Scope and Content
Call Number: SC0567
Fetter, Alexander L., 1937-
Title: Alexander L. Fetter papers
9 Linear feet
Language(s): The materials are in English.
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Gift of Alexander L. Fetter, 1999.
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[Identification of item], Alexander L. Fetter Papers (SC0567), Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.
Alexander Fetter, theoretical physicist, joined the Stanford faculty in 1965. He received his B.A. at Williams College, 1958,
was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford where he won the Scott Prize in Physics in 1960, and received his Ph.D. at Harvard in 1963.
At Stanford, he has also served as associated dean of undergraduate studies, 1977-80, head of the Faculty Senate, 1982-83,
and Associate Dean of Humanities and Sciences, 1990-93. He received the Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1994. He
is a fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Scope and Content
These papers concern his professional activities and his administrative duties at Stanford, 1971-1991. Included are correspondence,
memoranda, minutes, newsletters, and articles. In addition to the physics department, several committees are represented,
including the Committee on Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aids and the Graduate Study Committee.
Campbell, Laurence J., (Laurence Joseph), 1937-
Chiao, Raymond Y.
Cole, Milton W.
Hallock, Robert Bruce.
Hess, George Burns.
McCormack, Percival D., 1929-
Stanford University. Department of Physics.
Walecka, John Dirk, 1932-
Physics--Study and teaching.