The John C. Lilly papers contain a variety of material from over fifty years of his research in marine biology, neuroscience,
and related fields.
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.
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.
The materials are open for research use. Later accessions to the collection may not be available until processed. Born-digital
and audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy. Selected audiovisual
media have been reformatted.