Guide to the Scientists and science collection, 1870-1948

Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
Phone: (650) 725-1022
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Scientists and science collection, 1870-1948

Collection number: M0133

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1965
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Scientists and science collection,
Date (inclusive): 1870-1948
Collection number: Special Collections M0133
Creator:
Extent: 1.5 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

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.

Provenance

Various sources.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Scientists and science collection, M0133, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Single items & small collections written by or about scientists and their work. Includes letters, mss. of articles & books, clips, notes, diagrams, addresses & a journal. 1870-1948.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Agassiz, (Jean) Louis (Rodolphe) 1807-1873

 

1872, Dec 8.to [John Franklin] Miller.

Physical Description: ALS

Scope and Content Note

Re: fur seal skeletons, zoology of Alaska, etc.
Box 1, Folder 1a

Baum, Frank G.

 

Scrapbook re: Electricity in USA 1923 (June) - 1925 (Apr)

 

Brown - see 2/18.

Box 1, Folder 1b

Burgess texts n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Aeronautics, applied mechanics, notes, photos, drawings, typescript
Box 1, Folder 2

Carrel, Alexis 1873 -

 

1937, Nov 8.to Ray Lyman Wilbur.

Physical Description: TLS
Box 1, Folder 3

Durand, William Frederick 1859 - 1958. Giacomelli, R.

 

1. 1930, Apr 13.RG to WFD.

Physical Description: TLS.
 

2. 1930, Apr 14. The Aerodynamics of Leonardo Da Vinci by R. Giacomelli.

Physical Description: Typescript of booklet with ms. corrections.
 

3. 1930, May 22.RG to WFD.

Physical Description: TLS.
 

4. 1930, Jul 3.RG to WFD.

Physical Description: TLS
 

5. 1930, Jul 3.Pages of #2 rewritten, typescript with ms. corrections.

 

6. Figures for #2. Reproduction of Leonardo's drawings.

 

7. Errata for #2. Typescript with ms. corrections and additions.

 

8. 1930, Aug 5.WFD to RG.

Physical Description: TL.
 

9. Introduction to or summary of #2.

Box 1, Folder 4

Eastman, George 1854 - 1932

 

1931, Mar 18.to Ray Lyman Wilbur.

Physical Description: TLS
Box 1, Folder 5

Edison, Thomas Alva 1847 - 1931

 

1925, Apr 28.to Ray Lyman Wilbur.

Physical Description: TLS
Box 1, Folder 6

Einstein, Albert 1879 - 1955.

 

1. n.d.Holograph poem in German; tel. Alfred E. Cohn to AE on verso; typed Eng. Translation of poem.

 

2. 1936, Oct 15. Algemeines uber die Schule.

Physical Description: AMsS in German with typed English translation.

Scope and Content Note

Address delivered at Tri-Centennial Celebration of NYC Bod of Education.
Box 1, Folder 7

Fraser, John Edward

Scope and Content Note

Science Notes: Bound volume of mounted clippings, holograph notes and diagrams by Fraser et al, letters.
 

1. 1882, Sept 22F.N. Menzies to Fraser.

Physical Description: ALS.
 

2. 1894, Jun 3.[F.?] Bailey.

Physical Description: ALS.
 

3. [1889], Mar 6.Bailey to Fraser.

Physical Description: ALS.
 

4. 1889, Jan 31.Henry Drummond to?

Physical Description: ALS.
 

5. 1893, Dec 27.A.G. Butler (Butler) to Fraser

Physical Description: ALS.
 

6. 1892, Dec 12.Isaac Bayley Balfour to Fraser.

Physical Description: ALS.
 

7. 1892, Dec 14.Balfour to Fraser. Printed receipt signed and note holograph.

 

8. The Salmon Disease & Its Cure. Fraser holograph ms. signed.

 

9. 1889, Apr 30.J. Anderson to Fraser.

Physical Description: ALS.
 

10. 1870, Nov 1.Allan MacPherson. Holograph certificate of Fraser's divinity examination.

Box 1, Folder 8

Henry, Joseph 1797 - 1878

 

1874, Nov 13.to Prof. [Hans?] Barkan.

Physical Description: ALS
Box 1, Folder 9

Holt, L. Emmett 1855 - 1924

 

1921, Dec 8.to [Ray Lyman] Wilbur.

Physical Description: ALS
Box 1, Folder 10

Keen, William Williams 1837 - 1932

 

1927, Jan 20.to Ray Lyman Wilbur.

Physical Description: TLS
Box 1, Folder 11

Lawrence, Ernest Orlando 1901 -

 

1939, Nov 28.to Ray Lyman Wilbur.

Physical Description: TLS
Box 1, Folder 11a

MacKintosh, J.S.

 

1913, Apr 28.to Prof. [Bateson] & 1911reprint: The Racial Evolution of the British People: Its Importance in Pathology & Therapeutics

Physical Description: ALS
Box 1, Folder 11b

Michelson, Albert Abraham 1852 - 1931

 

1878. The Velocity of Light, donated by Hilding T. Eckstrom.

Box 1, Folder 12

Nutter, E.H.

 

Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 - 1772) Scientist & Theologian. Typescript of paper read before Fortnightly Club of Redlands, 1948.

Box 2

O'Malley, Charles D.

Scope and Content Note

Leonardo Da Vinci, author's original typescript re: anatomy & antomical illustration.
Box 2, Folder 13

1. pp. 1-201 & 3 pp. of edited galley proof.

Box 2, Folder 14

2. pp. 202-390.

Box 2, Folder 15

3. pp. 391-569.

Box 2, Folder 16

Whipple, George Hoyt 1878 -

 

1934, Nov 12.To Ray Lyman Wilbur.

Physical Description: TLS.
Oversize OS

See, Jefferson, Jackson 1866 -

Scope and Content Note

Astronomer, Geometer, Certificates and Societes
Box 2, Folder 17

See, T.J.J.

 

1. 1887, Apr 2. To find the relation between the mean anomaly & the real anomaly. See, TJJ to Dr. Lyman Briggs, 30 Oct. 1939

Physical Description: ALS with notes on verso.
 

2. 1926, Aug 22.from M.J. Ryan.

Physical Description: TLS
Box 2, Folder 18

Brown, Charles Albert 1870 - 1947

Box 3, Folder 19

Chemist. Record of chemical and agricultural observations in foreign countries, 1938.

Physical Description: Ten volumes bound into two notebooks. Carbon copy
Box 3, Folder 20-21

Two additional notebooks containing Vol. I and Vol. II only of Record of chemical and agricultural observations in foreign countries, 1938.