Guide to the Alexander L. Fetter Papers SC0567

Patricia White & Jenny Johnson
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
2000
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064
specialcollections@stanford.edu

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Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Alexander L. Fetter papers
creator: Fetter, Alexander L.
creator: Fetter, Alexander L.
Identifier/Call Number: SC0567
Physical Description: 18 Linear Feet 20 boxes
Date (inclusive): 1971-2014

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.

Biography

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.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], Alexander L. Fetter Papers (SC0567), Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.

Provenance

Gift of Alexander L. Fetter, 1999-2016.

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 and University Archives.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Physics -- Study and teaching.
Walecka, John Dirk
Fetter, Alexander L.
McCormack, Percival D.
Fetter, Alexander L.
Stanford University. Department of Physics
Hallock, Robert Bruce.
Hess, George Burns.
Campbell, Laurence J. (Laurence Joseph)
Cole, Milton W.
Chiao, Raymond Y.

 

Papers

box 1, folder 1

Chron file, 1977

box 1, folder 2

Chron file, 1978 Jan. - May

box 1, folder 3

Chron file, 1978 June - Dec.

box 1, folder 4

Chron file, 1979 Jan. - May

box 1, folder 5

Chron file, 1979 June - Nov

box 1, folder 6

Correspondence, 1972 - 1973

box 1, folder 7

Correspondence, 1973 - 1974

box 1, folder 8

Correspondence, 1974 - 1975

box 1, folder 9

Correspondence, 1975 - 1976

box 1, folder 10

Correspondence, 1976 – 1977

box 2, folder 1

Correspondence, 1977 - 1978

box 2, folder 2

Correspondence, 1978 - 1979

box 2, folder 3

General Correspondence, 1978 - 1979

box 2, folder 4

Correspondence, 1979 - 1980

box 2, folder 5

Correspondence, 1979 - 1980

box 2, folder 6

Correspondence, 1980 - 1981

box 2, folder 7

Correspondence, 1981 – 1982

box 3, folder 1

Correspondence, 1982 - 1983

box 3, folder 2

Correspondence, 1982 - 1983

box 3, folder 3

Correspondence, 1984 - 1985

box 3, folder 4

Correspondence, 1984 - 1985

box 3, folder 5

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1990 - 1991

box 3, folder 6

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1990 - 1991

box 3, folder 7

Advanced Placement Committee, 1973-74

box 3, folder 8

Advisory Board memo, 1977

box 4, folder 1

Annual Report, 1976-77

box 4, folder 2

Applied Physics/Physics Study Group

box 4, folder 3

Committee on Academic Appraisal and Achievement

box 4, folder 4

Committee on Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aids, 1972-73

box 4, folder 5

Committee on Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aids, 1972-73

box 4, folder 6

Committee on Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aids, 1973-74

box 4, folder 7

Comprehensives, September 1972

box 4, folder 8

Dept. Faculty Papers 1971-1972 [memos etc]

box 5, folder 1

Faculty Papers [articles], 1965-68

box 5, folder 2

Faculty Papers [articles], 1968-69

box 5, folder 3

Faculty Papers [articles], 1969-70

box 5, folder 4

Faculty Papers [articles], 1970-71

box 5, folder 5

Five-year plan, October 1982

box 5, folder 6

Graduate Study Committee, 1971-72

box 5, folder 7

Graduate Study Committee, 1972-73

box 6, folder 1

Graduate Study Committee, 1973-74

box 6, folder 2

Graduate Study Committee, 1974-75

box 6, folder 3

Graduate Study Committee, 1975-76

box 6, folder 4

Hastorf memo, October 1982

box 6, folder 5

HEPL

box 6, folder 6

History of Science Program, 1981

box 6, folder 7

History of Science Program, 1983-84

box 6, folder 8

History of Science Program, 1983-84

box 6, folder 9

History of Science Program, 1983-84

box 7, folder 1

Klystron royalty funds, 1970

box 7, folder 2

Memo to J. Rosse, March 1982

box 7, folder 3

Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, 1976

box 7, folder 4

Panel on grading system, 1974-75

box 7, folder 5

Physics Department, 1972-73

box 7, folder 6

Physics Department, 1973-74

box 7, folder 7

Physics Department, 1974-75

box 7, folder 8

Physics Department, 1975-76

box 7, folder 9

Physics Department/SLAC

box 8, folder 1

SLAC, educational role of, 1969-71

box 8, folder 2

SSRL

box 8, folder 3

SSRL Review Committee, February 1990

box 8, folder 4

Science Departments, 1978-79

box 8, folder 5

Stanford fellowship, 1974-76

box 8, folder 6

Teaching

box 8, folder 7

Teaching evaluation, 1974-75

box 8, folder 8

Teaching evaluation, 1974-75

box 8, folder 9

Theory Search Committee Letter

box 9, folder 1

Undergraduate Study Curriculum and Teaching Evaluation Committee

box 9, folder 2

University papers 1971-72 [memos etc.]

box 9, folder 3

University papers 1972-74 [memos etc.]

