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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Preferred Citation
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Scope and Contents
  • Biographical / Historical

  • Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: William C. Dement papers
    Identifier/Call Number: SC0633
    Physical Description: 207.5 Linear Feet 141 Boxes
    Date (inclusive): circa 1960s-1990s
    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
    Language of Material: English .

    Conditions Governing Access

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item] William C. Dement papers (SC0633). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    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 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.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of William C. Dement, 2002.

    Scope and Contents

    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.

    Biographical / Historical

    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).

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Sleep -- Research
    Sleep disorders