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Dement (William C.) papers
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Description
Collection mainly consists of correspondence, administrative records from various sleep research organizations he was involved in, and sleep studies and research. It also includes course materials and student work from the Sleep and Dreams course he taught at Stanford.
Background
William C. Dement is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford. He founded the Sleep Research Center at Stanford and co-founded the Sleep Research Society. He was also the founding President of the American Sleep Disorders Association (ASDA).
Extent
205 Linear Feet 138 Boxes
Restrictions
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 94304-6064. 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. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
Materials in Series 5 are restricted 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.