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Guide to the Varian, Inc. Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Historical Note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0889
    Creator: Varian, Inc.
    Title: Varian, Inc. records
    Dates: 1950-2003
    Physical Description: 44 Linear feet
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information


    This collection was given to Stanford University, Special Collections by Varian Associates and Varian, Inc., in 1999, with additions in 2005 and 2006.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research; materials must be request at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    Ownership & Copyright

    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. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Varian, Inc. Records (SC0889). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Associated Materials

    For additional records from Varian Associates (1948-1988), please see Stanford University Archives collection SC0345, Russell and Sigurd Varian Papers.

    Historical Note

    Varian, Inc. (known as Varian Associates from its founding until 1999) was one of California's first Silicon Valley companies. It was founded by Russell Varian, Sigurd Varian, and Edward Ginzton in 1948.

    Scope and Contents note

    Records include files on company history and anniversaries; press releases; photographs; annual reports and newsletters; manuals and other publications on products; and audio and video tapes.

    Access Terms

    Varian Associates
    Electronic industries--California.