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Guide to the Elliott Reid Papers
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Description
Correspondence, research notes and drawings, reports, articles, product specifications, commercial publications, photographs, and other items pertaining to airplanes and aeronautical research, including his research on wings and propellers. There is correspondence with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and aircraft companies such as Boeing, Douglas, Northrop, and Lockheed. Correspondents include Col. Homer A. Boushey, Louis B. Gratzer, George J. Higgins, E.P. Lesley, G.W. Lewis, Earl C. Popp, L. Prandtl, and D.D. Warner. Collection also includes research logs and bills from research conducted for Tracerlab, Inc., of Berkeley, 1949-54.
Background
Professor of aeronautics at Stanford (1929-1965). Reid was the author of APPLIED WING THEORY, 1932, and many technical papers published by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.
Extent
4.75 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.