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Guide to the David Locke Webster Papers
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The papers of David Locke Webster document his career as a professor and physicist and include course material from physics classes taught at Stanford (1946-1954); notes and notebooks from his earlier teaching career at Harvard, Michigan and M.I.T.; correspondence and subject files on Army research projects; budget material for the Stanford physics department (1924-1943); reprints of articles; research data; photographs of apparatus used in experiments; and manuscripts.
Born in Boston, November 6, 1888, David Locke Webster attended Harvard University, receiving his bachelor's in 1910 and his doctorate three years later, both in physics. While studying at Harvard, Webster also taught as an instructor in mathematics (1909-12) and as an assistant in physics (1911-14). After receiving his advanced degree, he held an instructorship in physics until 1917.
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