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Guide to the William R. Rambo Papers
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Description
These papers, kept in their original arrangement, reflect Prof. Rambo's administrative responsibilities as well as his research interests, largely during his time at Stanford University. Stanford subjects include the School of Engineering, the Electrical Engineering Department, the Stanford Electronic Labs, the Applied Electronics Lab, research policy at Stanford, courses, the Academic Senate, the University Land and Building Development Committee, and student demonstrations. Other subjects include the American Society for Engineering Education, Engineering College Research Council, Joint Services Electronic Program, and Rambo's research work with the U.S. Army, Air Force, and Navy.
Background
William R. Rambo was born September 3, 1916. He received his B.A. and Electrical Engineering degrees from Stanford University in 1938 and 1941. He was a research associate at the Harvard Radio Research Lab and a research engineer with Airborne Instruments Lab in New York before coming to Stanford as a research associate in 1951. He was made a Professor of Electrical Engineering in 1957, Director of Electronics Labs in 1960, and Associate Dean of the School of Engineering in 1961. He retired as a Professor Emeritus in 1972.
Extent
35 Linear feet (29 boxes)
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.