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Guide to the C.F. Quate Papers
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Description
Correspondence, memoranda, press releases, contracts, grants, course materials and other records pertaining to his research and teaching at Stanford, including work at the Ginzton Laboratory; and offsets, glossies, and slides from the acoustic microscope project.
Background
Calvin F. Quate earned his degrees in electrical engineering at the University of Utah (B.S., 1944) and Stanford University (Ph.D., 1950). He joined the Stanford faculty in 1961 as professor in the applied physics and electrical engineering departments, serving two terms as chair of the department of applied physics. He was Associate Dean of Humanities and Sciences from 1972-1974 and 1982-1983. In 1988 he received the IEEE's Medal of Honor for the invention of the scanning acoustic microscope.
Extent
13.5 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.