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Guide to A Solstician Adventure, December 21, 1978
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0068
    Creator: Leighton, Philip Albert, 1897-1983.
    Title: A Solstician Adventure, December 21, 1978
    Dates: 1978-1981
    Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
    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 the Stanford Historical Society, 1982.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Includes original introduction by Richard H. Eastman, 1981, photocopy of biography of Leighton by Douglas A. Skoog, c. 1981, and photocopy of Leighton's manuscript, 1978, which concerns his viewing of the sunset from Point Arguello (Santa Barbara County), with a brief history of the exploration of California.

    Scope and Contents note

    Leighton joined the Stanford University Dept. of Chemistry in 1928; he became a full professor in 1937 and served as executive head of the Department from 1939 until his retirement in 1954.

    Access Terms

    Stanford University. Department of Chemistry. Faculty.
    Stanford University. Department of Chemistry. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
    Point Arguello (Santa Barbara County, Calif.)
    Winter solstice.