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Guide to the Sennet W. Gilfillan Correspondence with Stanford University
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0044
    Creator: Gilfillan, Sennet W.
    Creator: Gilfillan, Sennet W.
    Title: Sennet W. Gilfillan correspondence with Stanford University
    Dates: 1947-1958
    Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (53 items)
    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


    Custodial History

    Gift of Raymond O. Bergstrom, 1986.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Correspondence with Frederick E. Terman and David S. Jacobson regarding Gilfillan's contributions to scholarships for electrical engineering students and the Gilfillan Wing of the Electronics Laboratory; some of Terman's letters concern faculty and research projects of the department. Also includes two articles about Gilfillan.

    Scope and Contents note

    Gilfillan, Stanford Class of 1912, was an electronics manufacturer and developer of an airport radar landing system. He was a frequent contributor to Stanford's programs in electronics and electrical engineering.

    Access Terms

    Jacobson, David S.
    Jacobson, David S.
    Stanford University -- General subdivision--Finance.;
    Stanford University. Department of Electrical Engineering.
    Terman, Frederick Emmons, 1900-1982