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Guide to David Locke Webser, "Reminiscences of a Rolling Stone" SCM0244
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  • Title: David Locke Webser, "Reminiscences of a Rolling Stone"
    Identifier/Call Number: SCM0244
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 volume(s)
    Date: 1976
    creator: Webster, David Locke, 1888-1976.
    creator: Webster, David Locke,, 1888-1976.

    Scope and Contents note

    Subjects covered in this autobiography include sailing experiences, airplane testing during World War I, life at Stanford from the 1920s to the 1950s, experiences working on rockets during World War II, and his experiences as a pilot. There is very little on his years at Harvard. A bibliography of Webster's work is included.

    Biographical/Historical note

    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 received his B.A. (1910) and Ph.D. (1913) from Harvard University.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Blois, Richard M.
    Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
    Wheelwright, Helen W.
    Private flying--United States.
    Sailing.
    World War, 1914-1918.
    World War, 1939-1945.