Guide to the Sennet W. Gilfillan Correspondence with Stanford University

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
May 2011
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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
Phone: (650) 725-1022

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

Collection Contents

Box 1