Guide to the Stuart W. Leslie Oral histories on the Cold War and American Science

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: SC0999
Title: Stuart W. Leslie oral histories on the cold war and American science
Dates: 1982-1991
Physical Description: 1 Linear feet (51 audiocassettes)
Summary: Collection contains 51 audiocassettes from interviews with Stanford faculty in physics, electrical engineering, aeronautics and material science, along with scientists and engineers at Bay Area companies, for his book: THE COLD WAR AND AMERICAN SCIENCE: THE MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL-ACADEMIC COMPLEX AT MIT AND STANFORD. Those interviewed include Marvin Chodorow, Edward Ginzton, Nicholas Hoff, Stanley F. Kaisel, Erwin Nalos, Martin Packard, William E. Perry, William Rambo, Ronald Smelt, Oswald Villard, and Walter Vincenti.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources.
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 Stuart W. Leslie, 2010.

Information about Access

The materials are open for research use.

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 94305-6064. 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

[identification of item], Stuart W. Leslie Oral histories on the Cold War and American Science (SC0999). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Alternative Formats

The collection has been digitized. Audiorecordings are available streaming online.

Scope and Contents note

Collection contains 51 audiocassettes from interviews with Stanford faculty in physics, electrical engineering, aeronautics and material science, along with scientists and engineers at Bay Area companies, for his book: THE COLD WAR AND AMERICAN SCIENCE: THE MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL-ACADEMIC COMPLEX AT MIT AND STANFORD. Those interviewed include Marvin Chodorow, Edward Ginzton, Nicholas Hoff, Stanley F. Kaisel, Erwin Nalos, Martin Packard, William E. Perry, William Rambo, Ronald Smelt, Oswald Villard, and Walter Vincenti.

Access Terms

Chodorow, Marvin
Ginzton, Edward L. (Edward Leonard), 1915-
Hoff, Nicholas J. (Nicholas John), 1906-
Kaisel, Stanley Francis.
Nalos, Erwin.
Packard, Martin
Perry, William E.
Rambo, William R. (William Ralph), 1916-
Smelt, Ronald.
Stuart, W. Leslie.
Villard, Oswald G.
Vincenti, Walter G., (Walter Guido), 1917-
Education, Higher--Political aspects--United States.
Military research--United States.


Collection Contents

 

Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.1 Allis, William P. Jan. 20, 1988

<persname>Allis, William P.</persname>, Jan. 20, 1988
<persname>Allis, William P.</persname>, Jan. 20, 1988

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.2 Ashley, Holt July 28, 1987

<persname>Ashley, Holt</persname>, July 28, 1987
<persname>Ashley, Holt</persname>, July 28, 1987

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.3 Bowler, Albert undated

<persname>Bowler, Albert</persname>, undated

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.4-1.5 Brown, Herschel Jun 24, 1991

<persname>Brown, Herschel</persname>, Jun 24, 1991
<persname>Brown, Herschel</persname>, Jun 24, 1991
<persname>Brown, Herschel</persname>, Jun 24, 1991

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.6 Bube, Richard H. Apr 5, 1989

<persname>Bube, Richard H.</persname>, Apr 5, 1989

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.7 Cannon, Robert Jul 31, 1987

<persname>Cannon, Robert</persname>, Jul 31, 1987

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.8-1.10 Chodorow, Marvin 1982, 1984, 1989

<persname>Chodorow, Marvin</persname>, 1982
<persname>Chodorow, Marvin</persname>, 1984
<persname>Chodorow, Marvin</persname>, 1984
<persname>Chodorow, Marvin</persname>, 1989
<persname>Chodorow, Marvin</persname>, 1989

Physical Description: 3 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.11 DeBra, Daniel B. June 28, 1991

<persname>DeBra, Daniel B.</persname>, June 28, 1991
<persname>DeBra, Daniel B.</persname>, June 28, 1991

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.12 Fire, Philip and Nelson Blackman Aug 21, 1991

<persname>Fire, Philip and Nelson Blackman</persname>, Aug 21, 1991
<persname>Fire, Philip and Nelson Blackman</persname>, Aug 21, 1991

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.13 Frye, William E. June 26, 1991

<persname>Frye, William E.</persname>, June 26, 1991
<persname>Frye, William E.</persname>, June 26, 1991

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.14 Ginzton, Edward Nov 26, 1984

<persname>Ginzton, Edward</persname>, Nov 26, 1984
<persname>Ginzton, Edward</persname>, Nov 26, 1984

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.15 Hibbard, Hall Jun 20, 1991

<persname>Hibbard, Hall</persname>, Jun 20, 1991
<persname>Hibbard, Hall</persname>, Jun 20, 1991

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.16-1.18 Hoff, Nicholas Jun 12 and Jul 30, 1987

<persname>Hoff, Nicholas</persname>, Jun 12, 1987
<persname>Hoff, Nicholas</persname>, Jun 12, 1987
<persname>Hoff, Nicholas</persname>, Jul 30, 1987
<persname>Hoff, Nicholas</persname>, Jul 30, 1987
<persname>Hoff, Nicholas</persname>, Jul 30, 1987

Physical Description: 3 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.19 Huggins, Robert Jul 30, 1987

<persname>Huggins, Robert</persname>, Jul 30, 1987
<persname>Huggins, Robert</persname>, Jul 30, 1987

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.20 Huntoon, Robert Aug 10, 1987

