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Lilly (John C.) papers
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Description
The John C. Lilly papers contain a variety of material relating over fifty years of his research in marine biology, neuroscience, and related fields.
Background
John Cunningham Lilly (1915-2001) was a physiologist, biologist, and medical doctor known for his work with dolphins and interspecies communication, as well as research on the brain and consciousness which resulted in his invention of the isolation tank.
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242 Linear Feet
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. Rights to the series of recordings in 12.1 Audiotape reels: Dolphin Research are owned by Stanford University.
Availability
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. Selected audiovisual media have been reformatted.