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Guide to the Alfred S. Niles and Joseph S. Newell, Airplane Structures Typescript
SC1038  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC1038
    Title: Alfred S. Niles and Joseph S. Newell, Airplane Structures typescript
    Dates: circa 1928
    Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
    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

    Materials were the gift of Walter Vincenti, 1985.

    Information about Access

    Access: Materials are open to research use.

    Cite As

    [identification of item], Alfred S. Niles and Joseph S. Newell, Airplane Structures Typescript (SC1038). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Alfred S. Niles was professor of aeronautic engineering at Stanford University from 1927 until his retirement in 1959. In 1929 the first edition of Airplane Structures by Alfred S. Niles and Joseph S. Newell was published by John Wiley & Sons. Newell, who had worked with Niles at McCook Field, was professor of aeronautical structural engineering at M.I.T.

    Scope and Contents note

    Collection contains corrected typescripts of chapters 1 through 15, list of figures, illustrations, and index. Most of the pages are carbon copies but a few are mimeographed; the illustrations are copies, not originals.

    Access Terms

    Newell, J. S., (Joseph Shipley), 1897-1952.
    Niles, Alfred S., (Alfred Salem), b. 1894.
    Airplanes.