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Guide to the Walter G. Vincenti papers
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Collection contains Vincenti’s lectures from a class on the history of the industrial revolution taught at Stanford’s overseas campus in Cliveden, undated; class materials and lectures from VTS 121 Technology in Society: Historical Perspective, 1981; lectures by Claude B. Fohlen on the Industrial Revolution 1972; lectures by Paul A. David on technology, society, and economy 1971; letters from Harriet Jones with photocopied papers of aeronautical scientist R. T. Jones, 1999-2000; and a seminar on fluid mechanics.
Walter G. Vincenti earned his AB in engineering at Stanford in 1938 and his Engineer’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1940. He was a research scientist with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), working at the Ames Aeronautical Laboratory at Moffett Field until he joined the Stanford faculty in 1957. He cofounded Stanford’s Program in Values, Technology, and Science in 1971 and served several terms as its chair.
14 Linear feet
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