Guide to the Lydik S. Jacobsen Papers SC0235

Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
October 2010

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Title: Lydik S. Jacobsen papers
Identifier/Call Number: SC0235
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1948-1958
Summary: Miscellaneous correspondence and other papers relating to Professor Jacobsen's research interests in seismology and structural dynamics.
creator: Jacobsen, Lydik S.
creator: Jacobsen, Lydik S.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Administrative transfer, School of Engineering, 1980.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

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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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

 

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