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Guide to the Howard Seifert Papers
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0173
    Creator: Seifert, Howard, 1911-1977
    Creator: Seifert,, 1911-1977.
    Title: Howard Seifert papers
    Dates: 1960-1977
    Physical Description: 39.5 Linear feet
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information


    Custodial History

    Gift of Mrs. Howard Seifert, 1977, and administrative transfer, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1979.

    Information about Access


    Ownership & Copyright

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.

    Cite As

    [Identification of item], Howard Seifert Papers, SC 173, Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.


    Howard Seifert, an authority on rocket propulsion of space vehicles, was professor of aeronautics and astronautics at Stanford from 1960 to 1976. He also directed the Physical Sciences Laboratory at the United Aircraft Corporation (1960-65) and was president of the American Rocket Society (1960). Before joining the Stanford faculty, he was on the staff at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Space Technology Laboratories and a visiting professor at UCLA.

    Scope and Content

    Papers include correspondence, photographs, newsclippings, notes, memoranda, reports, reprints, proposals, and class materials (notes, problems, exams, and reference sources). Some materials pertain to his work with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA.

    Access Terms

    Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.).
    Seifert, Howard,, 1911-1977.
    Stanford University. Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
    United States.. National Aeronautics and Space Administration..
    Solar energy--Research.