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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: John Ross papers
    source: Baysinger, Grace
    Identifier/Call Number: SC1320
    Physical Description: 9.25 Linear Feet (11 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1950-2012
    Physical Location: Special Collections and University Archives materials are stored offsite and must be paged 48 hours in advance. For more information on paging collections, see the department's website: http://library.stanford.edu/spc.

    Content Description

    Ross' biographical information and student theses as well as administrative, subject, and travel files.

    Biographical / Historical

    John Ross earned a BS in Chemistry at Queens College in 1948, and a PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1951. Ross was the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University, from 1983 to 1989. He began his faculty career as an assistant professor in chemistry at Brown University in 1953. In 1966, Ross joined the chemistry department faculty at MIT, where he served as chair from 1966 to 1971. He came to Stanford University in 1980 as a professor of chemistry and was department chair from 1983 to 1989. Ross was elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; he received the U.S. National Medal of Science in 2000 from President Clinton. John Ross died in February 2017.
    Excerpted from: http://news.stanford.edu/

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], John Ross Papers (SC1320). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    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.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Chemistry -- Study and teaching.
    Chemical kinetics.
    Statistical mechanics.
    Baysinger, Grace
    Stanford University. Department of Chemistry. Faculty