Guide to the Norman A.D. Parlee Papers

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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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


Collection Contents

 

Papers 1873-1983

Box 1, Folder 1

Historical papers regarding Science and Steel Industry 1944-1961

Box 1, Folder 2

Booklets on Iron and Steel Industry and Metal Working 1873-circa 1946

Box 1, Folder 3

Photographs, miscellaneous Undated

Box 1, Folder 4

Parlee Resumé 1983

Box 1, Folder 5

Curriculum and Course Undated

Box 1, Folder 6

Curriculum and Course Undated

Box 1, Folder 7

Earth Science Faculty Undated

Box 1, Folder 8

Book Authorship Undated

Box 1, Folder 9

Book Authorship Undated

Box 1, Folder 10

O.F. History (Stone) Undated

Box 1, Folder 11

O.F. History (Stone) Undated

Box 1, Folder 12

O.F. History (Stone) Undated

Box 1, Folder 13

O.F. History (Stone) Undated

Box 2, Folder 1

Mementoes of European Trip Undated

Box 2, Folder 2

Mementoes of European Trip Undated

Box 2, Folder 3

CMR-ARPA "Calculation of Equilibrium and Transport Properties" Proposal 1973-1974

Box 2, Folder 4

CMR-NSF "Calculation of Equilibrium and Transport Properties" Proposal 1974

Box 2, Folder 5

CMR "Nitride-Forming Reactions" Proposal 1974-1975

Box 2, Folder 6

CMR "Nitride Precipitation Recovery" Proposal 1974-1975

Box 2, Folder 7

CMR "Carbothemic and Carbo-Nitrothemic Reduction" Proposal 1974-1975

Box 2, Folder 8

CMR "Carbothemic Reduction" Proposal 1975

Box 2, Folder 9

CMR Preliminary Research Programs Information 1975-1976

Box 2, Folder 10

CMR Proposal Forms and Rules 1976-1977

Box 2, Folder 11

CMR Proposal for Production of Reactive Metals 1976-1977

Box 2, Folder 12

CMR "Calculation of Diffusivities" Proposal 1976-1977

Box 2, Folder 13

CMR "Zirconium" Proposal 1976-1977

Box 2, Folder 14

CMR "Hydride Precipitation" Proposal 1976-1977

Box 2, Folder 15

CMR Equipment Proposal 1977

Box 2, Folder 16

CMR Instructions for Proposals 1977-1978

Box 2, Folder 17

CMR Research Grant Request for M. Hassan 1977-1978

Box 2, Folder 18

CMR Hydryding Proposal 1977-1978

Box 2, Folder 19

CMR Hydride and Nitride Proposal 1978

Box 2, Folder 20

CMR "Non-Crystalline Metals" Proposal 1978

Box 2, Folder 21

CMR "Production of Volatile Reactive Metals" Proposal 1979

Box 2, Folder 22

CMR "Reactive Metals and Nitrides" Proposal 1979

Box 3, Folder 1

CMR Nitride Proposals 1980

Box 3, Folder 2

CMR Proposals 1981

Box 3, Folder 3

CMR "Physico-Chemical Study of Titanium" Proposal 1982

Box 3, Folder 4

CMR Facilities Brochure Undated

Box 3, Folder 5

CMR General Correspondence Undated

Box 3, Folder 6

CMR Correspondence 1978-1980

Box 3, Folder 7

CMR Annual Reports 1975-1976

Box 3, Folder 8

CMR Annual Reports 1976-1977

Box 3, Folder 9

CMR Annual Reports 1978

Box 3, Folder 10

CMR Annual Reports 1979

Box 3, Folder 11

CMR Annual Reports 1979-1980

Box 3, Folder 12

CMR Annual Reports 1980-1981

Box 3, Folder 13

CMR Annual Reports 1982

Box 3, Folder 14

CMR Annual Reports 1983

Box 3, Folder 15

CMR Budget and Account Numbers 1976

Box 3, Folder 16

CMR Financial Statements 1978-1980

Box 3, Folder 17

CMR Financial Statements 1982-1983

Box 3, Folder 18

CMR Funding Allocations 1974-1975

Box 3, Folder 19

CMR Funding Awards 1976-1977

Box 3, Folder 20

CMR Grant Extension 1979 Summer

Box 3, Folder 21

CMR Nuggets 1977

Box 3, Folder 22

CMR "Super-Nugget" 1980

Box 3, Folder 23

Westinghouse 1978-1980

Box 3, Folder 24

CMR -- Geballe's Westinghouse Trip 1978-1979

Box 3, Folder 25

CMR-NSF THRUST Program 1975