Correspondence, astrophysics papers, refereeing reports, lecture notes, travel records, reprints, research notes, films, and
biographical materials, largely relating to his research and teaching.
A solar physicist, Wilcox worked around the world studying the influence of solar magnetism on global weather patterns. A
professor at Stanford University from 1971 to his death in 1983, he was also director of the Stanford Solar Observatory, 1973-1983.
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