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 1975-1989). Shockley was
co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics, 1956.
Copyright has been transferred to Stanford University. All requests to reproduce, publish,
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University Archivist, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064.
Accession ARCH-2007-198, boxes 183-185 are closed for 75 years from date of creation.
Materials are otherwise open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in
original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.