<persname>Huntoon, Robert</persname>, Aug 10, 1987
<persname>Huntoon, Robert</persname>, Aug 10, 1987

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.21 Jenkins, Jobe Jun 28, 1991

<persname>Jenkins, Jobe</persname>, Jun 28, 1991
<persname>Jenkins, Jobe</persname>, Jun 28, 1991

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.22-1.23 Kaisel, Stanley Apr 6, 1989 and May 21, 1991

<persname>Kaisel, Stanley</persname>, Apr 6, 1989
<persname>Kaisel, Stanley</persname>, Apr 6, 1989
<persname>Kaisel, Stanley</persname>, May 21, 1991
<persname>Kaisel, Stanley</persname>, May 21, 1991

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.24 Kane, Ralph Aug 9, 1982

<persname>Kane, Ralph</persname>, Aug 9, 1982
<persname>Kane, Ralph</persname>, Aug 9, 1982

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.25-1.26 LaBerge, Walter B. Jun 21, 1991

<persname>LaBerge, Walter B.</persname>, Jun 21, 1991
<persname>LaBerge, Walter B.</persname>, Jun 21, 1991
<persname>LaBerge, Walter B.</persname>, Jun 21, 1991

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.27-1.28 Leifer, Meyer and Walter Sernvik 1991 May 21

<persname>Leifer, Meyer and Walter Sernvik</persname>, 1991 May 21
<persname>Leifer, Meyer and Walter Sernvik</persname>, 1991 May 21
<persname>Leifer, Meyer and Walter Sernvik</persname>, 1991 May 21
<persname>Leifer, Meyer and Walter Sernvik</persname>, 1991 May 21

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.29 Linvill, John Jun 13, 1988

<persname>Linville, John</persname>, Jun 13, 1988
<persname>Linville, John</persname>, Jun 13, 1988

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.30 Lob, Chester Aug 22, 1991

<persname>Lob, Chester</persname>, Aug 22, 1991
<persname>Lob, Chester</persname>, Aug 22, 1991

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.31-1.32 Nalos, Erwin Aug 26, 1991

<persname>Nalos, Erwin</persname>, Aug 26, 1991
<persname>Nalos, Erwin</persname>, Aug 26, 1991
<persname>Nalos, Erwin</persname>, Aug 26, 1991
<persname>Nalos, Erwin</persname>, Aug 26, 1991

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.33 Packard, Martin Aug 10, 1982

<persname>Packard, Martin</persname>, Aug 10, 1982
<persname>Packard, Martin</persname>, Aug 10, 1982

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.34-1.35 Perry, William [E.] Aug 21, 1991

<persname>Perry, William [E.]</persname>, Aug 21, 1991
<persname>Perry, William [E.]</persname>, Aug 21, 1991
<persname>Perry, William [E.]</persname>, Aug 21, 1991

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.36 Pierce, John May 21, 1991

<persname>Pierce, John</persname>, May 21, 1991
<persname>Pierce, John</persname>, May 21, 1991

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.37-1.38 Quesada, E. R. Jun 8-9, 1991

<persname>Quesada, E. R.</persname>, Jun 8-9, 1991
<persname>Quesada, E. R.</persname>, Jun 8-9, 1991
<persname>Quesada, E. R.</persname>, Jun 8-9, 1991

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.39-1.40 Rambo, William Nov 27, 1984 and Jun 14, 1988

<persname>Rambo, William</persname>, Nov 27, 1984
<persname>Rambo, William</persname>, Nov 27, 1984
<persname>Rambo, William</persname>, Jun 14, 1988
<persname>Rambo, William</persname>, Jun 14, 1988

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.41-1.42 Smelt, Ronald Aug 23, 1991

<persname>Smelt, Ronald</persname>, Aug 23, 1991
<persname>Smelt, Ronald</persname>, Aug 23, 1991
<persname>Smelt, Ronald</persname>, Aug 23, 1991

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.43-1.44 Steinberg, Morris Jun 19, 1991

<persname>Steinberg, Morris</persname>, Jun 19, 1991
<persname>Steinberg, Morris</persname>, Jun 19, 1991
<persname>Steinberg, Morris</persname>, Jun 19, 1991

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.45 Sturrock, Peter Jun 16, 1988

<persname>Sturrock, Peter</persname>, Jun 16, 1988

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.46 Van Dyke, Milton Jun 16, 1988

<persname>Van Dyke, Milton</persname>, Jun 16, 1988
<persname>Van Dyke, Milton</persname>, Jun 16, 1988

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.47-1.48 Villard, Oswald Nov 23, 1984 and Jun 13, 1988

<persname>Villard, Oswald</persname>, Nov 23, 1984 and Jun 13, 1988
<persname>Villard, Oswald</persname>, Nov 23, 1984 and Jun 13, 1988
<persname>Villard, Oswald</persname>, Nov 23, 1984 and Jun 13, 1988
<persname>Villard, Oswald</persname>, Nov 23, 1984 and Jun 13, 1988

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.49-1.50 Vincenti, Walter Jun 9, 1987

<persname>Vincenti, Walter</persname>, Jun 9, 1987
<persname>Vincenti, Walter</persname>, Jun 9, 1987
<persname>Vincenti, Walter</persname>, Jun 9, 1987
<persname>Vincenti, Walter</persname>, Jun 9, 1987

Physical Description: 2 audiocassette(s)
Box 1

1.51 Watkins, Dean May 22, 1991

<persname>Watkins, Dean</persname>, May 22, 1991

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)