Guide to the Lydik S. Jacobsen Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0235
Creator: Jacobsen, Lydik S.
Creator: Jacobsen, Lydik S.
Title: Lydik S. Jacobsen papers
Dates: 1948-1958
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet
Summary: Miscellaneous correspondence and other papers relating to Professor Jacobsen's research interests in seismology and structural dynamics.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Provenance

Administrative transfer, School of Engineering, 1980.

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

Lydik S. Jacobsen Papers (SC0235). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Professor Jacobsen began his teaching career at Stanford in 1924. He headed the Mechanical Engineering Department, 1940-1943, and directed the Earthquake Research Laboratory, 1926-1943 and 1946-1962; received his a.b. in mechanical engineering from Stanford in 1921 and his Ph.D. in Physics here in 1927. Jacobsen died in 1976.

Description of the Collection

Miscellaneous correspondence and other papers relating to Professor Jacobsen's research interests in seismology and structural dynamics.

Access Terms

Jacobsen, Lydik S.
Jacobsen, Lydik S.
Stanford University. Department of Mechanical Engineering. Faculty.
Stanford University. Department of Mechanical Engineering. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
Stanford University. Earthquake Research Laboratory.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Miscellaneous

Box 1, Folder 2

Structure dynamic proposals

Box 1, Folder 3

Structure dynamic progress report

Box 1, Folder 4

Structure dynamic equipment

Box 1, Folder 5

Structure dynamic, letters, distribution list

Box 1, Folder 6

Dr. Rees

Box 1, Folder 7

Seismology

Box 1, Folder 8

Vibration research, ONR

Box 1, Folder 9

ERI - Earthquake engineering research

Box 1, Folder 10

ERI 1948

Box 1, Folder 11

ERI 1949

Box 1, Folder 12

ERI 1950

Box 1, Folder 13

ERI 1951

Box 1, Folder 14

ERI 1952

Box 1, Folder 15

Miscellaneous 1953-1958: letter and alumni questionnaire from John Van Amringe, 1954; letter-report on Stanford-in-Germany, 1958; memo re alumni questionnaire 1953