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Guide to the Benjamin M. Page Papers
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Description
Papers include correspondence, minutes, budgets, class notes, course files, student papers, reports, maps, and research files and pertain to his activities as professor, department administrator, and scientist. Some papers relate to his work with the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (AEC/NRC). There are also papers relating to the geological investigation of the site for the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center; photographs from geology trips, 1930-1953, including the department's summer geology field classes, 1941 and 1946-49; and an album of photo negatives from Page's student days, 1929-32, on hiking/camping trips, geology trips, other students, and his dorm room.
Background
Geologist. Page, a member of the Stanford class of 1933, also earned his master's degree in 1934 and his Ph.D in 1940 at Stanford. He joined the Stanford faculty in 1943, becoming full professor in 1952; he was head of the Geology Department from 1957-62 and again from 1965-68. He retired in 1976. Page's special fields are structural geology and the relationship between geological structures and plate tectonics.
Extent
51 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.