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Guide to the David Locke Webster Papers
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Description
Correspondence (1939-70) regarding Webster's interests (e.g. Klystron Tube, compton effect), research notebooks (1916-1970) and correspondence relating to the Physics Department during the 1940's. Also includes glass plates for printing graphs, photographs, and maps.
Background
David Locke Webster, professor of physics (1920-1954; emeritus, 1954-1977) and chairman of the Physics Department at Stanford (1920-1942), was born in Boston November 6, 1888. He recieved his B.A. (1910) and Ph.D. (1913) from Harvard University.
Extent
21 Linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.