box 9, folder 4

Physics Department 1977/78: minutes, general

box 9, folder 5

Physics Department 1977/78: Graduate Study Committee, advising

box 9, folder 6

Physics Department 1977/78: 3rd year, 4th year, 5th year, 6th year

box 9, folder 7

Physics Department 1978/79: minutes, general

box 9, folder 8

Physics Department 1978/79: advising, grad study

box 10, folder 1

Physics Department 1978/79: 3rd year, 4th year, 5th year, 6th year and beyond

box 10, folder 2

Physics Department 1979/80: minutes

box 10, folder 3

Physics Department 1979/80: general

box 10, folder 4

Physics Department 1979/80: graduate study, undergraduate study, curriculum and teaching, A-21 and contracts

box 10, folder 5

Physics Department 1979/80: sponsored projects (governmental) memos

box 10, folder 6

Physics Department 1980/81: minutes, general

box 10, folder 7

Physics Department 1980/81: steering committee, undergraduate study, curriculum and evaluation

box 10, folder 8

Physics Department 1981/82: minutes

box 11, folder 1

Physics Department 1981/82: undergraduate study

box 11, folder 2

Physics Department 1981/82: general

box 11, folder 3

Physics Department 1982/83: minutes, undergraduate study

box 11, folder 4

Physics Department 1982/83: general

box 11, folder 5

Physics Department 1983/84: general

box 11, folder 6

Physics Department 1983/84: minutes, undergraduate study, HandS

box 11, folder 7

Physics Department 1984/85: general

box 12, folder 1

Physics Department 1984/85: minutes, undergraduate study

box 12, folder 2

Physics Department 1984/85: SSRL future

box 12, folder 3

Physics and Jobs: graduate study committee, newsletters, 1976-77

box 12, folder 4

Physics and Jobs: minutes, 1976-77

box 12, folder 5

Physics and Jobs: NSF, placement center, 1976-77

box 12, folder 6

Physics and Jobs: American Physical Society, 1976-77

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2014-131

box 5

Hiring, Tenure & Promotion files

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2017-167

Box 1, Folder 1

National University of Singapore: Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Box 1, Folder 2

ELAF XXXVIII

Box 1, Folder 3

ELAF XXXVIII Mexico 2007-2008

Box 1, Folder 4

Paris/Aftalion 2009

Box 1, Folder 5

APS Climate Change 2010

Box 1, Folder 6

San Feliu 2009 Sep 5

Box 1, Folder 7

Int. Laser Phys Barcelona 2009

Box 1, Folder 8

ICTP 2009 May 04

Box 1, Folder 9

AAAS Sec B 2009 Jan

Box 1, Folder 10

March Meeting 2005

Box 1, Folder 11

CASTU Conference 2008 Oct

Box 1, Folder 12

LT 25 2008 Aug

Box 1, Folder 13

Les Treilles 2008 Jul

Box 1, Folder 14

APS March Meeting New Orleans 2008

Box 1, Folder 15

Dartmouth Ext. Review 2008

Box 1, Folder 16

NUS Singapore 2007 Nov-Dec

Box 1, Folder 17

LPHYS Mexico 2007

Box 2, Folder 1

APS March Meeting Austin 2003

Box 2, Folder 2

IPAM Workshop UCLA 2003 Feb

Box 2, Folder 3

Oulu, Finland Workshop 2003 Jan 4 8

Box 2, Folder 4

LT 23 2002 Aug

Box 2, Folder 5

Trento BEC 2002

Box 2, Folder 6

Foundation de Treilles Conf 2002 Jun

Box 2, Folder 7

ICAP 2002

Box 2, Folder 8

APS March Meeting 2002

Box 2, Folder 9

Aspen Winter Conf 2012 Feb

Box 2, Folder 10

Aspen Center for Physics 2001

Box 2, Folder 11

Prof. Fetter's notes 2001 Jul 01

Box 2, Folder 12

Aspen 2001

Box 2, Folder 13

CMT 25 2001 Dec

Box 2, Folder 14

Lansane 2001 Jun

Box 2, Folder 15

Paris, Lansane, Charoney 2001 Jun

Box 3, Folder 1

Cargese 2014 Jul

Box 3, Folder 2

Trento Winter 2004

Box 3, Folder 3

Talks 2003-2004

Box 3, Folder 4

Prof. A. Fetter 2013 Oct

Box 3, Folder 5

Prof. A. Fetter 2004 Feb

Box 3, Folder 6

Copenhagen Asocc. Prof. 2004 Jan

Box 3, Folder 7

APS March meeting abstract 2004

Box 3, Folder 8

Crete 2003 Sep

Box 3, Folder 9

Prof. A. Fetter papers

Box 3, Folder 10

Talks 2002-2003

Box 3, Folder 11

Notes 2003

Box 3, Folder 12

Aspen Center for Physics

Box 3, Folder 13

Aspen 2003

Box 3, Folder 14

Phys 220 1999

Box 3, Folder 15

Phys 221 1999

Box 4, Folder 1

Los Alamos 2007 Jul

Box 4, Folder 2

Paris 2007 Apr

Box 4, Folder 3

ULM 2007 May 25

Box 4, Folder 4

Superfluids under rotation 2007 Apr

Box 4, Folder 5

Prof. A. Fetter papers Jerusalem 2007 Apr

Box 4, Folder 6

Kauli Santa Barbara 2007 Apr

Box 4, Folder 7

Denver March meeting 2007

Box 4, Folder 8

SIAM, Seattle 2006 Sep 10

Box 4, Folder 9

LPHYS Lousanne 2006 Jul

Box 4, Folder 10

Nizhny Novgorod 2006 Jun

Box 4, Folder 11

Baltimore 2006 Mar

Box 4, Folder 12

Aspen 2016 Jan

Box 4, Folder 13

Rice Playfield Visiting Committee 2006

Box 4, Folder 14

Warwick Trento 2005

Box 4, Folder 15

INT workshop 2005 Aug

Box 4, Folder 16

ICTP workshop 2005 Jul

Box 4, Folder 17

OSU workshop 2005 Apr

Box 4, Folder 18

UBCTall 2005 Apr 04

Box 4, Folder 19

March Meeting 2005

Box 4, Folder 20

Banff 2005 Feb

Box 4, Folder 21

Boulder 2004 Jul