Professional and personal papers
relating to Professor Shockley's controversial interests in environment and genetic
influences on intelligence; research on transistors and electronics; and science education.
Also includes extensive family materials including diaries and correspondence.
Professor of engineering at Stanford (1958-1975; emeritus 1975- ). Shockley was
co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics, 1956.
260.25 Linear Feet
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