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Guide to the Norman A.D. Parlee Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0313
    Creator: Parlee, Norman A.D., d.1985.
    Title: Norman A.D. Parlee papers
    Dates: 1873-1983
    Bulk Dates: 1948-1983
    Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet
    Summary: The bulk of these papers consists of correspondence, memos, proposals, reports, and financial records, 1973-1983, pertaining to his research projects funded by or submitted to the Center for Materials Research at Stanford University. Other papers include correspondence, memos, notes, papers, course materials, reports, reprints, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia, 1873-1983, pertaining to the history of metallurgy, teaching, the Dominion Steel and Coal Corp., publications, and a business trip to Europe in 1949.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of the estate of Norman A.D. Parlee, 1985.

    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

    Norman A.D. Parlee (SC0313). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Parlee was professor of metallurgy in the Dept. of Mineral Engineering at Stanford University from 1962 until his retirement in 1982; he was professor emeritus until his death in 1985. A graduate of Dalhousie and McGill Universities, Parlee began his career as a research metallurgist at Dominion Steel and Coal Corp. in 1939. He left industry in 1952 to join the faculty at Purdue University. He was a fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada and the American Institute of Chemistry.

    Description of the Collection

    The bulk of these papers consists of correspondence, memos, proposals, reports, and financial records, 1973-1983, pertaining to his research projects funded by or submitted to the Center for Materials Research at Stanford University. Other papers include correspondence, memos, notes, papers, course materials, reports, reprints, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia, 1873-1983, pertaining to the history of metallurgy, teaching, the Dominion Steel and Coal Corp., publications, and a business trip to Europe in 1949.

    Access Terms

    Dominion Steel and Coal Corp.
    Parlee, Norman A.D., d.1985.
    Stanford University. Center for Materials Research.
    Stanford University. School of Engineering --Faculty.
    Metallurgical research.
    Metallurgy --Study and teaching.
    Photoprints