, 1907-53.
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 Ruth Forbes Sherry, 1967.

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

Ralph Harrison Sherry Papers (SC0451). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Sherry earned his a.b. in chemistry at Stanford University, 1904, and his M.A. in 1905; he was a metallurgical engineer.

Description of the Collection

Papers consist primarily of charts, drawings, illustrations, and photographs used in his book STEEL TREATING PRACTICE, published in 1929. Other items include a letter from Bob Schenck commenting on Sherry's manuscript, 1928; a letter from Syd Ramage (?) about his research with gasoline, n.d.; a photograph of Walther Mathesius, 1950; and reprints, 1907-53.

Access Terms

Mathesius, Walther --Photograph.
Ramage, Syd.
Schenck, Bob.
Sherry, Ralph Harrison, 1883-
Drawings.
Photoprints
Steel--Heat treatment.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Papers